2014 Undergraduate Research & Discovery Symposium

April 2, 2014

The Undergraduate Research and Discovery Symposium is an opportunity for students in all disciplines to present and display their research and creative work to the university and the community.

Poster Fair
Monday-Thursday, April 14-17
UAA/APU Consortium Library

Vote for your favorite poster and support undergraduate research at UAA.

Research Presentations
Friday, April 18, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Rasmuson Hall, Rooms 111, 112, 220 and 315

Undergraduate students will discuss their research.

Poster Presentation Session
Friday, April 18, 2-3:30 p.m.
Rasmuson Hall, Lobby

Come experience the epitome of undergraduate research and scholarship at UAA.

Awards Ceremony
Friday, April 18, 3:30-5 p.m.
Rasmuson Hall, Room 101

“Zombies: Physiology of the UnDead” with Michael Harris
Thursday, April 17, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Rasmuson Hall, Room 101

Michael Harris, Ph.D., is an associate professor of neuroscience and integrative physiology at the Institute for Arctic Biology at UAF. He uses zombies as an example in his classes to explain neurobiology and animal physiology.

“Glia–The Other Brain” with Douglas Fields
Friday, April 18, 7-9 p.m.
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307

Douglas Fields, Ph.D., is chief of the Nervous System Development and Plasticity Section at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. He is also the editor-in-chief of the journal Neuron Glia Biology, in addition to serving as an editorial board member for several other neuroscience journals. This lecture is held in conjunction with the 28th Annual Behavioral Sciences Conference of the North.

For more information, visit www.uaa.alaska.edu/ours.

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