Summer Undergraduate Research Experience – National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (Applications Due: 02/14/13)

NIMBioS LogoLooking for a fun and challenging research experience this summer? The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) is now taking applications for its eight-week long Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates and Teachers (SRE). The program takes place June 9 – August 1, 2014, on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus.

Undergraduate majors in biology, math, and related fields, as well as high school teachers in biology and mathematics, will live on campus and work in teams with UT professors, NIMBioS researchers, and collaborators to conduct research. This year’s research topics include genetics and geography, bovine respiratory disease, dynamic systems and facial expression, super ants, Johne’s disease, and more. Stipend and housing are provided along with some funding for travel.

Application Deadline:  February 14, 2014

For more information and how to apply, go to

For more information about NIMBioS, go to or contact Kelly Sturner, NIMBioS Education and Outreach Coordinator, at or Suzanne Lenhart, NIMBioS Associate Director of Education and Outreach,

Interested high or middle school math or science teachers should send an email to Dr. Lenhart.


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