Math-Biology REU at UNCG

People involved in the REU

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Main organizers

Jan Rychtar Jan Rychtář, Professor
Research: Game Theory, Mathematical Biology
Web site: http://www.uncg.edu/mat/faculty/rychtar/
Olav Rueppell Olav Rueppell, Professor
Research: Behavioral Genetics, Aging and Demography, Social Insects
Web site: http://www.uncg.edu/~o_ruppel/

Mentors

Igor Erovenko Igor Erovenko, Associate Professor
Research: Game Theory, Mathematical Biology
Web site: http://www.uncg.edu/mat/people/people.php?username=i_eroven
Jonathan Rowell Jonathan Rowell, Assistant Professor
Research: Game Theory, Mathematical Biology
Web site: http://www.uncg.edu/mat/people/people.php?username=jtrowell
Xiaoli Gao Xiaoli Gao, Associate Professor
Research: Statistical Genetics, High Dimension Data
Web site: http://www.uncg.edu/mat/people/people.php?username=x_gao2
Filip Saidak Filip Saidak, Associate Professor
Research: Number Theory, Mathematical Biology
Web site: http://www.uncg.edu/~f_saidak/
David Remington David Remington, Associate Professor
Research: Molecular genetics of plant morphological evolution, plant genomics
Web site: http://biology.uncg.edu/people/David_Remington/
Hyunju Oh Hyunju Oh, Associate Professor, Bennett College
Research: Game Theory, Mathematical Biology

2017

Undergraduate Students Participants

Andrew Brettin Andrew Brettin, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
Research: Vaccination games
Rosa Rossi-Goldthorpe Rosa Rossi-Goldthorpe, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
Research: Vaccination games
Kyle Weishaar Kyle Weishaar, Regis University, Denver, CO
Research: Vaccination games
Aaleah Lancaster Aaleah Lancaster, Bennett College, Greensboro, NC
Research: Vaccination games
Carmen Acosta-Alonzo Carmen Acosta-Alonzo, Bennett College, Greensboro, NC
Research: Vaccination games
Erin Estes Erin Estes, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
Research: Honey bee health
Sara Rubio Correa Sara Rubio Correa, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
Research: Honey bee health
Alfredo Martinez Alfredo Martinez, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
Research: Honey bee health
Eric Sanchez Eric Sanchez, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
Research: Vaccination games
Jonathan Machado Bilbraut Jonathan Machado Bilbraut, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
Research: Vaccination games

Graduate Student Assistants

Michael Leshowitz Michael Leshowitz,
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Prashant Waiker Prashant Waiker,
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

2016

Undergraduate Students Participants

Neil Pritchard Neil Pritchard, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
Research: Vaccination games
Ziaqueria Short Ziaqueria Short, Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, NC
Research: Vaccination Games
Julia Kobe Julia Kobe, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA
Research: Vaccination Games
Ethan Ortega Ethan Ortega, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
Research: Game Theoretical Models of Cancer
Elena Hurlbut Elena Hurlbut, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC
Research: Game Theoretical Models of Cancer
Karen Funderburk Karen Funderburk, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Research: Linkage Mapping Across Apis mellifera Populations
Tim DeLory Tim DeLory, Western State Colorado University, Gunnison, CO
Research: Linkage Mapping Across Apis mellifera Populations
Julia Thompson Julia Thompson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Research: Copy Number Variation Detection
Alicia Feryn Alicia Feryn, University of Portland, Portland, OR
Research: Copy Number Variation Detection

Graduate Student Assistants

Elliott Hollifield Elliott Hollifield,
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Michael Leshowitz Michael Leshowitz,
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

2015

Undergraduate Students Participants

Nina Galanter Nina Galanter, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
Research: Territorial Raider Games
Dennis Silva Dennis Silva, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worchester, MA
Research: Territorial Raider Games
Stephanie Rhoten Stephanie Rhoten, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Research: Vaccination Game Theory
Casey Carter Casey Carter, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
Research: Vaccination Game Theory
Tyler Allee Tyler Allee, Mercer University, Macon, GA
Research: Evolution of Cooperation
Ivanti Galloway Ivanti Galloway, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Research: Evolution of Cooperation
MaLyn Lawhorn MaLyn Lawhorn, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
Research: Comparative Analysis of Transcriptomic Data
Rachel Schomaker Rachel Schomaker, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL
Research: Comparative Analysis of Transcriptomic Data
Jay Saini Jay Saini, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Research: Evolutionary Graph Theory
Anh Nguyen Anh Nguyen, Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, TX
Research: Evolutionary Graph Theory

Graduate Student Assistants

Quinn Morris Quinn Morris,
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Catherine Payne Catherine Payne,
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

2014

Undergraduate Students Participants

Jasmine Everett Jasmine Everett, Bennett College, Greensboro, NC
Research: Cooperation in Age Structured Populations
Eli Thompson Eli Thompson, Miami University, Oxford, OH
Research: Cooperation in Age Structured Populations
Ilona Redding Ilona Redding, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC
Research: Cooperation and Kleptoparasitism
Michael Kelley Michael Kelley, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Research: Cooperation and Kleptoparasitism
Taylor Joseph Taylor Joseph, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Research: Social Dynamics
Marwah Jasim Marwah Jasim, Bennett College, Greensboro, NC
Research: Social Dynamics
Praveen Suthaharan Praveen Suthaharan, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Research: Evolution of Cooperation in Mobile population
David Suarez David Suarez, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Research: Evolution of Cooperation in Mobile population

Graduate Student Assistants

Quinn Morris Quinn Morris,
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Elizabeth Bergen Elizabeth Bergen,
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY