DUCURS 2014

The 11th annual Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences (DUCURS), hosted by the Drake Undergraduate Science Collaborative Institute (DUSCI) will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014 in the Olmsted Center.

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. All participants and attendees will be eligible to win door prizes!  Big prizes!

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)
  • Pharmaceutical Science

Important Dates:

Online registration for authors: March 14,2014
Abstract Deadline: March 14, 2014

Abstracts will be reviewed by the DUCURS faculty advisory committee and all students will be contacted about their submission via e-mail by March 28, 2014

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