|REU 2012 organizers and participants|
Eighteen undergraduates participated in the 2012 NIMBioS Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), June 11-August 3, 2012. During the eight-week program, participants lived on campus at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT), and worked in teams with NIMBioS postdocs and UT faculty to conduct research at the interface of mathematics and biology. The award included a stipend, housing and some funding to support travel.The Projects
Click on the names below for comments from some of the 2012 REU participants.
School: McKendree University
Hometown: Litchfield, IL
REU Research Project: Modeling early evolution of human immunodeficiency virus
Majors: Mathematics, Statistics
School: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Hometown: Kingsport, TN
REU Research Project: Harnessing the arsenal of nature: Developing natural pesticides
School: Capital Univ.
Hometown: Norwalk, OH
REU Research Project: Agent-based mathematical model for Johne's disease epidemiology and economy
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For further information about the program, please contact Kelly Sturner, Education and Outreach Coordinator, NIMBioS (Email: wiggybug_at_nimbios.org) or Dr. Suzanne Lenhart, Associate Director of Education, Outreach, and Diversity, NIMBioS (Email: lenhart_at_math.utk.edu).