University of Delaware Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

REU Program Resources and Calendar

Program Calendar:

Date

Program

June 23, Monday

REU Group Meetings - 10:00am-12:00pm

Chemical Waste Disposal, Right-to-Know/Chemical Hygiene Plan - Online Modules - (required) 
           Biochemistry groups are also required to complete the Biosafety Training Modules.

June 30, Monday

REU Group Meetings - 10:00am-12:00pm

July 7, Monday

REU Group Meetings - 10:00am-12:00pm

July 9, Wednesday

Managing a career in science, the academic life.  Career biographies of people with undergraduate degrees in science. (highly encouraged)
           4:00-5:00pm - Brown Lab 205
           Drs. Mary Watson, Catherine Grimes, and John Koh (Chemistry & Biochemistry)
           Drs. John Jungck, Patricia DeLeon, and Salil Lachke (Biological Sciences)

July 14, Monday

REU Group Meetings - 10:00am-12:00pm

July 16, Wednesday

How do I get into medical or other professional schools? (must attend this session and/or the August 6th session) - 4:00-5:00pm - Brown Lab 205
          Dr. David Usher, Dr. Florence Schmieg (Biological Sciences), Christine Dang
          Dr. Faith Brosch, OBGYN, Newark, DE

PICNIC! (highly encouraged) - 5:30 - Hosted by (TBA)

July 19 - July 21

Trip to DC & NIH

July 21, Monday

How Not to Give a Talk - (highly encouraged) - 4:00-5:00pm - Gore 103

 

July 23, Wednesday

How to communicate your results - Conferences (Talks and Posters) - (required) - 4:00-5:00pm - Brown Lab 205
          Dr. David Usher, (Biological Sciences), Lauren Genova, Christine Dang, and Brooke Palus.

Judging Rubrics for the ASBMB Undergraduate Poster Competition 2007
          A good site for instructions on poster preparation.  Other good sites: Site 1 (Ohio State U), Site 2 (UNC), Site 3 (Ohio State)

July 28, Monday

REU Group Meetings - 10:00am-12:00pm

Figuring out your future plans without losing your mind - (highly encouraged) - 4:00-5:00pm - Gore 103

July 30, Wednesday

Managing a career in science and alternative careers.  What can you do with a science degree?  Career biographies of people with undergraduate degrees in science.  (highly encouraged) - 4:00-5:00pm - Brown Lab 205
         Dr. Ray Yin, (ANP Technology)
         Dr. Rob Ward, (Ph.D. Molecular Biology, University of Michigan, JD University of Houston) Patent Lawyer specializing in biotech and chemistry
         Dr. R. Mark, Jones, Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology
         Tim Gilpatrick, (BS Biochemistry 2012 UD, Researcher at NIH)
         Eric Bugglin-Borer, (BS Biochemistry 2011, Agilent Technology)

August 4, Monday

REU Group Meetings - 10:00am-12:00pm 

August 6, Wednesday

How do I get into Graduate School?  (must attend this session and/or the July 16th session) - 4:00-5:00pm - Brown Lab 205
         Dr. Melinda Duncan (Biological Sciences)
         Dr. Justin DiAngelo (UD BS Biology 2002)
         TBA (Chemistry & Biochemistry)

August 11, Monday

Poster Review - Instructions on Poster Preparation

August 12, Tuesday

REU Group Meetings - 10:00am-12:00pm 

 

 

August 13, Wednesday

Winterthur Tour

August 14, Thursday

Undergraduate Research and Service Celebratory Symposium (everyone to participate) - 8:30am-4:30pm - Clayton Hall

August 15, Friday

Everyone goes home and rests! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


POSTER PRINTING INSTRUCTIONS:

• Use this template for your REU presentation.  You can change the design of the poster (colors, fonts, etc.), but DO NOT change the dimensions of the poster. The dimensions should always remain as 46 wide by 34 high.

• Your poster should be finalized by Monday August 11, 2014. A small presentation (5 minutes) and subsequent MINOR edits of the poster will take place at 10:00 am on Tuesday August 11, 2014.

• The posters will be printed on Tuesday August 12, 2014 at 4:00 pm. Thus, please email your  FINAL copy of the poster as a “.pdf” file to Joe Smith at joesmith@udel.edu by 3:30 pm on Tuesday August 12, 2014.

• If you have any questions about the printing of the poster, please email Joe Smith at joesmith@udel.edu