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TJU Sigma Xi Student Research Day will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Each spring, the Thomas Jefferson University Chapter of Sigma Xi organizes a Student Research Day. The main focus of this day is poster presentations by undergraduate, graduate and medical students. The poster session offers students the opportunity to interact with colleagues and faculty, to win prizes, to catch up on current scientific discoveries, to learn about new areas of research, and to practice networking and scientific presentation skills.

This year the TJU Sigma Xi Student Research Day will be held on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017.

We encourage you to submit posters of your research. Follow this link to submit an abstract.

The deadline for abstract submission is Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. Abstract submission started online on Friday, Jan. 13th, 2017.

Poster presentations will be judged by TJU scientists and cash prizes will be awarded for the best poster in each research category, including the undergraduate student category.

The poster session will be followed by the annual William Potter Lecture at 4pm. We are excited to announce that the 2017 Potter Lecture will be given by Arthur Lander, MD, PhD, Donald Bren Professor of Developmental and Cell Biology at the University of California, Irvine, and Director of the Center for Complex Biological Systems, an NIGMS National Center for Systems Biology.   Students and their advisors are cordially invited to the reception at the conclusion of the awards ceremony. Students need to be present for the awards ceremony in order to be eligible for the monetary portion of the prizes.

Key dates:
Abstract submission DEADLINE - Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Acceptance notification - Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Research Day - Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Please note: we can accommodate 130 posters, so submit early while space is available!