Biosciences Program

  • Survival Skills for Young Researchers and Continental Breakfast

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    9:00 to 9:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
    Medical Education Research Facility Atrium
    9:35 – 11:40 a.m. – Survival Skills for Young Researchers
    2117 Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)

    The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is sponsoring a half-day workshop for summer undergraduate research participants aimed at providing survival skills for young researchers.

    Eligibility
    Requirements
    Guidelines
    Schedule of Events
    Registration Form (required)

    Registration Deadline: May 20th

    Please contact the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies if you have any questions.


    Eligibility
       Must be an individual of high school or undergraduate status who is conducting research at The University of Iowa during the summer of 2016.

    Requirements
       A completed registration form
       Permission from your UI mentor to attend the workshop
       Registration deadline is Friday, May 20,2016

    Guidelines
       Participants must attend all sessions

     

    Schedule of Events

    Wednesday June 1, 2016


    9:00 a.m.
    Continental Breakfast/Participant Check-in
    Medical Education Research Facility Atrium
    (Workshop will be held in 2117 MERF)
    9:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview
    Tammi Steffen, Administrative Services Coordinator
    Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
    9:35 a.m. How to document your research (keep a lab notebook) & prepare a summary of your research experience at The University of Iowa
    Gordon Buchanan, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    10:15 a.m. How to give a scientific oral and poster presentation
    Markus Kuehn, PhD
    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
    10:50 a.m. Break
    11:00 a.m. How to write a personal statement for your graduate school application
    Catherine Musselman, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
    11:40 a.m. Conclusion of workshop