The 13th 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 14, 2016 in the Olmsted Center; 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Conference will feature student oral presentations and poster presentations on current research projects by students and faculty. Poster presentations will take 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:

  • Bio Chemistry, Cell, Molecular Biology (BCMB)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science and Policy
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • School of Education

Important Dates:

Online registration for authors:
     To Be Announced
Abstract Deadline:
       To Be Announced

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