Mathematical Biosciences Institute 2014 Undergraduate Research Program

2014 MBI Undergraduate Summer Research Program

June 2 – August 15, 2014

This program introduces students to exciting new areas of mathematical biology and  involves them in collaborative research with their peers and faculty mentors. The program consists of three parts – each with a mix of educational and social experiences:

  • Two-week Introduction (June 2-13, 2014): Tutorials, computer labs, and team efforts designed to introduce students to a variety of topics in mathematical biology.
  • Eight-week REU Program (June 16-August 8, 2014): An individualized research experience as part of a research team at a participating  institution. There are 14 projects to choose from.
  • Capstone Conference (August 11-15, 2014): A student centered conference featuring talks and posters by student researchers in math biology, keynotes by prominent math biologists, and a graduate studies recruitment fair.

Apply for the REU program

A complete application will require:

  • Two letters of reference
  • A ranked list of the three projects that you want to participate in (see above)
  • A statement indicating your reasons for wanting to participate in this program

For full consideration, completed applications must be received by Monday, January 27, 2014.

Applications for the TWO-WEEK INTRODUCTION ONLY will be due in April.

Applications for the CAPSTONE CONFERENCE ONLY will be due in June.

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