Valley Local Section American
Chemical Society Undergraduate
Research Conference and 14th Annual IRC
Undergraduate Student Research Symposium
is scheduled for
Friday, October 20, 2017
The IRC is inviting abstract submissions from
undergraduate students from the Midwestern area. The
abstract submission deadline is Wednesday
October 4, 2017.
Abstracts will be reviewed for scientific content.
Abstracts should be limited to a maximum of 500
words, including title, authors names, and
affiliation. The presenter's name should be
indicated by an asterisk after the name.
Abstracts should be submitted by electronic mail to
with "IRC Symposium Abstract" in the email subject.
Be sure to include your contact information in your
•University and department
Please state your preference: 1) an oral
presentation, 2) poster presentation, or 3) both. We
will try to accommodate your preferred presentation
type, but may be constrained due to the limited time
available for oral presentations.
We would also request that you include information
about your major, expected year of graduation, your
hometown, and a photograph either of yourself or of
you and your co-authors.
The abstract should include:
with the presenting author indicated by an
affiliation (department and institution, and city,
state, and zip code)
of a New Assay for Glucose-1,6-Bisphosphate
Mergy*, Daniel Neiss, and Mark E. Brandt
of Chemistry, Rose-Hulman Institute
of Technology, Terre Haute, IN 47803
is not an intermediate in the metabolism of glucose,
some evidence suggests that glucose-1,6-bisphosphate
may have a regulatory role in glycolysis. . . .
Each oral presentation will be allotted a total of
10 minutes for formal
4.5 minutes for
0.5 minute for changing speakers
Standard audiovisual equipment and a Windows 10
laptop will be present to run the presentation. The
preferred format is a PowerPoint presentation. The
PowerPoint file should be submitted by email three
days before the symposium.
Posters should have titles in 96 point font size,
with the abstract, figure legends, and other
descriptive text in at least 18 point text, with the
overall size of the poster being 3 x 4 feet.
The symposium will be held in the Myers Presentation
Room (M-137) of the Myers Center.
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Institute of Technology
5500 Wabash Ave.
Terre Haute, IN
Valley Local Section of the