Agenda: Summer 2018

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

Tuesday May 29th

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 30th


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

10:00AM-12:00PM: Visit to North Campus

12:00PM-1:00PM: Tour of South Campus and neighborhood

1:00PM-2:30PM: Lunch, BEB Atrium South Campus

2:30PM-4:30PM : Laboratory Safety Training Course—235 BEB South Campus

Thursday May 31st- June 11th

Intro to Lab Skills Course—235 BEB, South Campus

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Friday June 1st 8:30AM-4:30PM: LAF Orientation and Training (119BEB), South Campus  


Starting June 13th 

2:00PM-6:30PM, South Campus

2:00PM-3:45PM: Research Communications Workshops

4PM-5PM BIOSTEM Scientific Discovery Series, 207 Diefendorf   

5PM-6PM DINNER as a group, 207 Diefendorf 


Monday June 12th-July 31st;  

Remainder of Program

(9:00AM-5:00PM or as determined by mentor)


Wednesday June 20th  12:00PM: Tour of Behling Simulation Center
(Suite 6235, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Downtown)

Friday June 22nd 

12:00-4:00PM: Graduate and Professional Careers in Clinical and Translational Research Forum - CTRC, Downtown 
Wednesday July 4th Independence Day- Offices/Labs Closed
Monday July 9th Annual Trip to Niagara Falls
Transportation will be arranged
Saturday June 30th Annual Trip to Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
Transportation will be arranged
Sunday July 29th CLIMB Program Picnic
Mayor's Park - North Tonawanda, NY

Wednesday August 1st
CLIMB UP Research Presentations at North Campus
9AM - 4PM

Thursday August 2nd Wing Fling- End of Summer Recap and Debrief

Friday August 3rd - All day

UB Summer Research Day- Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences- Downtown

Saturday August 4th

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