Biology Graduate Research ForumWestern Science

6th Annual Biology Graduate Research Forum 2015

Presented by the Graduate Students of the Department of Biology, Western University 
Friday, October 16th, 2015

Submissions and Registration

This year's BGRF will be hosting your research in the form of:

- 12 minute talks (10 minute talk and 2 minute question/answer session)
- Posters
- 3 minute thesis talks
To this extent, we would like to ask all of you to submit an abstract in no more than 300 words. Kindly mail the abstracts to:
Some points to note:
- If you wish to participate in all three platforms of presentation, please indicate your order of preference. 
- If you only wish to participate in one or more specific platforms and not in the other, kindly let us know.
- If you already have posters made from before, you can definitely use those for this year's BGRF. Posters should not be larger than 4’ x 4'. 

Abstract submission deadline is Friday, September 25th, 2015.
If you have any questions related to abstract submission, please contact me, Ani, at ( or the
The 3 Minute Thesis talks consist of one static slide with no transitions and only 3 minutes of talking. It is meant to be concise, succint and accessible to a general but intelligent/academic audience. We are introducing the platform for this year as an alternate to the technical, statistics/jargon heavy presentations that are meant for highly specialized audiences. How many of us can talk about our work in an accessible and general way for 3 minutes? 
Come and find out! For more information on this kindly looks at the following websites: