Tentative Schedule
Wednesdays  4 to 5 PM 205 Brown Lab
Except the 1st session which is on Thursday, June 11, in
Gore 102, 103, 104, and 116, the 7th session, Wednesday, July 22 in 007 Willard Hall, and the 9th session August 5 in 127 Memorial Hall.
HHMI Scholars, Peter White Fellows, Chemistry Alumni Fellows, and others including Science and Engineering Scholars
On your own
 What 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.

June 11

Gore Hall

Undergraduate Research Ethics Conference
Dr. Iain Crawford, Department of Englkish and Director of the Undergraduate Research Program
Dr. Thomas Powers, Department of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Science, Ethics, and Public Policy administered by the Delaware Biotechnology Institute, and graduate students, Sponsored by the Undergraduate Research Program. There will be a Pizza Party (incuding UD ice cream) for Scholars in ISE Lab after the ethics session.
June 17 What should students expect from their research mentor and what should the mentors expect from students? The Mentors' Perspective
Faculty mentor of undergraduates in the sciences.

Dr. Hal White (Chemistry and Biochemistry)
June 24 Managing a career in science, the academic Life.
Career biographies of people with undergraduate degrees in science.

Drs. Mary Watson, Dr. Jon Koh, and Dr. Catherine Grimes from Chemistry and Biochemistry; and Dr. Salil Lachke  and Dr. Jennifer Nauen from Biological Sciences.
July 1
How do I get into Graduate School? (Must attend this session and/or the July 15 session)
    Dr. Melinda Duncan
(Biological Sciences), Dr. Don Watson (Chemistry and Biochemistry), and
Dr. Justin DiAngelo (UD BS Biology 2002)
July 8
How are things going? Mid-Session Perspectives. Success and Frustrations
Drs. David Usher and Gary Laverty (Dept. of Biological Sciences)
July 15 Dr. David Barlow, Dept. Health and Exercise Science), Dr. Barret Michalec (Associate Professor, Sociology), and Faith Brosch MD, OBGYN, Newark DE
Information about the 2015 MCAT
Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians-Report of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and HHMI 2009
Ratings of the Importance of Topics in the Natural Sciences, Research Methods, Statistics, and Behavioral Sciences to Success in Medical School - AAMC MR5 Advisory Commission 2010
July 22
4 - 5:30
007 Willard Hall
How to communicate your Results - Conferences (Talks and Posters) 
Dr. David Usher, (Dept. of Biological Sciences), Lauren Genova, and Brooke Palus.
Judging Rubrics for the ASBMB Undergraduate Poster Competition 2007
A good site for instructions on poster preparation. Other good sites:  site 1 (UNC), site 2 (Ohio State)  Copy of Dr Usher's ppt presentation of poster preparations.

July 29
Managing a career in science and alternative careers.What can you do with a science degree?
Career biographies of people with undergraduate degrees in science.

Dr. Ray Yin (PhD UCLA ANP Technology)
Dr. Jeff Safran, (PhD Biochemistry University of Texas, JD Temple University) Patent lawyer specializing in intellectual property,
Dr. Vivadi M. Yusibov, (PhD University of Moscow) Executive Director of Fraunhofer Center for Molecular Biotechnology
Dr. Nicole Hill Buist, (BS Biology UD 2002, PhD Organic Chemistry UC Santa Cruz) Principal Scientist, Merck
August 5
127 Memorial Hall
Don't stop now-Other University opportunities?
Lauren Barsky,
Undergraduate Research coordinator,
discussing National and International Scholarship Opportunities, Semester Abroad, Service Learning, and related opportunities. (Goldwater, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes, and Truman Scholarships, Fulbright Fellowships)
August 13
Undergraduate Research and Service Celebratory Symposium
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: 27 July 2015  by Hal White [e-mail: halwhite at udel.edu], Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry