CLIMB UP Program Agenda

Coming Soon: Summer 2021 Agenda

Summer 2019 Agenda

CLIMB UP students enjoy a balanced schedule of academic, research, and fun activities during the summer months. 

Tuesday May 28th

Arrival in Buffalo (for most out-of-town students)

Check-in for on-campus housing-all day

5:30PM: Welcome Dinner at South Campus

Wednesday May 29th


9:00AM-10:00AM: Orientation - 144 Farber Hall, South Campus; Continental breakfast will be served.

10:00AM-12:00PM: Tour of South Campus and neighborhood

12:00PM-1:00PM: Visit to North Campus 

1:00PM-2:30PM: Lunch, South Campus

2:30PM-4:30PM : Laboratory Safety Training Course — 220 Winspear

Thursday May 30th - June 10th

Intro to Lab Skills Course— 117 Farber Hall, South Campus

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Thursday May 30th 9AM-12PM: Responsible Conduct of Reserach - 262 BEB, South Campus
Friday May 31st 8:30AM-4:30PM: LAF Orientation and Training (119BEB), South Campus  


Starting June 5th 

2:00PM-6:30PM, South Campus

2:00PM-3:45PM: Research Communications Workshops, South Campus

4PM-5PM BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series, 144 Farber Hall, South Campus 

5PM-6PM DINNER as a group, 144 Farber Hall, South Campus


Tuesday June 11th-July 29th;  

Remainder of Program

(9:00AM-5:00PM or as determined by mentor)


Friday June 14th 

10:00AM: Tour of Behling Simulation Center
(Suite 6235, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Downtown)


12:30PM: Annual CLIMB UP Lecture

Dr. Nancy Nielson, Senior Associate Dean for Health Policy, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2213A Jacobs School, Downtown)

Saturday June 15th  Annual Trip to Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
Transportation will be arranged

Friday June 28th 

12:00-4:00PM: Graduate and Professional Careers in Clinical and Translational Research Forum - CTRC, Downtown 
Thursday July 4th Independence Day- Offices/Labs Closed
Sunday July 28th 

CLIMB Program Picnic
Stiglmeier Park - Cheektowaga, NY

Monday July 29th  Wing Fling- End of Summer Recap and Debrief
Tuesday July 30th CLIMB UP Summer Research Symposium, Hayes Hall, South Campus

Friday August 2nd 

UB Summer Research Day- Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences- Downtown Campus

Saturday August 3rd

Departure for home (for most out-of-town students)