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Location: Emory University Conference Center in Atlanta, GA
This symposium is a premier research
conference for undergraduates, post-baccalaureate and masters' students
interested in learning about Ph.D. and MD/Ph.D. programs. This
multidisciplinary, scientific symposium features guest speakers, career
development workshops, oral and poster presentations, and first-hand
interactions with faculty, staff, and students from Emory University. Applications
and registration are free .
the Emory-LGS STEM Symposium can offer :
Access to faculty from over 15 different
doctoral programs in the natural sciences.
Two days of shared research
presentations, networking and mentoring.
More than 75 poster presentations and 10
Full travel scholarships
for students from underrepresented groups and a limited number of travel
scholarships are available for their faculty advisors.
Roundtable discussion for faculty and
program staff attendees with a group of Emory faculty and
and Deadlines to remember :
Application Deadline: May 15th, 2018
New Researchers Application Deadline: August
1st, 2018 **Only students undergoing their first research
experience Summer 2018 may apply to this deadline**
Symposium Acceptance Decisions: August
New Researchers Deadline Acceptance
Decisions: August 25th, 2018
encourage your best students to apply to attend. Due to the success of the
previous symposia and the restricted number of attendees, we expect competition
for acceptance to be spirited. Only abstracts that report outcomes/results
will be competitive. Up to ten students will be selected from the submitted
abstracts to present a platform talk, and their faculty advisors will also
receive a travel award if necessary. All remaining student participants
will be expected to present a poster on their research.
who write letters of reference for their students will be notified by e-mail if
their student's application was successful and will receive information about
how to register to attend with their students. We encourage you to attend with
your student(s). Full information, including the program from our 2017
Symposium is on our website ( http://www.gs.emory.edu/STEM) and our brochure for the 2018
Symposium is attached and can be sent to all your local and national
you have any questions, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to hearing from you and your students.