Math-Biology REU at UNCG

Results

Papers

    2017 REU

  1. A. Brettin, R. Rossi-Goldthorpe, K. Weishaar, I. V. Erovenko, Ebola could be eradicated through voluntary vaccination. Royal Society Open Science 5:171591. pdf
  2. A. Martinez, J. Machado, E. Sanchez, I. V. Erovenko, Optimal vaccination strategies to reduce endemic levels of meningitis in Africa. In preparation.
  3. 2016 REU

  4. J. Kobe*, N. Pritchard*, Z. Short*, I.V. Erovenko, J. Rychtář, J. T. Rowell; A Game-Theoretic Model of Cholera With Optimal Personal Protection Strategies, submitted to Bulletin of Mathematical Biology
  5. Timothy DeLory, Karen Funderburk, Samantha McPherson, Christian Pirk, Érica Weinstein Teixeira, Cecilia Costa, Bjørn Dahle, Steven Coy and Olav Rueppell: Comparative Analyses of Genome-Wide Recombination Patterns in Different Populations of the Honey Bee. Apis mellifera, in preparation
  6. 2015 REU

  7. Galanter, N., Silva, D., Rowell, J., Rychtar, J.: The Territorial Raider Model Applied to Multi-Group Interactions, accepted in Journal of Theoretical Biology 412 (2017), 100-106 , doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.10.007 pdf
  8. Galanter, N., Silva, D., Rowell, J., Rychtar, J.: The Territorial Raider Game and Graph Derangements, accepted in Discrete Applied Mathematics pdf
  9. Nguyen, A., Saini, J., Rowell, J., Rychtar, J.: Cooperation in Finite Populations: Being Alone Helps, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics 19 (4), 799-809 pdf
  10. Chelsea M. Lawhorn, Rachel Schomaker, Jonathan T. Rowell, and Olav Rueppell: Simple Comparisons of Differentially Expressed Gene Lists May Overestimate Gene Overlap, Journal of Computational Biology, accepted
  11. 2014 REU

  12. Thompson, E., Everett, J., Rowell, J., Rueppell, O., Rychtar, J. The Effects of Memory and Neighborhood Size on the Evolution of Cooperation, Letters in Biomathematics 2015 2:1, 67-78, DOI: 10.1080/23737867.2015.1090890 pdf
  13. Suarez, D., Suthaharan, P., Rowell, J., & Rychtar, J. "Evolution of Cooperation in Mobile Populations," Spora 1 (2015), 2-7 pdf
  14. Rowell, J. & Rychtar, J. "Cooperative Behavior in Theory and Practice: Leading Undergraduate Research in Behavioral Mathematical Biology," Letter in Biomathematics 2(2015), 29-45. DOI: 10.1080/23737867.2015.1035571 pdf
  15. I. Redding*, M. Kelley*, J. Rowell, J. Rychtář A Continuous Ideal Free Distribution Approach to the Dynamics of Selfish, Cooperative, and Kleptoparasitic Populations, Royal Society Open Science 3: 160788. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160788 pdf
  16. Joseph, Taylor, J. Rowell, M. Jasim, and J. Rychtar. Theory of Societal Evolution. in preparation

Student Presentations

    2017 REU

  1. A. Brettin, R. Rossi-Goldthorpe, K. Weishaar, Ebola could be eradicated through voluntary vaccination. Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium; Council on Undergraduate Research, Alexandria, VA. October 2017.
  2. A. Martinez, J. Machado, E. Sanchez, Optimal vaccination strategies to reduce endemic levels of meningitis in Africa. Summer STEM Research Symposium, Whitworth University. October 2017.
  3. J. Machado, A. Martinez, E. Sanchez, Optimal vaccination strategies to reduce endemic levels of meningitis in Africa. 13th UNCG RMSC, UNCG. November 2017.
  4. C. Acosta-Alonzo, A. Lancaster, Optimal vaccination strategies for combating S. Typhi transmission in South Asia. 13th UNCG RMSC, UNCG. November 2017.
  5. S. Rubio-Correa, E. Estes, O. Rueppell, Social Interactions of Apis mellifera and IAPV transmission. 13th UNCG RMSC, UNCG. November 2017.
  6. A. Brettin, K. Weishaar, R. Rossi-Goldthorpe, Ebola could be eradicated through voluntary vaccination. Ninth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics at NIMBioS, University of Tennessee. November 2017.
  7. J. Machado, A. Martinez, E. Sanchez, Optimal vaccination strategies to reduce endemic levels of meningitis in Africa. Ninth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics at NIMBioS, University of Tennessee. November 2017.
  8. E. Estes, S. Rubio-Correa, B. Joyce: Social Networks in honey bees and IAPV transmission. Winthrop University Joint REU minisymposium, July 2017.
  9. C. Acosta-Alonzo, A. Lancaster, Optimal vaccination strategies for combating S. Typhi transmission in South Asia. Winthrop University Joint REU minisymposium, July 2017.
  10. A. Brettin, K. Weishaar, R. Rossi-Goldthorpe, Ebola could be eradicated through voluntary vaccination. Winthrop University Joint REU minisymposium, July 2017
  11. J. Machado, A. Martinez, E. Sanchez, Optimal vaccination strategies to reduce endemic levels of meningitis in Africa. Winthrop University Joint REU minisymposium, July 2017
  12. E. Estes, S. Rubio-Correa, B. Joyce: Social Networks and IAPV transmission in honey bees. NC State University Joint REU minisymposium, July 2017.
  13. C. Acosta-Alonzo, A. Lancaster, Optimal vaccination strategies for combating S. Typhi transmission in South Asia. NC State University Joint REU minisymposium, July 2017.
  14. A. Brettin, K. Weishaar, R. Rossi-Goldthorpe, Ebola could be eradicated through voluntary vaccination. NC State University Joint REU minisymposium, July 2017
  15. J. Machado, A. Martinez, E. Sanchez, Optimal vaccination strategies to reduce endemic levels of meningitis in Africa. NC State University Joint REU minisymposium, July 2017
  16. 2016 REU

  17. Funderburk K., DeLory T., Rueppell O., Genomic recombination across 6 populations of A. mellifera. 11th Annual Carolyn & Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo, April 10, 2017, UNCG, Greensboro, NC.
  18. Funderburk K., DeLory T., Rueppell O., Genomic recombination across 6 populations of A. mellifera. 13th Southern Appalachian Honeybee Research Consortium Symposium, Greensboro, NC.
  19. Neil Pritchard, Julia Kobe, Ziaquiria Short: A Game-Theoretical Model of Cholera With Optimal Personal Protection Strategies, NIMBioS Undergraduate Math Biology conference, Knoxville, TN, 2016
  20. Julia Thompson and Alicia Feryn: Detecting Copy Number Variations, International Conference of Undergraduate Research, UNCG location, September 2016
  21. Julia Thompson and Alicia Feryn: Detecting Copy Number Variations, Joint UNCG, NCA&T and Winthrop University REU minisymposium, July 15, 2016
  22. Neil Pritchard, Julia Kobe, Ziaquiria Short: A Game-Theoretical Model of Cholera With Optimal Personal Protection Strategies, Joint UNCG, NCA&T and Winthrop University REU minisymposium, July 15, 2016
  23. Elena Hurlbut and Ethan Ortega: Game theoretical model of cancer dynamics with four cell populations, Joint UNCG, NCA&T and Winthrop University REU minisymposium, July 15, 2016
  24. Tim DeLory and Karen Funderburk: Building a Linkage Map Across Five Apis mellifera Populations: Physical and Digital Concepts, Joint UNCG, NCA&T and Winthrop University REU minisymposium, July 15, 2016
  25. Julia Thompson and Alicia Feryn: Detecting Copy Number Variations, Joint REUs minisymposium, NC State University, June 17, 2016.
  26. Neil Pritchard, Julia Kobe, Ziaquiria Short: A Game-theoretical model of Cholera With Optimal Vaccination Strategies, Joint REUs minisymposium, NC State University, June 17, 2016.
  27. Elena Hurlbut and Ethan Ortega: Game Theory of Cancer Cells, Joint REUs minisymposium, NC State University, June 17, 2016.
  28. Tim DeLory and Karen Funderburk: Building a Linkage Map Across Five Apis mellifera Populations: Physical and Digital Concepts, Joint REUs minisymposium, NC State University, June 17, 2016.
  29. 2015 REU

  30. Nina Galanter, Dennis Silva Jr., Jonathan Rowell, and Jan Rychtar: The Territorial Raider Model with Strategic Movement and Multi-Group Interactions. Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics, Lincoln, NE January 31, 2016
  31. Nina Galanter and Dennis Silva, Jr.: The Territorial Raider Model with Strategic Movement and Multi-Group Interactions, JMM, January 6-9, 2016. Seattle, WA
  32. Anh Nguyen, Jay Saini, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Evolutionary Games on Graphs, JMM, January 6-9, 2016. Seattle, WA
  33. MaLyn Lawhorn and Rachel Schomaker: Comparative Analysis of Transcriptomic Data Accounting for Variation in Gene Flexibility, JMM, January 6-9, 2016. Seattle, WA
  34. Casey Carter, Stephanie Rhoten, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Modeling the Effect of Voluntary and Involuntary Quarantine on the Spread of Infectious Diseases Fifth International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics, December 1-4, 2015, Clearwater Beach, FL, USA
  35. Charles Allee, Ivanti Galloway: Evolution of Cooperation, The 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, November 21-22, 2015. Knoxville, TN
  36. MaLyn Lawhorn and Rachel Schomaker: Comparative Analysis of Transcriptomic Data Accounting for Variation in Gene Flexibility, The 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, November 21-22, 2015. Knoxville, TN
  37. Nina Galanter and Dennis Silva, Jr.: The Territorial Raider Model with Strategic Movement and Multi-Group Interactions, UNCG RMSC, November 7, 2015.
  38. MaLyn Lawhorn and Rachel Schomaker: Comparative Analysis of Transcriptomic Data Accounting for Variation in Gene Flexibility, UNCG RMSC, November 7, 2015.
  39. Casey Carter and Stephanie Rhoten: Modeling the Effect of Voluntary and Involuntary Quarantine on the Spread of Infectious Diseases UNCG RMSC, November 7, 2015.
  40. Charles Allee, Ivanti Galloway: Evolution of Cooperation, UNCG RMSC, November 7, 2015.
  41. Anh Nguyen, Jay Saini: Evolutionary Games on Graphs, UNCG RMSC, November 7, 2015.
  42. Nina Galanter, Dennis Silva Jr., Jonathan Rowell, and Jan Rychtar: The Territorial Raider Model with Strategic Movement and Multi-Group Interactions, International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Education and Research, Normal, Il, October 9-11, 2015
  43. Jay Saini: Evolutionary Games on Graphs, International Conference of Undergraduate Research, September 29, 2015. http://www.icurportal.com/
  44. David Suarez: Evolution of Cooperation Among Mobile Populations, International Conference of Undergraduate Research, September 29, 2015. http://www.icurportal.com/
  45. Ivanti Galloway: Evolution of Cooperation, International Conference of Undergraduate Research, September 29, 2015. http://www.icurportal.com/
  46. MaLyn Lawhorn, Rachel Schomaker, Jonathan Rowell, Olav Rueppell: Comparative Analysis of Transcriptomic Data Accounting for Variation in Gene Flexibility, Joint UNCG NCA&T REUs minisymposium, UNCG, July 17, 2015.
  47. Tyler Allee, Ivanti Galloway, Jonathan Rowell : Evolution of Cooperation, Joint UNCG NCA&T REUs minisymposium, UNCG, July 17, 2015.
  48. Casey Carter and Stephanie Rhoten, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Expanding the SIR Model to Incorporate Quarantine, Joint UNCG NCA&T REUs minisymposium, UNCG, July 17, 2015.
  49. Anh Nguyen, Jay Saini, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychar: Evolutionary Games on Graphs, Joint REUs minisymposium, Joint UNCG NCA&T REUs minisymposium, UNCG, July 17, 2015.
  50. Nina Galanter, Dennis Silva, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Machine Learning, Nash Equilibria, and Derangements: Playing the Territorial Raider Game on Graphs, Joint UNCG NCA&T REUs minisymposium, UNCG, July 17, 2015.
  51. MaLyn Lawhorn, Rachel Schomaker, Jonathan Rowell, Olav Rueppell: Comparative Analysis of Transcriptomic Data Accounting for Variation in Gene Flexibility, Joint REUs minisymposium, Winthrop University, July 10, 2015.
  52. Tyler Allee, Ivanti Galloway, Jonathan Rowell : Evolution of Cooperation, Joint REUs minisymposium, Winthrop University, July 10, 2015.
  53. Casey Carter and Stephanie Rhoten, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Expanding the SIR Model to Incorporate Quarantine, Joint REUs minisymposium, Winthrop University, July 10, 2015.
  54. Anh Nguyen, Jay Saini, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychar: Evolutionary Games on Graphs, Joint REUs minisymposium, Winthrop University, July 10, 2015.
  55. Nina Galanter, Dennis Silva, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Machine Learning, Nash Equilibria, and Derangements: Playing the Territorial Raider Game on Graphs, Joint REUs minisymposium, Winthrop University, July 10, 2015.
  56. MaLyn Lawhorn, Rachel Schomaker, Jonathan Rowell, Olav Rueppell: Comparative Analysis of Transcriptomic Data Accounting for Variation in Gene Flexibility, Joint REUs minisymposium, NC State University, June 24, 2015.
  57. Tyler Allee, Ivanti Galloway, Jonathan Rowell : Evolution of Cooperation, Joint REUs minisymposium, NC State University, June 24, 2015.
  58. Casey Carter and Stephanie Rhoten, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Expanding the SIR Model to Incorporate Quarantine, Joint REUs minisymposium, NC State University, June 24, 2015.
  59. Anh Nguyen, Jay Saini, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychar: Evolutionary Games on Graphs, Joint REUs minisymposium, NC State University, June 24, 2015.
  60. Nina Galanter, Dennis Silva, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Machine Learning, Nash Equilibria, and Derangements: Playing the Territorial Raider Game on Graphs, Joint REUs minisymposium, NC State University, June 24, 2015.
  61. MaLyn Lawhorn, Rachel Schomaker, Jonathan Rowell, Olav Rueppell: Comparative Analysis of Transcriptomic Data Accounting for Variation in Gene Flexibility, Math biology minisymposium, Duke University, June 18, 2015.
  62. Tyler Allee, Ivanti Galloway, Jonathan Rowell : Evolution of Cooperation, Math biology minisymposium, Duke University, June 18, 2015.
  63. Casey Carter and Stephanie Rhoten, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Expanding the SIR Model to Incorporate Quarantine, Math biology minisymposium, Duke University, June 18, 2015.
  64. Anh Nguyen, Jay Saini, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychar: Evolutionary Games on Graphs, Math biology minisymposium, Duke University, June 18, 2015.
  65. Nina Galanter, Dennis Silva, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Machine Learning, Nash Equilibria, and Derangements: Playing the Territorial Raider Game on Graphs, Math biology minisymposium, Duke University, June 18, 2015.
  66. 2014 REU

  67. Michael Kelley, Ilona Redding, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Friend or Foe? A Continuous Ideal Free Distribution Approach to Dynamics of Individualistic, Cooperative, and Kleptoparasitic Populations, January 10-13, 2015, JMM meeting, San Antonio, TX
  68. Eli Thompson, Jasmine Everett, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Neighborhood Size and Memory Effects in a Spatial PD Game, January 10-13, 2015, JMM meeting, San Antonio, TX
  69. Michael Kelley, Ilona Redding, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Friend or Foe? A Continuous Ideal Free Distribution Approach to Dynamics of Individualistic, Cooperative, and Kleptoparasitic Populations, November 7-8, 2014, AMS-SE meeting, UNCG, Greensboro, NC
  70. Michael Kelley, Ilona Redding, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Friend or Foe? A Continuous Ideal Free Distribution Approach to Dynamics of Individualistic, Cooperative, and Kleptoparasitic Populations November 1-2, 2014, Sixth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, Knoxville, TN
  71. David Suarez, Praveen Suthaharan, Elizabeth Bergen, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Influence of Individual's Mobility and Neighborhood Size on the Evolution of Cooperation, The 10th Annual UNCG RMSC conference, November 1, 2014, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA
  72. Jasmine Everett, Eli Thompson, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Interaction Neighborhoods and Memory Effects in a Spatial Prisoner's Dilemma Game, The 10th Annual UNCG RMSC conference, November 1, 2014, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA
  73. David Suarez, Praveen Suthaharan, Elizabeth Bergen, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Greater Mobility and Larger Neighborhood Size Inhibit the Evolution of Cooperation, 2014 International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, October 10-12, 2014, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
  74. Praveen Suthaharan, David Suarez, Elizabeth Bergen, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Evolution of Cooperation in Mobile Populations, 2014 Behavioral Ecology Education and Research, October 10-12, 2014, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA
  75. Taylor Joseph, Marwah Jasim, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Theory of Societal Evolution, July 18, 2014, Joint NCAT-UNCG REU minisymposium, Greensboro, NC
  76. Eli Thompson, Jasmine Everett, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Age Structured Populations and the Evolution of Cooperation, July 18, 2014, Joint Joint NCAT-UNCG REU minisymposium, Greensboro, NC
  77. Ilona Redding, Michael Kelley, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Ideal Free Distributions, July 18, 2014, Joint Joint NCAT-UNCG REU minisymposium, Greensboro, NC
  78. Praveen Suthaharan, David Suarez, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Evolution of Cooperation in mobile populations, July 18, 2014, Joint Joint NCAT-UNCG REU minisymposium, Greensboro, NC
  79. Taylor Joseph, Marwah Jasim, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Theory of Societal Evolution, July 11, 2014, Joint UNCG-Winthrop Math-Biology REU minisymposium, Greensboro, NC
  80. Eli Thompson, Jasmine Everett, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Age Structured Populations and the Evolution of Cooperation, July 11, 2014, Joint UNCG-Winthrop Math-Biology REU minisymposium, Greensboro, NC
  81. Ilona Redding, Michael Kelley, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Ideal Free Distributions, July 11, 2014, Joint UNCG-Winthrop Math-Biology REU minisymposium, Greensboro, NC
  82. Praveen Suthaharan, David Suarez, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Evolution of Cooperation in mobile populations, July 11, 2014, Joint UNCG-Winthrop Math-Biology REU minisymposium, Greensboro, NC
  83. Taylor Joseph, Marwah Jasim, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Theory of Societal Evolution, June 19, 2014, Duke University Math-Biology REU minisymposium, Durham, NC
  84. Eli Thompson, Jasmine Everett, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Age Structured Populations and the Evolution of Cooperation, June 19, 2014, Duke University Math-Biology REU minisymposium, Durham, NC
  85. Ilona Redding, Michael Kelley, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Ideal Free Distributions, June 19, 2014, Duke University Math-Biology REU minisymposium, Durham, NC
  86. Praveen Suthaharan, David Suarez, Jonathan Rowell, Jan Rychtar: Evolution of Cooperation in mobile populations, June 19, 2014, Duke University Math-Biology REU minisymposium, Durham, NC

Other presentations

  1. Jonathan Rowell: Cooperative Behavior in Theory and Practice: Leading Undergraduate Research in Behavioral Mathematical Biology, 2014 Behavioral Ecology Education and Research, October 10-12, 2014, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA

Successes

  1. Andrew Brettin was accepted for the Rutgers University REU summer 2018
  2. Julia Kobe was accepted into Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, summer program in biostatistics and computational biology, summer 2017
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  4. Nina Galanter won the Goldwater Scholarship (April 2017)
  5. O. Rueppell has won a CUR mentor award (Biology division, mid career)
  6. D. Suarez won the third place in the Sciences & Professional Schools of the UNCG Honors Symposium for the "Honors Undergraduate Research Paper Prize".
  7. For 2015, E. Thompson got accepted into study in Budapest,
  8. T. Jopseph got accepted into University of Georgia REU in 2015.
  9. D. Suarez got accepted into NC State REU in 2015.
  10. M. Kelley was accepted UC Merced graduate program
  11. I. Redding was accepted in UNC Wilmington graduate program