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Biology Ugrad Research Conference

35th Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference

Sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences

The West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research (WCBSUR) Conference is the oldest, intercollegiate Conference of its kind in the nation. 

The purposes of the Conference are:

1) to provide a forum for undergraduate researchers to present original data they have generated in the fields of biology and biochemistry

2) to foster intercollegiate interactions among students and faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate research in the biological sciences.

The WCBSUR Conference was founded in 1975 by Dr. William Eisinger, Professor of Biology at Santa Clara University, and was hosted by Santa Clara every year until 1986, when other institutions began sharing the responsibility.

Those include Colorado College, Loyola Marymount University, Occidental College, Point Loma Nazarene University, Santa Clara University, the University of California at Irvine and the University of San Francisco. 

Over the first 34 years of its history, WCBSUR Conferences have been attended by students and faculty representing 143 institutions from 25 states.


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