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The 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics

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Date: November 21-22, 2015. The conference will begin after lunch on the 21st and end by 4 pm on the 22nd.

Location: University of Tennessee Conference Center - Knoxville, TN

Objectives: The seventh 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 were invited to attend, as well as middle and high school teachers.

Plenary Speaker:

  • Robert Smith?, University of Ottawa.  
    Neglected Tropical Diseases and the Next Disease to be Eradicated
    When Zombies Attack! Mathematical Modelling of an Outbreak of Zombie Infection

Featured Speaker:

  • Rachel Lenhart, University of Wisconsin, Madison.  
    Influence of Surgery on Musculoskeletal Mechanics in Children with Crouch Gait
    Lenhart will also share advice about applying to medical school.

Descriptive Flyer (pdf)

URC Schedule and Abstract Book 2015 (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

1122 Volunteer Blvd., Suite 106
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-3410
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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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