Department of Mathematics and Statistics

NSF Math-Bio Undergraduate Fellowship

Results

Presentation: A Slice of Pi

Awards

  • Caitlin Ross won the award for the Outstanding Student Presentation during 9th annual UNCG RMSC, November 2013
  • Tracy Spears Gill won the first place for the Best oral presentation during BigSURs, April 2013
  • Thomas Parrish won the third place for the Best Student Presentation during 8th annual UNCG RMSC, November 2012
  • Anna Tuck, Tracy Spears, Caitlin Ross received the Best Paper Award for Undergraduate Presenters at AICS 2012 conference
  • Anna Tuck, Tracy Spears, Caitlin Ross, David Sykes and Thomas Parrish received the NSF Young Researcher Awards to present at AICS 2012 conference
  • Anna Tuck received the UNCG Student Excellence Award (2011)
  • David Schuchart won the first place for the Best Student Presentation during 6th annual UNCG RMSC, November 2010
  • Stephen Meier won the second place for the Best Student Presentation during 6th annual UNCG RMSC, November 2010
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  • Meghan Fitzgerald was awarded the Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation, May 2010
  • Meghan Fitzgerald were the Harter Award finalists, UNCG, April 2010
  • Erin Raspet won an award for outstanding undergraduate student presentation at the North Carolina Academy of Sciences, Greensboro, March 2010
  • Team of PIs (Chhetri, Crowe, Gupta, Remington, Rueppell and Rychtář) was selected as the UNCG CAS Featured Scholars, Fall 2009.
  • Olav Rueppell received the UNCG Research Excellence Award 2009
  • Robert Gove and Meghan Fitzgerald were the Harter Award finalists, UNCG, May 2009
  • Matthew Wilhelm and Meghan Fitzgerald received the UNCG Student Excellence Award (2009), the highest award for an undergraduate student. May 2009
  • Robert Gove wins the Patterson award for the best undergraduate presentation at the MAA conference in Nashville, TN, March 2009
  • Robert Gove won First Place Research Paper Prize in the Social, Physical, and Applied Sciences category of the UNCG Honors Symposium, February 2009
  • Miranda Hayworth won first price in the Genesis competition for undergraduate poster presentations at the Annual Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society, August 2008
  • Miranda Hayworth won the second place in the Harter Award competition, UNCG, May 2008
  • Amy Roop, Miranda Hayworth and Robert Gove received the UNCG Student Excellence Award (2008), the highest award for an undergraduate student. May 2008
  • Miranda Hayworth received The John Bowley Derieux Research Award: 1 st place in Poster Competition, 105 th Annual North Carolina Academy of the Sciences Meeting
  • Miranda Hayworth received The John Bowley Derieux Research Award: 2 nd place in Zoology Speech Competition, 105 th Annual North Carolina Academy of the Sciences Meeting
  • Meghan Fitzgerald receives the Patterson award for the best undergraduate presentation at the MAA conference in Charleston, SC, March 2008
  • Miranda Hayworth won an award for outstanding undergraduate student presentation at the North Carolina Academy of Sciences
  • Brian Stadler won an award for outstanding undergraduate student presentation at the International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, UNCG, October 12-14, 2007

Papers

  1. Ross C. R., Rychtar J., Rueppell O. (in preparation 2013) Life history structure affects the evolution of cooperation. In preparation for Proc. R. Soc. London B.
  2. DeFelice D. S., Ross C., Simone-Finstrom M., Sukumalan and P., Rueppell O. (in preparation 2013) Geographic Variation in Polyandry of the Eastern Honey Bee, Apis cerana. In preparation for Naturwissenschaften.
  3. Broom, M., Rychtar, J., & Sykes, D. (submitted 2013). "Kleptoparasitic interactions under asymmetric resource valuation," Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena
  4. Dixon L. R.*, Kuster R.D.*, Rueppell O. (in press 2013) Reproduction, social behavior, and aging trajectories in honey bee workers. AGE. doi:10.1007/s11357-013-9546-7.
  5. Sat Gupta, Anna Tuck, Tracy Spears Gill and Mary Crowe (in press 2013): Optional unrelated-question randomized response models, Involve
  6. Tracy Spears Gill, Anna Tuck, Sat Gupta, Mary Crowe, Jennifer Figueroa (2013): A Field Test of Optional Unrelated Question Randomized Response Models: Estimates of Risky Sexual Behaviors Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, in press.
  7. Ross C. R.*, Rueppell O., Rychtar J. (2013) A spatially organized population model to study the evolution of cooperation in species with discrete life-history stages. Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, in press.
  8. Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell, Thomas Parrish, Sebastian Pauli (in press 2013) Application of Object Tracking in Video Recordings to the Observation of Mice in the Wild. Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, in press.
  9. Crowe, M., Rychtar, J., Rueppell, O., Chhetri, M., Remington, D., Sat Gupta (in press, 2013). Proving the proof- interdisciplinary undergraduate research positively impacts students. Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics.
  10. Broom, M., Rychtar, J., & Sykes, D. (in press, 2013). The effect of information on payoffs in kleptoparasitic interactions. Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics.
  11. Crowe, ML, Raspet, E., Rychtar, J., and Gupta, S. (2013): Effect of Density and Extra Dung on Brood Parasitism in the Dung Beetle, Onthophagus taurus, Journal of Insect Behavior 26 (2), 253-259
  12. Page R.E., Rueppell O., Amdam G.V. (2012) Genetics of reproduction and regulation of honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) social behavior. Annual Review of Genetics, 46: 97-119. doi:10.1146/annurev-genet-110711-155610, PMID: 22934646
  13. Page R.E., Fondrk M.K., Rueppell O. (2012) Complex pleiotropy characterizes the pollen hoarding syndrome in honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 66: 1459-1466. doi:10.1007/s00265-012-1400-x. PMID: 23226916
  14. Rueppell, O., Meier., S. & Deutsch, R.C. (2012) ``Multiple Mating but not Recombination Causes Quantitative Increase in Offspring Genetic Diversity for Varying Genetic Architectures.'' PloSone 7.10 (2012): e47220.
  15. Munday M., Rinderer T.E., Rueppell O. (2012) Worker ovary size and activation of Russian honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). Journal of Apicultural Research, 51: 147-149. doi: 10.3896/IBRA.1.51.1.21
  16. Dixon, L.R, McQuage, M.R.*, Lonon, E.J., Buehler, D., Seck, O.*, Rueppell, O. (2012) Pleiotropy of segregating genetic variants that affect honey bee worker life expectancy. Experimental Gerontology, 47: 631-637. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exger.2012.05.017
  17. R. P. Gove, W. Chen, N.B. Zweber, R. Erwin, J. Rychtář, and D. L. Remington (2012) - Effects of causal networks on the structure and stability of resource allocation trait correlations, Journal of Theoretical biology, 293, 1-14
  18. Patterson, J. W. & Richter, S. J. "Estimating P-values for Randomization Tests". Submitted to the Journal of Data Science, June, 2011.
  19. Graham, A.M, Munday, M.D., Kaftanoglu, O., Page R.E. JR., Amdam G.V., Rueppell, O. (2011) Support for the reproductive ground plan hypothesis of social evolution and major QTL for ovary traits of Africanized worker honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). BMC Evolutionary Biology,11: 95. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-95
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  23. M. Wilhelm, M. Chhetri, J. Rychtář, O. Rueppell (2011) - A Game Theoretical Analysis of the Mating Sign Behavior in the Honey bee, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 73, 626-638
  24. M. Broom, J. Rychtář (2011) - Kleptoparasitic melees - modelling food stealing featuring contests with multiple individuals, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 73, 683-699
  25. Rueppell O., Metheny J.D., Linksvayer T.A., Fondrk M.K., Page R.E. Jr., Amdam G.V. (2011) Genetic architecture of ovary size and asymmetry in European honey bee workers. Heredity, 106: 894-903. doi:10.1038/hdy.2010.138, PMID: 21048673
  26. M. Broom, C.~Hadjichrysanthou, J. Rychtář, B. Stadler* (2010) - Two results on evolutionary processes on general non-directed graphs, Proc. R. Soc. A 2010 466(2121), 2795-2798. ( doi: 10.1098/rspa.2010.0067)
  27. M. Broom, M. Crowe, M. Fitzgerald*, J. Rychtář (2010) - The stochastic modelling of kleptoparasitism using a Markov process, Journal of Theoretical Biology 2010, 264(2):266-272, doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2010.01.012
  28. Rueppell O., Hayworth* M.K., Ross* N.P. (2010) Altruistic self-removal of health-compromised honey bee workers from their hive. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 23: 1538-1546. doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2010.02022.x
  29. M. Broom, R. Luther, J. Rychtář (2009) - A Hawk-Dove game in kleptoparasitic populations, Journal of Combinatorics, Information & System Science 2009 (4), 449-462.
  30. M. Broom, J. Rychtář (2009) - A game theoretical model of kleptoparasitism with incomplete information, Journal of Mathematical Biology 2009 (59) 631-649
  31. R. Gove, M. Hayworth, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell - Division of labour and social insect colony performance in relation to task and mating number under two alternative response threshold models. Insectes Sociaux, 56: 319-331. doi: 10.1007/s00040-009-0028-y
  32. M. Hayworth, N. Johnson, M. Wilhelm, R. Gove, J. Metheny, O. Rueppell - Added weights lead to reduced flight behavior and mating success in polyandrous honey bee queens (Apis mellifera). Ethology, 115: 698-706. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2009.01655.x
  33. M. Broom, J. Rychtář, B. Stadler* - Evolutionary Dynamics on Small-Order Graphs, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics 2009 (12), 129-140
  34. S. Grundman*, L. Komarkova, J. Rychtář - A Hawk-Dove game in finite kleptoparasitic populations, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics 2009 (12), 181-201
  35. M. Crowe, M. Fitzgerald*, D. Remington, J. Rychtář - On deterministic and stochastic models of kleptoparasitism, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics 2009 (12), 161-180
  36. M. Chhetri, N. Johnson*, O. Rueppell, J. Rychtář - Revisiting the variance-based selection model of diploid drone production for multiple mating in honey bees, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics 2009 (12), 141-160
  37. M. Broom, J. Rychtář - An analysis of the fixation probability of a mutant on special classes of non-direction graphs, in press in Proc. Royal. Soc. London, Ser. A 2008 (464), 2609-2627
  38. M. Crowe, M. Fitzgerald*, D. Remington, G. Ruxton, J. Rychtář - Game Theoretic Model of Brood Parasitism in a dung beete Ontophagus taurus, Journal of Evolutionary Ecology, DOI 10.1007/s10682-008-9271-3
  39. O. Rueppell, N. Johnson*, J. Rychtář - Variance-Based Selection May Explain Mating Patterns in Social Insects, Biology Letters 2008 (4), 270-273
  40. M. Broom, J. Rychtář, C. Sykes* - The evolution of kleptoparasitism under adaptive dynamics without restrictions, Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics, 2008 (11), No 4, 479-494.
  41. J. Rychtář, B. Stadler* - Evolutionary Dynamics on Small-World Networks, International Journal of Mathematics Sciences, 2 (1), 2008, 1-4.
  42. R. Gove*, J. Rychtář - On the exponential function, Mathematical Spectrum 2009 (41) 116-122
  43. R. Gove* (mentored by J. Rychtář) - A slice of Pi, Explorations, 2007

Oral Presentations

  • International:

    1. December 2013, Rychtar J: Math biology research for UNCG undergraduate students, New Delhi University, India
    2. 2013. G.Wasserberg, I. Duncan, A. Eury , C.Smyth. The significance of vector-host coupling in the control of sand fly borne diseases. The Kuvin Center for Infectious and Tropical Diseases. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
    3. 2013. G.Wasserberg, I. Duncan, A. Eury , C.Smyth. The significance of vector-host coupling in predicting the dynamics and control of vector-borne diseases. Department of Evolution, Haifa University. Haifa, Israel.
    4. May 2013, Rychtar, J. Producer-scrounger games. Oxford University, Center of Mathematical Biology seminar, Oxford, United Kingdom.
    5. May 2013, Rychtar, J. Producer-scrounger games and the effect of fighting cost. Modelling Biological Evolution 2013: Recent Progress, Current Challenges and Future Directions, Leicester, United Kingdom.
    6. January 2013, Rychtar, J. (2013). The effect of information asymmetry in Producer-Scrounger games. 2013 Joint Mathematics Meeting, San Diego, California.
    7. January 2013, Sykes, D. & Rychtar, J. (2013). Cost-Benefit Analysis of Kleptoparasitic Interactions. 2013 Joint Mathematics Meeting, San Diego, California.
    8. December 2012, Parrish, T., Pauli, S., Kalcounis-Rueppell, M. Behavioral Studies of P. californicus and P. boylii Through Automated Video Processing, International Conference on Statistics and Informatics in Agriculural Research, New Delhi, India.
    9. December 2012, David Sykes, Jan Rychtar: Optimal Strategies in Kleptoparasitic Interactions, International Conference on Statistics and Informatics in Agriculural Research, New Delhi, India.
    10. December 2012, Caitlin Ross, Jan Rychtar, Olav Rueppell: How the Evolution of Altruism is Affected by Various Aging Structures, International Conference on Statistics and Informatics in Agriculural Research, New Delhi, India.
    11. December 2012, Tracy Spears Gill, Anna Tuck, Sat Gupta: Applying Optional Unrelated-Question Randomized, International Conference on Statistics and Informatics in Agriculural Research, New Delhi, India.
    12. December 2012, Anna Tuck, Tracy Spears Gill, Sat Gupta: Quantitative Optional Unrelated-question Randomized response model, International Conference on Statistics and Informatics in Agriculural Research, New Delhi, India.
    13. October 2012, Rychtar, J., Games with Information AsymmetryBiology and Mathematics, International Conference on Advances of Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, UNCG.
    14. October 2012, Parrish, T., Hernandez, L., Pauli, S., Kalcounis-Rueppell, M. Behavioral Studies of P. californicus and P. boylii Through Automated Video Processing, International Conference on Advances of Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, UNCG.
    15. October 2012, David Sykes, Jan Rychtar: The Effect of Internal States on Kleptoparasitic Interactions, International Conference on Advances of Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, UNCG.
    16. October 2012, Caitlin Ross, Jan Rychtar, Olav Rueppell: The Influences of Life Stages on the Evolution of Altruism, International Conference on Advances of Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, UNCG.
    17. October 2012, Tracy Spears Gill, Anna Tuck, Sat Gupta: A Quantitative Optional Unrelated-Question Randomized Response Model, International Conference on Advances of Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, UNCG.
    18. May 2012 Rueppell, O. Patterns of conservation of exceptional recombination rates in honey bees. 6th Annual Arthropod Genomics Symposium, Kansas City, Mo.
    19. December 2011 Tuck, A., Gupta, S., Crowe, M., and Figueroa, J. An Optional Unrelated-Question Randomized Response Model, International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Ahmedabad, India
    20. December 2011 Crowe, M., Figueroa, J., Tuck, A. and Gupta, S. Non-medical Use of Stimulant Medication by College Students: an optional randomized response technique,International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Ahmedabad, India
    21. December 2011 Crowe, M., Figueroa, J., Tuck, A. and Gupta, S. Training Undergraduate Students at the Intersection of Mathematics and Biology, Institute of Life Long Learning, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
    22. November 2011 Dixon, L., McCray, T., Rueppell, O., Kuster, R., Influence of queen presence or absence and worker behavior on honey bee worker longevity. 59th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno,NV.
    23. November 2011 Rueppell, O. Social dimensions of aging in honey bee workers. 59th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, NV.
    24. April 2011 Wasserberg G, The ecology of cutaneous leishmaniasis: implications of understanding the degree of vector-host coupling on epidemiological patterns and disease control. Tel Aviv University, Israel
    25. April 2011 Wasserberg G, The ecology of cutaneous leishmaniasis: implications of understanding the degree of vector-host coupling on epidemiological patterns and disease control. Isops 7, Kudasi, Turkey
    26. 2011 Rueppell, O. Genomic recombination in Apis. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories Meeting on Honey Bee Genomics and Biology, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.
    27. December 2010 J. Rychtář, M. Crowe: Empirical and theoretical investigations into the stealing behavior of a dung beetle, Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education (UGC Academic Staff College) of University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
    28. December 2010 M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: Creating and Maintaining an Interdisciplinary Research Program, Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education (UGC Academic Staff College) of University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
    29. December 2010 J. Rychtář, M. Crowe: A mathematical model of stealing with asymmetrical information, India Institute of Statistics, New Delhi, India
    30. December 2010 J. Rychtář, M. Broom, B. Stadler: Evolutionary dynamics on heterogeneous graphs - the effect of graph structure on mutant spread, 30th Annual Convention of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics, Jammu, India
    31. December 2010 J. Rychtář: Models of Stealing Behavior, 19th International Conference of the Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM) on Interdisciplinary Mathematical and Statistical Techniques, Patna University, India
    32. December 2010 M. Chhetri, M. Wilhelm, J. Alexander-Floyd: Effect of prey harvesting in an ideal free distribution of a 2-patch predator-prey system, 19th International Conference of the Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM) on Interdisciplinary Mathematical and Statistical Techniques, Patna University, India
    33. December 2010 M. Crowe, J. Rychtář, D. Callaway, E. Raspet, and S. Rushing: Using biological data to modify a model of kleptoparasitic behavior in dung beetles, 19th International Conference of the Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM) on Interdisciplinary Mathematical and Statistical Techniques, Patna University, India
    34. December 2010 M. Jester, R. Deutsch, M. Schug, J. Davidson: Detecting and Modeling Natural Selection in Drosophila ananassae, 19th International Conference of the Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM) on Interdisciplinary Mathematical and Statistical Techniques, Patna University, India
    35. December 2010 I. Duncan, A. Eury, C. Smyth and G. Wasserberg: The effect of vector-host coupling on the dynamics of vector-borne diseases, 19th International Conference of the Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM) on Interdisciplinary Mathematical and Statistical Techniques, Patna University, India
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    39. 2010 Rueppell, O. Social determination of honey bee worker lifespan, University of Regensburg, Germany.
    40. 2010 Rueppell, O. The ovary as central variable of sociality in honey bees. Invited Seminar, Chiang Mai University, Thailand.
    41. 2010 Rueppell, O. Genetic diversity and the honey bee colony. Invited Lecture, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
    42. May 2009 - J. Rychtář, M. Chhetri, M. Crowe, S. Gupta, D. Remington, O. Rueppell: Math-Biology Projects at UNCG, IMST 2009/FIM VII, International Conference on Interdisciplinary Mathematical and Statistical Techniques, Pilsen, Czech Republic.
    43. August 2008 - Hayworth M., Johnson N., Wilhelm M., Gove R., Metheny J., Rueppell O. The cost sensitive mating strategy of honeybee queens. Annual Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society. Snowbird, UT. Genesis Award Winner.
    44. August 2008 - M. Fitzgerald, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář, J. Yang: Using empirical data to test the theoritical predictions of brood parasitism by Onthophagus taurus 45th annual meeting of the animal behavior society Snowbird, Utah
    45. July 2008 - D.L. Remington, R. Fogel, R. Gove, and J. Rychtář. Toward a systems biology of plant life history variation. Botany 2008 Conference, Vancouver, BC July 26-30, 2008
    46. May 2008 - J. Yang, M. Crowe, M. Fitzgerald, J. Rychtář: A stochastic model of kleptoparasitism, ISMT2008/FIM XVI, Memphis, TN
    47. May 2008 - J. Rychtář, M. Chhetri, M. Crowe, S. Gupta, D. Remington, O. Rueppell: Mating bees and rational numbers, ISMT2008/FIM XVI, Memphis, TN
    48. October 2007 - N. Johnson, O. Rueppell, M. Chhetri, R. Gove, M. Hayworth, J. Rychtář - Reduction in the variability of diploid drone production selects for multiple mating in honey bees - International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, UNCG, October 12-14, 2007
    49. October 2007 - R. Gove - Benefit Functions of Promoting Multiple Mating in Honeybee Queens - International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, UNCG, October 12-14, 2007
    50. October 2007 - B. Stadler, J. Rychtář - Evolutionary Dynamics: From Small-Worlds to Random Graphs - International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, UNCG, October 12-14, 2007
    51. October 2007 - J. Rychtář, M. Chhetri, M. Crowe, S. Gupta, D. Remington, O. Rueppell - Math models of beetles, bees, evolution, and genes - International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, UNCG, October 12-14, 2007
    52. October 2007 - M. Fitzgerald, M. Crowe, D. Remington, J. Rychtář - Kleptoparasitism: Time is of the essence for Onthophagus Taurus - International Conference on Advances in Interdisciplinary Statistics and Combinatorics, UNCG, October 12-14, 2007
    53. September 2007 - J. Rychtář, M. Broom - Evolution of kleptoparasitism under adaptive dynamics - Mathematical Models in Evolution and Ecology 2007, University of Sussex, UK 20 - 21 September 2007
    54. August 2007 - J. Rychtář, M. Broom - Evolution of kleptoparasitism, SMB/JMB meeting, San Jose, CA
    55. June 2007 - J. Rychtář, M. Brooom - Evolution of kleptoparasitic behavior - Invited seminar, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.
    56. June 2007 - O. Rueppell - Social Control of Lifespan in Social Insects. Workshop on Biodemography of Aging, Longevity & Sociality, Ponta Delgada, Portugal
    57. February 2007 - D.L. Remington - Genetic analysis of plant life history trade-offs: from "black box" to functional mechanisms. Invited seminar, University of Oulu, Finland, 2007.
  • National:

    1. November 2013, Benjamin Manifold, Matina Kalcounis Rueppell, Sebastian Pauli: Automated Tracking of Small Objects in Video Recordings, Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, NIMBioS, Knoxville, TN.
    2. November 2013, David Sykes, Jan Rychtar: Kleptoparasitic Interactions and Internal States, Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, NIMBioS, Knoxville, TN.
    3. November 2013, Caitlin Ross, Dominick DeFelice, and Olav Rueppell: An Investigation of Genome Features and Their Effect on Meiotic Recombination Rates in Apis mellifera, Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, NIMBioS, Knoxville, TN.
    4. November 2013, Qi Zhang, Tracy Spears, Sat Gupta: Risky Sexual Behaviors among College Students – Predictors of STD, UNCG RMSC, Greensboro, NC
    5. November 2013, David Sykes, Jan Rychtar: Kleptoparasitic Interactions and Internal States, UNCG RMSC, Greensboro, NC
    6. November 2013, Caitlin Ross, Dominique DeFelice, Olav Rueppell: An Investigation of Genome Features and Their Effect on Meiotic Recombination Rates in Apis mellifera, UNCG RMSC, Greensboro, NC
    7. 2013. G.Wasserberg, I. Duncan, A. Eury , C.Smyth. The significance of vector-host coupling in the understanding the dynamics of vector borne diseases. The vector encounter. John Hopkins School of Public Health.
    8. July 2013, Tracy Spears Gill, Anna Tuck, Sat Gupta, Mary Crowe, Jennifer Figueroa, A Field Test of Optional Unrelated Question Randomized Response Models, Advances in Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Observational and Experimental Data, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
    9. April 2013, Ross, C., Rychtar, J., & Rueppell, O. (2013). Effect of Varying Life Stages on the Evolution of Altruism. NCUR, La Crosse, Wisconsin.
    10. April 2013, Sykes, D. & Rychtar, J. (2013). Resource Holding Potential and Kleptoparasitism. NCUR, La Crosse, Wisconsin.
    11. March 2013, Rychtar, J. The effect of the cost on the fighting behavior. MAA meeting, Rock Hill, South Carolina.
    12. April 2013, Tracy Spears Gill, J. Rychtar, Application of Game-Theoretical Models to Influenza Vaccination Decisions, BigSURs, High Point, NC
    13. November 2012, Parrish, T., Pauli, S., Kalcounis-Rueppell, M.: Determinants of free-ranging mouse activity based on remote thermal video analyses, Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, NIMBioS, Knoxville, TN.
    14. November 2012, Caitlin Ross, Jan Rychtar, Olav Rueppell: The impact of life history structures on the evolution of altruism, Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, NIMBioS, Knoxville, TN.
    15. November 2012, Tracy Spears Gill, Anna Tuck, Sat Gupta: Estimating risky sexual behaviors among college students using optional unrelated question RRT models, Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, NIMBioS, Knoxville, TN.
    16. November 2012, Anna Tuck, Tracy Spears Gill, Sat Gupta: Estimating parameters for optional unrelated-question randomized response models, Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, NIMBioS, Knoxville, TN.
    17. July 2012 Rueppell, O., McLean, E., Meier, S., Deutsch, R., Evaluation of Proximate and Ultimate Explanations of the Exceptional Recombination Rates in Honey Bees, Annual Symposium of the American Genetic Association, Durham, NC.
    18. January 2012 Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell, Thomas Parrish, Luis Hernandez, Sebastian Pauli. Behavioral contexts of vocalizations by deer mice in the wild. Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 2012
    19. 2011 Dixon, L. (Mentor: Rueppell, O.) Longevity of Honey Bee Workers Is Influenced by Both Queen Presence and Individual Worker Behavior. Council of Undergraduate Research’s Conference of Research Experiences for Undergraduates Student Scholarship, Arlington, VA.
    20. 2011 Dixon, L. (Mentor: Rueppell, O.) Testing foraging behavior QTLs for their effect on aging in honey bee workers. 6th North Carolina Honey Bee Research Consortium Meeting, Johnson City, TN.
    21. 2011 Rueppell, O. Genomic recombination in Apis. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories Meeting on Honey Bee Genomics and Biology, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.
    22. November 2010 D. Schuchart, M. Kalcounis-Rueppell, S. Pauli, S. Suthaharan: Measuring Behaviors of Peromyscus Mice Using a Blob Tracking Algorithm Analysis of Remote Thermal Video, 2nd Annual NIMBioS conference, Knoxville, TN
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    26. July 2010 - Crowe, M., Raspet, E., Rushing, S. and Rychtář, J. 2010. How density affects brood ball kleptoparasitism in the dung beetle, Onthophagus taurus. 47th Annual Animal Behavior Society meeting, Williamsburg, VA
    27. July 2010 - Rushing, S., Raspet, E., Crowe, M. and Rychtář, J. 2010. Quantifying the timing of kleptoparasitic behavior in Onthophagus taurus. 47th Annual Animal Behavior Society meeting, Williamsburg, VA
    28. 2010 Crowe, M. Leveraging Externally Funded Interdisciplinary Programs to Build Others on Your Campus, CUR National Meeting, Ogden, UT
    29. 2010 Rueppell, O. Genetic links support the reproductive ground plan of social evolution. Distinguished Michener Lecture, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.
    30. 2010 Rueppell, O. Aging and mortality in honey bees (Apis mellifera). Invited Seminar, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.
    31. January 2009 - J. Rychtář, M. Broom: Mathematical Models of Kleptoparasiting Behavior, AMS/MAA national meeting, Washington, DC
    32. January 2009 - M. Wilhelm, M. Chhetri, J. Rychtář, O. Rueppell: The Mating Game: A Game Theoretic Analysis of the Mating Sign Behavior in the Honey Bee, AMS/MAA national meeting, Washington, DC
    33. June 2008 - M. Fitzgerald, M. Crowe, D. Remington, J. Rychtář: To steal or not to steal: Modeling kleptoparasitic behavior in the dung beetle Onthophagus Taurus, NSF/UBM PI meeting, Columbus, OH
    34. April 2008 - Hayworth, M.K., N.G. Johnson , M.E. Wilhelm, R.P. Gove, and O. Rueppell. Plasticity of Mating Behavior in Honeybee Queens. 22nd National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Salisbury, Maryland.
  • Regional:

    1. April 2013, Benjamin Manifold, Thomas Parrsih, Sebastian Pauli, Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell: A Computer-Vision Approach for the Automated Analysis of Peromyscus californicus Behavior. UNCG OUR Expo, Greensboro, North Carolina.
    2. April 2013, Jennifer Figueroa, David Remington: Development and Resource Allocation Patterns in Arabidopsis Lyrata. UNCG OUR Expo, Greensboro, North Carolina.
    3. April 2013, Anna Tuck, Tracy Spears, Sat Gupta: Estimating Sexual Behaviors Among College Students Using Optional Unrelated Question RRT Models. UNCG OUR Expo, Greensboro, North Carolina.
    4. April 2013, Tracy Spears & Rychtar, J. Influenza Vaccination: Game-Theoretical Models. UNCG OUR Expo, Greensboro, North Carolina.
    5. April 2013, Caitlin Ross, Jan Rychtar, Olav Rueppell: The Effect of Life History Structures on the Evolution of Altruism. UNCG OUR Expo, Greensboro, North Carolina.
    6. April 2013, Sykes, D. & Rychtar, J. Individualized Resource Valuation in Kleptoparasitic Interactions. UNCG OUR Expo, Greensboro, North Carolina.
    7. February 2013, Spears, T. & Rychtar, J. Influenza vaccination game. Game Theory seminar, Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina.
    8. February 2013, Sykes, D. & Rychtar, J. Costs and Benefits of Kleptoparasitic Interactions. Game Theory seminar, Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina.
    9. November 2012, David Sykes, Jan Rychtar: The effect of Information on Kleptoparasitic Interactions, The State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, Duke University, NC.
    10. November 2012 Eury, A., Duncan, I., Smith, C., & Wasserberg, G. Modeling the Effects of Coupling in a Vector-Borne disease system in terms of dependence on vector and host densities. 8th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
    11. November 2012, Thomas Parrish, Pauli, S., Kalcounis-Rueppell, M.: Automated Tracking of Small Objects in Video Recordings 8th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
    12. November 2012, Caitlin Ross, Jan Rychtar, Olav Rueppell: The Effect of Aging Structures on the Evolution of Cooperation 8th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
    13. November 2012, Tracy Spears Gill: An Application of Optional Unrelated-Question Randomized Response Technique 8th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
    14. November 2012, David Sykes, Jan Rychtar: Kleptoparasitic Interactions and Internal States 8th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
    15. November 2012, Anna Tuck, Tracy Spear Gill, Sat Gupta: Optional Unrelated-Question Randomized Response Models 8th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
    16. April 2012 - David Sykes, Jan Rychtar. State Based Model of Kleptoparasitism . 2012 OUR Symposium, Greensboro, NC.
    17. Dixon, L., McCray, T., Kuster, R.*, Rueppell, O. The benefits of queen absence and in-hive activity on the longevity of honey bee workers. 7th North Carolina Honey Bee Research Consortium Meeting, Charlotte, NC.
    18. 2012 Rueppell, O., The genetics of the pollen hoarding syndrome confirms the reproductive ground plan of social evolution. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
    19. November 2011 Tuck, A., Gupta, S., Crowe, M., and Figueroa, J. An Optional Unrelated-Question Randomized Response Model. State of NC Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
    20. November 2011 - M. Jester, Z. Huntington-Meath, R. Deutsch, M. Schug, D. Remington: Detecting and Modeling the Genes Influenced by Natural Selection in Drosophila ananassae, State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
    21. November 2011 - Patterson, J., H. Moore, E.P. Lacey, and S.J. Richter. Mixed model analysis of the effect of induction temperature and phenotypic plasticity on internal spike temperature. 2011 NC Undergraduate Research Symposium at ECU
    22. November 2011 - E. Dely, D. Kwon, G. Wasserberg, C. Smyth. The Effect of Vector-Host Coupling on Vector-Borne Disease Dynamics: Consequences of Vector's Oviposition Dependence on Host-Related Habitats. 7th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
    23. November 2011 - M. Jester, Z. Huntington-Meath, R. Deutsch, M. Schug, D. Remington: Detecting and Modeling the Genes Influenced by Natural Selection in Drosophila ananassae, 7th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
    24. November 2011 Figueroa, J. and A. Tuck. Non-Medical Use of Stimulant Medication Among College Students: An Optional Randomized Response Technique. University of North Carolina at Greensboro Seventh Annual Regional Mathematics and Statistical Conference. Greensboro, NC.
    25. October 2011 - M. Jester, Z. Huntington-Meath, R. Deutsch, M. Schug, D. Remington: Detecting a Modeling Genes Influenced by Natural Selection in natural populations of Drosophila ananassae, 37th annual SEPEEG Meeting, Reidsville, NC
    26. June 2011 M. Jester, Z. Huntington-Meath, R. Deutsch, M. Schug, D. Remington: Detecting and Modeling Genes influenced by Natural Selection in Drosophila ananassae , Math Biology Symposium, Duke University, NC
    27. June 2011 H. Moore and J. Patterson, S. Richter, E. Lacey: The Effect of Induction Temperature on Internal Spike Temperature and Male Reproductive Success in a Natural Environment, Math Biology Symposium, Duke University, NC
    28. June 2011 J. Figueroa and A. Tuck, M. Crowe, S. Gupta: Randomized Response Technique, Math Biology Symposium, Duke University, NC
    29. June 2011 E. Dely and D. Kwon, C. Smyth, G. Wasserberg: The Effect of Vector-Host Coupling on the Dynamics of Vector-borne diseases: Consequences of Demographic Effect, Math Biology Symposium, Duke University, NC
    30. April 2011 Rueppell, O. (Multiple Mating + Recombination) x Genetic Architecture = Colony Genetic Diversity? National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, Durham, NC.
    31. April 2011 - E. Dely and D. Kwon (mentored by G. Wasserberg and C. Smyth) The Effect of Vector-Host Coupling on the Dynamics of Vector-Borne Diseases, UNCG OUR Expo
    32. March 2011 Jester, M., Huntington-Meath, Z., Deutsch, R.C., Remington, D. & Shug, M., ``Detecting and Modeling the Genes Influenced by Natural Selection in Drosophila ananassae'',108th Annual Meeting of the NC Academy of Sciences, Elon University, Burlington, NC
    33. November 2010 Meier, S. (Faculty Mentor: Rueppell, O.) Analyses of the relative contributions of multiple mating, and recombination rate to intra-colonial genetic diversity in honey bees. State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium. Raleigh, NC.
    34. November 2010 D. Schuchart (mentored by M. Kalcounis-Rueppell, S. Pauli, S. Suthaharan) Measuring Behaviors of Peromyscus Mice from Remotely Recorded Thermal Video Using a Blob Tracking Algorithm Analysis. 6th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference
    35. November 2010 J. Patterson (mentored by S. Richter) Estimating P-values for Randomization Test. 6th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference
    36. November 2010 M. Jester, J. Davidson (mentored by M. Schug, R. Deutsch) Detecting & Modeling Genes influenced by Natural Selection in Drosophila ananassae. 6th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference
    37. November 2010 I. Duncan and A. Eury (mentored by G. Wasserberg and C. Smyth) The effect of vector-host coupling on the dynamics of vector-borne diseases. 6th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference
    38. November 2010 Meier, S.* (Faculty Mentor: Rueppell O.) Analyses of the relative contributions of multiple mating, and recombination rate to intracolonial genetic diversity in honey bees. 6th Annual University of North Carolina Greensboro Regional Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference
    39. 2010 Meier, S.* (Faculty Mentor: Rueppell O.) Initial analyses of the relative contributions of multiple mating, chromosome number and recombination rate to intra-colonial genetic diversity in honey bees. 5th North Carolina Honey Bee Research Consortium Meeting, Greensboro, NC.
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    43. March 2010 - Adnew D.*, Rueppell O. Molecular evolution of candidate genes for caste divergence in Apis. North Carolina Academy of Science Meeting, Greensboro, NC.
    44. March 2010 - J. Alexander-Floyd, M. Wilhelm, M. Chhetri: Modeling the effect of fires on red-tailed leafhoppers- MAA meeting, Elon University, March 26, 2010
    45. March 2010 - J. Alexander-Floyd, M. Wilhelm, M. Chhetri: Modeling the effect of fires on red-tailed leafhoppers- UNCG OUR Expo, March 25, 2010
    46. November 2009 - J. Alexander-Floyd, M. Wilhelm, M. Chhetri: Modeling the effect of fires on red-tailed leafhoppers and sedentary moths - 5th annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 7, 2009
    47. November 2009 - E. Raspet, S. Rushing, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: Kleptoparasitism in Onthophagus taurus: The role of density and major males - 5th annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 7, 2009
    48. November 2009 - S. Rushing, E. Raspet, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: How Field Conditions Influence Brood Ball Production By the Dung Beetle Onthophagus taurus - 5th annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 7, 2009
    49. November 2009 - D. Adnew, O. Rueppell: Molecular Evolution of Candidate Genes for Caste Divergence in Apis - 5th annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 7, 2009
    50. May 2009 - N. Arvantis, D. Adnew, O. Rueppell: Bioinformatic study of molecular evolution of caste divergence in Apis. 4th Annual North Carolina Honey Bee Research Consortium Meeting, Winston-Salem, NC.
    51. March 2009 - R. Gove, R. Fogel, D. Remington, J. Rychtář: A Trait Network Model for Resource Allocation Strategies - Mathematical Association of America Southeastern Section, Nashville, TN
    52. February 2009 - M. Fitzgerald: An overview of kleptoparasitic behavior, Lloyd International Honors College 2009 Honors Symposium, UNCG
    53. February 2009 - R. Gove: The Importance of Theoretical Research in Resource Allocation Strategies in Rockcress, Lloyd International Honors College 2009 Honors Symposium, UNCG
    54. November 2008 - M. Fitzgerald, J. Celin, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: When Does Stealing Cost Too Much? A Model of Kleptoparasitic Behavior - The State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, Boone, NC
    55. November 2008 - M. Fitzgerald, J. Celin, M. Broom, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: Strategies of a Kleptoparasitic Dung Beetle: Modeling Behavior with Game Theory - The institute for Mathematical Biology Education and Research, November 14-15, 2008, Appalachian State University.
    56. November 2008 - M. Wilhelm, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell, J. Rychtář: The Mating Game: A Game Theoretic Analysis of the Mating Sign Behavior in the Honeybee - The institute for Mathematical Biology Education and Research, November 14-15, 2008, Appalachian State University.
    57. November 2008 - N. Ross, M. Hayworth, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell: Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Social Apoptosis in Honeybee Colonies - The institute for Mathematical Biology Education and Research, November 14-15, 2008, Appalachian State University.
    58. November 2008 - A. Roop, M. Wilhelm, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell: A biological perspective on Mathematical Models Showing the Relationship Between Oyster and Fish Populations in Coastal Ecosystems - The institute for Mathematical Biology Education and Research, November 14-15, 2008, Appalachian State University.
    59. November 2008 - R. Gove, D. Remington, J. Rychtář: Modeling resource allocation strategies in A. Lyrata using trait networks - The institute for Mathematical Biology Education and Research, November 14-15, 2008, Appalachian State University.
    60. November 2008 - M. Fitzgerald, J. Celin, J. Yang, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: Modeling Stealing Behavior in a North Carolina Dung Beetle - 4th annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 8, 2008
    61. November 2008 - R. Gove, D. Remington, J. Rychtář: The resource allocation game: modeling strategies in Arabidopsis lyrata with trait networks - 4th annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 8, 2008
    62. November 2008 - N. Ross, M. Hayworth, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell: Social Apoptosis in Honeybee Colonies - 4th annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 8, 2008
    63. November 2008 - M. Wilhelm, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell, J. Rychtář: The Mating Game: A Game Theoretic Analysis of the Mating Sign Behavior in the Honeybee - 4th annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 8, 2008
    64. July 2008 - M. Wilhelm, A. Roop, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell: Fish & Oysters: Modeling the effect of a cooperative system, UBM W&M-UNCG meeting, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
    65. July 2008 - M. Hayworth, N. Ross, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell: Social Apoptosis in Honeybee Colonies?, UBM W&M-UNCG meeting, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
    66. July 2008 - M. Fitzgerald, J.Yang, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: Modeling Stealing Behavior in a North Carolina Dung Beetle, UBM W&M-UNCG meeting, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
    67. July 2008 - R. Gove, R. Fogel, D. Remington, J. Rychtář: Modeling resource allocation strategies in Arabidopsis lyrata using trait networks, UBM W&M-UNCG meeting, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
    68. April 2008 - Hayworth, M.K., N. Ross, N.G. Johnson, M.E. Wilhelm, R.P. Gove, J.D. Metheny, and O. Rueppell. The Reproductive Game Plan of Honeybee Queens. UNCG OUR EXPO, Greensboro , North Carolina.
    69. April 2008 - Hayworth, M.K., R.P. Gove, N.G. Johnson, M.E. Wilhelm, M.R. Leagon, J.D. Metheny, and O. Rueppell. Mating effort and success in response to increased flight costs in honeybee queens. 2 nd Annual Student and Postdoc Symposium of the North Carolina Honey Bee Research Consortium , Charlotte , North Carolina.
    70. March 2008 - Hayworth, M.K., N.G. Johnson, M.E. Wilhelm, R.P. Gove, M.R. Leagon, J.D. Metheny, and O. Rueppell. The Risk Sensitive Mating Behavior of Honeybee Queens. 105th Annual North Carolina Academy of the Sciences Meeting, Greensboro, North Carolina.
    71. March 2008 - M. Fitzgerald, M. Crowe, D. Remington, J. Rychtář: To steal or not to steal: Modeling kleptoparasitic behavior in the dung beetle Onthophagus Taurus, MAA meeting at Charleston, SC
    72. March 2008 - J. Rychtář, M. Broom, C. Sykes: Evolution of kleptoparasitic behavior, MAA meeting at Charleston, SC
    73. November 2007 - R. Gove, N. Johnson, M. Wilhelm, M. Hayworth, M. Leagon, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell - Colony Fitness as a Function of Division of Labor and Multiple Mating in Honeybee Queens - The institute for Mathematical Biology Education and Research, November 2-3, 2007, Appalachian State University.
    74. November 2007 - J. Rychtář, M. Chhetri, M. Crowe, S. Gupta, D. Remington, O. Rueppell - Mathematics of beetles, bees, evolution, and genes - The institute for Mathematical Biology Education and Research, November 2-3, 2007, Appalachian State University.
    75. November 2007 - M. Wilhelm, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell, J. Rychtář - The Mating Game: Evolutionary Stable Strategies of the Mating Sign Behavior in Honeybees - 3rd annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 17, 2007
    76. November 2007 - M. Fitzgerald, M. Crowe, D. Remington, J. Rychtář - Kleptoparasitism: Time is of the essence for Onthophagus taurus - 3rd annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 17, 2007
    77. November 2007 - B. Stadler, J. Rychtář - Dynamics of Small Order Combinatorial Graphs - 3rd annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 17, 2007
    78. November 2007 - R. Gove, N. Johnson, M. Wilhelm, M. Hayworth, M. Leagon, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell - Colony Fitness as a Function of Division of Labor and Multiple Mating in Honeybee Queens - 3rd annual UNCG RUMC, UNCG, November 17, 2007
    79. May 2007 - D.L. Remington - Genetic analysis of plant life history trade-offs: from "black box" to functional mechanisms. Departmental seminar, UNCG,
    80. April 2007 - M. Hayworth, N. Johnson, M. Wilhelm, R. Gove, M. Leagon, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell - Modeling bee behavior, Research in the Capital, Raleigh, NC.
    81. April 2007 - M. Hayworth, N. Johnson, M. Wilhelm, R. Gove, M. Leagon, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell - Identification of an integrative bio-mathematical research project on Apis mellifera behavior. Student and Postdoc Symposium of the North Carolina Honey Bee Research Consortium, Raleigh, NC.
    82. November 2006 - B. Stadler, J. Rychtář - Evolutionary Dynamics on Small-World Networks, UNCG RUMC
    83. November 2006 - R. Gove, J. Rychtář - A slice of Pi, UNCG RUMC

Poster Presentations

  • International:

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    4. August 2008 - Hayworth, M., Johnson, N., Wilhelm, M., Gove, R., Metheny, J., Rueppell, O.: The cost sensitive mating strategy of honeybee queens, 45th annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society, Snowbird, Utah
    5. July 2008 - R. Gove, R. Fogel, J. Rychtář, D.L. Remington: Mathematical modeling of resource allocation strategies in Arabidopsis lyrata. Botany 2008 Conference, Vancouver, BC
    6. September 2007 - M. Fitzgerald, M. Crowe, D. Remington, J. Rychtář - When resources are scare, pirates await - Mathematical Models in Evolution and Ecology 2007, University of Sussex, UK 20 - 21 September 2007
  • National:

    1. September 2012 Moore, H, J. Patterson, E.P. Lacey, and S.J. Richter. Effect of temperature and floral reflectance plasticity on male reproductive success of Plantago lanceolata. SEPEEG (Southeastern Population Ecology and Genetics Group) annual fall meeting
    2. August 2012: T. Spears, A. Tuck, S. Gupta, M. Crowe: A Quantitative Optional Unrelated Question Randomized Response Model, National Conference on Health Statistics, Washington DC
    3. 2011. G.Wasserberg, I. Duncan, A. Eury , C.Smyth. The Effect of Vector-Host Coupling on the Dynamics of Vector-Borne Diseases. Society of Vector Ecology, Flagstaff AZ.
    4. 2010 Meier, S., Deutsch, R., Rueppell, O. Analyses of the relative contributions of multiple mating, and recombination rate to intra-colonial genetic diversity in honey bees. 58th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA.
    5. November 2010 Duncan, I., Eury, A., Smyth, C., Wasserberg. G. Modeling the Effects of Coupling in a Vector-Borne disease system in terms of dependence on vector and host densities. State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium. Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
    6. November 2010 S. Rushing, D. Callaway, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: Field experiments to determine the time interval in which dung beetles could kleptoparasitize, 2nd Annual NIMBioS conference, Knoxville, TN
    7. November 2010 A. Eury, I. Duncan. G. Wasserberg, C. Smyth: The effect of vector-host coupling on the dynamics of vector borne diseases, 2nd Annual NIMBioS conference, Knoxville, TN
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    11. May 2010 - S. Rushing, E.Raspet, M.Crowe, J. Rychtář: How Field Conditions Influence Brood Ball Production By the Dung Beetle Onthophagus taurus, at the National Academy of Sciences in DC, May 21-22
    12. March 2010 - S. Rushing, E.Raspet, M.Crowe, J. Rychtář: How Field Conditions Influence Brood Ball Production By the Dung Beetle Onthophagus taurus, at Guilford College, Greensboro, NC
    13. October 2009 - S. Rushing, E. Raspet, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: How Field Conditions Influence Brood Ball Production By the Dung Beetle Onthophagus taurus, NIMBIoS 2009, Knoxville, TN
    14. October 2009 - J. Alexander-Floyd, M. Wilhelm, M. Chhetri: Modeling the effect of fires on red-tailed leafhoppers and sedentary moths, NIMBIoS 2009, Knoxville, TN
    15. July 2009 - Crowe, M. J. Rychtář, M. Chhetri, S. Gupta, D. Remington, and O. Rueppell. 2009. Working towards Integrating Teaching & Research in Quantitative Biology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; poster presentation Vision and Change in undergraduate biology education, NSF/HHMI and AAAS meeting, Washington, D.C.
    16. March 2009 - R. Gove: Searching for Adaptive Resource Allocation Strategies in Arabidopsis lyrata Using Genetic Algorithms. The Association of Computing Machinery Southeast Conference, Clemson, SC
    17. January 2009 - J. Rychtář, M. Chhetri, S. Gupta, D. Remington, O. Rueppell, M. Crowe: Math Biology Research at UNCG, AMS/MAA national meeting, Washington, DC
    18. June 2008 - J. Rychtář, M. Chhetri, M. Crowe, S. Gupta, D. Remington, O. Rueppell - Math Biology Research at UNCG - NSF/UBM PI meeting, Columbus, OH
    19. April 2008 - B. Stadler, J. Rychtář: Predicting Outcomes of the Evolutionary Dynamics on Graphs, National Conference of Undergraduate Research, Salisbury, MD
    20. March 2008 - M. Fitzgerald, M. Crowe, D. Remington, J. Rychtář: To steal or not to steal: Modeling kleptoparasitic behavior in the dung beetle Onthophagus Taurus, MAA meeting at Charleston, SC
    21. August 2007 - J. Rychtář, M. Chhetri, M. Crowe, S. Gupta, D. Remington, O. Rueppell - Beetles, bees, evolution, and genes - NSF/UBM PI meeting, San Jose, CA
    22. April 2007 - R. Gove, J. Rychtář - A slice of Pi, NCUR, San Francisco.
  • Regional:

    1. April 2012 - Anna Tuck, Tracy Spears, Sat Gupta, Mary Crowe. Estimating Stimulant Medication Misuse Using RRT Models. 2012 OUR Symposium, Greensboro, NC.
    2. April 2012 - Tracy Spears, Anna Tuck, Sat Gupta, Mary Crowe. A Quantitative Optional Unrelated-Question Randomized Response Model. 2012 OUR Symposium, Greensboro, NC.
    3. April 2012 - Caitlin Ross, Kayla Jackson, Jan Rychtar, Olav Rueppell. Evolution of Altruism in Social Insects. 2012 OUR Symposium, Greensboro, NC.
    4. April 2012 - Thomas Parrish, Luis Hernandez, Sebastian Pauli, Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell. Animal behavior studies through automated video processing. 2012 OUR Symposium, Greensboro, NC.
    5. April 2012 - Moore, H, J. Patterson, E.P. Lacey, and S.J. Richter. Effect of temperature and floral reflectance plasticity on male reproductive success of Plantago lanceolata. UNCG Undergraduate Research Symposium.
    6. November 2011 E. Dely, D. Kwon, G. Wasserberg, C. Smyth. The Effect of Vector-Host Coupling on Vector-Borne Disease Dynamics: Consequences of Vector's Oviposition Dependence on Host-Related Habitats. The 2011 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and International Research Conference
    7. November 2011 - Figueroa, J. and A. Tuck. Non-Medical Use of Stimulant Medication Among College Students: An Optional Randomized Response Technique. 2011 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference. Raleigh, NC.
    8. September 2011 - Moore, H, J. Patterson, E.P. Lacey, and S.J. Richter. Effect of temperature and floral reflectance plasticity on male reproductive success of Plantago lanceolata. SEPEEG (Southeastern Population Ecology and Genetics Group) annual fall meeting.
    9. April 2011 - S. Meier (mentored by O. Ruppell, R. Deutsch) Analyses of the relative contributions of multiple mating, and recombination rate to intra-colonial genetic diversity in honey bees, UNCG OUR Expo
    10. April 2011 - M. Jester and Z. Huntington-Meath (mentored by M. Schug, R. Deutsch) Detecting and Modeling Natural Selection in Drosophila Ananassae, UNCG OUR Expo
    11. April 2011 - H. Moore and J. Patterson (mentored by E. Lacey, S. Richter) The Effect of Induction Temperature on Internal Spike Temperature and Male Reproductive Success in a Natural Environment, UNCG OUR Expo
    12. April 2011 - J. Figueroa and A. Tuck (mentored by S. Gupta, M. Crowe) An Optional Unrelated-Question Randomized Response Model, UNCG OUR Expo
    13. March 2010 - S. Rushing, E. Raspet (mentored by M. Crowe, J. Rychtář), How Field Conditions Influence Brood Ball Production By the Dung Beetle Onthophagus taurus, UNCG OUR Expo
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    17. 2010 - Crowe, M. Fostering Interdisciplinary Research: Building a Strong Foundation (poster presentation), CUR National Meeting, Ogden, UT
    18. November 2009 - Caitlin Phalen, Arte Huey (mentored by D.L. Remington): Testing developmental and adaptive models of plant resource allocation in A. lyrata, The State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, Wilmington, NC
    19. November 2009 - J. Alexander-Floyd, M. Chhetri: Modeling the effect of fires on red-tailed leafhoppers and sedentary moths, The State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, Wilmington, NC
    20. November 2009 - E. Raspet, S. Rushing, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: Kleptoparasitism in Onthophagus taurus: The role of density, dung and major males, The State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, Wilmington, NC
    21. November 2009 - S. Rushing, E. Raspet, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: How Field Conditions Influence Brood Ball Production By the Dung Beetle Onthophagus taurus, The State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, Wilmington, NC
    22. November 2009 - D. Adnew, O. Rueppell: Molecular Evolution of Candidate Genes for Caste Divergence in Apis, The State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, Wilmington, NC
    23. April 2009 - C. Phalen, D. Remington, J. Rychtář: Testing Developmental and Adaptive Models of Plant Resource Allocation in A. lyrata, The State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, Wilmington, NC
    24. April 2009 - N. Arvantis, D. Adnew (mentored by O. Rueppell): Bioinformatic study of molecular evolution of caste divergence in Apis. 3rd Annual UNCG Undergraduate Research Expo. Greensboro, NC.
    25. April 2009 - E. Raspet, S. Rushing (mentored by M. Crowe, J. Rychtář) Theft: It doesn't just happen to humans, UNCG OUR Expo
    26. April 2009 - C. Phalen, A. Huey (mentored by D. Remington, J. Rychtář): Testing Epigenetic and Adaptive Models of Plant Resource Allocation in A. lyrata , UNCG OUR Expo
    27. April 2009 - R. Gove, D. Remington, J. Rychtář: A Trait Network and Genetic Control Model of Resource Allocation Strategies in Arabidopsis lyrata, UNCG OUR Expo
    28. April 2009 - M. Fitzgerald, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: Modeling dung beetle Onthophagus Taurus, UNCG OUR EXPO 2009
    29. April 2009 - M. Wilhelm, J. Alexander-Floyd (Mentored by M. Chhetri): Modeling the effect of fires on red tailed leaf hoppers and sedentary moths, UNCG OUR Expo
    30. April 2009 - M. Wilhelm (mentored by M. Chhetri): Effect of harvesting on the ideal free distribution of a two patch predator-prey system, UNCG OUR Expo
    31. November 2008 - J. Celin, M. Fitzgerald, M. Crowe, J. Rychtář: The Exciting Life of Dung Beetle, The State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, Boone, NC
    32. April 2008 - A. Roop, M. Wilhelm, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell: Mathematical model on the relationship between oyster reef system and the fish population in coastal ecosystems, UNCG OUR Expo
    33. April 2008 - M. Fitzgerald, J. Yang, M. Crowe, D. Remington, J. Rychtář: Two Models of Kleptoparasitic Behavior, UNCG OUR Expo
    34. April 2008 - S. Grundman, L. Komarkova, J. Rychtář: Kleptoparasitism! The Stealing of Food by Birds and the Modelling Thereof, UNCG OUR Expo
    35. April 2008 - R. Gove, L. McCormick, J. Rychtář: Checking Sentence Structure using Computational Linguistics, UNCG OUR Expo
    36. April 2008 - B. Fogel, R. Gove, D. Remington, J. Rychtář: Mathematical Modeling of Resource Allocation Strategies in Arabidopsis lyrata, UNCG OUR Expo
    37. March 2008 - R. Gove, N. Johnson, M. Wilhelm, M. Hayworth, M. Leagon, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell: Improving honeybee division of labor and colony fitness with genetic variation in workers, MAA meeting at Charleston, SC
    38. November 2007 - M. Hayworth, N. Johnson, M. Wilhelm, R. Gove, M. Leagon, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell - Costly matings makes honey bee queen less promiscuous - 3rd annual State of North Carolina undergraduate research and creativity symposium, UNCG, November 17, 2007
    39. November 2007 - M. Wilhelm, N. Johnson, M. Hayworth, R. Gove, M. Leagon, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell - The Mating Game: Evolutionary Stable Strategies for the Mating Sign Behavior in Honeybees - 3rd annual State of North Carolina undergraduate research and creativity symposium, UNCG, November 17, 2007
    40. November 2007 - M. Fitzgerald, M. Crowe, D. Remington, J. Rychtář - Dung Beetle Pirates, a model of kleptoparasitic behavior - 3rd annual State of North Carolina undergraduate research and creativity symposium, UNCG, November 17, 2007
    41. November 2007 - B. Stadler, J. Rychtář - Dynamics of Small Order Combinatorial Graphs - 3rd annual State of North Carolina undergraduate research and creativity symposium, UNCG, November 17, 2007
    42. November 2007 - R. Gove, N. Johnson, M. Wilhelm, M. Hayworth, M. Leagon, M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell - Colony Fitness as a Function of Division of Labor and Multiple Mating in Honeybee Queens -3rd annual State of North Carolina undergraduate research and creativity symposium, UNCG, November 17, 2007
    43. April 2007 - M. Fitzgerald, J. Krenicky, and J. Fonke (M. Crowe, D. Remington, J. Rychtář) - Kleptoparasitism: when resources grow scarce a pirate awaits. UNCG OUR Expo
    44. April 2007 - M. Hayworth*, N. Johnson, M. Wilhelm, R. Gove, M. Leagon (M. Chhetri, O. Rueppell) - Identification of an integrative bio-mathematical research project on Apis mellifera behavior. UNCG OUR Expo
    45. April 2007 - A. Pollok, D. Remington - Developing a genetic model of adaptive trade-offs in plant resource allocation. UNCG OUR Expo
    46. April 2007 - B. Stadler, J. Rychtář - Evolutionary dynamics on small world networks, UNCG OUR Expo
    47. April 2007 - A. Pollok, D. Remington - Developing a genetic model of adaptive trade-offs in plant resource allocation. UNCG OUR Expo
    48. November 2006 - B. Stadler, J. Rychtář - Evolutionary Dynamics on Small-World Networks, Second State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research Symposium NC State University, Raleigh, NC.
    49. November 2006 - R. Gove, J. Rychtář - A slice of Pi, Second State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research Symposium NC State University, Raleigh, NC.

Other

  • October 2011 - J. Rychtar, Outreach presentation at North Carolina Academy of Science and Math in Durham, NC. Mathematics and Biology.
  • March 2011 - M. Schug, M. Jester, M. Queen, A. Cuttriss-Curtis: Outreach presentation at North Carolina Academy of Science and Math in Durham, NC on March 20, 2011 Titled "Evolution in Action"
  • November 2007 - S. Gupta and J. Rychtář organize the UNCG-RUMC
  • October 2007 - S. Gupta and J. Rychtář organize the AISC
  • September 2006 - S. Gupta organized the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Mathematical & Statistical Techniques, Tomar, Portugal
  • September 2006 - J. Rychtář organized a session of undergraduate research at ICIMST, Tomar, Portugal