Welcome to the site of the Four College Biomath Consortium (4CBC)

Faculty in Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges created the 4 College Biomath Consortium to encourage biomath research collaborations in the four colleges. The consortium is now funded by a $1M NSF UBM grant to train undergraduates in biomath research. more

Biomathematics, the use of mathematical modeling to understand biology, has a long history in the 5 College area. more

Meet our current 4CBC research fellows! more


The 4CBC Speed Dating event hosted by Amherst College takes place Thursday March 12. Details to follow.

Save the dates for the April seminar: April 9 (Mount Holyoke College).

4CBC 2015 Fellows Research Symposium Thursday March 26 from 6:30-8:30 at Smith College, Ford 240. Schedule TBA.

Thinking about summer research?  Visit our research opportunities page Many deadlines are in early February!

Priority deadline for summer 2015 4CBC Fellowship applications is February 27, 2015. Applications will be accepted after that date, if openings remain.
Biomath students are encouraged to apply for research fellowships. Contact Denise Lello (dlelloatSmithdot edu) for more information. Eligible students (U.S. citizens and permanent residents) can receive stipends for biomath research projects ranging from molecular level investigations to ecosystems level questions.
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