Tuesday, April 5, 2011

11th Annual UIS Science Research Symposium

WHAT: The University of Illinois Springfield Natural Science Division is celebrating the 11th Annual UIS Science Research Symposium featuring student and faculty research presentations and a distinguished keynote speaker.

WHEN: Friday, April 15, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Brookens Auditorium, on the lower level of Brookens Library at UIS

DETAILS: This year's keynote speaker will be Dr. Elena Kramer, from the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University and her talk will be on the “Behavior of Supported Phospholipid Bilayers”.

The primary goals of the symposium are to share the results of various local scientific studies, encourage scientific dialogue in the community, and to inform the community of the research conducted at UIS and at neighboring campuses. The symposium is open to the public. Undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty involved in any aspect of scientific research are encouraged to present either oral presentations or poster presentations. Prizes will be awarded to the two best student oral presentations and to the two best student posters each in undergraduate and graduate categories.

For more information, contact Dr. Layne Morsch, assistant professor of Chemistry at lmorsc1@uis.edu or 217/206-8487.

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