The GGSA Research Symposium in BioBio Friday February 10!
The poster competition is from 2-3:30 PM and 5 minute oral platforms are from 3:30-5:00 PM.


Come support your fellow GGSA members and be sure to fill out your picks for the new category of People’s Choice Awards for both poster presentations and oral platforms! We are also awarding TA awards (Award of Teaching Excellence and the Students’ Choice Teaching Award) to present to two of the Genetics TAs from Fall 2016. Competition winners will be announced following the oral competition around 5 PM.

See competition prizes below (these are different than what is listed on the recruitment schedule but were discussed at the January GGSA meeting).

1st Place:  $300
2nd Place: $200
3rd Place:  $150
People’s Choice Award:  $100

1st Place:  $500
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place:  $200
People’s Choice Award:  $100
See you there!


The Genetics Recruitment Symposium is
Thursday, February 9 – Saturday, February 11.

Download the Recruitment Schedule to make sure you make it to all events!

Open events include:
The Genetics Graduate Research Poster Competition (BICH Foyer) &
Genetics Graduate Research Oral Competition (BICH 107)
Friday, February 10 @ 2:00pm & 3:30pm
Then stick around for the Awards Presentation @ 5pm.

Following the Awards Presentation, GGSA will be taking the recruits for a night on the town! (If you haven’t signed up to join, contact Sam to make sure there’s still room.)
Dinner @ Chicken Oil 7:45-9:45
Free Bowling @ Grand Station 9:45-11:45

If you have any questions about recruitment events, contact Recruitment Officer, Sam Fletcher (, and be sure to check your email regularly for updates!

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