2014 Undergraduate Capstone Conference

(August 11,2014 - August 15,2014 )

A student centered conference featuring talks and posters by students doing research in mathematical biology, keynotes by prominent mathematical biologists, a graduate studies recruitment fair, and other special features including a conference dinner and social event.

Deadline for applications: July 12, 2014

Accepted Speakers

Emery Brown
Computational Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Carolyn Cho
Quantitative Pharmacology & Pharmacometrics, Merck, Sharp & Dohme
Rebecca Doerge
Statistics, Purdue University
Bob Full
Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Kirk Jordan
Computational Science, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Fabio Milner
School of Mathematics and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University
Jeff Sloan
Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic
Elizabeth Stasny
Statistics, The Ohio State University
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time Session
07:45 AM

Shuttle to MBI

08:00 AM
08:30 AM

Breakfast

08:30 AM
09:00 AM

MBI and conference introductions

09:00 AM
09:30 AM

Student Talk 1

09:30 AM
10:00 AM

Student Talk 2

10:00 AM
10:30 AM

Student Talk 3

10:30 AM
11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM
12:00 PM

Keynote Presentation: Emery N. Brown, MIT

12:00 PM
01:30 PM

Lunch Break

01:30 PM
02:00 PM

Student Talk 4

02:00 PM
02:30 PM

Student Talk 5

02:30 PM
03:00 PM

Break

03:00 PM
03:30 PM

Student Talk 6

03:30 PM
04:00 PM

Student Talk 7

04:00 PM
05:30 PM

Reception & Student Poster Session I

05:30 PM

Shuttle pick-up from MBI

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time Session
08:15 AM

Shuttle to MBI

08:30 AM
09:00 AM

Breakfast

09:00 AM
09:30 AM

Student Talk 8

09:30 AM
10:00 AM

Student Talk 9

10:00 AM
10:30 AM

Student Talk 10

10:30 AM
11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM
12:00 PM

Keynote Presentation: Robert Full, UC Berkeley

12:00 PM
01:30 PM

Pizza Lunch & Student Poster Session II

01:30 PM
02:00 PM

Break

02:00 PM
02:30 PM

Student Talk 11

02:30 PM
03:00 PM

Student Talk 12

03:00 PM
03:30 PM

Break

03:30 PM
04:00 PM

Student Talk 13

04:00 PM

Shuttle pick-up from MBI

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time Session
08:15 AM

Shuttle to MBI

08:30 AM
09:00 AM

Breakfast

09:00 AM
09:30 AM

Student Talk 14

09:30 AM
10:00 AM

Student Talk 15

10:00 AM
10:30 AM

Student Talk 16

10:30 AM
11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM
12:00 PM

Panel on graduate programs in the Mathematical Biosciences Panelists: Jennifer Slimowitz Pearl, National Science Foundation; Elizabeth Stasny, OSU Statistics; Fabio Milner, ASU Mathematical & Statistical Sciences

12:00 PM
01:30 PM

Lunch Break

01:30 PM
02:00 PM

Student Talk 17

02:00 PM
02:30 PM

Student Talk 18

02:30 PM
03:00 PM

Break

03:00 PM
04:00 PM

Grad Program highlights (short presentations by programs taking part in Recruitment Fair)

04:00 PM
06:00 PM

Grad Studies Recruitment Fair in Lounge - top floor of library

06:10 PM

Shuttle pick-up from MBI

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time Session
08:15 AM

Shuttle to MBI

08:30 AM
09:00 AM

Breakfast

09:00 AM
10:00 AM

Keynote Presentation: Rebecca Doerge, Purdue

10:00 AM
10:30 AM

Break

11:00 AM
12:00 PM

Panel on Career Opportunities in Mathematical Biology Panelists: Carolyn Cho, Merck Pharmaceuticals; Jeff Sloan, Mayo Clinic; Kirk Jordan, IBM

12:00 PM
01:30 PM

Lunch Break

01:30 PM
02:00 PM

Student Talk 19

02:00 PM
02:30 PM

Student Talk 20

02:30 PM
03:00 PM

Break

03:00 PM
09:00 PM

Social event: Columbus Zoo and dinner

Friday, August 15, 2014
Time Session
08:15 AM

Shuttle to MBI

08:30 AM
09:00 AM

Breakfast

09:00 AM
09:30 AM

Student Talk 21

09:30 AM
10:00 AM

Student Talk 22

10:00 AM
10:15 AM

Conference Photo

10:15 AM
10:45 AM

Break

10:45 AM
11:15 AM

Student Talk 23

11:15 AM
11:45 AM

Student Talk 24

11:45 AM

Shuttle pick-up from MBI (one to hotel, one to airport)

Name Affiliation
Agwamba, Kennedy kagwamba@hmc.edu Genome Sequencing and Analysis Program, Broad Institute
Arciero, Julia jarciero@math.iupui.edu Mathematics, Indiana University--Purdue University
Bassaganya-Riera, Josep jbassaga@vbi.vt.edu
Biegel, Hannah biegel15@up.edu Mathematics, University of Portland
Boribong, Brittany brittany.boribong@scranton.edu Department of Mathematics, University of Scranton
Brown, Emery enb@neurostat.mit.edu Computational Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cho, Carolyn carolyn.cho@merck.com Quantitative Pharmacology & Pharmacometrics, Merck, Sharp & Dohme
Coons, Jane jic3@geneseo.edu Mathematics Department, Winthrop University
Cyr, Jamie jcyr@smith.edu Mathematics, Smith College
Doerge, Rebecca doerge@purdue.edu Statistics, Purdue University
Duncan, William wduncan@andrew.cmu.edu Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
Edwards, Madeline medwards13@elon.edu Mathematics, Elon University
Full, Robert rjfull@berkeley.edu Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Gray, Dominic d.g.gray@spartans.nsu.edu Mathematics, Norfolk State University
Hamm, Benjamin Bihamm@ncsu.edu Biomathematics, North Carolina State University
Handagama, Winode winode.handagama@my.maryvillecollege.edu Chemistry, Maryville College
Horiguchi, Akira ahoriguchi9991@gmail.com Mathematics, University of Maryland
Houser, Jennifer houserjd@goldmail.etsu.edu Mathematics and Statistics, East Tennessee State University
Iyer, Ram ram.iyer@ttu.edu Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Jilkine, Alexandra ajilkine@nd.edu ACMS, University of Notre Dame
Jordan, Kirk kjordan@us.ibm.com Computational Science, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Karagiannis, Tanya tanyakarag4@gmail.com Math, Mount Holyoke College
Keener, James keener@math.utah.edu Mathematics and Bioengineering, University of Utah
kim, bohyun bohyunk@uci.edu Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
Krishna, Nitin nitin.krishna@live.com NIMBioS, NIMBioS
Kurtek, Sebastian kurtek.1@stat.osu.edu Statistics, The Ohio State University
Lancaster, Amanda Lancaster.57@osu.edu Medicine, Ohio State University
Law, Rebecca rmlaw@ncsu.edu Statistics Department, North Carolina State University
Lembcke, Lauren llembcke@iupui.edu Mathematics, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Lin, Shili shili@stat.osu.edu Statistics, The Ohio State University
Liska, Benjamin liska@stolaf.edu Mathematics, St. Olaf College
Liu, Jeanette jmliu@hmc.edu Math, Harvey Mudd College
Mauck, China mauckchi@grinnell.edu Mathematics, Grinnell College
McCarthy, Gregory gm13@hampshire.edu 4CBC, Four College Bio-Math Consortium
McDaniel, Margaret mmcdan15@vols.utk.edu Biochemistry, Cellulaar, and Molecular Biology, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Meyer, Emily emily.m123@gmail.com Mathematics, Pomona College
Milner, Fabio milner@asu.edu School of Mathematics and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University
Molkov, Yaroslav ymolkov@iupui.edu Department of Mathematical Sciences, Indiana University--Purdue University
Moss, Jamal jemoss@ncsu.edu Biomathemathics, North Carolina State University
Murali, Danya dmurali1@umbc.edu Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland Baltimore County
O Hara, Kathy kohara1@vbi.vt.edu Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Pennington, Hannah hannah.pennington412@topper.wku.edu Mathematics, Western Kentucky University
Pennington, Hannah hannah.pennington412@topper.wku.edu Mathematics, Western Kentucky University
Reed, Michael reed@math.duke.edu Mathematics, Duke University
Rogge, Emma emmarogge@gmail.com Applied Mathematics & Biology, Harvard University
Shen, Mo ms7805@nyu.edu Mathematics, New York University
Shiring, Casey shiring.case@uwlax.edu Mathematics, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Sloan, Jeff jsloan@mayo.edu Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic
Stasny, Elizabeth stasny.1@osu.edu Statistics, The Ohio State University
Wang, Yating ywang438@gatech.edu Department of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
Weissman, Jake jw4336@bard.edu Division of Science, Mathematics and Computing: Mathematics and Biology Departments, Bard College
Weistuch, Corey corey.weistuch@stonybrook.edu Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Stony Brook University
Xie, Hehuang davidxie@vbi.vt.edu