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Quantitative biology: measuring and modeling biological systems


May 13th to May 24th, 2024

Virginia Tech and community college undergraduate students welcome!

Course Topics:

  • Cell cycle
  • Circadian regulation
  • Bioinformatics
  • Image processing
  • Computational modeling

Students will:

  • Interact with Virginia Tech faculty, establishing connections for potential future research.
  • Find out how the different research areas under biological systems modeling align with their interests.
  • Gain hands-on experience with several cutting-edge computational and biological research techniques.
  • Develop confidence in their ability to understand and participate in scientific research.

Daily Schedule:

  • Morning and afternoon sessions (~3 hours each) from Monday to Friday
  • All sessions will be held in Steger Hall at Virginia Tech.
  • Combination of lectures and hands-on activities
  • Lunch and breakfast will be provided each day.
  • Community college students not living in Blacksburg can sign up for a shared room during the week (weekends excluded).

Confirmed Participating Faculty:

  • Frank Aylward
  • Anand Banerjee
  • Anne Brown
  • Jing Chen
  • Stanca Ciupe
  • Daniela Cimini
  • Daniel Cortes
  • Jeremy Draghi
  • Silke Hauf
  • Shihoko Kojima
  • Pavel Kraikivski
  • Iulia Lazar
  • Avishek Mukherjee
  • Michael Robert
  • Anton Suvorov
  • José Vargas-Muñiz
  • Lihong Zhao

Application deadline: April 5, 2024

Costs: none
academic credit

For more information, contact:

Dr. Pavel Kraikivski