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Undergraduate Research and Visitation Day

Agenda | Eligibility | Forms, Instructions & Guidelines | How To Apply | Important Dates & Deadlines | Parking & Directions | URD 2015 Photos

Undergraduate Research and Visitation Day is for Juniors and Seniors within a few hours driving distance from Rochester. View the invitation.

Agenda - October 21, 2016

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Time Event Location
9:00am - 10:00am Check-in, breakfast, poster set-up LeChase Assembly Hall
10:00am - 11:00am Plenary Lecture, speaker, Dr. Robert Quivey Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)
11:00am - 1:00pm Undergraduate Student Poster Session Sarah Flaum Atrium
1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch LeChase Assembly Hall
2:00pm - 3:00pm Tours of the school, facilities, labs, etc. Meet in Sarah Flaum Atrium (G-9500)
3:00pm - 4:00pm Meet individually with programs of interest  


  • Applicants must be Juniors or Seniors when entering the Fall 2016 semester.
  • Applicants must be prepared to submit a written abstract with their application form, as well as present a poster at the Undergraduate Student Poster Session.
  • Applicants should have an interest in the biomedical, translational, public health and/or biostatistical sciences fields. PhD programs offered at the U of R
  • A Review Committee comprised of University of Rochester faculty members will determine applicants' acceptance for the event.
  • It is preferred that research advisors accompany their students to the event. If your research advisor cannot attend, you may invite someone else, such as your academic advisor. In the event that you cannot find an advisor available to attend with you, you may still participate.

Forms, Instructions and Guidelines

How To Apply

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Application deadline is Sunday, September 25, 2016
  • Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Friday, October 7, 2016
  • Undergraduate Research and Visitation Day is Friday, October 21, 2016

Parking and Directions

The physical address for the School of Medicine and Dentistry, to be used with Google Maps, is: 415 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642.

Parking will be available, free of charge, in the Kornberg Parking lot on Elmwood Avenue. You will see the Kornberg Lot in the Northwest corner of the map. There is a large, silver clock in the entrance area and the building entrance reads "School of Medicine and Dentistry".

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