2020 Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium
Saturday, October 31, & Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020
Rice University
Houston, TX

Applications for 2020 will open in spring. Fill out our interest form to receive notifications and deadline reminders for 2020!


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The Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium (GCURS) is hosted by Rice University in Houston, Texas. GCURS provides current undergraduates the opportunity to present their original research discoveries to scholars from around the world. Not only does GCURS foster interdisciplinary, intercollegiate camaraderie, it offers an introduction to Houston, the fourth-largest and most diverse city in the nation.

Sessions are available in the following fields:


Applied Physics
BioSciences: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
BioSciences: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Materials Science and NanoEngineering
Mechanical Engineering
Physics and Astronomy
Systems, Synthetic, and Physical Biology