The eleventh annual Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences (DUCURS) will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Drake University. The following Departments and Programs will participate in this event: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science and Policy, Psychology, Neuroscience, Mathematics and Computer Science, BCMB (Biochemistry, Cell, Molecular Biology) and Pharmaceutical Science.

The Conference will feature student oral presentations and poster presentations on current research projects by students and faculty. Poster presentations will place in the conference rooms across from Parents Hall, and oral presentations will take place in Parents Hall South.

Following the presentations, awards will be given to the top presenters. Door prizes will be distributed, and students will have the opportunity to participate in an inter-science department knowledge competition. Big prizes!

Important dates for DUCURS 2014:

Online registration: will be available TBA
Abstract Deadline: TBA

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