Undergraduate Research Symposium


You are cordially invited to the

10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium
in the Biological & Chemical Sciences at William Paterson University

Saturday, April 9, 2016


Over the last nine years, William Paterson University has provided a forum for undergraduates from the tri-state area to present their original research. Over the years about 30 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.

Prof. Liz Nolan, from MIT will be the plenary speaker in this symposium.

Check out the following details of last year’s (2015 meeting) from the website:

  • Title of all the abstracts from 2015 meeting
  • List of awardees
  • Selected photos

Both Abstract submission and registration deadlines are extended to March 28th, 2016.

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.

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