Date: October 21 - 22, 2011
Location: University of Tennessee Conference Center - Knoxville, TN
Objectives: The third annual undergraduate research conference provided opportunities for undergraduates to present their research at the interface of biology and mathematics. Student talks and posters were featured as well as a panel discussion on career opportunities. Faculty and students were invited to attend. Middle and high school teachers were also invited to attend.
Plenary speaker: J. Carl Panetta, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Featured Speaker: John Jungck, Mead Chair of the Sciences and Professor of Biology, Beloit College
Schedule of events (PDF)
Book of Abstracts (PDF, updated 10/25/2011)
Graduate School Showcase: A small graduate school showcase was also featured at the conference. Faculty attending were welcome to advertise their graduate programs by bringing literature and talking to students.
Presentation PDFs from conference:
Guide to a Successful Medical School Application (Mitchell Goldman)
Undergraduate Research: Engagement, Mentoring, and Reform (John Jungck)
Blogging from the 2011 conference: Undergraduates Present Their Research at the Interface
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For more information, contact:
Associate Director for Education and Outreach, NIMBioS
Phone: (865) 974-4270 (Math) (865) 974-9349 (NIMBioS) Fax: (865) 974-9300