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Student Research Symposium


Event Information:

Friday, September 13th, 2013
11a.m. to 1p.m.
Ballrooms A, B & C (CSULB Student Union)

What is the Student Research Symposium?

Each fall semester, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (CNSM) along with the Jensen Student Access to Science and Mathematics Center provide an opportunity for its students to showcase their collaborative research with CSULB faculty. This year the CNSM Student Research Symposium will take place on Friday, September 13th, 2013 in Ballrooms A, B and C of the Student Union, which is located in the center of the campus, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Presenter at 2010 CNSM Student SymposiumPresenters at CNSM student symposium 2010General View of SymposiumGeneral View of Symposium

All CNSM students are encouraged to participate in the Symposium by getting an approved abstract from their faculty mentor and making a poster presentation. The entire CSULB campus community and friends of CSULB are invited to celebrate these students' accomplishment and examine their research.

Other information:

Participating Departments from 2012

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

In the past students have presented on topics such as...

  • Progesterone Receptor Immunoreactivity in Orphanin FQ Neurons in the Arcuate Nucleus Reproductive Behavior Circuit
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Water-soluble Organometallic-phosphine Compounds
  • The Sediment Record From Barbara’s Lake, CA: What Lies Beneath
  • Difficulties of Learning Mathematics in 6th Grade
  • Optimization of Exchange Spring NiFe/SmCo and NiFe/SmFe Thin Films

Why participate?

This is more than simply a forum to present your research it is an excellent way for CNSM students to connect and network with other CNSM students and faculty, foster their professional development through their presentation and enhance their resumes. It also gives students the opportunity to experience the other research that is being produced around campus by their peers.

What do I need to do next?

Below are the documents/registration items that are required for the CNSM Symposium:

Deadlines and contact information

All Abstract Submission Forms must be received by Friday, August 30th by 4 p.m.

If you have any questions or for more information, please contact Mark Katayama (