Welcome to the Richard E. Peter Biology Conference website!

Planning for the 2019 Richard E. Peter Biology Conference is underway. Check back soon for dates!

We are now accepting nominations for the 2019 internal and external keynote speakers. We want to invite speakers who you, the attendees, find exciting and intellectually stimulating, so it’s up to you to nominate them! The nomination form can be found here.

With your nomination, please include a short description of their work (max. 4 sentences) as well as why you think that person would be a good addition to R.E. Peter. Nominations will close October 15, 2018

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About us

The Dr. Richard E. Peter Biology Conference is organized by the Biological Sciences Graduate Student Association (BGSA) in order to showcase the diverse research conducted by Biological Sciences and life sciences students at the University of Alberta and institutions across the province. The event consists of poster and oral presentations by senior undergraduate, M.Sc. and Ph.D. students as well as two keynote lectures from distinguished professors from within the U of A community and from abroad.

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