WCBSURC - Announcing Our 45th Year 2022; 2023 was at Loyola Marymount University; 2024 was at Santa Clara University, for April 12, 2025, please contact CSU San Marcos

The alpha and omega metal pane wall sloping outward toward the twilight sky

West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC) Coming to Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) in Beautiful San Diego, April 9, 2022

The WCBSURC - An Historical Overview

PLNU and the WCBSURC Slideshow

Program Overview 

Plenary Speaker


Abstract Submission 

(Seminar and Poster Presentations) Please Submit Before March 12th

*Presenters - Please Register and Pay Before March 12th

Poster Abstracts
Seminar Abstracts


Conference Abstract Books 


Please note, everyone (including faculty, staff, friends and family members of participants, etc.) who wish to attend any portion of the conference must also register, and pay the entire entrance fee

*Presenters - Please Register, Pay, and Submit Abstracts Before March 12th

Conference Participants


*Presenters - Please Pay, Register, and Submit Abstracts Before March 12th.  One payment covers the entire day, including registration and abstract submission.

Online via our secure CashNet site, "West Coast Bio Sciences Undergrad Research Conf.", or check made out to "PLNU-WCBSURC" and received by March 25th (if non-presenter) to:

WCBSUR Conference, Department of Biology  
Point Loma Nazarene University
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA 92106

  • $50 Early Registration (and Presenters') Payment (until March 12th)

  • $60 Late Registration Payment (March 13th - April 7th) checks received by March 25th (non-presenters)

  • $80 Last Minute Registration Payment (April 8th - 9th) no checks (non-presenters)

*The fee covers: abstract booklet, program, continental breakfast, all day coffee/tea/iced water service, hot buffet luncheon and awards reception 

Travel Accommodations

  • Humphreys Half Moon Inn

  • Best Western PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

  • Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside 

  • Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island

  • The Dana on Mission Bay

  • Days Inn San Diego Hotel Circle Near Sea World

  • Pacific Terrace Hotel

  • Sheraton La Jolla Hotel 




*Only 3 miles from San Diego International Airport; 10 minute taxi/LYFT/Uber ride

WCBSURC will take place in Sator and Latter Halls on the PLNU campus

Campus Map 

*Parking is Free


If you, or your company, would like to donate towards WCBSURC 2022, please do so at the "Give Now" link below with designation of "WCBSURC".  Your name and logo will be listed online, plus in the program, which all registrants receive

Give Now 

WCBSURC 2022 Awardees

WCBSURC 2022 Photographs

46th WCBSURC - April 22, 2023 at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles 

47th WCBSURC - April 6, 2024 at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara

48th WCBSURC - April 12, 2025 at CSU San Marcos, San Marcos