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Essentials of Graduate Research & Professional Development

Fall 2013


DRAFT – This schedule is incomplete and subject to change!

Faculty Team: Linda Bloom, Ph.D., Richard C. Condit, Ph.D., Paul Gulig, Ph.D., Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D., Dietmar Siemann, Ph.D.
Course Director: Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D.

  RECOMMENDED TEXTBOOK: At the Bench: A Laboratory Navigator, Updated Edition
by Kathy BarkerSpiral-bound: 465 pages
Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press; 2nd edition (January 1, 2005)
ISBN-10: 0879697083; ISBN-13: 978-0879697082Will be available in the Health Science Center Bookstore

Not listed yet are some research seminars and career development seminars, which will be scheduled for Thursdays at 4:00-5:00 pm. On dates scheduled for Research Seminars, there will be a required meeting of students and members of the faculty team immediately following the seminar (5:00-6:00 pm). Food and drinks will be provided. Snacks will also be served before each career development and research seminar at 3:30 pm.

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

SESSION

LEAD PRESENTER

Aug 15

10:00-12:00

LG-110 Biological Safety, BBP, Animal Contact Program Sharon Judge, UF Environmental Health & Safety

2:00-3:30

LG-110 UF Chem Hygiene Program (CHP) & Chem Safety Mark Yanchisin, UF Environmental Health & Safety
Aug 19

9:00-9:45

C1-7 Radiation Safety Short Course-Introduction Susan Stanford

9:45-10:30

C1-7 Radiation Safety Short Course-Fundamentals Radiation Concepts Alyson Cieply
10:30-11:15 C1-7 Radiation Safety Short Course-Radiation Detectors & Survey Instruments/Radioisotope Laboratory Techniques Susan Stanford
1:00-2:00 LG-110 Student Introductions Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty

2:00-5:00

LG-110 At The Bench – Problem Solving Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Sharon Norton, M.S
Aug 20

9:00-11:15

C1-7 Radiation Safety Short Course-Radiation Protection/Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation Les Hines

11:15-12:00

C1-7 Radiation Safety Short Course-Radioactive Waste Bill Coughlin
2:00-3:00 C2-3 HSC Library Orientation Michele Tennant, Ph.D., MLIS, UF Health Science Center Library
3:00-4:00 LG-110 Listening To Learn Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
4:00-5:00 LG-110 Selecting a Mentor & Dissertation Project Paul A. Gulig, Ph.D. & Faculty
Aug 22

4:00-5:00

LG-110 Life in the Lab Richard C. Condit, Ph.D. & Faculty
Aug 29

4:00-5:00

LG-110 Career Development Seminar
Melissa Nordstrom, PhD
GSO
Sep 5

4:00-5:00

LG-110 How To Read A Scientific Paper Richard C. Condit, Ph.D. & Faculty
Sep 12

4:00-5:00

R3-265 The Grants That Fund Your Research Dietmar W. Siemann, Ph.D. & Faculty
Sep 19

4:00-5:00

R3-265 Career Development Seminar
Jannette Lo, PhD
GSO
Sep 26

4:00-5:00

LG-110 Oral Presentation Skills Richard C. Condit, Ph.D. & Faculty
Oct 3

4:00-5:00

LG-110 Introduction to Research Design Linda B. Bloom, Ph.D. & Faculty
Oct 10

4:00-5:00

LG-110 How To Publish Dietmar W. Siemann, Ph.D. & Faculty
Oct 17

4:00-5:00

LG-110 Career Development Seminar
Bruce Goldberg, PhD, Forensic Toxicologist
GSO
Oct 24

4:00-5:00

LG-110 Avoiding Plagiarism Paul A. Gulig, Ph.D. & Faculty
Oct 31 1:00-3:30 C2-3 Database Searching Workshop Michele Tennant, Ph.D., MLIS, UF Health Science Center Library
Oct 31 4:00-5:00 LG-110 Bumps in the Road Paul A. Gulig, Ph.D. & Faculty
Nov 7

4:00-5:00

LG-110 Life of a Graduate Student – Faculty Stories Dietmar W. Siemann, Ph.D. & Faculty
Nov 14 4:00-5:00 R3-265 Career Development Seminar
Morgane Rolland, PhD, Chief, Viral Genetics Section
U.S. Military HIV Research program
GSO
Nov 21 4:00-5:00 LG-110 Working With Your Mentor & Supervisory Committee Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
Nov 28

4:00-5:00

  No Class – Thanksgiving Holiday  
Dec 5

4:00-5:00

LG-110 Career Development Seminar
David Hovda, PhD, Neuroscience/Traumatic Brain Injury
GSO