Every Spring, the college celebrates its student-scientists at the Undergraduate Research Forum. More than 350 students give posters and oral presentations describing their research.

Find the 2018 schedule of presenters here.

The best and most innovative posters and oral presentations are recognized with awards judged and sponsored by the university, faculty, alumni and industry.

2018 Undergraduate Research Forum Awards, College of Natural Sciences

CNS Award for Excellence in Astronomy and Astrophysics ($500)  Anna McGillvray
CNS Award for Excellence in Biochemistry ($500)  Alexis Cepeda
CNS Award for Excellence in Biochemistry ($500)  Phillip Woolley
CNS Award for Excellence in Biological Sciences ($500)  Julie Langenbahn
CNS Award for Excellence in Biological Sciences ($500)  Tina Bui
CNS Award for Excellence in Cancer Research ($500)  Soumya Shekhar
FSTI Award for Excellence in Chemistry ($500)  Hadiqa Zafar
FSTI Award for Excellence in Chemistry ($500)  Jake Sansom
CNS Award for Excellence in Computational Biology / Computational Biochemistry / Computational Chemistry ($500)  Megan Chan
Schlumberger Award for Excellence in Computer Science and Computer Engineering ($500)  Druv Patel
Marjorie Morales Award for Excellence in Computer Science and Computer Engineering ($500)  Supawit Chockchowwat
Marjorie Morales Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Physics ($500)  Ariel Barr
CNS Award for Excellence in Molecular Biology ($500)  Taylor Gulley
CNS Award for Excellence in Molecular Biology ($500)  Samantha Refvik
CNS Award for Excellence in Molecular Biology ($500)  Ali Modak
Frank Alexander DDS Award for Excellence in Neuroscience ($500)  Chris Stojanik
CNS Award for Excellence in Psychology, Social Sciences, and Human Development and Family Sciences ($500)   Hifza Hamid
CNS Award for Excellence in Psychology, Social Sciences, and Human Development and Family Sciences ($500)  Jaimee Liem
HEB Award for Excellence in Public Health, Nutrition, or Biomedical Sciences ($500)  Peyton Travis
HEB Award for Excellence in Public Health, Nutrition, or Biomedical Sciences ($500)  Erin Choi
Waller Creek Endowment Award ($500)  Alexander Boley
  Nicholas Tran
  Abigail Ulloa
SURGe Student's Choice Award ($100)  Austin Bell
SURGe Award for Best Freshmen Research Initiative Poster Biobricks Stream