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Alpha Chi Sigma Poster Session Information


All chemistry and biochemistry majors who participate in research at UCLA as well as all graduate students and postdocs in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are invited by the Beta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma to participate in the AXE Poster Session at the 2011 Seaborg Symposium.

The Poster Session and Seaborg Symposium includes a free dinner, followed by the awards ceremony honoring Dr. Richard Heck. The venue itself, at the California Nano Systems Institute (CNSI), is a great place to share and discuss your research and findings with peers and faculty. There will also be exciting talks by esteemed faculty members from UCLA, Stanford, MIT and UCI.

Important Things To Know:

  • Abstract submissions are due by Friday, October 28, 2011
  • Submit your abstract here! You will automatically be registered for the symposium when you submit your abstract.
  • The poster session will take place in the CNSI Lobby from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Poster set up will take place from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Stands and tacks will be provided.
  • Each poster session participant is invited to the evening banquet and awards ceremony free of change and is invited to bring a guest free of charge.
  • A comprehensive list of general poster guidelines and a list of printing resources can be found at

Winners will receive the following prizes for their achievements:

Grand prize winner: $700

Second place: $500

Third place: $300

The winners, as judged by a team of faculty and graduate student AXE members, will be determined by their originality, perseverance, good research methods, poster design and research presentation.

Undergraduate and Graduate Student/Postdoc posters will be judged in two separate categories and prizes will be awarded in each category.

Abstract Guidelines:
  • Abstract Title (200 characters limit including spaces)
  • List of Authors
  • Abstract (2000 characters limit including spaces)
Submission and registration is due by October 28th. Participants will receive a confirmation email from AXE a few days after the abstract is submitted.
In addition to funding the prizes, Alpha Chi Sigma offers help in preparing posters including general and in-depth planning. For more information about the poster session please visit the AXE office at 1275 Young Hall or send an email to Please direct your questions regarding the Seaborg Symposium via e-mail to
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