This event has been cancelled

for Fall 2016.  

We will reschedule it for Spring 2017 


                                             FRIDAY, November 11, 2016

Baton Rouge Marriott

5500 Hilton Avenue  Baton Rouge  Louisiana  70808  USA 




 Research poster session, networking and breakout sessions.


Conference Schedule

10:00am                  Registration/Check-in and Exhibitors

                                  Poster set-up

11:00am                  Poster Session I

Noon                        Lunch


1:30pm                   Poster Session II

2:30pm                   Breakouts

4:00pm                   Wrap-up





WHO can present?

All students at Louisiana colleges and universities who conduct research in the laboratory of science and medical faculty are eligible to apply to participate in the LaBURC statewide conference for undergraduate scientific research.

Undergraduate students presenting at this conference may be eligible for reimbursement for some of their travel expenses. For travel eligibility requirements, please contact Alexis White at . For all other inquiries, please contact Sheri Wischusen at

WHO can be an exhibitor?  

Representatives from graduate schools, professional schools, industry

        Sponsoring Exhibitors and Recruiters can contribute to fund awards for outstanding student poster presentations.



Download the Conference Description Here 









Breakout topics will include

Grad school – finding


Finding a mentor

Women in leadership


Elevator talk

Personal statements

Recommendation letters

Summer Research Programs

Alternative careers and career options