Date: November 16-17, 2019
Location: University of Tennessee Conference Center, Knoxville, TN
Objectives: The eleventh annual undergraduate research conference will provide opportunities for undergraduates to present their research at the interface of biology and mathematics. Student talks and posters will be 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.
Support: Limited support is available for student travel and lodging.
Keynote Speaker: Sadie Ryan, Medical Geography, Univ. of Florida; Director, Quantitative Disease Ecology & Conservation Lab (QDEC Lab)
Featured Speaker: Christopher Strickland, Mathematics, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville
Descriptive Flyer (pdf)
NIMBioS Support: The deadline to request support has passed.
If you have requested funding, do not register for the conference until you have been contacted by NIMBioS about the status of your funding request. If you register online before appropriate approvals, your registration will be transferred to the regular registration fee category and you will be responsible for full payment.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Knoxville (501 West Church Ave.) at $103 per night. Participants not receiving lodging support from NIMBioS may reserve a room by calling the hotel at 865-251-2573 or by using this link. Rooms in the block are first come, first served, and early reservation is recommended because of other popular Knoxville events on this weekend.
Abstracts: Please submit an abstract for your talk or poster (not both) by email to email@example.com, following our required abstract guidelines, available here. Abstracts for those requesting NIMBioS support were submitted the day of their support application. For other attendees, please submit abstracts no later than October 23.