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Summer Institute for Life Sciences (SILS)


SILS VI Schedule of Talks

SILS VI Abstract Book

Join us to hear an incredible breadth and depth of science from 31 undergraduate authors! You may drop in and out as your schedule permits.


Questions may be directed to the Office of Undergraduate Biology, 216 Stimson, 607-255-5233.

The Office of Undergraduate Biology welcomes any undergraduates engaged or interested in research this summer to join us for a series of skills-building summer workshops and social activities as part of the Sixth Annual Summer Institute for Life Sciences (SILS).  Interested students can email to get on our summer mailing list. Programming runs a few times a month during June, July and early August.  Some upcoming Summer 2016 events will include:

  • Ice cream social on the Ag Quad in July-get to know your undergraduate scientific community!
  • Environmental Health & Safety Hands On Laboratory Training set for July 6, 2016, 4- 6 pm. Sign up here. Additional details here.
  • The Third Annual Undergraduate Research Ethics Summer Symposium was held on June 21, 2016.  Participants in this training will receive a certification from the Cornell Office of Research Integrity and Assurance.
  • Sixth Annual Undergraduate Research Summer Symposium is on August 8th, 2016.