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Symposium Winners

The poster presentation winners pictured from left to right:  Elizabeth Wachira (TWU), Mearaj Shaikh (UNT), Lee Bedford (UNT), Aditya Ayyagari (UNT), Jacob McCabe, (A&M-Commerce), Nelly Shora (A&M-Commerce)

The poster presentation winners pictured from left to right:  Elizabeth Wachira (TWU), Mearaj Shaikh (UNT), Lee Bedford (UNT), Aditya Ayyagari (UNT), Jacob McCabe, (A&M-Commerce), Nelly Shora (A&M-Commerce). Photo by: Dr. Nathaniel Mills.

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Graduate Student Research Symposium Winners!

Education, Humanities, Social Sciences & Business (HUM)            
1st Place      Nelly Shora (A&M-Commerce)
2nd Place     Elizabeth Wachira (TWU)
3rd Place      Lee Bedford (UNT)

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
1st Place      Mearaj Shaikh (UNT)
2nd Place     Jacob McCabe (A&M-Commerce)
3rd Place     Aditya Ayyagari (UNT)

2015-2016 Graduate Student Research Symposium Information

April 8, 2016 at Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
Registration Deadline - Thursday, March 24, 2016

Sponsored by the Federation of North Texas Area Universities, the symposium includes:

  • Welcome and continental breakfast for all registered attendees
  • Poster presentations and judging
  • Break-out meetings for Federation Committees
  • Awards luncheon featuring keynote speaker Dr. Larry F. Lemanski, Distinguished Research Professor at Texas A&M University-Commerce 

Symposium Flyer
Poster Guidelines
Schedule of Events
Maps

Who may participate?

Master's and doctoral students from the three Federation institutions may participate.

  • Texas A&M University-Commerce
  • Texas Woman's University
  • The University of North Texas  

Registration Information

All poster space for TWU and UNT students is filled, and only a few spaces remain for Texas A&M-Commerce students.  All students are welcome to register to be placed on the waitlist in case spaces become available. The link to the online registration form is https://tsgs.unt.edu/federation-research-symposium-registration.

Registration is still open for judges and faculty.  All attendees must complete an online registration form (hosted by UNT) by Thursday, March 24, 2016. There are no registration fees.

  • All attendees will complete the Federation Research Symposium Registration Form. This includes: 
    • Faculty (Judging)
    • Faculty (Not judging)
    • Federation Committee members
    • Student presenters - Students will be asked to include an abstract. Students presenting a poster together must register separately and list their co-presenter(s). Any award would be divided between all presenters. 

Award Information

Awards are given in two categories: 1) Education, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Business and 2) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  Please review the Poster Guidelines.
    1st Place  - $500
    2nd Place - $250
    3rd Place  - $100

Keynote Presentation: 

A Human RNA that Converts Nonmuscle Cells into Cardiac Muscle
Dr. Larry F. Lemanski
Distinguished Research Professor at Texas A&M University-Commerce

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