Northern New York Local Section

2019 Research Symposium

On Saturday, March 2nd, we will be holding our 10th Annual Research Symposium at the Angell College Center Ballroom, SUNY Plattsburgh, 38 Rugar Street, Plattsburgh.  The event will take place from 8:30am-3:30pm, and it includes talks, a poster session and a keynote address by Prof. Silvana Andreescu (Clarkson U.) on "Biosensors in Everyday Life".  Abstracts are due by February 22nd, and should be submitted via this web link. Please promote the event using this flyer.

The full program booklet is now available.The program is as follows:

Time: Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 8:45 am to 3:30 pm
Where: SUNY Plattsburgh, Angell College Centre (Ballroom), Plattsburgh, NY
Purpose: Bring together faculty and students from diverse chemical and biological backgrounds for communicating interdisciplinary research and increase interactions and collaborations.
Overview: Students will present their work in one of two formats: a poster or a short oral presentation. Seven short undergraduate oral presentations (15 minutes each followed by 5 min questions from audience) are scheduled in the morning followed by a plenary lecture, lunch and then a poster session.

8:45-9:15 am Registration and posters set-up (coffee, juices and muffins)
9:20 am Welcome note from the host institution & NNY local section’s chair
Undergraduate Oral Presentations
9:30 am Rebecca Meacham (Clarkson University)
9:50 am Nicholas Flint (SUNY Potsdam)
10:10 am Beza Tuga (SUNY Plattsburgh)
10:30 am Lisa Kozodoy (St. Lawrence University)
10:50 am (10 min) Coffee Break
11:00 am Hannah Despres (SUNY Plattsburgh)
11:20 am John Paliakkara (SUNY Potsdam)
11:40 am Megan Carhart (Clarkson University)
12:00 pm Lunch

Plenary lecture
12:45 pm Dr. Silvana Andreescu (Clarkson University): “Biosensors in Everyday Life”

Poster Session
1:30 pm Poster Session & Judging (cookies and cider)
3:00 pm Final Remarks & Awards Presentation
3:30 pm Adjourn