General Schedule

Scientific foundations will be held from 4 – 6 on Tuesdays, GRE prep and Grad School applications from 5 – 7 on Wednesdays and Thursdays. All other time (~9 – 5) will be spent conducting research in mentor labs.

Week Research Scientific Foundations Course Graduate Application Prep
1 Orientation, Research Animal Welfare, Ethics & Lab safety, Searching the literature.
2 Research Experimental design and statistics primer. Grad School Application Overview
3 Research Reading, organizing and citing the scientific literature. Statements of purpose
4 Research How to make effective oral presentations Research Statements
5 Research Student Presentations
6 Research Poster Design CVs
7 Research TBA Networking
8 Research Poster lab
9 Research TBA Concerns
10 Posters and talks Designing your next experiment, session reflection