October 25, 2014

Preliminary Course Schedule (2014)

Logan Science Journalism Program at the MBL

Environmental Hands-On Research Course

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Tuesday, May 27

Fellows arrive in Baltimore, MD, and meet Chris Neill for dinner

Wednesday, May 28

8:00 AM:    Breakfast
9:00 AM:    Welcome and Orientation
– Overview of fellowship requirements
– Introduction to Baltimore Ecosystem Study and scientists

12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:30 PM:    Field work
6:00 PM:    Dinner

Thursday, May 29

7:00 AM:    Breakfast; make lunches
8:00 AM:    Field work
12:00 PM:  Bag lunch
1:30 PM:    Field work
6:00 PM:    Dinner

Friday, May 30

Travel to Woods Hole

Saturday, May 31

9:00 AM:      Meet Diana Kenney of MBL; walking tour of Woods Hole Village
10:30 AM:    Laboratory work
12:00 PM:    Lunch; meet Biomedical Fellows
1:00 PM:      Laboratory work
6:00 PM:      Dinner

Sunday, June 1

10:30 AM:    Laboratory work
12:00 PM:    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

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7:30 AM:    Breakfast
8:30 AM:    Laboratory work
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Laboratory work
4:00 PM:    Meet the Scientist: Talk by guest scientist on topic related to ecosystems science
6:30 PM:    Dinner

Tuesday, June 3

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
8:30 AM:    Laboratory work
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Calculations and data interpretation
4:00 PM:    Meet the Scientist: Talk by guest scientist on topic related to ecosystems science
6:30 PM:    Dinner

Wednesday, June 4

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
9:00 AM:    Calculations and data interpretation
10:00 AM:  Collecting trip on RV Gemma followed by tour of the MBL Marine Resources Center
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Talk prep
6:30 PM:    Dinner
8:00 PM:    After-dinner relaxation at the Captain Kidd

Thursday, June 5

7:30 AM:    Breakfast
9:00 AM:    Talk prep
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Scientific presentations by fellows
6:00 PM:    Cocktails and lobster boil for fellows, staff, faculty, and scientists

Friday, June 6: Departure

7:30 AM        Breakfast in Swope
– Check out of Swope by 10 AM; departure on own schedule

Optional: Environmental Fellows who wish to attend a “Neuroscience Deep Dive” with Biomedical Fellows on June 6 may stay another night in Swope and depart on June 7. Please let Diana Kenney (dkenney@mbl.edu) know if you wish to pursue this option.