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 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.
Christine E. Heitsch, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Georgia Institute of Technology
Topic: From Plato to Pasteur and Beyond: the Combinatorics of RNA Viruses
John W. Glasser, Center for Disease Control
Topic: A Tale of Two Models: Modeling STIs as Simply as Possible
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Descriptive Flyer (pdf)
URC Abstract Book 2012 (PDF)
Evaluation Report (PDF)
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For more information, contact:
Education and Outreach Coordinator, NIMBioS
Phone: (865) 974-9364 Fax: (865) 974-9300
Associate Director for Education and Outreach, NIMBioS
Phone: (865) 974-4270 (Math) (865) 974-9349 (NIMBioS) Fax: (865) 974-9300
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University of Tennessee
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NIMBioS is supported by the
National Science Foundation
through NSF Award #DBI-1300426, with additional support from
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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