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Milwaukee-Area Undergraduate Biological Research Conference

Saturday, April 22, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM | * REGISTER NOW *

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Wisconsin Lutheran College invites undergraduate students and faculty members to present or attend the first Milwaukee-Area Undergraduate Biology Research Conference at WLC. This one-day event will include poster and oral presentations along with a keynote speaker and lunch. It will be a great opportunity to learn about and exchange exciting research ideas, meet student and faculty colleagues from nearby schools, and hone presentation skills. 

Undergraduate students researching biomedical science, cell biology, ecology, plant biology, microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, marine biology, or other related subjects are encouraged to register. 

Tentative schedule
8:00 a.m. - Registration
8:30 a.m. - Introductory Remarks
9:00 a.m. - Student Oral Presentations
10:30 a.m. - Break
10:45 a.m. - Student Oral Presentations
12:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - Keynote Speaker Presentation
2:00 p.m. - Poster Session
4:00 p.m. - Concluding Remarks  


Registration Fees: $30 - undergraduate student; $45 - faculty; $45 - other attendees

To be considered for an oral presentation, abstracts must be submitted by March 24. The body of each abstract should be limited to 999 characters. Oral presentations will be 12 minutes long with 2 minutes for questions. 

To present a poster, abstracts must be submitted by April 7. The body of each abstract should be limited to 999 characters. If not selected for an oral presentation, you will automatically be assigned a poster presentation. Posters should be a maximum of 36 x 48 inches.

Lunch will only be provided if registration is completed by March 24.

Registration at the time of the event will be possible for non-presenters but payment must be made in cash.

Please contact Dr. John Werner with any questions at