CLIMB UP Program Agenda

Summer 2022 Agenda

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

Tuesday May 31st

Arrival Day

Student Arrival in Buffalo

Check in for on-campus housing

5.30 PM Meet & Greet/Ice-breaker Dinner

Wednesday June 1st 

Day of Introductions

 

8:30AM – 9:00AM: Continental breakfast 

9:00AM – 10:00AM: Orientation

10:00AM – 10:30AM: Meet Mentor

10:30AM – 11:00AM: Group Photo

11:00AM – 12:30PM: Tour of Campus and Neighborhood

12:30PM – 2:00PM: Lunch 

 2:00PM – 3:30PM: Laboratory Safety Training

Thursday June 2nd

Rodent Handling & Euthanasia & LAF Orientation

 

 8:30am-12pm: Group 1

 12:30pm-4:30pm: Group 2

Friday June 3rd

Responsible Conduct of Research and Ethics Training

 

8:30am-12pm: Group 1 and 2

Monday June 6th

Introduction Laboratory Skills

 

8:30am-4:30pm –All Groups

1. General Waste Practices

2. Autoclaving

3. Calculations

4. Labeling Samples

5. Laboratory Notebooks

6. Sterile Technique

Tuesday June 7th

Introduction Laboratory Skills

 

8:30am-12:00pm: Group 1

1:00pm-4:30pm: Group 2

1. Buffer Preparation

2. Weighing

3. Measuring Liquids

4. pH meter

Wednesday June 8th

Introduction Laboratory Skills

 

8:30am-12:00pm: Group 1

1:00pm-4:30pm: Group 2

1. Pipetting

2. Protein Assay

3. Spectrophotometer

4. Microsoft Excel

Thursday June 9th

Introduction Laboratory Skills

 

8:30am-12pm: Group 1a

1:00pm-4:30pm: Group 1b

1. Sterile Technique

2. Cell Counting

3. Trypan Blue Exclusion Assay

Friday June 10th

Introduction Laboratory Skills

 

 8:30am-12pm: Group 2a

 1:00pm-4:30pm: Group 2b

1. Sterile Technique

2. Cell Counting

3. Trypan Blue Exclusion Assay

Monday June 13th

Introduction to Lab Skills

 

8:30am – 12pm: Group 1

1:00pm – 4:30pm: Group 2

1. Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate – Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis

Tuesday June 14th

Introduction to Lab Skills

 

8:30am – 12pm: Group 1

1:00pm – 4:30pm: Group 2

1. Destain Gel

2. H & E Staining

3. Review

Starting Wednesday June 15th to August 5th

Laboratory Research - With Your Mentoring Lab

 

(Scheduling as determined by your Mentor)

 

Wednesdays

Starting June 15th

2:00PM – 3:45PM: Research Communication Workshops

4:00PM – 5:00PM: BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series

5:00PM – 6:00PM: DINNER as a group

All students required to attend

Saturday June 18th

Juneteenth Event- Details to be Announced

Monday June 20th

Juneteenth Holiday - Offices/Labs Closed

Wednesday June 22nd 

2:00PM – 3:45PM: Research Communication Workshops

4:00PM – 5:00PM:BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series

5:00PM – 6:00PM: Dinner as a group

Friday June 24th

Clinical and Translational Research Event

 

*All students are required to attend*

Wednesday June 29th

2:00PM – 3:45PM Research Communication Workshops

4:00PM – 5:00PM BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series

5:00PM – 6:00PM Dinner as a group 

Monday July 4th

Independence Day – Offices/Labs Closed

Wednesday July 6th

 

 

2:00PM – 3:45PM Research Communication Workshops

4:00PM – 5:00PM BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series

5:00PM – 6:00PM DINNER as a group

Wednesday July 13th

2:00PM – 3:45PM Research Communication Workshops 

4:00PM – 5:00PM BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series

5:00PM – 6:00PM DINNER as a group

Wednesday July 20th

2:00PM – 3:45PM Research Communication Workshops 

4:00PM – 5:00PM BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series

5:00PM – 6:00PM DINNER as a group

Tuesday July 26th

10:00AM – 12:00PM: Behling Simulation and Clinical Competency Centers Tours 

12:30PM: Annual Distinguished CLIMB UP Lecture

Wednesday July 27th

2:00PM – 3:45PM Research Communication Workshops 

4:00PM – 5:00PM BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series 

5:00PM – 6:00PM DINNER as a group

Sunday July 31st
CLIMB Picnic
Thursday August 4th

CLIMB UP for Summer Research Symposium

8:00AM - 5:00PM

 

**Professional Business Attire**

Friday August 5th
Wing Social Lunch
Saturday August 6th 
Departure for home