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Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics

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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.

Plenary Speaker:
Christine E. Heitsch, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Georgia Institute of Technology
Topic: From Plato to Pasteur and Beyond: the Combinatorics of RNA Viruses

Featured Speaker:
John W. Glasser, Center for Disease Control
Topic: A Tale of Two Models: Modeling STIs as Simply as Possible

Social Media at URC 2012:
Twitter: NIMBioS staff used Twitter for live updates, highlights from sessions, and more. Visit View and join in conversations about URC 2012 on Twitter by using the hashtag #urc12.

Facebook: NIMBioS is also on Facebook: Look for pictures and blog posts from the URC shared on this medium – or share your own.

Descriptive Flyer (pdf)

URC Abstract Book 2012 (PDF)

Evaluation Report (PDF)

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For more information, contact:
Suzanne Lenhart
Associate Director for Education and Outreach, NIMBioS
Phone: (865) 974-4270 (Math)   (865) 974-9349 (NIMBioS)    Fax: (865) 974-9300

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From 2008 until early 2021, NIMBioS was supported 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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