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17th Annual Graduate Student Symposium

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

We would like to invite graduate students to participate in the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s 17th Annual Biology Graduate Research Symposium, to be held September 29 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. This year we will be holding an Interdisciplinary Climate Change special session, in addition to a Biological Research presentation session and a Biological Research poster session. Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to submit climate change-related research for the special session. This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. James B. McClintock, Endowed University Professor of Polar and Marine Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. McClintock’s research focuses on the impacts of rapid climate change and ocean acidification on Antarctic marine algae and invertebrates.

We will be accepting abstracts until September 4. All graduate students are welcome to submit! Please limit abstracts to 400 words, and indicate preference for the Climate Change session, Biological Research presentation session, or Biological Research poster session. Please include your department, position, and co-authors. Abstracts can be submitted to the UL Lafayette Graduate Research Symposium Committee at ul.gradsymposium@gmail.com Check the UL Lafayette Graduate Student Symposium page on Facebook for further details: https://www.facebook.com/GradStudentSymposium.

All are welcome to attend this free and open event. Sessions will be held at the Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (LITE) Center http://www.lite3d.com/]  from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Attendees and presenters are invited to the closing banquet from 6 - 9 p.m., to be held at the same location. Please check the UL Lafayette Graduate Student Symposium page on Facebook for further details: https://www.facebook.com/GradStudentSymposium

Primary sponsor: 
Department of Biology
Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (LITE)

537 Cajundome Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70506

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General public
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General public
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Free to public