Agenda: Summer 2017

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

Tuesday May 30th

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 31st


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 1st- June 9th

Intro to Lab Skills Course—235 BEB, South Campus

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Starting June 14th


2:30PM-3:45PM: Research Communications Workshops (locations/assignments to follow) at South Campus

4PM-5PM BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series (starts June 7th!)

144 Farber Hall 

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


Monday June 12th-July 31st;  

Remainder of Program (9am-5pm)

LABORATORY RESEARCH (9 ½ full weeks)

Wednesday June 21- Noon Tour of Behling Simulation Center
(4th floor Farber Hall)

Friday June 23rd- afternoon

Tour of Downtown Medical Campus and CTRC
Saturday June 24th Ride for Roswell- Volunteer Opportunities- 
check email for information
Tuesday July 4th Independence Day- Offices/Labs Closed
Wednesday July 19th Annual CLIMB UP Lecture- 
Dean S. Seneca
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Sunday July 23rd CLIMB PROGRAM PICNIC- All are welcome
Monday July 24th- Afternoon Annual Trip to Niagara Falls
Transportation will be arranged
Wednesday July 26th - 1-2pm

Presentation by Kaplan Representative, Dawn Longuil

124 Farber Hall

Monday July 31st

12pm - 1:30pm

Women in STEM

Panel of women in STEM fields to discuss their experiences and answer questions.

Panelists include: Dr. Mira Edgerton (Oral Biology), Dr. Heather Orom (Public Health), Dr. Laura Rusche (Biological Sciences), Dr. Sangita Patel (Ophthalmology), Dr. Laurene Tumiel-Berhalter (Family Medicine), Dr. Margaret Moss (Nursing)


Tuesday August 1st-
Wednesday August 2nd
CLIMB UP Research Presentations at South Campus
11AM-3PM both days
BEB Atrium & 144 Farber Hall
Thursday August 3rd Wing Fling- End of Summer Recap and Debrief

Friday August 4th- All day

UB Summer Research Day- CTRC- Downtown

Saturday August 5th

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