Undergraduate Research Enrichment Program
Summer 2006 

4 to 5:30 PM
except for June 20
HHMI Scholars, Peter White Fellows, Beckman Scholars, and others including Science and Engineering Scholars
114 Purnell Hall 
June 7
What are you doing here this summer? Introduction to Research
Dr. Harold White (Dept. Chemistry & Biochemistry, Director UD's HHMI Undergraduate Science Education Program), Dr. David Usher (Dept. of Biological Sciences, Assoc. Dir. UD's HHMI Undergraduate Science Education Program),
and a Panel of Veteran Undergraduate Research Students:
Nicole Barkley (BS '06 Biological Sciences),
Lindsay Higdon,
(Senior Biology Major),
Rich Karpowicz (Senior Biochemistry Major working in Organic Chemistry)
James Kelleher (Senior Biochemistry Major),
Chinedu Nworu
(BS '06 Biological Sciences),
Wen Allen Tseng (Senior Biology Major)
Please note: You need to have completed safety instructions in your research laboratory. If you have questions about safety, contact Occupational Health and Safety.
June 14 What is it like to be a scientist? Career biographies from UD scientists. - Managing a career in science.
Dr. Carlton Cooper (Dept. Biological Sciences), Dr. Particia DeLeon (Dept. of Biological Sciences),
Dr. Diane Herson (Dept. of Biological Sciences), Dr. Eugene Mueller (Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry), and
Dr. Daniel Simmons
(Dept. of Biological Sciences), moderated by Dr. David Usher (Dept. of Biological Sciences, Assoc. Dir. UD's HHMI Undergraduate Science Education Program).
June 20
Group Discussion:
When would you say No? - Ethical Issues in Research
Dr. Harold White (Dept. Chemistry & Biochemistry) and Research Thespians -
James Kelleher (Senior Biochemistry Major), Rich Karpowicz (Senior Biochemistry Major),
Chinedu Nworu
(BS '06 Biological Sciences)Dan Silverio (Senior Chemistry Major),
Sarah Swain (Senior Biochemistry Major), and Tarjani Thaker (Senior Biochemistry Major).

On Being a Scientist- Responsible Conduct in Research
Ethical Issues in Biology and Medicine - Nuffield Council on Bioethics
June 28 How does biomedical research benefit patients?
Translational Research at A. I. duPont Hospital for Children

George R. Dodge, Ph. D.
, Head, Bone and Cartilage Research Laboratory, 
Tom Shaffer Ph.D.,
Director of the Nemours Research Lung Center, and
Wenlan Wang, MD. Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist, and Research Asssitant Professor,  Dept. of Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University.

July 5
How do I get into graduate and/or professional School?
Dr. David Usher, (Dept. of Biological Sciences),
Dr. Melinda Duncan, (Dept. of Biological Sciences),
Dr. Andrew Teplyakov, (Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry)

Justin DiAngelo (UD BISC '02) Tentative, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Sujata Bhatia, MD/PhD (UD CHEG/BIOC/BISC '99), duPont, Biochemical Sciences and Engineering Division.

July 12 How to communicate your Results - Conferences (Talks and Posters)
Dr. David Usher (Dept. of Biological Sciences),
Nicole Barkley (BS '06 Biological Sciences),
James Kelleher
(Senior Biochemistry major)
July 19
Corporate Aspects of Academic Research
Dr. Eric Kmiec, (Dept. of Biological Sciences and Delaware Biotechnology Institute)
July 26 Why isn't my research supervisor in the lab more?
Publishing in Scientific Journals,
Paying for Science

Dr. Daniel Carson, Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences.
August 2
What is a scientist's life like in Industry?
Christine Glatt (UD BA BISC '94), Senior Staff Scientist, Department of Biochem. & Mol. Biol., The DuPont Co.
Dr. Kristi Kiick, (UD BS Chemistry '89) (Materials Science and Engineering)
August 4

What's it like to be a woman in science? Lessons and advice from women who know.
Special optional session in 212 Brown Laboratory from 12-1 PM
Dr. Judy Stadler, Toxicology, DuPont Haskell Laboratory, Dr. Nancy Everds D.V.M, Dipl. A.C.V.P. (Principal Research Scientist, Clinical Pathology) at DuPont Haskell Laboratory for Health and Environmental Sciences,
Dr. Zakiya Wilson
, Coordinator of the UD NUCLEUS Program,
Dr. Particia DeLeon Dept. of Biological Sciences,
Dr. Roberta Colman, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
Aug 9
Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

Prof. Sarah Elgin
Washington University, St. Louis
HHMI Professor

Plenary Lecture: Exploring the Drosophila Genome: 
Genetics and Genomics to Examine Gene Silencing

11:00 A.M., Wolf Hall Auditorium

1:00 - 3:00 PM (Participants and their Poster Assignments to be posted in August)
Student Talks and Posters Presentations
McKinly Laboratory Ground Floor, Food provided
(Last year's program)

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: 18 August 2006 by Hal White [e-mail: halwhite at udel.edu], Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry