From NIMBios. org .  June 10, 2019

Knoxville, TN — The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) is pleased to announce that Cassandra Azeredo-Tseng, a student in biochemistry and applied math at the New College of Florida, has been selected for its highly competitive Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (SRE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT).
The NIMBioS SRE program runs for eight weeks, from June 4-July 26, and includes 18 undergraduates from universities across the United States. Participants receive free university apartment-style housing, a stipend of $4,500 and some support for travel to and from Knoxville. Participants work in teams with NIMBioS postdoctoral researchers and UT faculty on research at the interface of mathematics and biology. This year’s projects range from modeling the opioid epidemic, investigating climate change as a driver of change in human-wildlife interactions, understanding cell differentiation in cancer pathogenesis, and more. Full details about the NIMBioS SRE program and the complete list of this year’s participants can be found at

Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is a top-ranked public liberal arts college and the state’s Honors College of Florida. New College prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement by providing a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers 45 undergraduate majors in arts, humanities and sciences, a master’s degree program in applied data science, and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

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