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[Computational-biology] Call for Applications: 2019 NIMBioS Summer Research Program

Catherine Crawley via comp-bio%40net.bio.net (by ccrawley from nimbios.org)
Fri Dec 21 12:53:35 EST 2018


The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis 
(NIMBioS) is now taking applications for its Summer Research Experiences 
for Undergraduates (SRE). The program will be held June 4-July 26, 2019, 
on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus. Undergraduate majors 
in biology, math, and related fieldswill live on campus and work in 
teams with UT professors, NIMBioS researchers, and collaborators to 
conduct research at the interface of mathematics and biology. 
Participants receive free university apartment-style housing, a stipend 
of $4500, and up to $650 of support for travel to/from Knoxville.

*2019 Projects:* This year's research projects are modeling biochemical 
pathways for aerotaxis in motile bacteria; modeling climate as a driver 
of change in human-wildlife interactions; investigating viral infection 
rates of marine phytoplankton; modeling cell differentiation; and 
modeling networking and the opioid epidemic . Applicants will be asked 
to select their first, second and third project choices.

*Who may apply? *
Students enrolled in an undergraduate program and not scheduled to 
graduate prior to August 1, 2019 may apply. /*Applicants must be U.S. 
citizens or permanent residents of the US.*/ NIMBioS is committed to 
promoting diversity in all its activities. Diversity is considered in 
all its aspects, social and scientific, including gender, ethnicity, 
scientific field, career stage, geography and type of home institution.

*Application Deadline:  February 11, 2019*

For more information, visit http://www.nimbios.org/sre/

The 2019 NIMBioS Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program 
is funded, in part, by the National Security Agency Mathematical 
Sciences Program.

For more information about NIMBioS, visit http://www.nimbios.org or 
contact Greg Wiggins, NIMBioS Education and Outreach Coordinator, at 
wiggybug from nimbios.org or Suzanne Lenhart, NIMBioS Associate Director of 
Education and Outreach, slenhart from tennessee.edu

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