# Cayla McBee

## Associate Professor

## Education:

Ph.D. - Colorado State University

## Area(s) of Expertise:

Combinatorial Phylogenetics (especially inference of phylogenetic relationships from molecular data using models of evolutionary change), Combinatorial Optimization, Graph Theory

## Selected Publications:

Berliner, A. Dean, N. Hook, J. Marr, A. Mbirika, A. McBee, C. (2016) Coprime and prime labelings of graphs. *Journal of Integer Sequences .**(19), **14 pp. *

McBee, C. Penttila, T. (2016) Remarks on Hadamard conjugation and combinatorial phylogenetics. *Australasian Journal of Combinatorics.**(66), **177-191. *

McBee, C. Vasilevska, V. (2014) Beginning an undergraduate research program . *Involve: a journal of mathematics.**(7), **395-401. *

McBee, C. (2012) *Generalizing Fourier calculus on evolutionary trees to splits networks.*

Berliner, A. Dean, N. Hook, J. Marr, A. Mbirika, A. McBee, C. (2012) *Sequence A213273.*

Ames, G. George, D. Hampson, C. Kanarek, A. McBee, C. Lockwood, D. Achter, J. Webb, A. (2011) Using network properties to predict disease dynamics on human contact networks. *Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences.**(278), **3544-3550. *

## Selected Presentations:

McBee, C. Joint Mathematics Meetings. Mathematical Association of America, Atlanta, GA - "A Candy Exchange, Legos and a brand new Car!" January, 2017

McBee, C. Joint Mathematics Meetings. American Mathematical Society, Atlanta, GA - "Prime Labelings of Hypercube Graphs" January, 2017

McBee, C. Mathematics & CS Department Colloquium. Providence College, Providence, RI - "Lions and Tigers and Graph Colorings, Oh my!" October, 2015

McBee, C. Summer Scholars Presentation. , Providence College - "Is it Prime?" February, 2015

McBee, C. Joint Mathematics Meetings. American Mathematical Society, San Antonio, TX - "Prime Graph Labelings" January, 2015

McBee, C. MAA MathFest. Mathematical Association of America, Portlant, OR - "Prime Labelings of Graphs" August, 2014

McBee, C. Joint Mathematics Meetings. Mathematical Association of America , San Diego, CA - "Engaging Calculus Students with Tactile Learning Activities" January, 2013

McBee, C. International Symposium on Pervasive Systems, Algorithms and Networks. , San Marcos, TX - "Generalizing Fourier Calculus on Evolutionary Trees to Splits Networks" December, 2012

McBee , C. Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium. , Providence College - "Ecological Modeling with Graph Theory" November, 2011

McBee , C. . Wheaton College, Norton, MA - "Using mathematics to determine evolutionary relationships" April, 2011