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Division of Research and Graduate Studies


45th Annual Central California Research Symposium
Wednesday, April 3, 2024 | Location: Fresno State's Resnick Student Union

For your reference, please click here for a list of all submission form questions.

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Call for Abstracts

The 45th Annual Central California Research Competition is currently accepting abstract submissions. This year's symposium will be held at the Resnick Student Union. The deadline for student submissions is February 15th at 11:59 PM, while the faculty approval deadline is February 22nd at 11:59 PM. Please adhere to these important dates to ensure your participation in the competition.

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Submit your Abstract

Ready to submit your abstract? Use the provided submission form and adhere to the guidelines. Note that once you have submitted your abstract, you will not be able to make any further edits or changes. If you require any assistance during the submission process, please do not hesitate to contact us at or call our office at (559) 278-0840. We are here to help.

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2023 Central California Research Symposium: Proceedings

The purpose of the Symposium is to share recent research
with community investigators in various fields, college
students, and faculty as well as to encourage research
activities in the Central Valley. All fields of research will be considered for presentation to exchange further ideas among
investigators and the general public.
All individuals, including faculty, residents, graduate and
undergraduate students are encouraged to submit


Authors of papers entered in the
student competition must be sponsored by a faculty member.
Your google submission will be routed to your faculty mentor for approval.

In order to participate in sessions,
participants must confirm their invitation to present. Presenters
who do not confirm will not be scheduled.

If a first author chooses to withdraw his or her abstract for any reason, a request must be submitted by
March 29, 2023.