Answer: 8 mathematicians (and two computer geeks). Thanks to Abby, Stefan, Mike, Laura, Ben, Molly, and Amanda (and Nick and Tim–my husband extraordinaire) for your help this weekend!

Uh, thanks, but calling someone in math-bio a mathematician is like calling a pescoterian a vegetarian. You can pretend it is the same, but it is not nearly as hardcore.

Uh, thanks, but calling someone in math-bio a mathematician is like calling a pescoterian a vegetarian. You can pretend it is the same, but it is not nearly as hardcore.