2013 MBI Undergraduate Two-week Summer School

(May 20,2013 - May 31,2013 )

Two-week program May 20-31, 2013 is designed to introduce students to a variety of areas in Mathematical Biology through morning tutorials, afternoon computer labs, study groups on related topics, and tours of experimental laboratories doing quantitative work.

Monday, May 20, 2013
Time Session
09:30 AM
10:00 AM

Program Introductions

10:00 AM
12:30 PM

Jim Keener - Overview of Mathematical Biology

02:30 PM
04:30 PM

Michael Schwemmer - Computer lab on introduction to MatLab

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Bard Ermentrout - Computational neuroscience

01:30 PM
03:30 PM

Michael Schwemmer - Neuroscience computer lab #1

03:30 PM
05:00 PM

Team investigation meetings (Rachel Leander, Michael Schwemmer, and Franziska Hinkelmann)

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Giovanna Guidoboni - Tissue & Blood modeling

02:00 PM
04:00 PM

Rachel Leander - Computer lab

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Time Session
09:30 AM
11:30 AM

Team investigation meetings (Rachel Leander, Michael Schwemmer, and Franziska Hinkelmann)

01:30 PM
02:30 PM

(bus leaves MBI at 1:15 p.m.) Tour of Biodiversity Museum with Meg Daly

02:30 PM
03:30 PM

Tour of Aquatics Lab with Elizabeth Marschall

Friday, May 24, 2013
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Dennis Pearl - Statistical Phylogenetics

01:30 PM
03:30 PM

Dennis Pearl - Computer lab

03:30 PM
04:30 PM

Neuroscience lab tour with Joe Travers

Saturday, May 25, 2013
Time Session
No Programming Scheduled
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Time Session
No Programming Scheduled
Monday, May 27, 2013
Time Session
HOLIDAY
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Time Session
09:30 AM
11:30 AM

Team investigation meetings (Rachel Leander, Michael Schwemmer, and Franziska Hinkelmann)

02:30 PM
03:15 PM

Wetlands Research Park tour with Lynn McReady (bus leaves MBI at 1:45 p.m.)

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Janet Best - Mathematical Neuroscience

01:30 PM
02:30 PM

Lumina Next Generation Sequencing Lab tour with Pearlly Yan

02:30 PM
04:30 PM

Michael Schwemmer - Neuroscience computer lab #2

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Winfried Just - Disease Dynamics

01:30 PM
03:30 PM

Rachel Leander - Computer lab

03:30 PM
05:00 PM

Team investigation meetings (Rachel Leander, Michael Schwemmer, and Franziska Hinkelmann)

Friday, May 31, 2013
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Sebastian Kurtek - Statistical Image Analysis

01:30 PM
03:30 PM

Rachel Leander - Computer lab

03:30 PM
04:30 PM

Program wrap-up (photos, evaluation, and team investigation reports)

Name Email Affiliation
Chhetri, Tek tek.chhetri@umontana.edu mathematics, University of montana
Choudhary, Krishna kchoudha@princeton.edu Physics, Princeton University
Ekey, Andrea andrea.ekey@bison.howard.edu Mathematics, Howard University
Greenwood, Ava asgreenwood@gmail.com Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, University of Hawaii
Gu, Shawn shawn.gu@duke.edu N/A, Duke University
Huynh, Linh hnkhalinh@gmail.com Mathematics, Texas Womans University
Johnson, Aisha aisha_johnson@ymail.com Mathematics, Lincoln University
Kelley, Maire maire.kelley@gmail.com Mathematics, University of St. Thomas
Kushner, Taisa kushner@stolaf.edu Mathematics, Biomath, St. Olaf College
Levien, Ethan ethanlevien@gmail.com Mathematics, Wheaton College
Newman, Catherine crnewman1@gmail.com Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
Robbins, Jessica jmrobbins92@gmail.com Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Sangha, Jasraj jsangha@gm.slc.edu N/a, Sarah Lawrence College
Shahidain, Sadik sshahidain@college.harvard.edu Mathematics, Harvard University
Shan, Yue yshan@live.unc.edu Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Shen, Mo shenm@dickinson.edu Mathematics, Dickinson College
Sun, Xiyuan xiyuansu@iastate.edu Mathematics and Statistics, Iowa State University
Swargaloganathan, Divyagash sdivyagash@yahoo.com Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University
Viswasam, Jonathan jonvis314@yahoo.com Biology, Georgia State University
Weinstein, Madeleine mweinstein@hmc.edu Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College
Willoughby, Stephanie stephanie.l.willoughby@gmail.com Mathematical Sciences, Indiana University--Purdue University