Date: October 27-28, 2018
Location: University of Tennessee Conference Center, Knoxville, TN
Objectives: The tenth annual undergraduate research conference will provide 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, a graduate school showcase, and networking opportunities. Faculty and students are invited to attend, as well as high school teachers.
Plenary Speaker: Holly Gaff, Biological Sciences, Old Dominion Univ.
Featured Speaker: Nina Fefferman, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Mathematics, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville
Descriptive Flyer (pdf)
NIMBioS Support: Limited support is available to cover the cost of registration, lodging, and travel. To request support, you must use our online application system:
The deadline to request support is September 10. Priority for support is given to those presenting talks or posters, faculty/student groups traveling together, juniors and seniors, and those adding to the diversity of the conference (broadly defined as diversity in subject area, gender, ethnicity, scientific field, geography and type of home institution).
If you have requested support, do not register for the conference until you have been contacted by NIMBioS about the status of your support request.
Lodging: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park at $98 per night. Participants not receiving lodging support from NIMBioS may reserve a room by calling the hotel at 865.522.2800 or by using this link. The block code is "URC". Rooms in the block are first come, first served, and must be reserved by October 5.
Abstracts: Please submit an abstract for your talk or poster by email to URC2018@nimbios.org, following our required abstract guidelines, available here. Abstracts for those requesting NIMBioS support must be submitted the day of their support application. For other attendees, please submit abstracts no later than October 5.