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Learn how to get involved in research, write abstracts, or create research posters.

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Research Symposium

A poster symposium open to all undergraduate students at the University of Michigan.

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General Wokshops

Guidance on the nature of research on campus and how to get involved.

  • Addressing potential misconceptions
  • Routes to involvement

Abstract Workshops

To help students understand both the use and importance of abstract writing

  • What is an abstract?
  • Abstract writing techniques

Poster Workshops

Learn necessary skills requied to successfully present at a research symposium

  • Key presentation skills
  • Building a research poster

  • Abstract Workshop

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Abstract Workshop

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


  • Poster Workshop

    11:00 PM - 12:00 PM

  • Poster Workshop

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Sign-Up Forms and Info

Poster Information:

  • Maximum allowed poster size: 48x40"
  • Off-campus printing locations: FedEx, UPS, Dollar Bill, Kolossos,
  • On-campus printing locations: Fishbowl in Mason Hall

More Poster Details

An opportunity for undergraduate researchers to:

  • Showcase their work to peers and faculty members through poster presentations
  • Win travel awards that support costs associated with attending research conferences

Submit abstract

An opportunity for graduate students, post-docs, faculty to:

  • Build professional skills through judging an undergraduate symposium
  • Gain exposure to multidisciplinary, campus-wide undergraduate research

Be a Judge!

Undergraduate Research Symposium

When: April 8th, 2022
Where: Chemistry Building Atrium

2021 Abstract Booklet

Congratulations to our 2021 winners and honorable mentions!

Name Poster Title
Nikita Lebedz Modeling Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm with Primary Smooth Muscle Cells
Sanjana Kumar Investigating the Effect of Radiation on Acinar Cells in Pig Parotid Glands
Cara Starnes Water Safety Tool Use in WA State Based on Child-Caregiver Relationship
Christopher Oshana Investigating Reasons for Cavitated Lesion Withdrawal from a Phase III RCT on SDF
Nicholas Cemalovic A Biocatalytic Method for the Access and Diversification of Tropolones
Honorable Mentions
Name Poster Title
Suada Leskaj Structural Analysis of 5' and 3' Untranslated Regions of SARS-CoV-2
Aniket Dagar Identification of Candidate Prognostic Biomarkers for Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma based on Transcriptomic and Proteomic Analyses
Lunia Oriol Modelling and Quantifying the Dry Deposition of Phosphorus in the Great Lakes Region
Batoul Chami Development of Nasal and Oral Cavities in the Salamander
Timon Lwo High-throughput Development of Fc-independent Biepitopic Antibodies that Activate T cell Receptors

Sample Poster Templates

Symposium Sponsors

Our Team

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Hannah Bartels

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Drew Tarnopol

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Jon Alektiar

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Abby Bracken

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Nikki Keramati

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Timothy Batt