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Preliminary Agenda: Summer 2016 (subject to change)

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 location TBD

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-4:30PM : Intro to Lab Skills 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 (235 BEB) (2 groups)
AM: 8:30AM-12:00PM
PM: 1:00PM- 4:30PM

When not in lab course: Students in their Respective Laboratories

Monday June 6th

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 7th

Introduction to Lab Skills (235 BEB) (2 groups)
AM: 8:30AM-12:00PM
PM: 1:00PM- 4:30PM

When not in lab course: Students in their Respective Laboratories

Wednesday June 8th

Introduction to Lab Skills (235 BEB) (2 groups)
AM: 8:30AM-10:30AM
PM: 12:30PM- 2:30PM

When not in lab course: Students in their Respective Laboratories
 

3:00PM- Introduction to the Research Communications Workshop (250 BEB)

4:00 PM: BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series

Thursday June 9th

Laboratory Safety Training (10:30am-12:00PM); Winspear- MANDATORY

Rest of day in lab

Friday June 10th-August 3rd;  

Remainder of Program (9am-5pm)

LABORATORY RESEARCH (9 ½ full weeks)

Wednesdays

Starting June 8th

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 17th- afternoon

Tour of Downtown Medical Campus and CTRC
Friday-Saturday June 24-25th Ride for Roswell- Volunteer Opportunities- TBD
check email for information
 
Date TBD Annual CLIMB UP Lecture

Date TBD

 

CLIMB PROGRAM PICNIC- All are welcome
Date TBD Annual Trip to Niagara Falls 
Transportation will be arranged
 
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- CTRC (Downtown)

 

Saturday August 6th

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