University of California, Riverside

Marc U STAR Program



Trainee Timeline


MARC U* Trainee Timeline

First Summer

First Fall Quarter

First Winter Quarter

First Spring Quarter

Laboratory Safety Training (on-line)

UCR Responsible Conduct in Research Training (on-line)

BMSC 254 (BioEthics)(1 unit)

NASC 189 (Reading & Analysis of Scientific Articles)(1 unit)

 

NASC 188 (Introduction to Oral Presentations)(2 units)

Biweekly MARC Meetings: Instruction on how to write an abstract & give a science presentation

 

Biweekly MARC Meetings: Grad school recruiters

Biweekly MARC Meetings: MARC alumni/Faculty Mentors

Biweekly MARC Meetings: Present 20 minute formal presentation on research project

MARC Summer Symposium

*Introduction to fellowship applications (specific aims)

Apply to Summer Research Experience (deadlines begin February 1)

Present poster at UCR Undergraduate Symposium1

 

 

 

 

GRE Preparation Course through UCR Learning Center

 

MARC U* Trainees have the option of taking the required courses in their first or second year of the Program.  However, it is strongly advised that Trainees opt to take the required courses their first year in MARC.

MARC U* Summer Symposium for 2017: August 31st, 2017 @ 9am in Science Library 240.

Second Summer

Second Fall Quarter

Second Winter Quarter

Second Spring Quarter

Attend Summer Research Experience

Apply to Graduate Programs (deadlines begin December 1)

 

Biweekly MARC Meetings: MARC alumni/Faculty Mentors

Biweekly MARC Meetings: Present 20 minute capstone presentation (talk should incorporate entire 2 years of research with MARC)

 

Take GRE

 

Start preparing Graduate

program applications

Biweekly MARC Meetings: Grad school recruiters

 

 

Present poster at UCR Undergraduate Symposium1

*Turn in one page specific aims

 

MARC Summer Symposium

Attend a national meeting:

SACNAS2

ABRCMS3

 

Attend outreach visits with Rebecca to local high schools to encourage future science majors

 

*Dr. Martinez will give a presentation on how to write a fellowship application.  You will be required to turn in one page of “specific aims” for a research project during your second year in MARC.

1UCR Undergraduate Research Symposium: Abstract Deadline: April 6th, 2018 by 5PM PST 

http://ugr.ucr.edu/symposium/ 

2SACNAS 2017, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 19-21, 2017. http://www.2017sacnas.org/

Registration Deadline: October 5th, 2017

3ABRCMS, Phoenix, Arizona, November 1-4, 2017. http://www.abrcms.org/

 

 

 

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Marc U STAR Program
4489 Boyce Hall

Tel: (951) 827-5449
Fax: (951) 827-3087
E-mail: rebecca.brown@ucr.edu

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