Monthly Archives: November 2010

Young Mathematical Biologists Meet in Knoxville

The future of mathematical biology looks bright, if the quality of this year’s participants in the NIMBioS undergraduate research conference is any indication. NIMBioS hosted the 2nd Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, Nov. 19-20, … Continue reading

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NIMBioS BioBalladeer Opens the Show

RB Morris, NIMBioS songwriter-in-residence for November, treated the audience at a recent seminar to his song, “That’s How Every Empire Falls.” The song fit nicely with the guest speaker’s topic about the rise of complex human societies. Peter Turchin, a … Continue reading

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Wildlife Zoonoses Workshop Addresses Critical Gaps

Forty-five of the world’s experts on epidemiology, virology, ecological modeling are gathered at NIMBioS this week to put wildlife and viruses zoonoses under the microscope. Zoonoses are infectious diseases that can be transmitted from animals, such as SARS, H1N1 swine … Continue reading

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RB Morris First Songwriter-in-Residence

Singer-songwriter RB Morris, unofficially called the “poet laureate” of East Tennessee, began his residency this week as the first Songwriter-in-Residence at NIMBioS. The purpose of the program is to encourage the creation and production of songs involving ideas of modern … Continue reading

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