Summer Science & Engineering Symposium

  Summer Science  & Engineering Symposium 2024

July 30th

See Program for more information

Bost Extension Center

Mississippi State University

Starkville, MS

Major Sponsors: Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Mississippi Research Consortium, USDA-AR, Cotton Incorporated, Bagley College of Engineering-MSU, Division of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Medicine- MSU, and University of Mississippi Medical Center

See Below for Summer-Student-Science-Symposium-Flyer-2023


Symposium Coordinators
Dr. KR Reddy, Chair
Mississippi State University

Dr. Jason Keith, Co-Chair
Mississippi State University

Dr. Scott Willard, Co-Chair
Mississippi State University

Dr. Ham Benghuzzi, MAS Divisional Advisor
Mississippi Academy of Sciences

Dr. Ham Benghuzzi, MAS Divisional Advisor

Dr. Jamie Larson, Chair
Mississippi State University
Dr. Raju Bheemanahalli, Co-Chair
Mississippi State University

Dr. Paul Tseng Co-Chair
Mississippi State University

Submission and Notifications Deadlines

Submission of A Short Abstract

July 1, 2024: Submission Closes (5 PM CST USA)

July 5, 2024: Notification of Abstract Acceptance

The symposium is designed to bring student researchers (undergraduates and graduates) across all branches of science divisions to present their research findings through poster presentation and interact with their peers and the scientific communities; explore career opportunities; make personal contacts that can lead to job opportunities; receive information from potential employers; enhance communication and networking skills; establish professional relationships; find out about internships and job opportunities with companies, universities, and USDA-ARS.

Who should attend:
Students conducting research in the areas of agriculture and plant sciences; molecular biology, pathology, entomology, genetics, chemistry, health sciences, outcomes and population or related subjects are highly encouraged to participate and compete for prestigious awards.

Awards and recognition:
There will be three student award categories with five winners in each. In each category, the first, second and third place winners will receive cash and certificates, and fourth and fifth places will receive an honorable mention certificates. All 15 winners from three categories will receive complementary one year membership to MAS. The categories for outstanding student poster presentations are: (1) Undergraduate, (2) Graduate, and Post-Doc/Residents.

Poster Size: 48 inches x 36 inches-  Poster boards, easels, and pins will be provided.

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