2009 Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) Schedule-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

SURP  Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
  2009 Schedule

  Week One

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Date

Time

Event

Location

Monday, May 25 Memorial Day
Students Arrive
Stever House
Tuesday, May 26 9 a.m.

Administrative Meeting
NSF-REU and USDA
– Required

Bellefield Ave. Entrance of Mellon Institute (MI)
10 a.m. Official Welcome
Remarks by Aaron Mitchell, Ph.D.
MI Social Room (MI 328)
10:20 a.m. Group Photograph MI 5th Ave. Steps
10:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
HHMI & Beckman MI Social Room (MI 328)
NSF-REU and USDA MI Conference Room (MI 348)
SRI MI 355
11:30 a.m.

Chemical and Biological Safety Training, and Pizza Lunch
All SURP Students – Required

MI Social Room (MI 328)
1 p.m.

Meet with Faculty Mentor
SRI students report to the SRI Laboratory

Faculty Labs
2 p.m. Boot Camp Mini Course*
(Biology Laboratory Techniques Course)
MI 333
5:30 p.m. SURP Dinner
All Students
MI Social Room (MI 328)
Wednesday, May 27 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Boot Camp Mini Course*
(Biology Laboratory Techniques Course)
MI 333
Thursday, May 28 9 a.m. Student to Scientist Series (S2S)
Urge to Create?
Indira Nair, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Education

HHMI Scholars, NSF-REU and USDA – Required
Other SURP Students Invited

MI Conference Room (MI 348)
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Boot Camp Mini Course*
(Biology Laboratory Techniques Course)
MI 333
Friday, May 29 9 a.m.

The Breakfast Club
Hazardous Waste Generation (EH&S Safety Training)

All SURP Students – Required

MI Social Room (MI 328)
10 a.m. Boot Camp Mini Course*
(Biology Laboratory Techniques Course)
MI 333
4 p.m. Return to Faculty Mentor's Laboratory

Revised 05/20/2009

*Faculty mentors determine if students should take the Boot Camp Mini Course.