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Dr. Nerissa Viola

Meet Nerissa

The Meredith Symposium's inaugural keynote speaker is Nerissa Viola G'09 of the Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Meet Nerissa

Anna Kahkoska

Meet Anna

Keynote Anna Kahkoska '13 will be presenting, "From Bench to Behavior: Connecting Chemistry, Nutrition, and Medicine as an MD/PhD Student."

Meet Anna

Meredith Scholars

Watch the talks

Congratulations to the 2016 Meredith Scholars: Alexandra Logan and José Marrero Rosado! Watch their talks and meet the other speakers.

Watch the talks

Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences

The Symposium will be held Saturday October 22nd 2016 from 9am-5pm in the Life Sciences Building at Syracuse University. It will feature eight, 25-minute presentations by undergraduate students who have conducted at least one full semester of research and who participate in, or are eligible for, the McNair Program or the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program at the University. We're happy to announce our keynote speakers: Dr. Nerissa Viola-Villegas G'09 of Karmanos Cancer Center, Detroit, MI, and Anna Kahkoska '13, who is now pursuing her MD/PhD at UNC Chapel Hill.

The symposium promotes the development of first-generation students as well as women in science while preparing them for future conference participation at the national level. There will be two awards for best presentations of $2,500 each to be used for conference travel and presentation.