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Predictive Modeling of the COVID-19 outbreak in Knox County

Coronavirus is capturing headlines around the world, and infectious disease experts are relying on data and mathematical models to help curb its spread. NIMBioS Associate Director and UT Mathematics Professor Suzanne Lenhart, three former UT math PhD students and UT Epidemiology Professor Agricola Odoi have been working on modeling COVID-19 in...

Wed Aug 5, 2020 18:40
2020 SRE Students Selected

NIMBioS is pleased to announce the 16 undergraduate student participants selected for its highly competitive 2020 Summer Research Experience (SRE) program. Participants were selected from a pool of more than 100 applicants from across the U.S. Due to COVID-19 travel and distancing guidelines, this year’s program will be a first, in that it will be conducted...

Sat May 9, 2020 01:20
SRE Students Publish in Population Ecology

2017 SRE students (from L) Sharee Brewer, Kimberly Dautel, Alan Liang and Brian Lerch strike a bird pose apropos of their team project studying mating patterns in birds’ evolution.Celebration is in order for a group of students from the 2017 Summer Research Experiences (SRE) for Undergraduates Program whose research has been published this month in...

Wed Mar 25, 2020 18:39
Partnering for Success with Minority Serving Institutes: The Story of Fisk

A recent gathering at Fisk University with Sanjukta Hota (center, in red) and Suzanne Lenhart (to Hota’s left)“The pursuit of knowledge and understanding is enriched by an environment in which people of diverse backgrounds learn together and from each other, and participate in free and genuine exchanges of views.” (University of Tennessee Diversity...

Tue Mar 17, 2020 20:31
Filling the Research Gap: Mathematics of Gun Violence

NIMBioS/DySoC Investigative Workshop on the Mathematics of Gun Violence, May 1-3, 2019Coronavirus is capturing headlines around the world, and infectious disease experts are relying on data and mathematical models to help to curb its spread. Another public health menace capturing news headlines would also benefit from data and mathematical...

Wed Jan 29, 2020 22:50
Undergraduate Research Wins Award

Abby Williams presents award winning SRE poster.A team of undergraduate researchers from the NIMBioS 2019 Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) program received a best poster award this month at the 15th annual Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Abby Williams, a junior in mathematics...

Wed Nov 13, 2019 23:40

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