The LSAMP program supports students attending various research and graduate school preparation conferences throughout the year.

Conferences include (but not limited):

Below you will find information on various conferences mentioned above. For additional assistance, contact the CSU-LSAMP office.


California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education

The Northern and Southern California Forum provides students the opportunity to attend various workshops pertaining to graduate education, listen to motivational speakers and network with over 100 graduate program representatives. 

Spring: April 23, 2016 San Jose State 

For general information regarding the Forum contact the CSU-LSAMP office.

LSAMP students attending the Forum at UC Irvine:

LSAMP students at USC pictured in front of Trojan statue



ABRCMS is a national conference designed to encourage students to pursue advanced training in the biomedical, behavioral sciences and mathematics while providing faculty mentors and advisors with resources for facilitating students’ success. With 12 scientific disciplines, including two new disciplines added this year in cancer biology and immunology, students have more opportunities than ever to present at ABRCMS.  Sophomores, juniors, seniors, post-baccalaureates, and graduate students in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, including mathematics, are invited to submit an abstract

Visit their website for more information. Again, we thank you for your interest and look forward to another stimulating conference.

Leo Velazco-Cruz   

Leo V. ABRCMS Award

Maizee Lee and Mathew Mendoza both presenting at the ABRCMS Conference, Phoenix, AZ (November 1-4, 2017)