Undergraduate Research Symposium


You are cordially invited to the

9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium
in the Biological & Chemical Sciences at William Paterson University

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Over the last eight years, William Paterson University has provided a forum for undergraduates from the tri-state area to present their original research. Over the years about 25 colleges and universities have participated. The range of subject matter has also expanded and now includes the behavioral, ecological, environmental, health, as well as the original areas of biology, and chemistry.

The format of this year's meeting will include morning and afternoon poster sessions. Posters will be judged as 1st and 2nd place in the following seven categories: 1) Biochemistry, 2) Physiology, 3) Cell & Molecular Biology, 4) Genetics, 5) Ecology & Evolution 6) Nanochemistry and 7) General & Material Chemistry. Participant abstracts will be published in Symposium Proceedings. For more information, please contact Dr. Jaishri Menon, Ph.D., William Paterson University menonj@wpunj.edu or call her at 973-720-2795.

Dr. Ilya Raskin, a Distinguished Professor from  Rutgers University will be the plenary speaker in this symposium.

Check out the following details of last year’s (2014 meeting) from the website:

Both Abstract submission and registration must be completed by March 23rd.

Registration must be done electronically online at:

Abstracts should be submitted as Microsoft Word attachment to the following email address: conf-bioursymp@wpunj.edu

We are very excited to offer this opportunity to all undergraduates in this area and looking forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Abstracts must be submitted by March 23, 2015.

Hosted by: Departments of Biology and Chemistry, College of Science & Health, WPUNJ