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Essentials of Graduate Research & Professional Development

GMS6003

Essentials of Graduate Research & Professional Development

Fall 2014

 

Course Director: Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D.

Faculty Team: Richard C. Condit, Ph.D., Paul Gulig, Ph.D., Marguerite Hatch, Ph.D., Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D., Dietmar Siemann, Ph.D.

 

4RECOMMENDED TEXTBOOK: At the Bench: A Laboratory Navigator, Updated Edition by Kathy Barker Spiral-bound: 465 pages Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press; 2nd edition (January 1, 2005) ISBN-10: 0879697083; ISBN-13: 978-0879697082

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
Tues
Aug 19
10:00-12:00 LG-110A&B Biological Safety, BBP, Animal Contact Program Sharon Judge, UF Environmental Health & Safety
2:00-3:30 LG-110A&B UF Chem Hygiene Program (CHP) & Chem Safety Mark Yanchisin, UF Environmental Health & Safety
WedAug 20 9:00-9:45 C1-7 Radiation Safety Short Course-Introduction Alyson Cieply
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 Sam Iverstine
1:00-2:00 LG-110 A&B Student Introductions Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
2:00-5:00 LG-110 A&B At The Bench – Problem Solving Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Sharon Norton, M.S
ThursAug 21 9:00-11:15 C1-4 Radiation Safety Short Course-Radiation Protection/Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation Les Hines
11:15-12:00 C1-4 Radiation Safety Short Course-Radioactive Waste Bill Coughlin
3:00 – 4:00 G103 hpnp Listening to Learn Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
4:00-5:00 G103 hpnp Selecting a Mentor & Dissertation Project Paul A. Gulig, Ph.D. & Faculty
FriAug 22 4:00-5:00 G1114-hpnp Life in the Lab Richard C. Condit, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursAug 28 4:00-5:00 LG-101ADeWeese Career Development Seminar GSO
ThursSep 4 4:00-5:00 G114-hpnp How To Read A Scientific Paper Richard C. Condit, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursSep 11 1:00-2:00 Group 12:30-3:30Group 2 C2-3(HSC library) HSC Library OrientationGroup 1: (last name starting A-G)Group 2: (last name starting H-Z) Michele Tennant, Ph.D.MLIS, UF HSC Library
WedSep 17

 

Thurs

Sep 18

1-3:30
Group 11-3:30

Group 2

 

C2-3(HSC library) Database Searching WorkshopGroup 1: (last name starting A-G) 

Group 2: (last name starting H-Z)

Michele Tennant, Ph.D., MLIS, UF Health Science Center Library
ThursSep 25 4:00-5:00 LG-110A&B Bumps in the Road Paul A. Gulig, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursOct 2 4:00-5:00 G114-hpnp Introduction to Research Design Marguerite Hatch, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursOct 9 4:00-5:00 LG-110 A&B How To Publish Dietmar W. Siemann, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursOct 16 4:00-5:00 LG-101ADeWeese Career Development Seminar GSO
ThursOct 23 4:00-5:00 LG-110 A&B Avoiding Plagiarism Paul A. Gulig, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursOct 30 4:00-5:00 LG-110A&B Oral Presentation Skills Richard C. Condit, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursNov 6 4:00-5:00 LG-110 A&B Working With Your Mentor & Supervisory Committee Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursNov 13 4:00-5:00 LG-101A Career Development Seminar GSO
ThursNov 20 4:00-5:00 LG-110 A&B Graduate Student Compacts and Individual Development Plans Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
Nov 27 4:00-5:00 No Class – Thanksgiving Holiday
ThursDec 4 4:00-5:00 LG-101ADeWeese Career Development Seminar GSO