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Registration Information for the 36th Summer Symposium in Molecular Biology at Penn State

All registrations must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on April 26, 2017.  After this date, please call the conference planner at 814-865-9986 for information about onsite check-in. If space permits, you may register for an additional $30.

Registration for the event is now Closed

2017 Registration Information



Registration Options Early Bird Fee
Register by 2/28/17
Regular Fee
Faculty, Researchers, & Non-Academic Employees $300 $325
Post-Doctoral Scholar, Technician $125 $150 
Graduate Student $100 $125
Undergraduate Student  $50 $75


Parking Fee:

Parking permits are required for all vehicles parking on campus. 

  1. If you are staying at the Nittany Lion Inn you will receive a complimentary parking permit with your room reservation. 
  2. If you are staying at Eastview Terrace, on-campus housing, you should purchase your parking pass when completing your room reservation form with Conference Services.  This parking pass will allow you to park near your housing.
  3. Staying off campus and commuting to campus daily. You will need to purchase a parking pass through the cvent registration process.

Registration Policy:

Registrants are responsible for their own travel, lodging arrangements, and meals.You will be notified promptly of any cancellations, schedule, or program changes. Conferences and Short Courses will confirm your enrollment in the program. Refunds (minus a $50 processing fee) will be made for cancellations received in writing by April 18, 2017. After this date, the participant or organization will be held responsible for the registration fee. Anyone who is registered but cannot attend may send a substitute.

Please complete and submit your registration with payment as soon as possible to facilitate preparation of your Summer Symposium packet.

For additional information pertaining to registration, please contact:

Mary Seaton
Office of Conferences and Short Courses
The Pennsylvania State University
301B Ag Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802


Phone: 814 863-5846

Dave Blehi
Coordinator, Summer Symposium
107F Althouse Laboratory
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA  16802
Phone: 814 865-5497
Fax: 814 863-7024


*The Symposium registration fee includes admission to all May 10 -12, 2017 Symposium sessions and receptions, an electronic Symposium proceedings book, refreshments during the breaks between sessions and the closing reception dinner.  Attendees are responsible for their own travel, lodging arrangements, and meals. Names of participants who register by May 1 will be printed in the electronic proceedings book.