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Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics

conference photo. 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)

Evaluation Report (PDF)

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:
Suzanne Lenhart
Associate Director for Education and Outreach, NIMBioS
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