Tentative Schedule
Wednesdays  4 to 5 PM 205 Brown Lab
Except the first session which is on Thursday, June 12 in Gore Hall
HHMI Scholars, Peter White Fellows, Chemistry Alumni Fellows, and others including Science and Engineering Scholars
On your own
 What do you need to know about Safety in the Research Laboratory?
Please note: You need to have completed safety instructions in your research laboratory and/or on-line before you start work in a laboratory. If you have questions, contact Occupational Health and Safety.

June 12
Gore Hall

Undergraduate Research Ethics Conference
Dr. Thomas Powers, Department of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Science, Ethics, and Public Policy administered by the Delaware Biotechnology Institute, and graduate students, Sponsored by the Undergraduate Research Program. Sessions to be held in Gore Hall rooms 102, 103, 104, and 116. Pizza Party to follow.
June 18 What should students expect from their research mentor and what should the mentors expect from students? The Mentors' Perspective
Faculty mentor of undergraduates in the sciences.
Dr. David Usher, (Dept. of Biological Sciences)
Hal White (Chemistry and Biochemistry)
June 25
Don't stop now-Other University opportunities?
Lauren Barsky,
Undergraduate Research coordinator, and
Kristin Bennighoff, Honors Program, discussing National and International Scholarship Opportunities, Semester Abroad, Service Learning, and related opportunities. (Goldwater, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes, and Truman Scholarships, Fulbright Fellowships)
July 2
How are things going? Mid-Session Perspectives. Success and Frustrations
Dr. David Usher, (Dept. of Biological Sciences), Dr. Hal White (Chemistry and Biochemistry), and Lauren Genova and Brooke Palus.
July 9
Managing a career in science, the academic Life.
Career biographies of people with undergraduate degrees in science.

Drs. Mary Watson, Catherine Grimes, and John Koh, (Chemistry and Biochemistry), Drs. John Jungck, Patricia DeLeon, and Salil Lachke (Biological Sciences)
July 16
How do I get into Medical or other professional Schools?
(Must attend this session and/or the August 6 session)
Drs. David Usher and Dr. Florence Schmieg (Biological Sciences), Christine Dang, Biology BS '14, Dr. Faith Brosch, OBGYN, Newark DE
Information about the 2015 MCAT
Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians-Report of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and HHMI 2009
Ratings of the Importance of Topics in the Natural Sciences, Research Methods, Statistics, and Behavioral Sciences to Success in Medical School - AAMC MR5 Advisory Commission 2010
July 23
How to communicate your Results - Conferences (Talks and Posters) 
Dr. David Usher, (Dept. of Biological Sciences), Lauren Genova, Christine Dang, and Brooke Palus.
Judging Rubrics for the ASBMB Undergraduate Poster Competition 2007
A good site for instructions on poster preparation. Other good sites:  site 1 (UNC), site 2 (Ohio State)
Copy of Dr Usher's ppt presentation of poster preparations.
July 30 Managing a career in science and alternative careers.What can you do with a science degree?
Career biographies of people with undergraduate degrees in science.

Dr. Ray Yin (ANP Technology)
Dr, Rob Ward,
(PhD Molecular Biology University of Michigan, JD University of Houston) Patent lawyer specializing in biotech and chemistry,
Dr. R. Mark Jones,
Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology,
Tim Gilpatrick,
(BS Biochemistry 2012 UD, Researcher at NIH)
Eric Bugglin-Borer (BS Biochemistry 2011, Agilent Technology)
August 6
How do I get into Graduate School? (Must attend this session and/or the July 16 session)
   Dr. Melinda Duncan
(Biological Sciences), Dr. Justin DiAngelo (UD BS Biology 2002), Dr. Svilen Bobev (Chemistry and Biochemistry)
August 14

James P. Collins
Arizona State University

Plenary Lecturer sponsored by
the University of Delaware HHMI Undergraduate Program:

"Studying life in a Golden Age:
Opportunities, challenges, and responsibilities

1:30 P.M.
Clayton Hall

(Participants and their Poster Assignments to be posted in August)

Student Talks and Posters Presentations
Clayton Hall

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: 1 August 2014  by Hal White [e-mail: halwhite at udel.edu], Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry