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2016 Officers

Co-Chair
Dr. Paul Sideris
Queensborough Community College
Department of Chemistry
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Co-Chair
Dr. Ipsita A. Banerjee
Fordham University
Department of Chemistry
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Co-Chair
Dr. Meredith Foley
St. John's University
Department of Chemistry
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STUDENT ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE
OF THE NEW YORK AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY



64th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS)

Sponsored by: The American Chemical Society's New York Section.

will be hosted by
Lehman College

on Saturday, May 7, 2016
[ Directions to Lehman College]


The 2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium Keynote will be:

Stories of Drug Discovery: Discovery of JanuviaTM (Sitagliptin) For Diabetes And Vibegron For Overactive Bladder

presented by

Dr. Scott D. Edmonson
Merck and Co. Inc.

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The 2016 symposium will provide an excellent opportunity for undergraduate chemistry students in the New York metropolitan area to present the results of their research. The program will included a keynote address and oral presentations of student papers, followed by a luncheon and award reception.


Significant Dates for the 64th Undergraduate Research Symposium

  • Abstract Submission and Online Registration begins February 1, 2016.
  • Deadline for Abstract Submission is March 24, 2016
  • Deadline for Symposium Early Registration - April 8, 2016
  • Notification of abstract acceptance will be announced on April 4, 2016

Registration

Registration now Open !
Download the Abstract Template Here

Please Note:

  • Early registration is free for Presenters who are ACS Student Members, Mentors, Moderators, and Exhibitors who register by March 18, 2016.
  • Guests must pay an early registration fee of $35 by April 8, 2016.
  • The onsite registration fee is $45 for Presenters, Mentors, Moderators, and Guests.
  • All student presenters must be student members of the ACS for free registration to the URS. If you are not already a student member, please sign up for membership at the ACS website . If you do not sign up for student membership, a registration fee of $35 is due by April 8, 2016. If payment is not recieved by April 8, 2016, the student will not be allowed to present.
  • The deadline for receipt of early registration fees is April 8, 2016. Checks should be made out to:
    "NY ACS" and sent to:

    Prof. Paul Sideris
    Queensborough Community College
    Department of Chemistry, Science Building S-445
    222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, NY 11364
  • If you are a Student Presenter, you must also submit an Abstract as a Microsoft Word document (.doc only). The deadline for Abstract submission is March 24, 2016.. 
  • Mac Users: Make sure your presentation can run on a PC with MS Office 2007.
  • Student researchers and their advisors are responsible for verifying the information in their submission.
  • There are separate registration forms below according to whether you are a Student Presenter, a Faculty Mentor, an Exhibitor/Recruiter, or a Guest.
  • Notification of Abstract acceptance will be announced April 4, 2016


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