Program Events

Sunday, May 19
Check in after 3 pm to get your room key and move in. You’ll receive your room assignment at that time.

Monday, May 20, 8:30 am
Lunch with training faculty or student mentors
Tour of campus, department and lab with student mentor

Tuesday, May 21
9:00 am Lab safety
Meet with faculty or student mentor to get started.  You should discuss your exact meeting time and work hours with your mentor.

Friday, May 24, 6:00 pm
Happy hour snacks at the District Pourhouse in the Gateway
Trainees and trainers are welcome.

Friday, June 14, 6:00 pm
Pizza dinner at Short North Food Hall, 1112 N. High St. (near 4th Ave.) in Short North
Trainees, mentors and student mentors are all invited

Wednesday, Jul. 24, 9:00 am
Capstone Event
Welcome, morning presentations by students, poster session, and lunch
Faculty, chairs and deans or provosts from OSU and the Ohio 5 colleges will join for this event

Friday, Jul. 26

Saturday, Jul. 27
Move-out and departure

Workshop Calendar

Unless otherwise noted, these events are required for all trainees.

Friday, May 24, 4:00 pm, 267 CBEC
Keeping a Good Lab Notebook (Tom Magliery)

Friday, May 31, 1:00 pm, 668 BioSci
Responsible Conduct of Research (Jane Jackman)

Friday, June 7, noon, 130 CBEC
Proposal Discussions

Friday, June 14, 3:00 pm, 130 CBEC
Four Minute Research Presentations
Mentors and student mentors should attend.

Friday, June 21, 2:00 pm
Tour of CEMAS and the Ohio Supercomputing Center

Tuesday, June 25, 4:00 pm, 267 CBEC
Applying to Graduate School in the Physical Sciences, Math, and Statistics
Meet Graduate Studies Committee Chairs and other representatives of chemistry, physics, math, statistics, and the public health programs including biostatistics and epidemiology.

Friday, June 28, 3:00 pm, 676 BioSci
Applying to Graduate School with Grad Studies Committee Chairs (Molecular Genetics/Biochemistry REU event)
This event will feature Graduate Studies Committee Chairs and other faculty from graduate programs in biochemistry, biophysics, molecular genetics, and other biology programs.

Wednesday, July 3, 12:00 pm, 267 CBEC **note the change of date**
Preparing a Research Poster (Shiyu Zhang)

Friday, July 12, noon, 130 CBEC
Giving a Good Research Presentation (Todd Thompson, Astronomy)

Friday, July 19, noon
Practice Presentations

CPH/Statistics Journal Club

These events are required for students in biostatistics, epidemiology, and statistics labs.  Other students can participate if interested–please contact Dr. Amy Ferketich ( with questions. The club meets Tuesdays at noon in 380B Cunz Hall.

May 28 – Nate Onnen (STAT), student Jordan Kirsch

June 4 – Andreas Teferra (EPI), student Mara Kaspers

June 11 – Vincent Geels (STAT), student Garrett Robins

June 18 – Brittney Keller-Hamilton (EPI), student Ariana Gladieux-Carter

June 25 – Kellie Archer (BIO), student Emily Allen

July 2 – Robert Hood (EPI), student Mara Kaspers

July 9 – Anna Eames (BIO), student Jordan Kirsch

July 16 – Giovanni Nattino (BIO), student Garrett Robins

July 23 – Amy Ferketich (EPI), students Ariana Gladieux-Carter and Emily Allen