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Preliminary Agenda: Summer 2016

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

Tuesday May 31st

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

Check-in for on-campus housing-all day

Tuesday May 31st

Early evening

Welcome Dinner: South Campus

Wednesday June 1st


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-3:30PM : Laboratory Safety Training Course—235 BEB, South Campus

Thursday June 2nd

8:30AM-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 June 3rd

Introduction to Lab Skills 
AM: 8:30AM-12:00PM- 235 BEB
Monday June 6th

Introduction to Lab Skills
AM: 8:30AM-12:00PM- 235 BEB
PM: 1:00PM-4:30PM- Laboratory Animal Facility Orientation- 119 LAF

Tuesday June 7th

Introduction to Lab Skills (235 BEB): 8:30AM-12:00PM

Wednesday June 8th

Introduction to Lab Skills (235 BEB) 
AM: 8:30AM-12:00PM

2:30PM- Introduction to the Research Communications Workshop (250 BEB)

4:00 PM: BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series

Thursday June 9th Introduction to Lab Skills (235 BEB)
AM: 8:30AM-12:00PM
Friday June 10th Introduction to Lab Skills (235 BEB)
AM: 8:30AM-12:00PM

Monday June 13th-August 1st;  

Remainder of Program (9am-5pm)

LABORATORY RESEARCH (9 ½ full weeks)


Starting June 8th


2:30PM-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.

Wednesday June 15th- 12:00PM Tour of Behling SimulationCenter
(4th floor Farber Hall)

Friday June 17th- afternoon

Tour of Downtown Medical Campus and CTRC
Saturday June 25th Ride for Roswell- Volunteer Opportunities- 
check email for information
Monday July 4th Independence Day- Offices/Labs Closed
Wednesday July 13th

Annual CLIMB UP Lecture- Dr. Laura O'Dell

Schedule TBD

Monday July 18th Annual Trip to Niagara Falls
Transportation will be arranged
Sunday July 31st
Tuesday August 2nd-
Wednesday August 3rd
CLIMB UP Research Presentations at South Campus
11AM-3PM both days
BEB Atrium & 144 Farber Hall
Thursday August 4th- 4PM "Wing Fling"- End of Summer Recap and Debrief

Friday August 5th- All day

UB Summer Research Day- Center for the Arts- North Campus

Saturday August 6th

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