2018 Conference

High School GIDAS Research Conference

Do you like science and computers?  Are you interested in discovering relationships between genes and diseases? Come to the High School Students’ Research Conference and find out what other students are investigating.

This conference is designed to provide young students to real scientists’

experience in a conference setting to promote learning and interests in science.

There will be interesting hands-on workshops, presentations of research done by high schoolers (including you!),

as well as the opportunity to directly interact with keynote speakers.

2017 HSRC front page

2018 Conference

This year’s conference is tentatively scheduled for May 19, 2018, and the theme is Genes and Brain Cancer.

Our tenative scheudle will be similar to last year’s conference (2017 schedule is shown here) and is TBA.

Date: May 19, 2018 (Saturday), 12:30 – 5:30 pm

Location: Room 1230 Undergraduate Science Building (USB), University of Michigan (204 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109)

Open to the public, including middle school students.

     General Attender fee: $20 (workshops included)
     Conference Presenter fee: $32
     Accompanying parents: Free (donation welcome)
     Additional Conference Proceedings (abstract booklet): $12


You will receive email confirmation of the registration and payment.

Registration options

If you wish to present, a tentative research title is fine in the registration form.



Keynote Speaker: To be Announced


High School Reserach Conference 2017 Agenda 

2017 HSRC Agenda


The abstract is due on April 30, with abstract submission guidelines down below. 

Abstract Submission Guidelines 

File submission: email attach the abstract both in Word and PDF files to abstract at mircore.org.


Poster Guidelines:

Size: 48′ (width) X 36′ (height).

Check in with your poster and set up by 1:45 pm.

Below is a link to a couple of poster examples that have been used for previous conferences.

Poster Examples




Past Year Conferences

Here you can find information about the conferences from past years.

2017 Conference

2016 Conference

2015 Conference

2014 Conference