Undergraduate Research Enrichment Program
Summer 2004 

4 to 5:15 PM
HHMI Scholars, Peter White Fellows, Beckman Scholars, and others including Science and Engineering Scholars
116 Gore Hall 
June 9 What are you doing here this summer? Introduction to Research
Dr. Harold White (Dept. Chemistry & Biochemistry), Dr. David Usher (Dept. of Biological Sciences), Dr. Joan Bennett, (Undergraduate Research Office), and a panel Panel of Veteran Undergraduate Research Students including Matt Roberts (moderator), Mandy Peters, Jim Parris, Amanda Barker, and Allison Wojcik.
Please note: You need to have completed safety instructions in your research laboratory. If you have questions about safety, contact Occupational Health and Safety
June 16 What is it like to be a scientist? Career biographies from UD scientists. - Managing a career in science.
Dr.  Eugene Mueller (Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry), Dr. Kristi Kiick (Dept. of Material Science and Engineering) (UD '89), Patricia DeLeon (Dept. of Biological Sciences, and Calvin Keeler (Department of Animal and Food Science)
June 23 Group Discussion:
When would you say No? - Ethical Issues in Research
Dr. Harold White (Dept. Chemistry & Biochemistry) 
On Being a Scientist- Responsible Conduct in Research
Ethical Issues in Biology and Medicine - Nuffield Council on Bioethics
June 30 How does biomedical research benefit patients?
Jeffrey L. Twiss, M.D., Ph.D
., Head, Neuroscience Research Laboratory,
George R. Dodge Ph. D.
, Head, Bone and Cartilage Research Laboratory, and Tom Shaffer , Alfred I. duPont Institute and Hospital
July 7 How to communicate your Results - Conferences (Talks and Posters)
Dr. David Usher (Dept. of Biological Sciences), and Mandy Peters, First Place winner at this year's Undergraduate Poster Competition.
July 14 How do I get into graduate and/or professional School?
Dr. David Usher (Dept. of Biological Sciences),
Dr. Norman Karin (Dept. of Biological Sciences), and
Justin DiAngelo, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania (UD BISC '02)
Sujata Bhatia, MD/PhD (UD CHEG/BIOC/BISC '99), duPont, Biochemical Sciences and Engineering Division.

July 21 What is a scientist's life like in Industry?
Dr. Peter Gillies, Director of Human Health Sciences from duPont Nutrition and Health.
July 28 Corporate Aspects of Academic Research
Dr. Eric Kmiec, (Dept. of Biological Sciences and Delaware Biotechnology Institute)
July 30

What's it like to be a woman in science? Lessons and advice from women who know. - Special session in 212 Brown Lab from 12-1 PM
Dr. Jeanette Erhardt (Director, Mammalian and Environmental Toxicology) and Dr. Nancy Everds D.V.M, Dipl. A.C.V.P. (Principal Research Scientist, Clinical Pathology) at DuPont Haskell Laboratory for Health and Environmental Sciences.
August 4 Why isn't my research supervisor in the lab more?
Publishing in Scientific Journals,
Paying for Science

Dr. Daniel Simmons (Dept. Biological Sciences) and Joel Schneider (Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry)
Aug 11
Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium


Plenary Lecture
11:30 A.M., 101 Brown Laboratory Auditorium 

Dr. Isiah Warner
HHMI Professor,

Vice Chancellor, Office of Strategic Initiatives
Boyd Professor and Philip W. West Professor of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana


1:00 - 3:00 PM (Participants and their Poster Assignments to be posted in August)
Student Talks and Posters Presentations
McKinly Laboratory Ground Floor, Food provided
(Last year's program)

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Program organized by David Usher, Department of Biological Sciences
Page last updated: 2 August 2004 by Hal White, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry