Spring 2021 Schedule

The Spring 2021 Undergraduate Research Expo takes place April 19-23. Live events are listed below.

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Keynote Speaker: Cristin Gavin, Ph.D.

Monday, April 19, 11:00 a.m.

Dr. Gavin is an Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Biomedical Programs for the UAB School of Medicine, an Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, an Assistant Professor of Psychology, and Co-Director of the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program (UNP), an interdisciplinary program between the Department of Neurobiology in the School of Medicine and the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences. In addition to teaching commitments in the program, Dr. Gavin oversees curriculum and faculty development, academic advising, recruitment, and manages undergraduate neuroscience research in the UAB School of Medicine. Dr. Gavin also serves as co-director of the UAB Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) an NIH-funded initiative to increase diversity in biomedical sciences at the graduate level and beyond.

Dr. Gavin received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from UAB. Her research areas include cellular and molecular mechanisms of structural and functional plasticity; memory; and mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disabilities.


Tuesday, April 20, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Video Research Awards: Join us to watch a short presentation from the winners of this year's Video Research Awards.

Wednesday, April 21, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Live Oral Presentations: Join us to watch the Oral Presentations live via Zoom. The link can be found in the Canvas Course.

Thursday, April 22, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Live Poster Presentations: Join us to watch the Poster Presentations live via Zoom. The link can be found in the Canvas Course.