2014 MBI Two Week Undergraduate Summer School

(June 2,2014 - June 13,2014 )

Tutorials, computer labs, and short-term team efforts designed to introduce students to a variety of topics in mathematical biology.

 

Review papers used for Study Groups & Team Investigations:

1) "A Review of Image Denoising Algorithms, With a New One" by Buades, Coll, and Morel, SIAM Review 2005 [Group led by Leopold Matamba Messi]

2) "Exploring Complex Networks" by Steven Strogatz, Nature 2001 [Group led by Deena Schmidt]

3) “How Does the Crayfish Swimmeret System Work? Insights from Nearest-Neighbor Coupled Oscillator Models” by Skinner, Kopell, and Mulloney, JCNS 1997  [Group led by Lucy Spardy]

4) "The Mathematics of Infectious Diseases" by Herbert Hethcote, SIAM Review 2000 [Group led by Joy Zhou]

 
Monday, June 2, 2014
Time Session
09:00 AM
09:30 AM

Program Introductions

09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Morning Tutorial by Jim Keener providing broad overview of Mathematical Biology

12:00 PM
02:00 PM

Lunch Break

02:00 PM
04:00 PM

Afternoon Computer Lab with Lucy Spardy & Joy Zhou

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Morning organizational meetings of study groups & team investigations (with Postdoc facilitators)

12:00 PM
02:00 PM

Lunch Break

02:00 PM
03:00 PM

Tour of the Lumina Next Generation Sequencing lab

03:00 PM
04:30 PM

Free time for students to discuss team investigation possibilities

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Morning tutorial by Dennis Pearl on Statistical Phylogenetics

12:00 PM
02:00 PM

Lunch Break

02:00 PM
04:00 PM

Afternoon computer lab with Dennis Pearl & Paul Blischak

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Morning tutorial by Will Ott on Stochastic Modeling of Gene Networks

12:00 PM
02:00 PM

Lunch Break

02:00 PM
04:00 PM

Afternoon computer lab with Deena Schmidt & Leopold Matamba Messi

Friday, June 6, 2014
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Morning tutorial by Janet Best on Mathematcal Neuroscience

12:00 PM
01:30 PM

Lunch Break

01:30 PM
02:30 PM

Tour of Joe Travers' Neuroscience lab

02:45 PM
04:30 PM

Afternoon computer lab with Lucy Spardy & Leopold Matamba Messi

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Time Session
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Time Session
Monday, June 9, 2014
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Morning tutorial by Winfried Just on Disease Dynamics

12:00 PM
01:30 PM

Lunch Break

01:30 PM
03:30 PM

Afternoon Computer lab with Deena Schmidt & Winfried Just

03:45 PM
05:00 PM

Study group & Team investigation meetings

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Morning free time for students to be working on study group/team investigation projects

12:00 PM
01:30 PM

Lunch Break

01:30 PM
02:30 PM

Tour of Biodiversity Museum (buses leave MBI at 1:30 - tour starts at 1:45)

02:45 PM
03:45 PM

Tour of Libby Marschall's

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Morning meetings of study groups & team investigations (with Postdoc facilitators)

12:00 PM
02:00 PM

Lunch Break

02:00 PM
03:30 PM

Tour of Wetlands Research Park (buses leave MBI at 2:00 - tour starts at 2:15)

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Morning tutorial by Sebastian Kurtek on Statistical Image Analysis

12:00 PM
01:30 PM

Lunch Break

01:30 PM
03:30 PM

Afternoon computer lab with Leopold Matamba Messi & Deena Schmidt

03:45 PM
05:00 PM

Report back on lessons learned in team investigations (with Postdoc facilitators)

Friday, June 13, 2014
Time Session
09:30 AM
12:00 PM

Morning tutorial by Hal Smith on Species Competition Models

12:00 PM
01:30 PM

Lunch Break

01:30 PM
03:30 PM

Afternoon computer lab with Joy Zhou & Lucy Spardy

03:30 PM
04:00 PM

Program wrap-up and group picture

Name Affiliation
Biegel, Hannah biegel15@up.edu Mathematics, University of Portland
Bradford, Angelle bradford.751@buckeyemail.osu.edu Mathematics, The Ohio State University
Duncan, William wduncan@andrew.cmu.edu Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
Edwards, Madeline medwards13@elon.edu Mathematics, Elon University
Eisner, Chris eisner.18@buckeyemail.osu.edu Mathematics, The Ohio State University
Fan, Hong fan.178@buckeyemail.osu.edu Mathematics, The Ohio State University
Horiguchi, Akira ahoriguchi9991@gmail.com Mathematics, University of Maryland
Houser, Jennifer houserjd@goldmail.etsu.edu Mathematics and Statistics, East Tennessee State University
Hu, Yue hu.559@buckeyemail.osu.edu Mathematics, The Ohio State University
kim, bohyun bohyunk@uci.edu Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
Lembcke, Lauren llembcke@iupui.edu Mathematics, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Liska, Benjamin liska@stolaf.edu Mathematics, St. Olaf College
Lou, Shuyuan lou.59@buckeyemail.osu.edu Mathematics, The Ohio State University
Machiraju, Gautam gmachiraju@berkeley.edu Mathematical Biology, University of California Berkeley
Machiraju, Siddharth smachiraju@berkeley.edu Biostatistics, University of California Berkeley
Mauck, China mauckchi@grinnell.edu Mathematics, Grinnell College
Murali, Danya dmurali1@umbc.edu Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Rice, Edwin race.565@osu.edu Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University
Rivera-Colindres, Roberto rivera-colindres.1@buckeyemail.osu.edu Mathematics, The Ohio State 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
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