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Essentials of Graduate Research & Professional Development: GMS 6003 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
Wed   Aug 19 9:00-9:45  LG-110 A&B Radiation Safety Short Course-Introduction Susan Stanford, Radiation Control Officer
9:45-10:30  LG-110 A&B Radiation Safety Short Course-Fundamentals Radiation Concepts Les Hines, Senior Health Physicist
10:30-12:00  LG-110 A&B Radiation Safety Short Course-Radiation Detectors & Survey Instruments/Radioisotope Laboratory Techniques Susan Stanford, Radiation Control Officer
 4:00 – 5:00 LG-110 A&B Student Introductions Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
 
Thurs Aug 20 9:00-9:45 LG-110 A&B Radiation Safety Short Course-Radiation Protection/Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation Les Hines, Senior Health Physicist
9:45 – 11:30  LG-110 A&B Radiation Safety Short Course-Radioisotope Laboratory Techniques I & II Susan Stanford, Radiation Control
11:30-12:00   LG-110 A&B  Radiation Safety Short Course-Radioactive Waste Matt Doty/James Fleetwood, EHS
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 Thomas C. Rowe, Ph.D.
Fri      Aug 21 9:00-10:0010:00 – 11:00 R2-265 Life in the LabCareer & Professional Development Thomas C. Rowe, Ph.D.Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D.
Thurs Aug 27 10:30-11:30

4:00-5:00

*R2-265 Small Group Meetings

Career Development Seminar

GSO
Thurs Sep 3 10:30-11:30

4:00-5:00

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LG-101A DeWeese

Small Group Meetings

How To Read A Scientific Paper

Faculty
Thurs Sep 10 10:30-11:301:00-2:00 Group 1

2:30-3:30 Group 2

*C2-3(HSC library) Small Group MeetingsHSC 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 

Thurs

Sep 17

Group 1 (1-3:30)Group 2 (1-3:30)

 

10:30-11:30

4:00 – 5:00

 

C2-3(HSC library)C2-3(HSC library)

 

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LG-101ADeWeese

Database Searching WorkshopGroup 1: (last name starting A-G)Group 2: (last name starting H-Z)Career Development Seminar (TBA)

 

Small Group Meetings

Career Development Seminar

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

GSO

ThursSep 24 10:30-11:304:00-5:00 *LG-110 A  Small Group MeetingsIntroduction to Research Design Marguerite Hatch, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursOct 1 10:30-11:304:00-5:00 *LG-101A DeWeese  Small Group MeetingsThe Grants That Fund Your Research Dietmar W. Siemann, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursOct 8 10:30-11:304:00-5:00 *LG-110 A&B Small Group MeetingsAvoiding Plagiarism Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursOct 15 10:30-11:304:00-5:00 *LG-101ADeWeese Small Group MeetingsCareer Development Seminar GSO
ThursOct 22 10:30-11:304:00-5:00 *LG-101ADeWeese Small Group MeetingsHow to Publish Dietmar W. Siemann, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursOct 29 10:30-11:304:00-5:00 *LG-101ADeWeese Small Group MeetingsOral Presentation Skills Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursNov 5 10:30-11:304:00-5:00 *LG-101ADeWeese Small Group MeetingsWorking With Your Mentor & Supervisory Committee Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursNov 12 10:30-11:304:00-5:00 *LG-101ADeWeese Career Development Seminar GSO
ThursNov 19 10:30-11:304:00-5:00 *LG-101ADeWeese Graduate Student Compacts and Individual Development Plans Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D. & Faculty
ThursNov 26 No Class – Thanksgiving Holiday
ThursDec 3 10:30-11:304:00-5:00 *LG-101ADeWeese Career Development Seminar GSO