Sederick C. Rice, assistant biology professor at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, has received a travel grant to attend a conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sederick C. Rice, assistant biology professor at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, has received a travel grant to attend a conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rice was selected for a Southeastern Universities Research Association Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment Broader Engagement Fellow travel award to attend the Super Computing Conference 2012, Nov. 11-15.

XSEDE is funded by the National Science Foundation and gives participants the opportunity to share computing resources, data and expertise. Broader Engagement Fellow awards provide travel, housing and professional development funds to professors who teach and perform research in the areas of bioinformatics and computational sciences/modeling.

Rice will receive training in web-based immersive learning and teaching technologies, advanced computational sciences/modeling tools and virtual model building and visualization.