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NIMBioS Visitor Calendar

The NIMBioS Visitor Calendar lists all visitors to the institute, including Short-term Visitors, Sabbatical Fellows, Visiting Graduate Student Fellows, and Self-supported Visitors.

Due to the evolving coronavirus situation, NIMBioS activities through May 30 are expected to be virtual, with limited exceptions.  Read more ».
Dates Visitor/Affiliation Project Collaborator(s)
  January 2020
Jan 16-18 Ellie Lochner (Univ. of Wisconsin, Eau Claire); Abigail Williams (Salem College); Brandyn Ruiz (Arizona State Univ.) Impacts of climate change on environmental suitability of selected North American buzz pollinators Mona PapeĊŸ, Luis Carrasco Tornero, Greg Wiggins
Jan 28 Lauren Childs (Mathematics, Virginia Tech) NIMBioS Seminar: Modeling malaria development in mosquitoes: How fast can mosquitoes pass on infection?
  February 2020
Feb 4 Carlos A. Botero (Biology, Washington Univ., Saint Louis, MO) DySoC/NIMBioS Seminar. Ecological and evolutionary modeling shed light into the evolution and spread of human agriculture
  March 2020
Mar 3 Christian Houle (Political Science, Michigan State Univ.) DySoC/NIMBioS Seminar: The political implications of ethnic inequalit
Mar 10
Neil Johnson (Physics, The George Washington Univ., Washington D.C.) DySoC/NIMBioS Seminar: Online ecologies of distrust and hate
Mar 12-14
David Kling (Applied Economics, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis); Ben Fitzpatrick (Mathematics, Loyola Marymount Univ., Los Angeles); Julie Blackwood (Mathematics and Statistics, Williams College, Williamstown, MA) Using computational models of adaptive management to quantify the value of learning across levels of governance (Adaptive management with learning) Suzanne Lenhart, Charles Sims
Mar 16-18
Sergei Petrovskii (Mathematics, Univ. of Leicester, UK); Ivan Sudakov (Physics, Univ. of Dayton); Corinne Myers (Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ. of New Mexico); James D. Witts (Earth & Planetary Sciences, Univ. of New Mexico); Daniel Rothman (Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Inst. of Technology) Transient dynamics of mass extinctions: Linking the past to the future Colin D. Sumrall (Paleobiologist, Earth and Planetary Sciences)
Mar 23-26 (Joy) Ying Zhou (Mathematics, Lafayette College); Noelle Beckman (Biology and Ecology Center, Utah State Univ.); Sarah Bogen (Mathematics and Statistics, Utah State Univ.); James Bullock (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxfordshire) ; Mark Lewis (Mathematics and Statistical Sciences, Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada); Michael Neubert (Biology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA ) Biodiversity loss in the face of global change: Models & data
Mar 24
Sandy Liebhold (Research Entomologist, Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service) NIMBioS Seminar: Socioeconomic drivers of historical global insect invasions
  April 2020
Apr 6-9 Jake Ferguson (Biology, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa); Tiffany Knight (Spatial Interaction Ecology, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research); Kapua Kawelo joining remotely (Natural Resources Manager, O'ahu Army Natural Resources Program); Trevor Caughlin (Biology, Boise State Univ.) Quantifying the effects of non-native invaders on the biodiversity of island ecosystems and developing biologically and economically efficient restoration strategies Lalasia Bialic-Murphy, Susan Kalisz, Paul Armsworth, Stephanie Kivlin, Robert McElderry (EEB, UTK)
Apr 1-4
Charlotte Chang (Environmental Analysis Program & Biology, Pomona College); Yuta Masuda (Global Science, The Nature Conservancy) Using environmental social media to combat issue polarization for common pool resources Paul Armsworth and his research group
Apr 7
Michael Bailey (Research Scientist Manager, Facebook) DySoC/NIMBioS Seminar: The economic impact of social networks
  May 2020
May 5-8
Carrie Manore (Los Alamos National Laboratory); Megan Rua (Wright State Univ.); Neil McRoberts (Univ. of California, Davis); Alison Power (Cornell Univ.); Karen Garrett (Univ. of Florida) Grower decisions and cooperation impact on crop disease spread Louis Gross
May 11-15
Jane Molofsky (Plant Biology, Univ. of Vermont); Brian Beckage (Plant Biology & Computer Science, Univ. of Vermont); Cang Hui (Mathematics, Stellenbosch Univ.,South Africa) Exploring the edge of trait space with theoretical models Dan Simberloff (EEB), David Talmy (Microbiology)
May 12-15
Abdelaziz Lawani (Agriculture, Eastern Kentucky Univ.); Daniel Miller (Univ. of Illinois); Sonia Padonou (Univ. of Illinois) Addressing conservation issues in Benin with innovative optimization models Amanda Hyman, Paul Armsworth, Orou Gaoue
May 27-30
Habacuc Flores-Moreno (Biological Sciences, George Washington Univ.); Luke McCormack (Morton Arboretum); Rich Phillips (Biology, Indiana Univ.); Ben Sikes (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Kansas); Kathleen Treseder (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of California, Irvine); Amy Zanne (Biology, George Washington Univ.) Creating a framework to interpret and model plant and mycorrhizal fungal traits at the global scale Stephanie Kivlin, Colleen Iversen, Camille Defrenne
  August 2020
Aug 10-14
Katie Storey (Mathematics, Univ. of Michigan); Erik Amezquita (Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering, Michigan State Univ.); Vladislav Bukshtynov (Mathematical Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology); Hwayeon Ryu (Mathematics and Statistics, Elon Univ.); Steven Ellis (New York State Psychiatric Institute; Neurobiology in Psychiatry, Columbia Univ.); Sarah Tymochko (Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering, Michigan State Univ.) Topological methods for identifying patterns in lung tumor gene expression data Vasileios Maroulas and FarzanaNasrin (Mathematics, Univ. of Tennessee)
  December 2020
Dec 14-17
Virtual visit
Andrew J. Bernoff (Harvey Mudd College); Michael Culshaw-Maurer (Univ. of California, Davis); Rebecca Everett (Haverford College); Maryann E. Hohn (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara); Jasper Weinburd (Harvey Mudd College) Foraging and social interaction in the formation of locust hopper bands Christopher Strickland
*Postponed due to COVID-19. Visits will be rescheduled if possible.

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