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Fall 2020

Navigating Fall 2020: UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH & EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Monday, August 31, 5-6pm

Are you interested in undergraduate research and other experiential learning opportunities, but wondering how you can get involved this fall? Even though undergraduates are not permitted in-person in research groups at this time, there are a number of virtual research and experiential learning opportunities available for CNS students. 

At this session, students will learn more about the opportunities that are available and how to get involved. 

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RESEARCH PLACEMENT MIXER

An event designed to connect research group members with undergraduates who are eager to help with, and learn more about, research. The mixer will be virtual this year. 

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 2 and Thursday, Sept. 3
Time: 5-6pm both evenings
Location: Virtual

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SCIENCE SPRINTS

Interdisciplinary teams of 10-25 students work together on day-long science projects proposed by UT faculty. 

Dates: Saturdays late September through October

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INVENTORS SPRINTS

Interdisciplinary teams of 10-25 students work together on day-long projects where they identify, formulate and work toward solving real-world problems. 

Dates: Saturdays late September through October

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Faculty Research Speaker Series 

Organized for CNS students, by CNS students!

Tuesday September 15th, 5-6 PM
Dr. Dmitrii Makarov, Professor of ChemistryThe spherical cow: How you can solve (almost) every problem in physics, mathematics, and biology.

Tuesday September 29th, 5-6 PM
Dr. Andrew Ellington, Professor of Molecular BiosciencesMoving fast on a sinking ship: COVID-19 and the democratization of diagnostics.

Tuesday October 13th, 5-6 PM
Dr. Lauren Ancel Meyers, Director of the UT COVID-19 Modeling Consortium and Professor of Integrative BiologyTopic –TBD, though you know it’ll be about COVID-19

Tuesday October 27th, 5-6 PM
Dr. John Wallingford, Professor of Molecular BiosciencesTopic –TBD

Tuesday November 10th, 3-4 PM
Dr. Livia Eberlin, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Diagnostic MedicineTopic –TBD

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