Blue Ridge Undergraduate Research Conference
Ridge Undergraduate Research Conference
to be held March 26-27
Lindsey Wilson College student Brittany Compton talks
to LWC Vice President
of Academic Affairs Bettie Starr at the 16th-annual Blue Ridge
Research Conference. Compton was explaining research she did with
LWC students Tyler McCubbins, left, and Stephanie Wilson. The
researched "Synthetic Lethal Screen of Interacting Mutants of the
of Saccharomyes Cerevisiae."
2010 Conference Program Now
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About the Conference
Lindsey Wilson College invites students and faculty from all
disciplines to attend and participate in the Blue Ridge
Undergraduate Research Conference. The BRURC is designed to
encourage undergraduates to conduct research projects by providing
a high-quality, low pressure forum for presentations.
The conference begins at 1 p.m. CT on Friday,
March 26 at LWC's A.P. White Campus in Columbia, Ky.
Download and complete the
2010 Registration form and mail it to: Blue Ridge Undergraduate
Research Conference, Lindsey Wilson College, 210 Lindsey
Wilson Street Columbia, Ky. 42728; fax it to (270) 384-8050, or
e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org by
Abstracts are due by March 10. They
should be submitted electronically to email@example.com.
Abstracts should be 150-200 words long and include the student's
name, name of the faculty adviser, and college or university.
Students can present papers or posters in
their all disciplines.
Examples of Past Presentations
Presentation 1: "Synthetic Lethal
Screen for Interacting Mutants of the SQS1 gene of Saccharomyces
Presentation 2: "Assessment of
Habitat Value for Recovering Disturbed Warm-Season Grass Using
Multi-Cover Habitat Assessment Model: Northern Bobwhite"
Presentation 3: Physical or
Chemical Disturbance and Their Effect on Stem Density and Percent
Cover of Warm-Season Grasses: Management Strategies in
the Green River Wildlife Management Area"
Poster 4: Hypnosis
Poster 5: The Search for
Download "Southeastern Psychological Association
Instructions for Poster Presentations."
How to Make a Poster with PowerPoint
If you have access to a printer-plotter,
you can make a poster using PowerPoint
(1) Go to "Page Set
Up" (Under "Design" on PowerPoint 2007)
(2) Choose "Slides
Size" for Custom
appropriate width and length for your poster
(4) Once the set-up
has been selected, insert text, pictures, charts, etc., as needed
to explain your project
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