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Program Agenda: Summer 2015

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

Tuesday May 26th

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

Check-in for on-campus housing-all day

Tuesday May 26th

Early evening

Welcome Dinner: South Campus location TBD

Wednesday May 27th

 

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

10:00AM-11:30AM: Tour of South Campus and neighborhood

 

11:45AM-1:00PM: Lunch, Lippschutz Room, South Campus

 

1:00PM-4:00PM : Intro to Lab Skills Course—235 BEB, South Campus

 

Thursday May 28th

9:00AM-12:00PM: Intro to Lab Skills Course—235 BEB, South Campus

 

Lunchtime—Visit to North UBCard Office to get UB ID cards (if necessary)- 228 Student Union- Meet at 102 Farber Hall after lab

 

2:00PM: Students report to labs for first time

Friday May 29th

Morning Session (9am-12pm): Introduction to Lab Skills (235 BEB)

Afternoon Session: (1pm-5pm): Students in their Respective Laboratories

Monday June 1st

All-Day Lab Animal Facility Training; Rodent Handling; Safety Orientation

(for students who are doing animal research- other students will report to their labs)

Tuesday June 2nd

Morning Session (9am-12pm): Introduction to Lab Skills (235 BEB)

Afternoon Session: (1pm-5pm): Students in their Respective Laboratories

Wednesday June 3rd

Morning Session (9am-12pm): Introduction to Lab Skills (235 BEB)

Afternoon: STUDENTS IN LAB UNTIL ~2PM (if feasible)

4:00 PM: BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series

Thursday June 4th-July 29th;  

Remainder of Program (9am-5pm)

LABORATORY RESEARCH (9 ½ full weeks)

Wednesdays

Starting June 3rd

2:45PM-6PM

2:45PM-3:45PM: Research Communications Workshops (locations/assignments to follow) at South Campus

 

4PM-5PM BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series

144 Farber Hall (unless directed otherwise)

5PM-6PM DINNER as a group (Lippschutz Room)

All students required to attend.

See website for complete schedule.

Friday June 19th- afternoon

Tour of Downtown Medical Campus and CTRC

Transportation will be arranged

Friday July 4th

Independence Day  ***University Holiday- No Labs***

 

TBD

Group trip to Buffalo Bisons Baseball game; Coca-Cola Field

 

TBD

5th Annual CLIMB UP Lecture

 

TBD

Trip to Niagara Falls

Transportation will be arranged

TBD

CLIMB Program Picnic/Cookout

Transportation will be arranged

Wednesday July 29th – Afternoon

CLIMB UP Research Presentations at South Campus

“Buffalo Wing” Social

Friday July 31st- All day

UB Summer Research Day- CTRC (Downtown)

 

Saturday August 1st

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