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
NEW J-TERM COURSE
BMX 120 Biomath Bootcamp
This course is intended as a hands-on introduction to computational and modeling methods primarily in the life sciences. In an intensive series of workshops extending over 6 days, students will be trained in the use of Matlab as a research tool. All students registering for the course will be placed on a waitlist and accepted with regard to its relevance for their academic goals. Registered students: The course will be taught by Prof. Sara Hews, bio-mathematician from Hampshire College, and Lyudmila Kovalenko, former Smith student and neuroscience graduate student in Berlin.
Please fill out the online application form. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY DECEMBER 6. Decisions will be made by December 10. Course website available soon.
Gateway courses SPRING 2014:
Frontiers in Biomathematics BMX 100
Modeling in the Sciences CSC/MTH 205