Science NewsletterJanuary 29, 2007
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The goal of science is to build better mousetraps. The goal of nature is to build better mice
Life is complex. It has real and imaginary components
You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.
- Albert Einstein
In this issue:
BIOENGINEERING AND BIOINFORMATICS SUMMER PROGRAM (BBSI@PITT)
Bioengineering and Bioinformatics Summer Institute (BBSI) at the University of Pittsburgh announces its program for Summer 2007, "Simulation and Visualization of Biological Systems at Multiple Scales." This is an NIH-NSF funded summer research program open to undergraduate students in their junior and seniour year, and also to students entering their first and second year of graudate study.
APPLY ONLINE BY MARCH 11, 2007.
The program provides a unique training experience to students wishing to explore the field of computational biology by offering interdisciplinary lectures and a mentored state-of-th art research project. This is a joint program by the University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, and Carnegie Mellon University.
May 21 - July 2007
Math and Biochemistry Review
The program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Students with strong quantitative science backgrounds, including life sciences, physical sciences, computer science, mathematics or engineering are encouraged to apply. Applications from students representing minority groups are highly encouraged.
For more information, contact:
Department of Computational Biology
Tel: 412-648-8646 Fax: 412-648-3163
OPEN HOUSE: GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN CHEMISTRY
The University of Toledo is hosting an Open House for graduate programs in chemistry on Saturday, February 24, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in Wolfe Hall, Room 1205.
The Open House includes:
To RSVP or for more information, contact the UT Department of Chemistry at 419.530.1532 or 419.530.7902 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For a map and directions, visit www.utoledo.edu/index.asp?d=136 A travel subsidy is available upon request.