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Research in the Sciences, Summer 2014, Workshop and Minicourse Schedule

Date and Place



Useful Links and Information.

Tues. May 28,
12:45 pm

Woodhead Lounge

(after picnic lunch)

*Introduction to Summer Program and Overview of Workshops

M. Weir


Receive opening packet, enrollment forms, sample abstracts.

[Safety and Animal Use Training sessions by W. Nelligan and P. Shatos follow]

Mon. June 2,

Allbritton 204

Last names

A-K at 1 pm,

L-Z at 2:30 pm

*Submission and Review of Research Abstracts  
 (In consultation with faculty research advisor, post abstracts to Moodle by noon.) also Jan A. Pechenik's A Short Guide to Writing About Biology, 6th Ed. (2007, Addison-Wesley) on Reserve in the Science Library (useful for aspects of all workshops).

Mon. June 16,
3-4:30 pm  Woodhead Lounge
Science Writing I M. Hingorani An introduction to science writing and reading

Mon. June 23,
3-4:30 pm Woodhead Lounge

Science Writing II M. Hingorani Second workshop on science writing and reading

4 meetings,

Tues, Thurs.
June 17, 19  

Tues, Thurs
June 24, 26

3-4:30 pm

Allbritton 204

Introduction to Statistical Data Analysis

E. Kaparakis

The director of the Quantitative Analysis Center will run a series of 4 hands-on workshops to introduce participants to statistical analysis software (Stata); discuss experimental design and data consideration and review basic statistical techniques used in the analysis of experimental data.  


Thurs. July 31,

1-3 pm

Exley Science Center Lobby

*Poster Session

Fellows & Associates

Boards and easels will be provided for poster set up in the morning, and presenters will view each other's work.  After lunch (provided) and keynote address, posters will be presented to the rest of the community and invited guests.

All Fellows will be required to participate in the first two workshops and the concluding Poster Session (marked with *). The Summer Moodle will be introduced at the first workshop, so students can submit and critique workshop assignments on-line. (Associates are welcome at all -- requirements are set by individual P.I.'s). For an extra copy of the Enrollment Form (due at the Abstracts workshop, Monday June 02) click here.