Undergraduate Students

2016 Program Schedule

Key Dates

Date Time Location Event
June 12 All University of Washington Travel and check-in at UW dorms between 2 – 5 pm.
June 13 9 am – Noon Arnold, M1-A305/307 Program orientation, including submission of new employee paperwork, campus tour, lunch.
June 15 3 - 4 pm Thomas, D1-080/084 (Sze) Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Training for interns whose research involves exposure to blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials.
June 23 Noon -
1 pm
Arnold, M1-A307 Optional: Applying for graduate or medical school booster. Jennifer Anderson will offer guidance 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 25

Noon: meet at Arnold Building

2pm: match start

CenturyLink Field
800 Occidental Ave. S.,
Seattle, WA 98314
Seattle Sounders FC versus San Jose Earthquakes 
(itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment)
June 29 - July 1 Reference intern check-in schedule Meetings with Rob:
Arnold, M1-B853
Informal check-in meeting with Dr. Rob Bradley.
June 30 Noon -
1 pm
Thomas, D1-080
(Sze West)
OptionalInformal meeting with Dr. Julie Overbaugh, UW MSTP co-director
July 4   Independence Day Holiday
July 5- July 8 Reference intern check-in schedule Meetings with Julian: 
Thomas, D2-109
Informal check-in meeting with Dr. Julian Simon.
July 5 5 pm   Email draft personal statement and resume to peer-review group.
July 7 Noon - 
1 pm
Thomas, D1-080 
(Sze West)
Optional: Diversity supplements workshop with
Dr. Erin dela Cruz
July 10   Theo Chocolate Factory
3400 Phinney Ave. N.,
Seattle, WA 98103
Theo Chocolate Factory Tour/Fremont Sunday Market excursion (itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment)
July 13 Noon - 
12:45 pm
Arnold, M1-A305/307 Optional: How to craft an elevator speech workshop with Stephanie Louie
July 19 (or anytime after) 5 pm   Optional: Email second draft of personal statement and resume for review among program staff to Jennifer: janderso@fredhutch.org
July 24 11:25 am ferry departure Colman Dock (Pier 52) Bainbridge Island Ferry Excursion, including Mora Iced Creamery (itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment)
Aug. 8 Before 5 pm Pick-up 11” x 17’ proof and poster in M1-A405. Submit posters to Computer Graphics department for printing at: graphics@fredhutch.org.  
Aug. 10 Before 5 pm   Submit FINAL personal statement, resume, abstract, poster, post-survey, and program evaluation to Stephanie Louie: slouie@fredhutch.org
Aug. 11 9 am - 3 pm

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

Poster presentation practice session.  Sign up for preferred 10-minute practice session.
Aug. 12 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 14                     Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Nina Salama
(Human Biology)
How to successfully apply to graduate school
June 21 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Jennifer Anderson
(Public Health Sciences)

The art of writing a personal statement
June 28 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Jennifer Anderson (Public Health Sciences)

Preparing a resume for graduate/medical school versus preparing a resume/cover letter for employment in the research sector
July 5 Noon - 
1 pm
Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Julian Simon
(Clinical Research / Human Biology)
How to write an abstract
July 12 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084

N/A

In-person peer-review group meeting
July 19 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Steve Pergam (Vaccine and Infectious Disease) How to successfully apply to medical school
July 26 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M4-A805/817 Dr. Robert Bradley (Basic Sciences / Public Health Sciences) How to prepare and present a scientific poster
Aug. 2 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Gary Gilliland
(President & Director)

Overview of the President's National Cancer Moonshot Initiative
Research Seminars
June 17 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Tainer Storb
(Clinical Research)

Perspectives in Science: Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
June 24 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Sunil Hingorani
(Clinical Research / Public Health Sciences)
Constructing and Deconstructing Pancreas Cancer: Translating Lessons Learned from Disease Modeling
July 1 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Trevor Bedford
(Vaccine and Infectious Disease / Public Health Sciences)
Medium Data
July 8 Noon–1 pm Arnold. M1-A305/07

Dr. Cecilia Moens
(Basic Sciences)

Using the zebrafish to discover how the vertebrate brain forms during early embryo development
July 15 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 22 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Jesse Bloom
(Basic Sciences / Public Health Sciences)

The molecular evolution of influenza
July 29 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Denise Galloway
(Human Biology / Public Health Sciences)

Human papillomaviruses and cancer
Aug. 5 Noon - 
1 pm
Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Cyrus Ghajar
(Public Health Sciences / Human Biology)
Why do tumor cells sleep?
Mixers
July 7 5:45 pm

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer: Arnold, M1-A303

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down:
Arnold, M1-A305

Student-led Please read one of these two 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 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 21 5:45 pm

Arnold, M1-A303/05/07

Dr. Steve Pergam (Vaccine and Infectious Disease) 

 

Advice and Insight: 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 25 Noon meet /
2 pm match start
CenturyLink Field
 
  Seattle Sounders FC vs.
New York City FC soccer match
(itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment). 
July 10 11 am; and 12:30 pm Theo Chocolate Factory
  Theo Chocolate Factory Tour / Fremont Sunday Market Excursion (itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment)
July 24 11:25 am ferry departure Colman Dock
(Pier 52)
  Bainbridge Island Ferry Excursion, including  Mora Iced Creamery 
(itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment).