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Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)- Modeling and Simulation in Systems Biology (MSSB)

Primary Institution: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Affiliation: Virginia Tech
City: Blacksburg
State: VA
Job Duration: May 26 - July 31, 2009 (10 weeks)
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Computer Science, Mathematics & Biology
Description: The scientific focus of the program is the modeling and simulation of biological networks, ranging from intracellular biochemical networks to networks at the organism level and the population level, through the study of the spread of epidemics in social networks.  The program is a partnership between the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) and the Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Mathematics (ICAM) at Virginia Tech.

VBI is a multidisciplinary research institute integrating quantitative and experimental approaches to biological systems.  ICAM focuses on interdisciplinary research and education, brining together mathematics, engineering, and the sciences.
Stipend: provided
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
library use, sports facilities, social activities & more
Application Deadline: 02/06/2009
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Biomath Program Coordinator
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Washington Street (0477)
Blacksburg, VA 24061