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NIMBioS 2014 Event Calendar Archive
  January 2014
Jan 7-9 NIMBioS Working Group: Ocean Viral Dynamics, 4th meeting
Jan 14
Room 205
*NIMBioS Seminar: Video icon. Sean Hoban, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow.   Topic: How to plan an effective and efficient population genetics sampling strategy
Jan 21-23 Joint NIMBioS/SESYNC Working Group: Integrating Human Risk Perception of Global Climate Change into Dynamic Earth System Models, 2nd meeting
Jan 21-24 NIMBioS Working Group: Optimal Control for Agent-based Models, 4th meeting
Jan 30
*NIMBioS Seminar: Video icon. Tom Hallam, Emeritus Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Mathematics  
Topic: Reflections
  February 2014
Feb 18
*NIMBioS Seminar: Video icon. Kay Holekamp, Distinguished Professor of Zoology, Michigan State Univ. Topic: The evolution of intelligence
Feb 25
*NIMBioS Seminar. Video icon. Virginia Dale (Oak Ridge National Laboratory Corporate Fellow, Landscape Ecology & Regional Analysis Group) Topic: Incorporating Bioenergy Into Sustainable Landscape Designs
Feb 27 *NIMBioS Seminar. Video icon. Nicole Mideo (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Toronto) Topic: Explaining the complex lives of malaria parasites
  March 2014
Mar 6-8 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Animal Social Networks   Descriptive Flyer (PDF)
Mar 11-13 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Interface Disease Models   Descriptive Flyer (PDF)
Mar 13-14 NIMBioS Working Group: Evolution of Institutions, 1st meeting
Mar 17-19 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Vectored Plant Viruses   Descriptive Flyer (PDF)  
Mar 17-21 NIMBioS Working Group: Nonautonomous systems and terrestrial C-cycle, 2nd meeting
Mar 25
*NIMBioS Seminar. Video icon. Eugene Koonin** (Evolutionary Genomics Research Group, National Center for Biotechnology Information, Bethesda, MD) Generalization of the Central Models of Molecular Evolution in the (Post) Genomic Era
Mar 26-28 NIMBioS Working Group: Evolutionary Approaches to Sustainability, 1st meeting
  April 2014
Apr 1
*NIMBioS Seminar. Yetta Jager (Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; adjunct professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UTK) Topic: Getting the Most Out of Rivers: Sustainable Hydropower Development
April 6-8 NIMBioS Tutorial: Computing in the Cloud
Apr 9-11 NSF Mathematics Institutes present Spring Opportunities Workshop for Women in the Mathematical Sciences
Descriptive Flyer (PDF)
Apr 15
*NIMBioS Seminar. Michael Lynch** (Biology, Indiana Univ., Bloomington) Topic: Mutation, Drift and the Origin of Subcellular Features
Apr 21-23 NIMBioS Working Group: Hierarchy and Leadership, 3rd meeting
Apr 24-25 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Modeling Contamination of Fresh Produce
Descriptive Flyer (PDF)
Apr 28-30 NIMBioS Working Group: Plant-Soil Feedback Theory, 2nd meeting
Apr 28-30 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Predictive Models for ERA   Descriptive Flyer (PDF)
Apr 30
*NIMBioS Seminar. **Leah Edelstein-Keshet (Mathematics, Univ. of British Columbia) Topic: Modeling Chemical Patterns in Cell Motility
  May 2014
May 5-8 NIMBioS Working Group: Migratory Habitat, 1st meeting
May 8-10 QUBES Consortium (Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis) RCN-UBE Meeting
May 12-16 NIMBioS Working Group: Biotic Interactions, 3rd meeting
May 13-16 NIMBioS Working Group: Computational Landscape Genomics, 1st meeting
May 19-21 NIMBioS Tutorial: Parameter Estimation for Dynamic Biological Models
  June 2014
Jun 3-5 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Leptospirosis Modeling   Descriptive Flyer (PDF)
Jun 9-Aug 1 Summer Research Experiences (SRE) at NIMBioS for Undergraduates and Teachers
Jun 18-20 NIMBioS Tutorial: Algebraic and Discrete Biological Models for Undergraduate Courses   Descriptive Flyer (PDF)
Jun 23-25 NIMBioS Working Group: Climate Change and Vector-borne Diseases, 2nd meeting
Jun 23-27 Adventures in STEM Camp
  July 2014
Jun 9-Aug 1 Summer Research Experiences (SRE) at NIMBioS for Undergraduates and Teachers
Jul 7-18 Joint 2014 MBI-CAMBAM-NIMBioS Summer Graduate Program: Rhythms & Oscillations
Jul 15 UT STEM Summer Symposium
Jul 20-23 NIMBioS Working Group: Within-host modeling of MAP infections, 4th meeting
Jul 23-25 A BioQUEST Workshop at NIMBioS - Biology by Numbers: Bringing Math to the High School Biology Classroom
  August 2014
Jun 9-Aug 1 Summer Research Experiences (SRE) at NIMBioS for Undergraduates and Teachers
Aug 4-9 NIMBioS Tutorial: Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics  
Aug 7, 2pm
RM105 Claxton
NIMBioS Seminar. Naveen K. Vaidya (Mathematics and Statistics, Univ. of Missouri - Kansas City)
Topic: Mathematical Modeling of the Within-Host HIV Dynamics
  September 2014
Sep 9
*NIMBioS Seminar. Elizabeth Hobson (NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow)
Topic: Emergent Social Properties and the Evolution of Social Complexity
Sep 11
3:30 Thur
*NIMBioS Special Seminar. Dr. Katsuya Tanaka (Research Center for Sustainability and Environment, Shiga Univ., Japan)   Topic: Payment Mechanisms for Managing Ecosystem Services in Southeast Asia
Sep 18
3:30 Thur
*NIMBioS Special Seminar. Dr. Zhirong Bao (Developmental Biology, Sloan Kettering Institute)
Topic: The Making of a Worm: Every Gene, Every Cell, Every Minute
Sep 19-22 NIMBioS Working Group: Modeling Antimicrobial Resistance Intervention, 1st meeting
Sep 23
*NIMBioS Seminar. Angela Peace (NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow)
Topic: Stoichiometric Producer-Grazer Models Incorporating the Effects of Food Quality on Grazer Dynamics
  October 2014
Oct 7
*NIMBioS Seminar. **Peter Smouse (Ecology, Rutgers Univ.)
Topic: Correlated Biotic and Abiotic Patterns in Embothrium coccineum: Can Embothrium Survive Patagonian Climate Change?
Oct 13-15 NIMBioS Working Group: Hierarchy and Leadership, 4th meeting
Oct 14-17 NIMBioS Working Group: DEB Model for Trees, 1st meeting
Oct 15-16 Modern Math Workshop at SACNAS 2014.
Oct 20-21 NIMBioS Board of Advisors meeting
Oct 21
*NIMBioS Seminar. Sandy Kawano (NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow)
Topic: Towards a Unified Approach for Quantifying Phenotypic Selection
  November 2014
Nov 1-2 Sixth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Mathematics and Biology.  
Descriptive Flyer (PDF)  
Nov 3-5 NIMBioS Working Group: Plant-Soil Feedback Theory, 3rd meeting
Nov 4
*NIMBioS Seminar. Jake Ferguson (NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow)
Topic: Stochastic models of populations in fluctuating environments
Nov 7, Fri
Hesler 427
*NIMBioS Seminar. Miles Davenport (Centre for Vascular Research, Univ. of New South Wales)
Topic: Immune control of malaria: Modelling infection in patient cohorts and in mice
Nov 11
*NIMBioS Seminar. Video icon. **Hanna Kokko (Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, Univ. of Zurich)
Topic: Males exist. Does it matter?
Nov 13, Thu
2:00 p.m.
Claxton 206
Sigma Xi Lecture: Indrikis Krams (Biology, Tartu Univ., Estonia, and Daugavpils Univ., Latvia)
Topic: Reciprocal altruism and empathy in birds
Nov 17-20 NIMBioS Working Group: Evolutionary Approaches to Sustainability, 2nd meeting
Nov 17-21 NIMBioS Working Group: Nonautonomous Systems and Terrestrial C-cycle, 3rd meeting
Nov 18
*NIMBioS Seminar. **Robert Boyd (School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State Univ.)
Topic: Does reciprocity explain human cooperation?
Nov 25 *NIMBioS Seminar. Video icon. Steven Abel (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Topic: Deconstructing signal transduction at the cell membrane
Nov 27-28 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for Thanksgiving.
  December 2014
Dec 2
*NIMBioS Seminar. Ioannis Sgouralis (NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow)
Topic: Mathematical modeling of renal complications induced by cardiac surgery
Dec 3-5 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Heart Rhythm Disorders  
Descriptive Flyer (PDF)  
Dec 22-26 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for winter break.

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