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2013 Student Research Conference

November 8 & 9, 2013
Sheraton Imperial Hotel
Research Triangle Park, NC

Featuring undergraduate and graduate research in all fields of science and engineering

2013 Student Abstracts

2013 Student Conference Awards

Discover your path…

In today's tough economic climate, securing your future not only requires critical skills training, but also an exploration of your career options.

The 2013 Sigma Xi Student Research Conference can help with both…

Learn Critical Skills

  • Communicating Science
    • Student Research Poster Competition; evaluated by career researchers
    • Workshop: Communicating Science in the 21st Century
  • Grant writing workshop
  • Funding your graduate education workshop

Explore Your Career Options
  • Meet researchers in their natural environment; tours and discussions with scientists throughout the Research Triangle Park
  • Career Panel featuring researchers in academia, government and industry
  • Networking with exhibitors and fellow students
  • Talks by award-winning scientists

Enjoy two workshop tracks to Learn Critical Skills and Exploring Your Career Options.

Student Tours
Meet researchers in their natural environment; tours and discussions with scientists and engineers at their place of work.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsors connect with highly motivated graduate and undergraduate students from across North America and abroad. Opportunities for sponsors include presenting educational sessions, recruiting, hosting lab and research facility tours, judging student poster competition, sponsoring awards and more.

Featured Speakers

Rita Colwell

Rita Colwell—Former Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Chairman of Canon US Life Sciences, Inc.

2013 Sigma Xi Procter Prize Recipient

Chad Mirkin

Chad Mirkin—Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern University. World-renowned for commercializing nanotechnology applications in the life science and semiconductor industries.

2013 Sigma Xi Chubb Award Recipient

Tobler Michael Tobler2013 Sigma Xi Young Investigator Award Recipient for his research on the interplay of adaptation and speciation in extremophile fishes.

E-mail: meeting@sigmaxi.org


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