Biology Research Symposium April 4 at WIU
March 26, 2014
MACOMB, IL – The Western Illinois University Department of Biological Sciences will host its 12th annual Biology Student Research Symposium Friday, April 4 in Waggoner Hall.
The event provides students a professional venue for sharing their research with faculty, students and others by presenting oral or poster presentations.
The featured speaker for this year's event is University of Illinois Professor Jim Dalling, a tropical ecologist. He will give a seminar from 4-5 p.m. on "The Seedy Side of Plants: Plant-Fungal Interactions in the Soil Bank of a Tropical Forest."
Other events scheduled include:
• 11 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. – Oral presentations
• 2 – 3:50 p.m. – Poster presentations
• 5-5:30 p.m. – Awards ceremony
All events are open free to the community.
For more information, visit www.wiu.edu/cas/biological_sciences/symposium