Undergraduate Research Enrichment Program
Summer 2005 

4 to 5:30 PM
HHMI Scholars, Peter White Fellows, Beckman Scholars, and others including Science and Engineering Scholars
116 Gore Hall 
June 8 What are you doing here this summer? Introduction to Research
Dr. Harold White (Dept. Chemistry & Biochemistry, Director UD's HHMI Undergraduate Science Education Program), Dr. David Usher (Dept. of Biological Sciences, Assoc. Dir. UD's HHMI Undergraduate Science Education Program),
and a Panel of Veteran Undergraduate Research Students,
Kristen Reese, Patti Hansen,
Aggie Bielska, and Liang Kang.
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 15 What is it like to be a scientist? Career biographies from UD scientists. - Managing a career in science.
Dr. Roberta Colman (Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry),  Dr. Daniel Simmons (Dept. Biological Sciences),
Dr. Diane Herson (Dept. of Biological Sciences, Dr. Calvin Keeler (Department of Animal and Food Science)
Dr. Melinda Duncan
  (Dept. of Biological Sciences), and Dr. Gary Laverty (Dept. of Biological Sciences).

June 22 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 29 Why isn't my research supervisor in the lab more?
Publishing in Scientific Journals,
Paying for Science

Dr. Daniel Carson, Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences.
Dr. Daniel Simmons (Dept. Biological Sciences) and Joel Schneider (Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry)
July 6 What is a scientist's life like in Industry?
Dr. Peter Gillies, Director of Human Health Sciences from duPont Nutrition and Health.
(Cancelled and replaced by a feedback and assessment session)

July 13 Corporate Aspects of Academic Research
Dr. Eric Kmiec, (Dept. of Biological Sciences and Delaware Biotechnology Institute)
July 20 How to communicate your Results - Conferences (Talks and Posters)
Dr. David Usher (Dept. of Biological Sciences), Kristen Reese (Senior Biology Major), and Aggie Bielska (Senior Biochemistry major)
July 27 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,

July 29

What's it like to be a woman in science? Lessons and advice from women who know.
Special session in 243 Wolf Hall 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 3 How do I get into graduate and/or professional School?
Dr. David Usher, Ph.D. (Dept. of Biological Sciences),
Melinda Duncan, Ph.D. (Dept. of Biological Sciences),
Eugene Mueller, Ph.D. (Department of Chemistry and Bicohemistry)
Tom Bauer, M.D., thoracic surgeon, Graham Cancer Center of Christiana Care Medical Center
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.

Aug 10
Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

Dennis Liu
Senior Program Officer
HHMI Public Science Education Initiatives
Chevy Chase, Maryland

Plenary Lecture 

Getting Graphic About the Science of Fat

11:00 A.M., Wolf Hall Auditorium

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)

HHMI Undergraduate Research, University of Delaware Undergraduate Research ProgramHHMI Home Page
Program organized by David Usher [e-mail: dusher at udel.edu], Department of Biological Sciences
Page last updated: 1 August 2005 by Hal White [e-mail: halwhite at udel.edu], Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry