|November 1, 2016
||Applications Available for download
|February 10, 2017
High School Applications & Recommendation Letters Due
|February 24, 2017
||Undergraduate Applications Due
|First week of March
||High School Award Notification
||Undergraduate Award Notification
|April 7, 2017
||High School Program Orientation (DDCF)
|June 12, 2017
|| Orientation: 8:30 am-4:30 pm (required for all students)
|June 14, 2017
|June 20, 2017
||Safety Training- Make-up
| June 28, 2017
||Written Research Plan Due due by 4:00 P.M
|June 29, 2017
||Student Photo Day: All Students must be present
|July 6, 2017
||Personal Statement for Program Guide due by 4:00 P.M
|July 19, 2017
||Abstract due by 4:00 P.M.
|August 11, 2017
||Summer Student Research Symposium
There will be an all-day orientation for summer interns on June 12th. Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be served.
Agenda to include:
- Introduction and overview by Co-Directors and Leadership Team
- Keynote lecture
- Explanation of curriculum
- CHORI tour
For all students who will be working with mentors in a basic science laboratory, a mandatory Safety Training with CHORI Safety Officer, Miriam Fang. Students are required to complete this training BEFORE beginning their projects.
Meetings with Off-Site Mentors
June 13, 1:00 – 2:30 am Students with mentors at UCSF will travel to UCSF campus along with the Co-Director to meet with their mentors.
June 20, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Students with mentors at UCB will travel to UCB campus along with the Co-Director to meet with their mentors.
The student will conduct research with assigned mentor. The details of project and research plan are left entirely to the individual mentor and each summer intern will follow the procedures, and schedule, laid out by their respective labs.
Submit Written Research Plan:
Students must submit to the Program Coordinator a written Research Plan outlining their project. The Research Plan should be 3 pages long and include:
- Statement of hypothesis
- Specific aims
- Anticipated outcome of project
Students will work closely with their mentor in the preparation of these reports, and mentors should review and approve the reports before submission. Figures, flow charts and schematics may be used to illustrate the research plan. The written report will be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org, and must include student’s name, mentor’s name and the title of the project.
Weekly Lectures: Current Topics in Health and Disease
Students are required to attend weekly lectures every Thursday afternoon during the program delivered by CHORI, BCHO, UCB and UCSF faculty members. The lectures will cover various scientific topics, as well as discussions regarding women’s and minority’s issues, career planning, how to read and review literature, scientific ethics and Responsible Conduct of Research.
Students will work closely with their mentors in the preparation of abstracts concisely summarizing their work. . A committee comprised of the Director, Co-Directors and other leading members of the CHORI scientific community will review the abstracts for the Symposium. Abstracts will be considered for either presentation in an oral format or as a poster.
CHORI Summer Student Symposium
A one-day scientific conference style symposium will be held on the last Friday of the program. All students are required to participate and present the findings of their summer research. Breakfast, Lunch and dessert are served. Family members, teachers, lab members and friends are welcome to attend. At the end of the symposium, students who successfully complete the program are awarded a certificate of completion.
Monday, September 11, 2017 5:10 PM