2005 Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) Schedule-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
Schedule 2005

Date

Time

Location

Event

Week 1

Tuesday, May 31 9 a.m. MI Social Room Program Overview and Continental Breakfast
9:45 a.m. MI Social Room Photographs, Paperwork and Tour of Mellon Institute
10:30 a.m. MI Conference Room Biological, Chemical, and Laboratory Safety Training
Noon MI Social Room SURP/REU Faculty and Student Lunch
1:30 p.m. Faculty Labs Meet with Faculty Mentor
2 p.m. MI 333 Biology Laboratory Techniques Course
Wednesday, June 1 Noon MI Conference Room Mini-J
Thursday, June 2 Noon Hammerschlag Hall C119 Biochem Bits
Friday, June 3 Noon Cathedral Lawn Laboratory Techniques Course Picnic Lunch

Week 2

Monday, June 6 5 p.m. MI 333 Completion of Laboratory Course
Tuesday, June 7 Noon Boardroom Lunch Meeting for REU Students
Wednesday, June 8 9 a.m. MI 355 Mini-J A
9 a.m. MI Conference Room Mini-J B
4:30 p.m. Connan Room, University Center URO Summer Kick-off Party: Free t-shirts and pizza
Thursday, June 9 Noon Hammerschlag Hall C119 Biochem Bits (Ayasli, Corrigan)
Friday, June 10 5 p.m. vestark@andrew.cmu.edu Preliminary Titles and Abstracts DUE

Week 3

Monday, June 13
Tuesday, June 14
Wednesday, June 15 9 a.m. MI 355 Mini-J A (Eimer, Hudson, Vasilev)
9 a.m. MI 448 Mini-J B (Goellner, Svetnikov, Wiltrout)
10 a.m. MI Conference Room Faculty Presentation - Dr. Amy Burkert
"Preparing for the next step: understanding the graduate and professional school process"
Thursday, June 16 Noon Hammerschlag Hall C119 Biochem Bits (Erb, Pennie)
Friday, June 17

Week 4

Monday, June 20
Tuesday, June 21
Wednesday, June 22 9 a.m. MI 355 Mini-J A (Lins, Wenger, Williams)
9 a.m. MI 448 Mini-J B (Hsieh, Sheridan, Vosburg)
10 a.m. MI Conference Room Faculty Presentation - Dr. David Hackney
"How two heads on a motor protein are better"
Thursday, June 23 Noon Hammerschlag Hal C119 Biochem Bits (Smith, Ayasli)
Friday, June 24

Week 5

Monday, June 27
Tuesday, June 28
Wednesday, June 29 9 a.m. MI 355 Mini-J A (Baszczewski, Goldman, Malatack)
9 a.m. MI 448 Mini-J B (Hu, Louissaint, Jonas)
10 a.m. MI Conference Room Faculty Presentation - Dr. Frederick Lanni
"The actin cytoskeleton in non-muscle cells"
Noon Rangos 3, University Center How to Present Your Research with Ron Placone (pizza will be served)
Thursday, June 30 Noon Hammerschlag C119 Biochem Bits (Corrigan, Erb)
Friday, July 1

Week 6

Monday, July 4 University Holiday
Tuesday, July 5
Wednesday, July 6 9 a.m. MI 355 Mini-J A (Eimer, Hudson, Vasilev)
10 a.m. MI Social Room Faculty Presentation - Dr. Brooke McCartney
"Tales of knobs and furrows: the ups and downs of APC function in Drosophila"
Thursday, July 7 Noon Hammerschlag Hall C119 Biochem Bits (Pennie, Smith)
Noon 355 Mini-J B (Goellner, Svetnikov, Wiltrout)
Friday, July 8

Week 7

Monday, July 11
Tuesday, July 12 Whitewater Rafting
Wednesday, July 13 9 a.m. MI 355 Mini-J A (Lins, Wenger, Williams)
10 a.m. MI 355 Faculty Presentation - Dr. Russell Schwartz
"Cmputer models of macromolecular complex formation"
Thursday, July 14 Noon Hammerschlag C119 Biochem Bits (Ayasli, Corrigan)
Noon 355 Mini-J B (Hsieh, Sheridan, Vosburg)
Friday, July 15 Noon Doherty 112 Ethics and Research with dr. Peter Madsen (pizza will be served)

Week 8

Monday, July 18 Noon MI 355 Panel Discussion: Women in Science
Tuesday, July 19
Wednesday, July 20 9 a.m. MI 355 Mini-J A  (Baszczewski, Goldman, Malatack)
10 a.m. MI 355 Faculty Presentation - Dr. John Woolford
"Problem solving in experimental molecular biology"
Thursday, July 21 Noon Hammerschlag C119 Biochem Bits (Erb, Pennie)
Noon 355 Mini-J B (Hu, Louissaint, Jonas)
Friday, July 22
Week 9
Monday, July 25
Tuesday, July 26
Wednesday, July 27 9 a.m. MI 355 Mini-J A (Eimer, Hudson, Vasilev)
10 a.m. MI 355 Faculty Presentation - Dr. Charles Ettensohn
"The molecular control of animal development"
Thursday, July 28 Noon Hammerschlag Hall C119 Biochem Bits (Smith)
Noon 355 Min-J B (Goellner, Svetnikov, Wiltrout)
Friday, July 29 5 p.m. vestark@andrew.cmu.edu Final Titles and Abstracts

Week 10

Monday, Aug. 1
Tuesday, Aug. 2
Wednesday, Aug. 3 TBA TBA Practice Talks
Thursday, Aug. 4 1 p.m. MI Conference Room Final Symposium
Friday, Aug. 5 9 a.m. MI Conference Room Final Symposium
1 p.m. MI Conference Room Final Symposium
4 p.m. MI Soical Room Final Reception: End of SURP/REU