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Mathematical Biology: Beyond Calculus

Raina Robeva, Robin Davies, and Terrell Hodge
July 14 – 19, 2013
Sweet Briar, Virginia

Registration Fee: $275 per person/$450 per team of two ($350 and $600 respectively for registrations received after June 2, 2013)

Problems from gene regulation, biochemical reaction networks, DNA sequencing, and phylogenetics constitute a cross-section of challenges in modern molecular and systems biology. This workshop will focus on such problems at levels appropriate for classroom projects and student research. Along with the underlying biology, participants will learn to build models using finite dynamical systems, Boolean networks, linear, polynomial, and abstract algebra, and probabilistic methods. We encourage attendance by mathematics-biology faculty teams from the same institution. No specific background in biology, mathematical biology, or computational algebra systems will be required. Biology faculty are not expected to have a specialized mathematical background beyond precalculus.

For more information about this workhop, please visit http://MAA-PREP-math-bio.sbc.edu/.

Questions about PREP? Contact Olga Dixon at 202-319-8498 or odixon@maa.org.

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