Call for Applications: 2019 NIMBioS Summer Research Program

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Catherine Crawley

Dec 23, 2018, 4:32:10 PM12/23/18
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

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 or
contact Greg Wiggins, NIMBioS Education and Outreach Coordinator, at or Suzanne Lenhart, NIMBioS Associate Director of
Education and Outreach,


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/////Catherine Crawley, Ph.D. /
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