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The Society for Mathematical Biology
Annual Meeting and Conference, July 25-28, 2012

Location: Knoxville Convention Center - First convention center in Tennessee to be Green Certified.

Hosts: NIMBioS and the University of Tennessee

Theme: Mathematics and Biology: Interdisciplinary Connections and Living Systems

The 2012 Annual Meeting and associated research and education conference for The Society for Mathematical Biology was held in Knoxville, Tennessee from July 25-28, 2012. The conference theme was Mathematics and Biology: Interdisciplinary Connections and Living Systems. The gathering was hosted by the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) and the University of Tennessee. The conference was held at the Knoxville Convention Center and associated activities were held at NIMBioS before and after the conference.

Press release
AFTER CONF:  Conference story
AFTER CONF:  Photos from conference     Complete set of photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nimbios/sets/
AFTER CONF:  Compendium of conference abstracts (pdf)

SMB 2012 schedules:
Last-minute changes to conference schedule
Overview schedule
Detailed schedule with times, presentation titles, and abstracts
Schedule of poster sessions with titles and abstracts.
Schedule of contributed talks
Instructions for Moderators for SMB Conference Sessions
Author index

Plenary Speakers:

Dr. Alexander Anderson, Integrated Mathematical Oncology Dept., H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Inst., Tampa, FL
Dr. Troy Day, Depts. of Mathematics & Biology, Queen's Univ., Ontario, Canada
Dr. Michio Kondoh, Dept. of Environmental Solution Technology, Ryukoku Univ. (Akira Okubo Prize Talk)
Dr. Lauren Ancel Meyers, Section of Integrative Biology, Univ. of Texas, Austin
Dr. Michael L. Simpson, Materials Science & Engineering, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville
Dr. Claire J. Tomlin, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Univ. of California, Berkeley

Scientific Advisory Committee

Helen Byrne (Univ. of Nottingham) Ramit Mehr (Bar-Ilan Univ.)
Carlos Castillo-Chavez (Arizona State Univ.)     Mike Mesterton-Gibbons (Florida State Univ.)
Eric Cytrynbaum (Univ. of British Columbia) Alex Mogilner (Univ. of California, Davis)
André M. de Roos (Univ. of Amsterdam) Alan Perelson (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Gerda de Vries (Univ. of Alberta) Nanako Shigesada (Doshisha Univ.)
Steve Frank (Univ. of California, Irvine) Kristin Swanson (Univ. of Washington)
Wayne Getz (Univ. of California, Berkeley) Yuan Lou (Ohio State Univ.)

Local Organizing Committee

Louis J. Gross, Chair Sergey Gavrilets
Judy Day Yetta Jager
Vitaly Ganusov Suzanne Lenhart

Meeting Secretary: Chandra Eskridge

Activities at NIMBioS surrounding SMB:
   NIMBioS Investigative Workshop on Modeling Dengue Fever
   NIMBioS Investigative Workshop on Communication in Collaboration: Leading Collaborative Groups

Follow conference details on Twitter @MathBio2012.

Those with questions may contact the conference secretary, Ms. Chandra Eskridge (smb2012@nimbios.org).