Tentative Course Schedule: 2021

Logan Science Journalism Program at the MBL

Biomedical Hands-On Research Course (Tentative Schedule)

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Wednesday, May 26: 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 27: Laboratory Orientation

8:00 AM:    Breakfast
9:00 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
  • MBL Library Rare Books/Nobel Prizes

12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Biomedical fellows to lab; discussion of goals for program
3:00 PM:    Tour of the lab, instrumentation, safety protocols
6:00 PM:    Dinner

Friday, May 28

8:00 AM:   Breakfast
9:00 AM:    Discussion and lab work
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Collecting trip on RV Gemma followed by tour of the MBL Marine Resources Center
4:00 PM:   Lab discussion
5:30 PM:    Reception and dinner with Environmental Fellows
7:30 PM:    Lab discussion

Jin Nishikawa and Sumathi Reddy crop 2015 Credit_RachaelBuchanan350

In the Biomedical Hands-On Course lab. Credit: Rachael Buchanan

Saturday, May 29

8:00 AM:    Breakfast
9:00 AM:    Discussion and lab
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:30 PM:    Discussion and lab
6:00 PM:    Dinner
7:30 PM:    Lab work

Sunday, May 30

9:00 AM:    Breakfast
11:00 AM:   Depart for whale-watch excursion (optional), or fellows can choose to take day off.

Monday, May 31 (Memorial Day)

8:00 AM:    Breakfast
9:00 AM:    Lab
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Lab
6:00 PM:    Dinner

Tuesday, June 1

8:00 AM:   Breakfast with guest scientist
9:00 AM:    Lab
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Lab; prepare mini-symposium presentations
6:00 PM:    Dinner

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

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

Wednesday, June 2

8:00 AM:    Breakfast with guest scientist
9:00 AM:    Lab; prepare mini-symposium presentations
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Lab
3:30 PM:    Panel discussion: Topic TBA
6:00 PM:    Dinner
7:30 PM:    Lab; prepare for mini-symposium (if needed)

Thursday, June 3: Woods Hole Explorations

8:00  AM:   Breakfast
9:00 AM:    Lab
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Free time (Gemma trip rain date, if needed)
3:00 PM:  Prepare for mini-symposium
6:00 PM:   Dinner

Friday, June 4: Symposium/Panel

8:00 AM:    Breakfast
9:00 AM:    SJP Fellows mini-symposium
11:30 AM:  Class photo on Lillie steps
12:00 PM:  Lunch
1:00 PM:    Woods Hole excursions (visit labs, vessels, etc.)
3:00 PM:   Time off
6:00 PM:   Cocktail hour and lobster dinner with fellows and faculty

Saturday, June 5

8:00 AM:    Breakfast
10:00 AM:  Check out of Swope and depart