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The 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics

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Date: November 11-12, 2017

Location: University of Tennessee Conference Center, Knoxville, TN

Objectives: The ninth 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 are invited to attend, as well as high school teachers.

Plenary Speaker: Kiona Ogle, The School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems, Northern Arizona Univ.

Featured Speaker: Katherine J. Evans, Group Leader, Computational Earth Sciences, ORNL

Descriptive Flyer (pdf)

Lodging: A block of rooms was reserved at the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park (865.522.2800 or online; special rate before October 13).

URC Schedule and Abstract Book 2017 (pdf)

Evaluation Report (PDF)

Travel funds for this conference are co-funded by the National Science Foundation – Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS), Division of Biological Infrastructure (DBI), Division of Environmental Biology (DEB), and Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE).

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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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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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