Program Schedule

Undergraduate Students

2018 Program Schedule

Key Dates

Date Time Location Event
June 10 All University of Washington Travel and check-in at UW dorms between 2 – 5 pm.
June 11 9 am – Noon Arnold, M1-A305/07 Program orientation, including submission of new employee paperwork, campus tour, lunch.
June 12 9 - 10 am Arnold, M1-A303 Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Training for interns whose research involves exposure to blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials.
June 23 7 pm Match start CenturyLink Field
800 Occidental Ave. S.,
Seattle, WA 98314
Seattle Sounders FC versus Chicago Fire
Soccer Club Match
Itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment.
June 25

5 - 6 pm

Thomas: D-084 (Sze East)  Optional: Applying for graduate or medical school booster. Guidance will be offered on:
             i)  strategies for requesting quality
                  recommendation letters (applicable to all
                  application types)
            ii)  crafting Work/Activities responses
                  (for MD or MD/PhD applications); and
           iii)  dissecting secondary essay prompts
                  (for MD or MD/PhD applications)
June 27 11 am - noon Hutchinson, C1M-025 OptionalInformal meeting with Dr. Julie Overbaugh, UW MSTP co-director
June
28 - 29
Reference intern check-in schedule

Meetings with Rob:
Arnold, M1-B853

Meetings with Julian: 
Thomas, D2-109

Informal check-in meeting with either Dr. Julian Simon or Dr. Rob Bradley.
July 3 5 pm   Email draft personal statement and resume to peer-review group.
July 4   Independence Day Holiday
July 7 11 am Seattle Great Wheel, 1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101 Ride the Seattle Great Wheel, explore the Seattle Waterfront, and grab lunch in Pike Place Market (itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment).
July 17 (or anytime after) 5 pm   Optional: Email second draft of personal statement and resume for review among program staff to Marilyn: mdrennan@fredhutch.org
July 29 11:25 am depart Colman Dock (Pier 52) Bainbridge Island Ferry Excursion, including Mora Iced Creamery (itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment). 
Aug. 6 Before 5 pm Pick-up 11” x 17’ proof and poster in M1-A405. Submit PDF of poster to Deb Anderson in Computer Graphics at: danderso@fredhutch.org.  Carefully review your poster proof and make changes to the file as-needed. 
Aug. 8 No later than
10 am
Pick up poster in M1-A405. Submit the FINAL PDF of your poster to Deb Anderson in Computer Graphics at: danderso@fredhutch.org.  Deb will send you an email when your poster is ready for pick-up.
Aug. 8 Before 5 pm   Submit FINAL personal statement, resume, abstract, poster, post-survey, and program evaluation to Marilyn Drennan at: mdrennan@fredhutch.org
Aug. 9 9 am - 4 pm

Arnold, M1-A403 or
M1-C103
(see sign-up sheet for time)

Poster presentation practice session.  Sign up for preferred 10-minute practice session.
Aug. 10 2 pm – 
4 pm
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307 Competitive poster session. Last working day.

Scheduled Events

Date Time Location Speaker Topic
Professional Development Workshops

June 12

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Deborah Banker (Clinical Research)

How to write an Abstract

June 19

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Nina Salama
(Human Biology)

How to successfully apply to graduate school

June 26

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Marilyn Drennan (Public Health Sciences)

The art of writing a personal statement for graduate or medical school

July 3

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Marilyn Drennan (Public Health Sciences)

Preparing a resume for graduate/medical school versus preparing a resume/cover letter for employment in the research sector

July 10

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

N/A

In-person peer-review group meeting

July 17

noon – 1 pm

Thomas, D1-084 (Sze East)

Dr. Rob Bradley
(Basic Sciences / Public Health Sciences)

How to prepare and present a scientific poster

July 24

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1- A305/07

Dr. Steve Pergam (Vaccine and Infectious Disease)

How to successfully apply to medical school

July 31 noon - 1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Volunteer SURP interns on behalf of Summer High School Internship Program attendees Oh the Places You’ll Go: SURP intern perspectives on majoring in science

Aug. 7

No Professional Development Workshop Scheduled
Research Seminars

June 15

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M4-A805/817

Dr. Emily Hatch
(Basic Sciences)

The surprising dynamics of the nuclear envelope and their effect on DNA stability

June 22

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Jennifer Adair
(Clinical Research)

Bringing gene therapy to patients in need

June 29

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Hootie Warren
(Clinical Research)

Global Oncology - Pursuing the Fred Hutch Mission Abroad

July 6

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Beti Thompson (Public Health Sciences)

Voices from the margin: working with the underserved to improve health 

July 13

noon – 1 pm

Thomas, D1-084
(Sze East)

Dr. Trevor Bedford (Vaccine and Infectious Disease & Public Health Sciences)

Real-time tracking of virus evolution

July 20

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Harmit Malik
(Basic Sciences)

Molecular arms-races between host and viral genomes

July 27

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. India Ornelas
(Public Health Sciences)

TBD

Aug. 3

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Sita Kugel
(Human Biology)
The Biology of Pancreatic Cancer
Mixers

June 20

5:45 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Student-led

Please read one of these three books: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee or The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman or When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi and prepare three questions that you will use to facilitate critical discussion within the group. You are expected to actively engage with group members regarding the book that you choose to read.

July 24 5:45 pm

Arnold, M1-A303/05/07

Dr. Steve Pergam (Vaccine and Infectious Disease)

Speed Mentoring: Perspectives About Successful Admission to Medical and Graduate School

Using a speed-dating format, attendees will have an opportunity to interact with first- and second-year medical students, MD/PhD trainees, and graduate students, who will offer their perspective and advice in response to questions about their experience seeking admission to medical or graduate school.

Social Activities

June 23

7 pm Match start CenturyLink Field
 
CenturyLink Field
800 Occidental Ave. S.,
Seattle, WA 98314
Seattle Sounders FC vs.
Chicago Fire Soccer Club Match
(itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment). 
July 7 11 am Seattle Great Wheel 1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101 Ride the Seattle Great Wheel, explore the Seattle Waterfront, and grab lunch in Pike Place Market (itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment).
July 29 11:25 am depart Colman Dock (Pier 52) 801 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98104 Bainbridge Island Ferry Excursion, including Mora Iced Creamery (itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment).