Undergraduate Poster and Paper Presentation for 2013
Categories for 2013 Presentations:
- Cellular and Molecular Biology
- Math & Computer Science
- Earth Science
- Ecology and Environmental Science
- Economics and Business
- Organism and Physiological Sciences
- Social Science
Guidelines and Tips for Papers and Posters
Posters should not exceed 48" high by 48" wide. Backer board is available, but is only 48" by 36". Please plan the size of your board accordingly. Due to limited amount of sapce, posters will only be displayed during your assigned session time.
Oral Paper Guidelines:
Each presentation will be allotted a certain amount of time, usually around 12 minutes for presentation, 3 minutes for questions. Laptops and projectors are available in every room. Students should bring their presentation on a memory stick/jump drive or on a CD. Students are strongly encouraged to format their final Power Point presentation on a PC for best compatibility at the event. We cannot gaurantee accomodations for a Mac laptop.
Email your abstract to Megan at email@example.com.
If you are presenting at the Winchell Undergraduate Symposium, you must submit an Abstract. Please follow the guidelines below. Upon submission, your abstract is considered 'camera ready' and will be published as is.
- FONT-the abstract should be in plain text (italicized where necessary). No other formatting will be used.
Please use Times or Arial as your font type.
Please do not use structural chemical formulas.
Do not use underlining.
- LENGTH-There is a 250 word maximum
- SPACING-Please leave the abstract paragraphs unjustified. Final justification will be done when the Journal goes to print.
Use single spacing
- GRAMMER-Use serial commas (Should be a, b, and c. Not a, b and c.)
Common names of organisms should be followed by Latin names in italic. Rare exceptions might be made for very common lab animals, such as mice.
- TITLE SECTION-
On the top of the page, please include:
Title in all CAPITAL letters, except for Latin names which are initial capital for genus, not species.
Authors First Name M.I (if used) Last Name. Use the word 'and' before last name. Your advisor should be included as co-author-use his/her name followed by the word "Advisor" in parantheses.
Name of Institution, City, State-street addresses should be excluded.
EVOLUTION OF THE BLUE COHOSH (Caulophyllum thalictroides)
Chris Connor, Jane L. Jones, Terry Q. Turner, and Dr. Sam Smith (Advisor)
Department of Botony
Undersive of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
- Abstracts will not be authorized for printing until the author's registration AND payment are received.