The 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences abstract deadline is next week, Wednesday, September 21st.
The symposium will be held on Saturday, October 22nd at UMBC. The plenary speaker will be Dr. Colleen Burge a researcher with The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology and the Department of Marine Biotechnology. Undergraduate students in the chemical and biological sciences are encouraged to present their research during this prestigious event.
Posters requirements: The poster should be in portrait layout, not to exceed 36-inches wide by 42-inches high.
Prepare for the symposium: A panel of two judges will be assigned to review the poster. The presenter(s) of each poster will be judged on several criteria and the judge will take into account the following attributes.
- the presenter's general understanding and comprehension of the significance of the research
- the presenter's ability to discuss the general goals of the research with a diverse audience
- the specific nature and interpretation of your experimental results
Based on the results of the judges assigned to each group, the top two poster presenters in each category will be recognized during the afternoon awards ceremony.
Please invite your mentor, family, and friends to attend this FREE event.
Continental breakfast, lunch buffet, and afternoon snack will be provided during the event.
Visit the website cnmssymposium.umbc.edu for more information.