2016 Western New York ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium

Dear Colleague:
The Western New York section of the American Chemical Society will hold its 9th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 9, 2016 on the campus of Canisius College, Buffalo, NY.  The event is being hosted by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and the Canisius College Student Chapter of ACS.

This year’s symposium will feature a Keynote Address by Prof. M. G. Finn, Chair of the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Georgia Institue of Technology, and Editor-in-Chief of ACS Combinatorial Science.  There will be prizes for the best student posters and oral presentations.
There is a $5.00 registration fee for this year’s symposium.  This includes a light breakfast and buffet lunch.  A vegetarian option will be available.  We ask that attendees register using the attached form and pay (cash) at the registration table when arriving at the symposium.

For undergraduate researchers who wish to present a poster or a 10-minute oral presentation at the symposium, please provide this information on the registration form, and submit an abstract via email using the attached Abstract Template.  Abstracts for consideration in the Oral Session must be submitted by Friday, March 18th, 2016.  Poster abstracts may be submitted until Thursday, March 31st, 2016.  Acceptance of presentations will be on a rolling basis while space remains in the sessions.

Schedule of Events Saturday, April 9, 2016
Winter Student Center
Canisius College, Buffalo, NY

8:00 am – 8:45 am            Registration (coffee and light breakfast)
8:45 am – 9:00 am            Opening Remarks
9:00 am-10:00 am            Keynote presentation:
             Professor M. G. Finn, Georgia Institute of Technology
10:00 am – 11:30 am          Student Oral Presentations
11:30 am – 1:00 pm            Lunch
1:00 pm –  2:30 pm            Student Poster Presentations
2:30 pm                              Symposium Awards and Closing remarks

For further information about the 2016 Symposium, please see the WNYACS website at:

Submit your registration and presentation abstract by email to:
Dr. Timothy M. Gregg
email: greggt@canisius.edu

If you know of a researcher or faculty advisor who may not have received this notice, could you please pass on this information?

Thanks.  We hope to see you in April!

Dr. Timothy Gregg
2016 Symposium Committee Chair

Registration Form

Abstract Template


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