The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $18.6 million to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) to continue its interdisciplinary efforts in developing new mathematical approaches to problems across biology, from the level of the genome to individuals to entire ecosystems. EEB’s Lou Gross has been the director of NIMBioS since its inception in September 2008.
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Anna (Annie) Furches won third place in the Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge Ideation Challenge in April. Competitors submitted innovative concept papers describing new ways users can interact with the content and tools in Web of Knowledge. This link contains more information about the award and includes Q&A with the winners. Annie was a student in Randy Small’s lab; she graduated with her MS in May.