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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). 



January 2022

Marc Meadows, Neuroscience Graduate Program-"Exocytosis and endocytosis of synaptic vesicles is regulated by calcium for retinal interneurons"
Date: 01/05/2022
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: WebEx

Xiao Chang, Microbiology and Immunology-"An Anti-CCR Antibody for HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure"
Date: 01/07/2022
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: WebEx

Anjanibhargavi Ragothaman, Biomedical Engineering-"Structural and Functional Correlates of the Brain and Balance and Gait in Parkinson’s Disease"
Date: 01/13/2022
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Zoom

February 2022

Petra Richer, Neuroscience Graduate Program-"Signaling mechanisms modulating neuron-glia interactions following axonal injury"
Date: 02/16/2022
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: WebEx

Kyle Romine, Cancer Biology-"Targeting epigenetic dysregulation in Acute Myeloid Leukemia via BET protein inhibition: Mechanisms of resistance and contributions towards the anti-tumor response"
Date: 02/25/2022
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: WebEx

March 2022

Michael Berry, Physiology and Pharmacology-"A Distinct Subpopulation of Melanopsin Ganglion Cells in the Dorsal Retina: Photoreception, Distribution, and Central Innervation"
Date: 03/07/2022
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: WebEx

Alexandria Lassetter, Neuroscience Graduate Program-"Glial support of peripheral axons is regulated by the TGFβ receptor baboon "
Date: 03/18/2022
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