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2019
04.15.19 - University of Victoria to Host Levin Fest
The University of Victoria will hold a Levin Fest on June 15th. Entitled "A Symposium at the Intersection of Mathematics and Biology," with a keynote speech by Simon A. Levin, the event will celebrate the conferral of a UVic Honorary Doctorate of Science to Dr. Levin. To learn more, click here.
 
04.10.19 - Fernando Santos (Levin Lab Postdoc) Receives Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award
The International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS) has awarded Fernando Santos the Victor Lesser Distinguished Disseratation Award for his thesis "Dynamics of Reputations and the Self-Organization of Cooperation." To read more about this award, click here.
 
2018
08.14.18 - Daniel Cooney (GS, PACM and Levin Lab Member) Receives Poster Award
Daniel Cooney received an award for his poster, which he presented at the 6th G.J. Butler Memorial Conference on Differential Equations and Population Biology at the University of Alberta, Edmonton in July 2018. To read more, click here.
 
05.10.18 - Christina Onianwa (EEB Undergraduate and Levin Lab Member) Receives Spirit of Princeton Award Upon Graduation
To read more, click here.
 
03.27.18 - Past and Present Levin Lab Members' Paper on Antibiotic Consumption Featured in the News
To read the paper (Klein, E.Y. et al. 2018. Global increase and geographic convergence in antibiotic consumption between 2000 and 2015. PNAS: DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1717295115), click here.
To read about it on the Princeton University Home Page, click here.
On NPR, click here.
In The Guardian, Click here.
 
02.07.18 - Talia Young (Levin Lab Postdoc) Develops Program to Help Urban Communities and Local Fisheries
Talia Young has created a program to promote affordable access to high-quality food in urban communities, while also supporting local fisheries. Called Fishadelphia, and developed with the assistance of Princeton undergraduate Atarah McCoy (class of 2020), this new community-based fishery program in Philadelphia, will launch its pilot program on Friday, February 9 to help provide city residents with access to fresh seafood from Jersey Shore fisheries. To read more, click here.
 
2017
07.22.17 - Simon A. Levin Chosen as Society for Mathematical Biology Fellow
The Society for Mathematical Biology has chosen Simon A. Levin as a fellow. The SMB Fellows Program honors members of the Society who are recognized by the scientific and scholarly community as distinguished contributors to the discipline. To read more, click here.
 
06.09.17 - Yoh Iwasa (Postdoctoral Researcher, Levin Lab, Cornell University, 1983-84 ) Receives Akira Okubo Prize
The Society for Mathematical Biology and the Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology have awarded Professor Yoh Iwasa (Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University) the Aikra Okubo Prize. Professor Iwasa is being honored for advancing the field of mathematical biology through a diverse array of highly original contributions for over 40 years.
 
05.04.17 - Chai Molina (Postdoctoral Researcher 2017- ) Receives Dissertation Award
Chai Molina has been awarded the Cecil Graham Doctoral Dissertation Award by the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society. The award will be presented at the CAIMS annual meeting in Halifax, NS (Canada) July 17-21.
 
04.05.17 - Wilfred Ndifon (Ph.D. 2009) to become AIMS Director of Research
Wilfred Ndifon has accepted a new position as the Director of Research for AIMS Global Network, Rwanda. Congratulations to Wilfred!
 
03.29.17 - Mayank Sarika Misra (GS) Receives Teaching Award
Princeton University has awarded Mayank Sarika Misra a teaching award for his work as an assistant in instruction. The teaching awards honor those graduate students who have made a significant contribution to undergraduate teaching. The award will be presented at Princeton's annual Tribute to Teaching celebration on April 20.
 
2016
05.19.16 - Simon A. Levin Awarded the 2014 U.S. National Medal of Science at White House Ceremony
Simon A. Levin was awarded the U.S. National Medal of Science - the nation's highest honor for achievement and leadership in science - in a ceremony held at the White House on May 19, 2016. To watch the ceremony, click here. To watch the video about Simon A. Levin and his work, which was shown at the White House Gala, click here.
 
03.28.16 - Carla Staver (Ph.D. 2012) Chosen as Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America
Dr. Carla Staver (Yale University) has been selected as an Early Career Fellow of the ESA in recognition of her contributions to date and great promise for an outstanding career in ecology. She will receive the award at the ESA Annual Meeting to be held in August.
 
2015
12.22.15 - Simon A. Levin Selected to Receive the U.S. National Medal of Science
Simon A. Levin has been selected (2014) to receive the U.S. National Medal of Science. He will receive the medal in a ceremony to be held in the spring of 2016. To read more, click here.
 
11.27.15 - Wilfred Ndifon (Ph.D. 2009) Featured in the News
Dr. Wilfred Ndifon (South African and Ghanaian Centres of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences) has proposed a solution to a 70-year old problem of how to stop recurring infectious disease. To read more, click here.
 
11.20.15 - Simon A. Levin Receives Honorary Doctorate of Science from McMaster University
Simon A. Levin was awarded an honorary doctorate of science from McMaster University for playing "a foundational role in transforming ecology into a quantitative, dynamically based science." To read more, click here.
 
01.26.15 - Joshua Plotkin (Ph.D. 2003) Receives the Akira Okuba Prize
The Society for Mathematical Biology and the Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology have awarded Joshua Plotkin, Professor of Biology and Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania, the Aikra Okubo Prize, a prize awarded to a scientist for "outstanding and innovative theoretical work, for establishing superb conceptual ideas, for solving tough theoretical problems, and/or for uniting theory and data to advance biological science."
 
2014
10.06.14 - Simon A. Levin Awarded the 2014 Luca Pacioli Prize
The Ca'Foscari University of Venice has awarded Simon A. Levin the 2014 Luca Pacioli Prize. The Prize is named after Luca Pacioli di Sansepolcro, one of the leading figures of the Italian Renaissance and a founding father of the modern disciplines of geometry and accounting. The Pacioli Prize is conferred to internationally renowned scholars who have developed a deep-rooted interdisciplinary approach.
 
07.18.14 - Simon A. Levin Elected Lombard Institute Foreign Member
Simon A. Levin has been elected a foreign member of the Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere (Lombard Institute Academy of Science and Letters) in Italy.
 
04.15.14 - MCMSC Relaunched in Honor of Simon A. Levin
The Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center at Arizona State University will be relaunching as the Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational, and Modeling Sciences Center.
 
04.15.14 - Simon A. Levin Receives the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
Simon A. Levin has received the 2014 Tyler Prize for bridging ecological research with environmental policy, economics and social science. To read more, click here.