Undergraduate Students

2015 Program Schedule

Key Dates

Date Time Location Event
June 14 All University of Washington Travel and check-in at UW dorms between 2 – 5 pm.
June 15 9 am – Noon Arnold, M1-A305/307 Program orientation, including submission of new employee paperwork, campus tour, lunch.
June 17 8:30 - 9:30 am Arnold, M4-A805/817 Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Training for interns whose research involves exposure to blood, body fluids or other potentially infectious materials.
June 20   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 Katie: Hutchinson, C2-025 Informal check-in meeting with Dr. Katie Peichel.
July 3   Independence Day Holiday
July 6- July 8 Reference intern check-in schedule Meetings with Julian: Thomas, D2-109 Informal check-in meeting with Dr. Julian Simon.
July 7 5 pm   Email draft personal statement and resume to peer-review group.
July 12   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 21 5 pm   Optional: Email second draft of personal statement and resume for review among program staff to Jennifer: janderso@fredhutch.org
July 26 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 27 Noon -
1 pm
Thomas, D1-084 Informal meeting with Dr. Julie Overbaugh, UW MSTP co-director
Aug. 10 Before 5 pm   Submit posters to Computer Graphics department for printing at: graphics@fredhutch.org.  Pick-up in M1-A405.
Aug. 12 Before 5 pm   Submit FINAL personal statement, resume, abstract, poster, post-survey, and program evaluation to Stephanie Louie: slouie@fredhutch.org
Aug. 13 9 am - 3 pm

Arnold, M1-A403

Poster presentation practice session.  Sign up for preferred 10-minute practice session.
Aug. 14 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 23                     Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Jennifer Anderson 
(Public Health Sciences)

The art of writing a personal statement 
June 30 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Katie Peichel
(Basic Sciences / Human Biology)

How to successfully apply to graduate school
July 7 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Steve Pergam
(Vaccine and Infectious Disease)

How to successfully apply to medical school
July 14 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084

N/A

In-person peer-review group meeting
July 21 Noon–1 pm Thomas, D1-080/084 Dr. Katie Peichel
(Basic Sciences / Human Biology)
How to prepare and present a scientific poster
July 28 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Julian Simon
(Clinical Research / Human Biology)
How to write an abstract
Aug. 4 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
Research Seminars
June 19 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Fred Appelbaum
(Director's Office / Clinical Research)

The science of hematopoietic cell transplantation
June 26 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Harmit Malik
(Basic Sciences)
How ancient pathogens shape modern human biology
July 3   Independence Day Holiday
July 10 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07 Dr. Nina Salama
(Human Biology)
The life and times of Helicobacter pylori, a bacterial carcinogen
July 17 Noon–1 pm Arnold. M1-A305/07

Dr. Corey Casper
(Vaccine and Infectious Disease)

The promises and challenges of addressing infection-related cancers around the world
July 24 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305-07

Dr. Rachel Ceballos
(Public Health Sciences)

Survivorship in underserved communities: a community based participatory research (CBPR) approach
July 31 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr. Edus (Hootie) Warren
(Clinical Research)

Title to be provided
Aug. 7 Noon–1 pm Arnold, M1-A305/07

Dr.Colleen Delaney
(Clinical Research)

Enhancing engraftment in cord blood transplantation
Mixers
July 2 5:45 pm
Arnold, M1-A303/305/307
Student-led Please read one of these two books:The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee or The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot 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 16 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 20 11 am meet /
1 pm start
CenturyLink Field
 
  Seattle Sounders FC vs.
San Jose Earthquakes soccer match
(itinerary to be provided as a separate attachment). 
July 12 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 26 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).