2017 Summer Research Experiences (SRE) at NIMBioS for Undergraduates and Teachers
SRE 2017 participants
The 2017 NIMBioS Summer Research Experiences (SRE) for Undergraduates and Teachers was held June 5-July 28, 2017 at NIMBioS on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Participants from all over the country worked in teams with NIMBioS postdocs and UT faculty on research at the interface of mathematics and biology.
Undergraduates received free university apartment-style housing, a stipend of $4000, and up to $650 of support for travel to/from Knoxville.
Descriptive flyer: PDF
Click on the names below for comments from some of the 2017 SRE participants.
Hometown: Dayton, OH
School: Case Western Reserve University
Major/Degree and Year: Biology and Mathematics, Junior
SRE Mentors: Sarah Flanagan and Nourridine Siewe
SRE Research Project: Mating Patterns in Bird Evolution
Check our SRE Frequently Asked Questions page.
Blogging from the 2017 program:
SRE 2017 in the News:
UT students research mosquitoes, spread of La Crosse Encephalitis virus in East Tennessee, Knoxville News Sentinel, July 14, 2017
UT students study mosquitoes spread of deadly disease, WBIR, July 12, 2017
Warm, wet weather brings renewed risk of Lacrosse virus in mosquitoes, WVLT, July 12, 2017
Mosquitoes on the rise in East Tennessee, WATE, July 12, 2017
Main SRE page
For further information about the program,
Greg Wiggins, Education and Outreach Coordinator, NIMBioS
(Email: wiggybug_at_nimbios.org) or
Dr. Suzanne Lenhart, Associate Director for Education and Outreach, NIMBioS
1122 Volunteer Blvd., Suite 106
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-3410
PH: (865) 974-9334
FAX: (865) 974-9300
NIMBioS is sponsored by the
National Science Foundation
through NSF Award #DBI-1300426, with additional support from
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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