** April 2002 **

Rochester Institute of Technology, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics

Rochester NY

Web site:http://www.rit.edu/~673www/mathaware.htmlContact:Marcia Birken, <mkbsma@rit.edu>Short Description:Series of Five Lectures

A series of five lectures on mathematical topics will be given during the month of April. Two of these lectures, given by RIT faculty, are specific to the theme of MAM - Math and the Genome. The first is a talk by Dr. James Halavin on the Hardy-Weinberg Law, which inaugurated the modern study of population genetics. The second is a talk by Dr. Rhys Price Jones on mathematical puzzles and the human genome.