On your own
do you need to know about
Safety in the Research Laboratory?
Please note: You need to have completed safety instructions in your research laboratory and/or on-line before you start work in a laboratory. If you have questions, contact Occupational Health and Safety.
Dr. Thomas Powers, Department of Philosophy and co-director of the Center for Science, Ethics, and Public Policy administered by the Delaware Biotechnology Institute, and graduate students. Sessions to be held in Gore Hall rooms 102, 103, 104, and 116.
|June 13||What are you doing here this
summer? Introduction to Research and issues you may encounter.
Dr. Harold White (Dept. Chemistry & Biochemistry, Director UD's HHMI Undergraduate Science Education Program).
Dr. Gary Laverty (Dept. of Biological Sciences).
stop now-Other University
Susan Serra, Service Learning Coordinator and Katharine Kerrane, Senior Associate Director, Honors Program, and undergraduate panelists discussing National and International Scholarship Opportunities, Semester Abroad, Service Learning, and related opportunities. (Goldwater, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes, and Truman Scholarships, Fulbright Fellowships)
||Student Voices. Students who have
done undergraduate research for more than a year describe their
Allison McCague, Hamza Bhatti, Rohan Patel (UD undergraduates involved in their second summer of reserach)
|How do I get into Graduate
School? (Must attend this session
and/or the August 1 session)
Dr. David Usher, (Dept. of Biological Sciences),
Dr. Melinda Duncan, (Dept. of Biological Sciences),
Dr. Svilen Bobev, (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry)
Dr. Justin DiAngelo, BS Biology '02, PhD Univ. of Pennnsylvania '10 (Asst. Prof. Cell Biology at Hofstra University.)
What is it like to be a graduate student in the sciences?
Career biographies of people with undergraduate degrees in science.
David Plastino (BS Chemistry '78, MA Business Administration Univ. of Michigan),
Dr. Jeff Safran, (PhD Biochemistry University of Texas, JD Temple University) Patent lawyer specializing in intellectual property,
Dr. Vidadi M. Yusibov, PhD University of Moscow, Executive Director of Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology,
Katrinka Housley, BS Biochemistry '07, Quality control scientist for DogFish Head Brewery.
communicate your Results - Conferences (Talks and Posters)
Allison McCague and Hamza Bhatti with Barbara Garland, communications specialist
Judging Rubrics for the ASBMB Undergraduate Poster Competition 2007
A good site for instructions on poster preparation. Other good sites: site 1 (Ohio State U), site 2 (UNC),
How do I get into Medical or other professional Schools?
(Must attend this session and/or the July 11 session)
Dr. David Usher (Dept. of Biological Sciences),
Christine Arenson, MD BS Chemistry '86, Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Jefferson Medical School.
Faith A. Brosch, MD BS Biology '9X,
Bruce Bowman MD, PhD, Adjunct faculty, Dept. of Biological Sciences