International Conference on Mathematics in Biology
Annual Meeting of The Society for Mathematical Biology

August 3-5, 2000 in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Host Institution

The conference will be held at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, in the Western United States. The University of Utah was founded in 1850 and is one of 87 designated Carnegie Foundation "Research I" universities.

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The flagship institution in the state of Utah, the University of Utah strives to create an academic environment where the highest standards of scholarship and professional practice are observed and where responsibilities to students are conscientiously met.

About Salt Lake City

Salt Lake lies in a mountain valley with the Wasatch Mountains to the east and north, rising above the 2000 meter above the city, the Oquirrh Mountains rising 1100 meters above the western edge of the valley and the Great Salt Lake to the northwest. The mountains and lake provide for numerous opportunities for exploring, hiking, climbing, birding and for simply relaxing.

Salt Lake offers a large variety of live music, dance and theatre companies. Salt Lake has many restaraunts, ranging from elegant to casual, and has a variety of ethnic foods. You can find a drink too and clubs with popular music and nightlife.

Salt Lake is home of the Mormon Church. Temple Square, the Family History Library (for geneology) and free concerts by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir are among Salt Lake's most visited tourist attractions.

Salt Lake City will host the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Some venues for the games are operational year round and welcome visitors.

Near Salt Lake City

Within a few hours drive to the south are the spectular parks of Southern Utah, Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Zion. To the north, a half days drive will lead you to Yellowstone and the Teton Mountains. In addition to these National Parks the opportunities for exploring are endless.