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Graduate Studies Course Schedule

MGRD 650 - The Practice and Ethics of Science

Required for all incoming graduate students. This course is designed to provide an introduction to basic principles of scientific conduct and practice for graduate students pursuing careers in biomedical research. Specific topics include: laboratory safety, professional standards, use of laboratory animals and human subjects, research funding and career development. Course material will be presented primarily in the form of lectures and panel discussions, with opportunities for student discussion.

Graduate Students

Register via Student Information System (SIS)

Non-Graduate Students (post-docs, fellows, etc.)

Register via a registration form. If you have not yet completed a non-degree application, please do so before registering. All fees and tuition will be waived. Forms submitted to the Registrar

Faculty Discussion Leader Sign-Up Instructions

1. Log into Compass

2. Search for "ethics" or "650" in the upper right hand search bar. 

3. Click the "request" button for the session(s) you would like to participate in. 

Compass will keep record of your course completion, as well as send you an Outlook calendar invitation for you specific session(s). 




Tiffany Blair, MMI - "The role of dendritic cells in radiation mediated tumor regression"

  • Date: 03/9/2021
  • Time: 11:00am
  • Location: WebEx

Sunil Joshi, PHPH - "Targeting receptor tyrosine kinases in leukemia: from identification of new targets to overcoming mechanisms of resistance"

  • Date: 03/11/2021
  • Time: 1:00pm
  • Location: WebEx

Kathleen Beeson, NGP - "Functional roles for postsynaptic α2δ-2 proteins in Purkinje cells"

  • Date: 03/21/2021
  • Time: 12:00pm
  • Location: WebEx


Jimi Rosenkranzt, MMG - "Investigations of primate placentation under normal and pathological pregnancy conditions"

  • Date: 04/28/2021
  • Time: 12:00pm
  • Location: WebEx

Brennan Olson, PHPH  – “Lipocalin 2 as a mediator of cachexia: from food consumption to cognition

  • Date: 04/30/2021
  • Time:  1:00 pm
  • Location:  WebEx

Strategies and Resources

For a complete guide on practical resources and strategies needed to quickly transition to a fully remote instructional format, please visit here