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Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics

Date: November 17-18, 2012

Time: 1:30 p.m. Nov. 17 - 4:00 p.m. Nov. 18

Location: University of Tennessee Conference Center - Knoxville, TN

Objectives: The fourth annual undergraduate research conference provides opportunities for undergraduates to present their research at the interface of biology and mathematics. Student talks and posters are featured as well as a panel discussion on career opportunities. Faculty and students are invited to attend. Middle and high school teachers are also invited to attend.

Plenary Speaker:
Dr. Christine E. Heitsch, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Georgia Institute of Technology
Topic: From Plato to Pasteur and Beyond: the Combinatorics of RNA Viruses

Featured Speaker:
Dr. John W. Glasser, Center for Disease Control
Topic: A Tale of Two Models: Modeling STIs as Simply as Possible

Social Media at URC 2012:
Twitter: NIMBioS staff used Twitter for live updates, highlights from sessions, and more. Visit https://twitter.com/NIMBioS. View and join in conversations about URC 2012 on Twitter by using the hashtag #urc12.

Facebook: NIMBioS is also on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nimbios. Look for pictures and blog posts from the URC shared on this medium – or share your own.

Descriptive Flyer (pdf)

URC Abstract Book 2012 (PDF)

Evaluation Report (PDF)


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For more information, contact:
Kelly Sturner
Education and Outreach Coordinator, NIMBioS
Email: ksturner@nimbios.org
Phone: (865) 974-9364    Fax: (865) 974-9300

Dr. Suzanne Lenhart
Associate Director for Education and Outreach, NIMBioS
Email: lenhart@math.utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-4270    Fax: (865) 974-9300