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2010 Summer Research Symposium

Friday, July 30, 2010

2010 Summer Research Symposium Booklet

The 2011 Summer Research Symposium is a celebration of undergraduate research in the Greater Pittsburgh area, offering a wonderful opportunity for student researchers, science faculty, and area professionals to interact and share in the excitement of undergraduate research.

Keynote Address

Mark W. Perlin, Ph.D., M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
Cybergenetics, Pittsburgh
"DNA Identification Science: The Search for Truth"

Abstracts and Poster Presentations

Undergraduate students are invited to submit abstracts and present posters.

Format of Accepted Abstracts:
(Arial 10 pt. font)

Title of Written Abstract (in bold)
Authors (Last name, First name; Last name, First name; etc.)
Academic Department

Abstract: The title, authors, and text of your abstract must be in Arial 10 pt., and it has to be emailed to urp@duq.edu.

Submission Deadlines

Abstracts must be submitted by Wednesday, July 14, by 5:00 p.m. Submit your abstract by email to urp@duq.edu. When submitting your abstract, please state in bold lettering if you would like to be considered to give an oral presentation of your research at the Plenary Session. For more information, see the 2010 Symposium Invitation.

The deadline to R.S.V.P. for the picnic lunch is Friday, July 23, by noon. Lunch is free of charge to all participants and guests. It is not necessary to present a poster or oral presentation in order to attend lunch. Please note: Students who would like to be considered to give an oral presenation of their research at the Plenary Session must R.S.V.P. by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 14.

Prior Symposia

For more information about the Summer Research Symposium, take a look at materials from prior symposia.


Parking is available in the Forbes Avenue Garage at Duquesne University. View our Visitor Information page for a campus map and driving directions.

Contact Information

Philip Clarke, Director of Student Services
100 Mellon Hall
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282

Phone: 412.396.4172
Fax: 412.396.4881

Email: urp@duq.edu