Program Schedule

Undergraduate Students

2017 Program Schedule

Key Dates

Date Time Location Event
June 11 All University of Washington Travel and check-in at UW dorms between 2 – 5 pm.
June 12 9 am – Noon Arnold, M4-A805/817 Program orientation, including submission of new employee paperwork, campus tour, lunch.
June 14 2:30 - 4:30 pm Arnold, M5-C813/C815 Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Training for interns whose research involves exposure to blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials.
June 19 5 - 6 pm Weintraub, D1-084 (Sze East) 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 21

5:30 pm meet at Arnold Building

7:30 pm match start

CenturyLink Field
800 Occidental Ave. S.,
Seattle, WA 98314
Seattle Sounders FC versus Orlando FC 
(itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment)
June 22 - June 23 Reference intern check-in schedule Meetings with Rob:
Arnold, M1-B853
Informal check-in meeting with Dr. Rob Bradley.
June 23 Noon -
1 pm
Thomas, D1-080/084
(Sze West)
OptionalInformal meeting with Dr. Julie Overbaugh, UW MSTP co-director
June 26 Reference intern check-in schedule Meetings with Julian: 
Thomas, D2-109
Informal check-in meeting with Dr. Julian Simon.
July 2 11 am; 12:30 am 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 4   Independence Day Holiday
July 6 Noon - 
1 pm
Weintraub, B1-072 Optional: Diversity supplements workshop with
Dr. Erin dela Cruz
July 11 5 pm   Email draft personal statement and resume to peer-review group.
July 22 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)
July 25 (or anytime after) 5 pm   Optional: Email second draft of personal statement and resume for review among program staff to Jennifer: janderso@fredhutch.org
Aug. 7 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@fhcrc.org  Carefully review your poster proof and make changes to the file as-needed. 
Aug. 9 Before 5 pm   Submit FINAL personal statement, resume, abstract, poster, post-survey, and program evaluation to Marilyn Drennan at: mdrennan@fredhutch.org.
Aug. 10 9 am - 4 pm

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

Poster presentation practice session.  Sign up for preferred 10-minute practice session.
Aug. 11 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 13

noon – 1 pm

Weintraub, B1-072/074/076

Dr. Nina Salama
(Human Biology)

How to Successfully Apply to Graduate School

June 20

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M4-A805/817

Jennifer Anderson (Public Health Sciences)

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

June 27

noon – 1 pm

Weintraub, B1-074 / 076

Dr. Steve Pergam (Vaccine and Infectious Disease)

How to Successfully Apply to Medical School

July 4   Independence Day Holiday

July 11

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M4-A805/817

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 18

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M4-A805/817

N/A

In-person peer-review group meeting

July 25

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M4- A805/817

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

How to prepare and present a scientific poster

Aug. 1

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1- A305/07

Dr. Julian Simon (Clinical Research / Human Biology)

How to write an Abstract

Aug. 8

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M4- A805/817

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

Research Seminars

June 16

noon – 1 pm

Thomas, D1-080/084: Sze

Dr. Emily Hatch (Basic Sciences)

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

June 23

noon – 1 pm

Thomas, D1-080/084: Sze

Dr. Julie Overbaugh (Human Biology & Public Health Sciences)

Studies of mother-to-child transmission of HIV

June 30

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Rasi Subramaniam (Human Biology & Public Health Sciences)

A code within the genetic code: how codon usage controls protein levels inside cells

July 7

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Beti Thompson (Public Health Sciences)

Voices from the margin: working with the underserved to improve health (2016)

July 14

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Hootie Warren (Clinical Research)

To be titled.

July 21

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Kevin Cheung (Human Biology & Public Health Sciences)

Accelerating cancer metastasis through collective cell behaviors

July 28

noon – 1 pm

Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Alice Berger (Human Biology)

Opportunities and challenges in lung cancer precision medicine

Aug. 4

noon – 1 pm

Thomas, D1-080/084: Sze Dr. Trevor Bedford (Vaccine and Infectious Disease & Public Health Sciences) Real-time tracking of virus evolution
Mixers

June 29

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 - A403

 

When Breath Becomes Air: Arnold, M1 - C103

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 12 5:45 pm

Arnold, M1-A303/05/07

Dr. Julian Simon (Clinical Research, Human Biology)

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 21

5:30 pm meet at Arnold Building reception area

7:30 pm: match start

CenturyLink Field
 
  Seattle Sounders FC vs.
Orlando FC soccer match
(itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment). 
July 2 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 22 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).