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DATE: February 16 – February 18
TIME: *refer to the full schedule below*
LOCATION: Wetmore Hall, University of Toronto

Are YOU an undergraduate student with a burning passion for science? Would you like the opportunity to test your knowledge outside of the classroom? On top of that, do you want a chance to win some cash, a trophy, and bragging rights? If so, register for the Canadian Undergraduate Life Sciences Challenge (CULSC)!

CULSC is a Jeopardy-style science competition that brings together undergraduate university students from all across Canada! This jam packed weekend will be filled with competition, socials, and seminars on ground-breaking topics in science.

Teams of up to four undergraduate students must register in advance for this event, however individual participants can register and be placed on a team.

The competition consists of 6 rounds of science trivia that increase in difficulty! The topics covered include:

1. Neuroscience and Psychology
2. Molecular Biology and Genetics
3. Physiology and Pathobiology
4. Anatomy
5. Immunology and Microbiology
6. Biochemistry and Pharmacology

— NOTES FOR COMPETITORS —

Only undergraduate students are eligible. Teams with members that have already received or are currently completing post-graduate or medical degrees are not eligible for the competition.

We have a limit of 20 teams this year, so make sure to form your teams and register as soon as you can!

People can still register as singles, but you may be placed on a team.

— REGISTRATIONS —

Please register on our Eventbrite page! We ask that one member per team to fill the Eventbrite form and to pay all at once for each team member during registrations.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/canadian-undergraduate-life-sciences-competition-culsc-2018-tickets-41440875775?aff=efbeventtix

COST: $15 per member
This fee includes:
– Admission into the competition
– Food and snacks throughout the weekend (i.e. breakfast and lunch saturday/sunday)
– Snacks at the Friday night social (alcohol not included)
– An amazing opportunity to showcase your science knowledge and win a cash prize!

— SCHEDULE —

Please click below for CULSC’s detailed 3-day schedule:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XTmv9kWPGxJs8BlJ-sR_kVqiR-6qpQ5r_GndqkUhMbU/edit?usp=sharing

This is a tentative schedule and subject to change. We will announce any major changes to the schedule.

— FAQs —

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

There is no age requirement for participating in the competition, although it is required that you are currently an undergraduate student at a Canadian university. Events throughout the weekend (i.e. Friday night social) will require that individuals bring valid government issued ID if they wish to purchase alcohol.

What’s the refund policy?

Unfortunately, registration fees are non-refundable.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email us at naus.utoronto@gmail.com and one of our executives will respond within two business days.

Hope to see you there!

Grace Manalili
VP Communications

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