UTSA College of Sciences to host Oct. 5 research conference

Gilberto Casillas

UTSA physics doctoral student Gilberto Casillas

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(Sept. 10, 2012) -- The UTSA College of Sciences will host the 2012 Research Conference from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5 in the University Center ballroom foyer on the UTSA Main Campus.

>> The deadline to submit abstracts for consideration is 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14.

This year's theme, "Collaborative Basic and Translational Research in the Sciences," will feature faculty presentations, student oral and poster presentations, exhibitor booths and a closing award ceremony.

Charles Wilson, director of the UTSA Neurosciences Institute and Ewing Halsell Chair of Biology, will provide the 3 p.m. keynote address, "It's All in Your Head: Neurosciences Research at UTSA."

UTSA students and faculty, and researchers across South Texas are encouraged to submit abstracts representing various disciplines including:

  • Neuroscience
  • Stem cells and development
  • Infectious diseases
  • Physics and astronomy
  • Chemistry and biochemistry
  • Computer science
  • Energy and the environment

Abstracts submitted will be reviewed for oral presentations by the chairs in the designated disciplines. Students who present posters and oral presentations also will be eligible to compete for awards.

To submit an abstract, for more information or to register, visit the UTSA College of Sciences Research Conference website or contact Cheryl Negrete at 210-458-5168.