July 26, 2014

Preliminary Course Schedule

Logan Science Journalism Program at the MBL

Biomedical Hands-On Research Course

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Wednesday, May 28: Arrivals and Dinner

Fellows arrive. MBL’s Diana Kenney will meet fellows who arrive in time for dinner in the Swope Center Dining Room at 6:00 PM.

Thursday, May 29: Laboratory Orientation

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
10:00 AM:  Welcome and Orientation

  • Welcome
  • Introduction of fellows, course faculty, and staff
  • Overview of fellowship requirements, etc.
  • Walking tour of MBL facilities and Woods Hole

12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:30 PM:    Biomedical fellows to lab; discussion of goals for program
3:00 PM:    Tour of the lab, instrumentation, quantitative pipetting, introduction to critters
6:00 PM:    Dinner
7:00 PM:    Meet the Scientists: Biomedical Course Directors: Brad Shuster and Phong Tran

Friday, May 30

 7:30 AM:   Breakfast
8:30 AM:    Discussion and Lab Work
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Discussion and Lab
4:00 PM:    Meet the Scientist: Talk by a guest scientist on a topic related to the biomedical fellowship
6:30 PM:    Dinner

Saturday, May 31
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7:30 AM:    Breakfast
8:30 AM:    Discussion and Lab
12:00 PM:  Lunch; meet Environmental Fellows
1:00 PM:    Discussion and Lab
6:00 PM:    Dinner

Sunday, June 1

10:30 AM:   Lab
Noon:           Brunch at Swope; informal talk with guest scientist
1 to 7 PM:    Free time; dinner in Woods Hole (Swope cafeteria is closed)

Monday, June 2

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
8:30 AM:    Discussion and Lab
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Discussion and Lab
4:00 PM:    Meet the Scientist: Talk by a guest scientist on a topic related to the biomedical fellowship
6:30 PM:    Dinner
8:00 PM:    Back to lab

Tuesday, June 3

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
8:30 AM:    Discussion: Policy and politics of science
10:15 AM:  Lab
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Discussion and Lab
4:00 PM:    Meet the Scientist: Talk by guest scientist
6:30 PM:    Dinner
8:00 PM:    Back to lab

Sea urchin embryos (prism phase). Image by MBL Logan Science Journalism

Sea urchin embryos (prism phase). Image by MBL Logan Science Journalism

Wednesday, June 4

8:00 AM:    Breakfast and informal Q/A with guest scientist
10:00 AM:  Collecting trip on RV Gemma followed by tour of the MBL Marine Resources Center. Rain date June 5.
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Discussion and Lab
6:30 PM:    Dinner
8:00 PM:    Post-dinner relaxation at the Captain Kidd

Thursday, June 5

 7:30 AM:   Breakfast
9:00 AM:    Discussion and Lab (or Gemma trip if rain date needed)
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:30 PM:    Discussion and Lab
6:00 PM:    Cocktails and lobster boil for fellows, staff, faculty, and scientists

Friday, June 6

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
9:00 AM:    Deep Dive Session: Neuroscience/neurobiology
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Deep Dive Session: Neuroscience/neurobiology
6:00 PM:    Dinner

Saturday, June 7

Breakfast and Departures (Check out 10 AM)