About the 2004 Topic and Outline of the Program

High School Teacher Program

Application for Non-Previous DCI Participants

Application for Previous DCI Participants Only

General Information



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DIMACS Bio-Math Connect Institute

Dates of program: July 18 - July 30, 2004
Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

Financial Support and Graduate Credit:
  • Participants will receive housing in a shared room at a local hotel, meals, and a stipend of $720.
  • Participants who complete the program will receive 3 credits from the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University

DIMACS is a NJ Department of Education Professional Development Provider.

Who Should Apply:

  • High School Teachers or Supervisors in the Mathematical Sciences (Math, Computer Science, Statistics) who are interested in bringing the exciting connections to the biological sciences into their classrooms.
  • Engage in a real research experience with practicing mathematicians and computer scientists expert in the interface between the mathematical and biological sciences.
  • Take an introductory course in computational biology/bioinformatics and earn up to 3 Graduate Credits.
  • Experiment with software tools of bioinformatics.
  • Develop materials to bring back to your classroom.

(Early Acceptance Deadline: January 16, 2004).
Applicants to be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Applications will be accepted until all slots are filled.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must have e-mail access from May, 2004 - August, 2005.

If you would like to ask questions specifically about the content of the program, please e-mail Christine Spassione for a list of prior DCI Education Program Participants who are willing to answer questions.

Description of the High School Teacher Program

Application for Non-Previous DCI Participants

Application for Previous DCI Participants Only

  Participants Requirements - Module Writing Portion
  Booklist Requirements - Research Portion
  Syllabus and Discrete Mathematics Background Modules and Technical Reports Produced
  Biology Background Requirements - Interdisciplinary College Programs

Guest Lecturers
  Week 1 Week 1
  Week 2 Week 2
Hotel Information

Year 2
  Hotel Student Research Conference
Miscellaneous Pictures
  Ethnic Dinners
  Teacher Presentations
For further information or question, contact:

Christine Spassione
DCI Program Coordinator
Rutgers University
96 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8018 USA

Email: dci@dimacs.rutgers.edu
Phone: (732) 445-4304
Fax: (732) 445-5932

Page last updated: September 14, 2006.