National Conference


October 31 – November 2, 2024 in Phoenix, Arizona


View our 2022 pre-conference informational meeting for helpful tips!

Zoom Recording

Conference Prep Workshop

March 22 and 24, 2022

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March 24 Recording:

Previous National Conferences

OSU at 2023 SACNAS NDiSTEM Conference in Portland, Oregon


During the 2023 annual SACNAS conference in Portland, Oregon, the Ohio State SACNAS Chapter and the university’s STEM programs had a strong presence. Payton Compton, an undergraduate student majoring in Health Sciences was awarded “Outstanding Research Presentation” for her poster. Allison Chartrand, past SACNAS President and recent PhD graduate from the School of Earth Sciences, was also recognized for her oral presentation. More than 25 Ohio State students, faculty and staff attended this year’s conference in Portland, Oregon.


OSU at 2022 SACNAS NDiSTEM Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Home of the Boriken Taino people

The 2022 SACNAS NDiSTEM conference took place on October 27-29 in San Juan, Puerto Rico! We hope that all 35+ Bucknistas who attended had an amazing experience. Please join us in congratulating Recruitment Chair Chris Kalman for winning an Outstanding Undergraduate Student Presentation Award!


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OSU at 2021 SACNAS:

SACNAS NDiSTEM 2021 logo

The 2021 SACNAS NDiSTEM conference took place on October 25-29! We hope that all Bucknistas who attended had an amazing experience. Please join us in congratulating two of our Bucknistas for winning Student Presentation Awards!

SACNAS Chapter OSU maintains award streak at the 2021 National Diversity in STEM Conference!

Virtual announcement of Matthew Estrada's Award

Matthew Estrada – Undergraduate Student Poster Award for Biology

Defining ILC populations in tonsil, blood, and lymph node tissues using mixed antibody and scRNA-seq

Virtual announcement of Megan Nieberding's award

Our Chapter has won at least one award at every National Conference since it was founded in 2014, so thank you to Matt and Megan for helping us continue this streak!

Congratulations to our other Bucknista presenters as well: Matthiew Haines, Allison Chartrand, and Heather Fair. We know you made Ohio State proud!


OSU at 2020 SACNAS:

The Ohio State University students have been attending the National SACNAS Conference since 2014, and every single year they have been recognized. This year was no exception at 2020 SACNAS.

Our very own Xilal Y. Rima won Best Oral Presentation in Bioengineering and Chemistry!

Congratulations to Xilal and all our students who presented their research or a session. We are looking forward to congratulating our next winners at the 2021 SACNAS.



OSU at 2019 SACNAS:

In October 2019 in Honolulu Hawai’i, The Ohio State SACNAS chapter was recognized by the national SACNAS organization as the recipient of the 2019 SACNAS Outstanding Professional Development Award. The award is given to a chapter that has built a supportive community among members, created leadership opportunities for members, and created strategizes for new officer development during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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