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Biever Guest Lecture links math and biology

October 5, 2012

The Biever Guest Lectures Series at Loyola University New Orleans will feature leading mathematician Aihua Li, Ph.D., in the lecture, “What Mathematics Can Do in Biology,” on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. in Monroe Hall, Room 127. The event is free and open to the public.

The lecture will introduce several topics in mathematics that are heavily used in bioinformatics research. Li will present examples that show the interaction between mathematics, computer algorithms and various disciplines, as well as how mathematical ideas play an important role in this research.

Li is a professor of mathematics and a doctoral faculty in the mathematics education program at Montclair State University. In addition to being an active researcher with more than 30 publications, she also serves on the editorial and advisory boards of several journals. Li currently serves as the vice chair for student activities of the Mathematical Association of America New Jersey Section and has been a co-director for the annual Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference since 2009.

For more information, contact Loyola professor Ralph P. Tucci, Ph.D., at tucci@loyno.edu or 504-865- 2663.

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