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NIMBioS 2013 Event Calendar Archive
  January 2013
Jan 7-10 Using Bioinformatics Data and Tools to Engage Students in Problem Solving: A SCALE-IT/NIMBioS Curriculum Development Workshop
Jan 15 *NIMBioS Seminar: **Odo Diekmann, Mathematical Institute at Utrecht University
Topic: How to compute R_0? (The general idea and a complicated example)
Jan 17 *NIMBioS Seminar: Video icon. Dan Blumstein, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of California Los Angeles
Topic: The sound of fear: A journey from marmot meadows to Hollywood
Jan 22-24 NIMBioS Working Group: 'Pretty Darn Good' Control: Extensions of optimal control for ecological systems, 3rd meeting
Jan 29 *NIMBioS Seminar: **Helene Muller-Landau, Lead Scientist of CTFS Global Forest Carbon Research Initiative
Topic: Species coexistence and spatial patterns in plant communities
  February 2013
Feb 1-4 NIMBioS Working Group: Biotic Interactions, 1st meeting
Feb 12 Video icon. *NIMBioS Seminar: David Gurarie, Mathematics, Case Western Reserve Univ.; NIMBioS Sabbatical Fellow
Topic: Agent-based approach to malaria: immunology, population genetics and evolution of virulence
Feb 21 Video icon. *NIMBioS Seminar: Kamuela Yong, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, School of Mathematics & Statistical Sciences, Arizona State Univ.
Topic: Estimating biting rates of triatomine on preferred sylvatic hosts in overlapping vector-host cycles
Feb 26 Video icon. *NIMBioS Seminar: **Ludek Berec, Dept. of Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Rep.
Topic: Allee effects and pest control
  March 2013
Mar 4-6 NIMBioS Working Group:Within-host modeling of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculo sis infections, 2nd meeting
Mar 5 Video icon. *NIMBioS Seminar: Michelle Lawing, NIMBioS postdoctoral Fellow
Topic: Species geographic response to past climate change and the evo lution of multivariate systems
Mar 11-13 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Systems and Synthetic Microbiology.
Mar 19 *NIMBioS Seminar: Ryan Martin, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow
Topic: Ecological causes of phenotypic selection and divergence
  April 2013
Apr 2 *NIMBioS Seminar: Video icon. Amiyaal Ilany, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow
Topic: Social networks in the hyrax and the hyena: from static to dynamic
Apr 8-10 NIMBioS Tutorial: Mathematical Modeling for the Cell Biology Researcher and Educator.
Apr 9 *NIMBioS Seminar: Video icon. Lisa Sattenspiel, Anthropology, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, and Alan Swedlund, Anthropology, Univ. of Massachusetts
Topic: Modeling the demography of a pre-Columbian Southwest US population: The Artificial Long House Valley (ALHV) project
Apr 16 *NIMBioS Seminar: Video icon. Tom Currie, Anthropology, Univ. College London
Topic: War and space: Simulating the evolution of old world complex societies
Apr 18 *NIMBioS Seminar: Video icon. Chris Remien, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow
Topic: Mathematical modeling of liver injury from acetaminophen overdose
Apr 23
*NIMBioS Seminar: Jeremy Beaulieu, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow
Topic: Identifying hidden rate changes in the evolution of a binary morphological character: examples from campanulid angiosperms.   This seminar has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later time.
Apr 25-27 NIMBioS Working Group: Hierarchy and Leadership, 1st meeting
  May 2013
May 1-3 NIMBioS Working Group: Cross-Topology Registration, 4th meeting
May 7-9 NIMBioS Working Group: Design and Analysis of Bat Population Monitoring, 1st meeting
May 13-17 NIMBioS Working Group: Nonautonomous systems and terrestrial C-cycle, 1st meeting
May 15-17 NIMBioS Working Group: Modeling Anthrax Exposure, 3rd meeting
May 20-21 NIMBioS Working Group: Suction Feeding Biomechanics, 3rd meeting
  June 2013
Jun 3-5 NIMBioS Working Group: Ocean Viral Dynamics, 3rd meeting
Jun 5-7 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Modeling Blood Cell Interactions
Jun 10-Aug 2 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Jun 17-28 Summer Graduate School Workshop with MBI and CAMBAM
Jun 24-26 Joint NIMBioS/SESYNC Working Group: Integrating Human Risk Perception of Global Climate Change into Dynamic Earth System Models
  July 2013
Jun 10-Aug 2 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Jul 23-25 NIMBioS Working Group: Multiscale Modeling of the Life Cycle of Toxoplasma gondii, 4th meeting
Jul 28 Wildlife Disease Modeling Workshop
  August 2013
Jun 10-Aug 2 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Aug 27
Rm 105 Claxton
*NIMBioS Seminar: Video icon. Jeremy Beaulieu, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow.   Topic: Identifying hidden rate changes in the evolution of a binary morphological character: Examples from campanulid angiosperms
  September 2013
Sep 10
Rm 105 Claxton
*NIMBioS Seminar. Video icon. Jon Forde, Mathematics and Computer Science, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and NIMBioS Sabbatical Fellow.   Topic: Modeling the immune reaction to Hepatitis Delta infection
Sep 23-26 NIMBioS Working Group: Biotic Interactions, 2nd meeting
Sep 24
*NIMBioS Seminar. Video icon. Shi Chen, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, Univ. of Tennessee   Topic: Understanding individual, temporal, and spatial heterogeneity in directly and indirectly transmitted disease systems in cattle
  October 2013
Oct 8
10:00 am
*NIMBioS Seminar. Ken Krauss, Research Biologist, US Geological Survey.   Topic: Documenting and modeling change in tidally influenced freshwater forested wetlands as they transition to marsh in the Southeast
Oct 8
3:30 pm
*NIMBioS Seminar. Video icon. Matt Zefferman, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow   Topic: Cultural evolution of human cooperation and conflict
Oct 16-17 NIMBioS Board of Advisors meeting
Oct 21-23 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Analyzing Animal Vocal Communication Sequences
Oct 24 Evolutionary Approaches to Peace Science
Oct 29
*NIMBioS Seminar. Video icon. Nick Matzke, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow   Topic: Statistical model choice in phylogenetic biogeography
Oct 30-Nov 1 NIMBioS Working Group: Play, Sociality, and Evolution, 3rd meeting
Oct 31-Nov 2 NIMBioS Working Group: Plant-Soil Feedback Theory, 1st meeting
  November 2013
Oct 30-Nov 1 NIMBioS Working Group: Play, Sociality, and Evolution, 3rd meeting
Oct 31-Nov 2 NIMBioS Working Group: Plant-Soil Feedback Theory, 1st meeting
Nov 5
*NIMBioS Seminar. Video icon. Clemente Aguilar, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow.   Topic: Computational characterization of GPI-anchored proteins in Trypanosoma cruzi and their potential use as vaccine candidates
Nov 14-15 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Insect Pest Resistance Evolution.   Descriptive Flyer (PDF)
Nov 16-17 5th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics
Nov 18-20 NIMBioS Working Group: Hierarchy and Leadership, 2nd meeting
Nov 19
*NIMBioS Seminar. Roger Nisbet** (Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara)   Topic: Modeling environmental impacts of engineered nanomaterials: The value of 'generic models' of individual organisms
  December 2013
Dec 3
*NIMBioS Seminar: Dan Ryan, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow.   Topic: TBA
Dec 3-5 NIMBioS Working Group: Climate Change and Vector-borne Diseases, 1st meeting
Dec 9-11 NIMBioS Working Group: Within-host modeling of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infections, 3rd meeting
*NIMBioS Seminars and Teatime Talks are held in Rm. 206, Claxton Building, 1122 Volunteer Blvd. Light refreshments will be served in the 1st floor visitor breakroom starting 30 min. before seminars.
**NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellows Invited Distinguished Visitor
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