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The 40th Annual Chemistry & Biochemistry Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium

will be held this year on Thursday, March 26 and Friday, March 27 

The event will include:

  -student oral presentations on Thursday and Friday afternoons

  -a student poster session (tentatively Thursday afternoon)

  -a keynote presentation by JMU alum Dr. Michael Leopold (Dept. of Chemistry, University of Richmond)


Student abstracts will be due on Wednesday, March 4 (the Wednesday before spring break).

Note that all research-active students are invited (poster or oral presentation), but they should check with their research advisor before submitting. 

Click the abstract submission form to submit you abstract.

We will also be collecting images (photos, spectra, microscope images, structures, etc.) of your research to be used in the abstract book cover collage.  Please email images to for consideration by March 4.