• Undergraduate Research in the Molecular Sciences

College of Science, Health & the Environment

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  • Undergraduate Research in the Molecular Sciences 2015

    Who: Undergraduate students involved in chemistry, biochemistry, and molecular biology research in Minnesota, North Dakota, and the surrounding region
    When: October 9-10, 2015
    Where: Minnesota State University Moorhead, Langseth Hall

    Featured Speaker: 

    Justin C. Voog M.D., Ph.D (Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA)

    No place like home: The stem cell micro-environment and tissue regeneration

    Justin Voog is currently a resident in the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program and conducts liver research in collaboration with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at M.I.T. After completing his undergraduate degrees at Minnesota State University Moorhead (BA Chemistry, BA Biology, 2003), Justin participated in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of California San Diego where he earned his MD/PhD in 2012. Justin has explored various aspects of cancer and stem cell research since he was an undergraduate and continues to tackle these important areas in his medical career.


    URMS10 will have oral and poster presentations, talks by industry and academic professionals, workshops to help students prepare for their careers after undergrad, and plenty of opportunities for networking. 


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    Meeting Schedule

    Friday | Langseth Hall

    5:00 PM | Registration and Reception

    5:45 PM | Dinner

    6:45 PM | Keynote Lecture: Dr. Justin Voog, M.D.-Ph.D.; Harvard-MIT, Title: No place like home: The stem cell microenvironment and tissue regeneration.

    Saturday | Langseth Hall

    8:00 AM | Judges Meeting

    8:30 AM | Student Talks

    10:15 AM | Coffee Break

    10:30 AM | Poster Session I

    10:30 AM | Poster Session II

    12:45 PM | Box Lunch & Breakout Sessions

    • Getting into Graduate School
    • Getting into Medical School
    • Getting into the Job Market

    2:00 PM | Award Ceremony/Closing