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Program Activities

MARC U*STAR Seminar Series. Monthly seminars presented by invited speakers.

The 19th Annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (, which serves as the MARC U*STAR Research Fest, was held Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  The 21st Annual URCAD will be held Wednesday, April 26, 2016.

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS – The 2015 conference was held November 11-14, 2015 in Seattle, WA.  The 2016 Conference will be held November 9-12 in Tampa, FL.

The Eighteenth Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Fest (SURF – at UMBC, was held August 5, 2015.  The Nineteenth 2016 SURF will be held August 10, 2016.

The 19th CNMS Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at UMBC. This regional symposium is sponsored by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH.