2006 Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) Schedule-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
Schedule 2006

Date

Time

Event

Location

Week 1

     
Tuesday, May 30 8:45 AM Continental Breakfast and Photographs (All SURP) MI Social Room
9:00 AM Welcome and Group Photograph MI Social Room
9:15 AM Break-out Sessions  
   
Break-out Session (HHMI & Beckman)
MI Social Room
   
Breakout Session (REU)
MI Conference Room
   
Breakout Session (USDA)
MI 302
   
Breakout Session (SRI)
MI 355
10:00 AM Biological, Chemical and Laboratory Safety Training (All) MI Conference Room
12:00 PM Student Pizza Lunch (All) MI Social Room
  12:30 PM Payroll and Housing Information MI Social Room
    Tour of Mellon Institute  
  1:00 PM HUB, Payroll Office & Dean's Office  
  1:30 PM Meet with Faculty Mentor Faculty Labs
  3:00 PM Biology Laboratory Techniques Course * MI 333
Wednesday, May 31 9:00 AM Biology Laboratory Techniques Course MI 333
  12:00 PM Student and Faculty Luncheon MI Social & Conference Rooms
Thursday, June 1 9:00 AM Biology Laboratory Techniques Course MI 333
Friday, June 2 9:00 AM Biology Laboratory Techniques Course MI 333
  11:30 AM Mini-J Meeting MI Board Room (434)
12:00 PM Picnic Lunch Cathedral Lawn
       

Week 2

     
Monday, June 5 9:00 AM Biology Laboratory Techniques Course MI 333
Tuesday, June 6 9:00 AM Biology Laboratory Techniques Course MI 333
  12:00 PM Faculty Talk - Dr. David Hackney
"Regulation of the motor protein kinesin that moves along microtubles: what is the key that turns the motor on and off?"
MI Conference Room
  2:30 PM Small Animal Training (Hurt, Michie) University of Pittsburgh
Hieber Bldg., 3500 Fifth Ave.
Wednesday, June 7 12:00 P.M. Undergraduate Research Office Lunch Seminar Series:
"Ethics in research"
University Center, Connan Room
reg. required - email pstallin@andrew.cmu.edu
Thursday, June 8 12:00 PM Mini-J MI 448
  4:30 PM USDA Interviews Theory Suite Conference Room (MI 502)
Friday, June 9 12:00 PM REU Group Meeting (lunch served) MI Board Room (434)
5:00 PM Preliminary Titles and Abstracts DUE
(HHMI Scholars, REU, Beckman, USDA)
       

Week 3

     
TBA TBA USDA Meeting TBA
Monday, June 12      
Tuesday, June 13 12:00 PM Faculty Talk - Dr. Amy Burkert
"From GREs to interviews: an overview of the graduate school application process"
MI Conference Room
Wednesday, June 14 12:00 PM Undergraduate Research Office Lunch Seminar Series: "How to apply to graduate school" University Center, Connan Room
reg. required - email pstallin@andrew.cmu.edu
Thursday, June 15 9:00 AM Mini-J MI 448
Friday, June 16      
       

Week 4

     
Monday, June 19      
Tuesday, June 20 12:00 PM Faculty Talk - Dr. William Brown
"Occupational asthma: What should we sense?"
MI Conference Room
Wednesday, June 21 12:00 PM Undergraduate Research Office Lunch Seminar Series: "Human subjects and regulatory compliance in research" University Center, Danforth Lounge
reg. required - email pstallin@andrew.cmu.edu
Thursday, June 22 9:00 AM Mini-J MI 448
Friday, June 23 12:00 PM REU Group Meeting (lunch served) MI Board Room (434)
       

Week 5

     
Monday, June 26      
Tuesday, June 27 12:00 PM Faculty Talk - Dr. Alison Barth MI Conference Room
Wednesday, June 28 12:00 PM Undergraduate Research Office Lunch Seminar Series: "Developing testable hypotheses in neuroscience" University Center, Dowd Room
reg. required - email pstallin@andrew.cmu.edu
Thursday, June 29 9:00 AM Mini-J MI 448
Friday, June 30      
       

Week 6

     
Monday, July 3      
Tuesday, July 4   University Holiday  
Wednesday, July 5 4:30 PM USDA Interviews Theory Suite Conference Room (MI 502)
Thursday, July 6 9:00 AM Mini-J MI 448
Friday, July 7 12:00 PM REU Group Meeting (lunch served) MI Board Room (434)
       

Week 7

     
TBA TBA USDA Meeting TBA
Monday, July 10      
Tuesday, July 11   Whitewater rafting Ohiopyle
Wednesday, July 12 12:00 PM Undergraduate Research Office Lunch Seminar Series: "How to use your undergraduate research experience when you present yourself to grad schools and potential employers" University Center, Dowd Room
reg. required - email pstallin@andrew.cmu.edu
Thursday, July 13 9:00 AM Mini-J MI 448
Friday, July 14      
       

Week 8

     
Monday, July 17      
Tuesday, July 18 12:00 PM Faculty Talk - Dr. Bruce Armitage
"Biochemical promiscuity: what happens when guanine does not pair with cytosine?"
MI Conference Room
Wednesday, July 19 12:00 PM Undergraduate Research Office Lunch Seminar Series: "How to present your research" University Center, Dowd Room
reg. required - email pstallin@andrew.cmu.edu
Thursday, July 20 9:00 AM Mini-J MI 448
Friday, July 21      
       

Week 9

     
Monday, July 24 12:00 PM REU Group Meeting (lunch served) MI Board Room (434)
Tuesday, July 25   Faculty Talk - Dr. Tina Lee
"Coupling of endoplasmic reticulum morphogenesis and protein export"
MI Conference Room
Wednesday, July 26 12:00 PM Undergraduate Research Office Lunch Seminar Series: "Careers in research" University Center, McKenna Room
reg. required - email pstallin@andrew.cmu.edu
Thursday, July 27 9:00 AM Mini-J MI 448
Friday , July 28 5:00 PM Final Titles and Abstracts DUE emartin@andrew.cmu.edu
       

Week 10

     
Monday, July 31 4:30 PM USDA Interviews Theory Suite Conference Room (MI 502)
Tuesday, Aug. 1      
Wednesday, Aug 2      
Thursday, Aug. 3 TBA Practice Talks TBA
Friday, Aug. 4 9:00 AM Final Symposium MI Conference Room
12:00 PM Student and Faculty Lunch MI Social Room
  1:00 PM Final Symposium MI Conference Room
  4:00 PM End of 2006 SURP MI Social Room

*Faculty mentors determine if advisees should take the laboratory course.