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VMSRTP Schedule: Summer, 2015

Schedule is subject to change; changes will be announced at weekly meetings & by email.
Rooms: DCR; Dean's Conference Room. MFR; Mark Francis Room

Tue, Sept 30

Informational Lunch: About the VMSRTP

Coordinators
Previous Students

VMA 206

Tue, Oct 14

Informational Lunch: Mentor Selection

Coordinators
Previous Students

VMA 206

Fri, Dec 12

On-Line Applications Accepted

Fri, Feb 6

Application Deadline

 

 

Feb 21

Announcement of 2015 Fellows

 

 

Apr 8

Kick-Off Lunch for 2015 VMSRTP

Scientific Method & Development of Grant Proposals

Coordinators

C Long

tba

May 11-18

Complete Research Proposals
Complete On-Line Training

 

 

Mon, May 18

8:30am: Intro to the VMSRTP

9:30am: Ethics of Animal Research

11:00am: Intro to Statistics for Biomedical Scientists

Lunch

R Smith

J Stallone

N Cohen

 

VMA 206

 

 

MFR

Tue, May 19

8:30am: Grant Proposals & Funding Research

9:00am: Further Opportunities for Research Experience

9:30am: Data Acquisition & Management

10:30am: Tour: Texas A&M Institute for Preclinical Sciences (TIPS)

Lunch

A Kier

Kier/Smith

C Long

D Caldwell

 

VMA 206

 

 

TIPS

MFR

Wed, May 20

12:00pm: Blood-Borne Pathogen Training

2:00pm: BSL-2 Training

C McFarland

S Koepnick

GSC Rm 101A

Wed, May 20

6:00pm: Veterinary Scientist Careers Dinner with Mentors

Fellows & Mentors

Caffe Capri

Mon, May 25

Memorial Day Holiday

Thu, May 28

Texas Heart Institute:

Comparative Cardiovascular Pathology

Regenerative Medicine
Center for Cell & Organ Biotechnology

Wafic Said Molecular Cardiology Research Lab

 

F Clubb

D Taylor &
K Peek

R Dixon

Houston

Fri, Jun 5

Scientific Publishing

tba

MFR

Thu, Jun 11

Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine & Research
MD Anderson Cancer Center

C Abee, W Baze, A Brady, et al.

Bastrop

Thu, Jun 18

Center for Biodefense & Emerging Infectious Diseases
University of Texas Medical Branch

K Schuenke

Galveston

Fri, Jun 26

Posters & Presentations

Coordinators

DCR

Fri, Jul 3

Journal Club

Fellows

MFR

Fri, Jul 10

Journal Club

Fellows

DCR

Tue, Jul 14

Symposium Abstracts due to UC-Davis (midnight PDT)

Fri, Jul 17

Journal Club

Fellows

DCR

Fri, Jul 24

Journal Club

Fellows

DCR

Wed, Jul 29

Poster Session & Elevator Talks

Fellows

VMTH 101

Thu, Jul 30

Depart for Davis, CA

All

meet @ CVM

Jul 30 - Aug 1

Merial-NIH Veterinary Scholars Symposium at University of California at Davis

Sun, Aug 2

Return to College Station

all

return to CVM

Thu, Aug 6

Final Research Reports due

Fri, Aug 7

VMSRTP Conference, 2015

Fellows

VMTH 101