Mikhail Konev (Jarvo group) awarded an NSF EAPSI/JSPS fellowship at Osaka University
Shane Parker
Shane Parker of the Furche group has been awarded an Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship.

SoCal Undergraduate Research Symposium

Conducting undergraduate research in Southern California this summer?

If so, please join us on July 15, for the annual UC Irvine SoCal Undergraduate Chemistry Symposium, for an exciting day of science where you can discuss and hear the latest about chemistry and graduate programs with your peers from UC Irvine and other research institutions.

The schedule is expected to include the following.

Natural Sciences II, Room 1201
Friday, July 15, 2016.

10:00 am

Welcome to UC Irvine

Professor Elizabeth Jarvo

10:15 am

Solar Photochemistry at the Energy-Water Nexus

Professor Shane Ardo

10:45 am

Applying to Graduate Schools

11:00 am

Orientation Dependent Handedness: Rotating a Right Hand into a Left Hand

Graduate Student, Kate Rodriguez

11:30 am

Poster session (Frederick Reines Hall Lobby)

12:30 pm

Networking Lunch (Rowland Hall Plaza)

1:30 pm


2:30 pm

Chemical Biology with Proteins from Carnivorous Plants

Professor Rachel Martin

3:00 pm

Applying for Graduate Fellowships

Director of Research Development, Dr. Lori Greene

3:30 pm

How to (Partially) Unboil an Egg...

And why you should care

Professor Greg Weiss

4:00 pm

Graduate Student Panel Q&A

4:30 pm Closing remarks

All undergraduate attendees are encouraged to bring a poster describing their research.  Students may co-present a poster with a co-worker from their lab if appropriate.  Lunch will be provided.

Poster presenters: please format your poster to fit on a 48"x48" board.

Please RSVP as soon as possible, as space is limited. All attendees must register, even if not planning to present a poster. Please register by July 1st.


We look forward to an exciting day of scientific exchange!


Prof. Liz Jarvo
Department of Chemistry, UC Irvine




one day - General $10 (can be purchased on the same day from a kiosk or automated dispenser, located on the following maps)

Maps and directions to UC Irvine