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Essentials of Graduate Research & Professional Development

GMS6003

Essentials of Graduate Research & Professional Development

Fall 2015

 

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

Faculty Team: Marguerite Hatch, Ph.D., Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D., Dietmar Siemann, Ph.D.

 

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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 18
10:00-12:0012-2:00   R2-265 Biological Safety, BBP, Animal Contact ProgramLunch and Student Photos Sharon Judge, UF Environmental Health & Safety
2:00-3:30  R2-265 UF Chem Hygiene Program (CHP) & Chem Safety Mark Yanchisin, UF Environmental Health & Safety
WedAug 19 9:00-9:45  LG-110 A&B Radiation Safety Short Course-Introduction Alyson Cieply
9:45-10:30  LG-110 A&B Radiation Safety Short Course-Fundamentals Radiation Concepts Alyson Cieply
10:30-12:00  LG-110 A&B Radiation Safety Short Course-Radiation Detectors & Survey Instruments/Radioisotope Laboratory Techniques Sam Iverstine
 4:00 – 5:00 LG-110 A&B Student Introductions Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
 
ThursAug 20 9:00-9:45 LG-110 A&B Radiation Safety Short Course-Radiation Protection/Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation Susan Stanford
9:45 – 11:30  LG-110 A&B Radiation Safety Short Course-Radioisotope Laboratory Techniques I & II Alyson Cieply
11:30-12:00   LG-110 A&B  Radiation Safety Short Cours-Radioactive Waste Bill Coughlin/James Fleetwood
3:00 – 4:00  LG-101A DeWeese Listening To Learn Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D.
 4:00-5:00 LG-101A DeWeese  Selecting a Mentor & Dissertation Project  Paul A. Gulig, Ph.D. & Faculty
FriAug 21 4:00-5:00 LG-101A DeWeese Life in the Lab Faculty
ThursAug 27 4:00-5:00 LG-101A DeWeese Career Development Seminar GSO
ThursSep 3 4:00-5:00 LG-101A DeWeese How To Read A Scientific Paper  Faculty
ThursSep 10 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 16

ThursSep 17

 

Group 1 (1-3:30)

 

Group 2 (1-3:30)

4:00 – 5:00

C2-3(HSC library)

C2-3(HSC library)

LG-101A

DeWeese

Database Searching WorkshopGroup

1: (last name starting A-G)Group

2: (last name starting H-Z)

Career Development Seminar (TBA)

Michele Tennant, Ph.D., MLIS, UF Health Science Center Library

 

 

GSO

ThursSep 24 4:00-5:00  LG-101A DeWeese Bumps in the Road  Faculty
ThursOct 1 4:00-5:00  LG-101A DeWeese Introduction to Research Design Marguerite Hatch, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursOct 8 4:00-5:00 LG-110 A&B Avoiding Plagiarism Dietmar W. Siemann, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursOct 15 4:00-5:00 LG-101A

DeWeese

Career Development Seminar GSO
ThursOct 22 4:00-5:00 LG-101A

DeWeese

How to Publish Paul A. Gulig, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursOct 29 4:00-5:00 LG-101ADeWeese Oral Presentation Skills Richard C. Condit, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursNov 5 4:00-5:00 LG-101ADeWeese Working With Your Mentor & Supervisory Committee Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursNov 12 4:00-5:00 LG-101ADeWeese Career Development Seminar GSO
ThursNov 19 4:00-5:00 LG-101ADeWeese Graduate Student Compacts and Individual Development Plans Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
Nov 26 No Class – Thanksgiving Holiday
ThursDec 3 4:00-5:00 LG-101ADeWeese Career Development Seminar GSO