2012 SACNAS National Conference
From October 11-14, 2012 in Seattle, Washington, over 3,700 attendees participated in four days of scientific research presentations, professional development, networking, exhibits, culture, and community.
Theme: Science, Technology, and Diversity for a Healthy World
Conference Total Attendance: 3,746
Student & Postdoc Research Presentations
|Poster Presentations - 1224
||Oral Presentations - 68
|Undergrad: 963||Grad: 68
Travel Scholarships (Assistance Provided to Attend Conference)
Attendees By Level
|Students - 2,148||Professionals - 1,447
|Undergrad: 1,497||Postdoc: 104|
||Not specified: 151
Attendees by Gender
Attendees by Ethnicity
|Native Hawaiian/Indigenous Pacific Islander||
|Other Latino/a (Caribbean, Central, or South American)||392|
Attendees by Discipline
|Computer & Information Sciences||117|
|Mathematics & Statistics||312|
|Psychology & Social Sciences||144|
|Professional & Not Specified||529|
Conference Platinum Sponsors
- University of Washington
- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Conference Gold Sponsors
- Life Technologies
- Marguerite Casey Foundation
View full conference sponsors list
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