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Summer Veterinary Student Research Fellows Program: Orientation to the Program

The Summer Research Program begins with an Orientation Workshop (Mon-Tue, May 17-18, 2010). The Workshop is divided into two morning sessions starting at 8:15am and ending with a lunch for all fellows, mentors and workshop instructors.

Topics covered in the workshop include:

  • Details about Stipends
  • Details about Field Trips, Journal Clubs, and other weekly meetings
  • Preliminary Information about the Merial-NIH Veterinary Scholars Symposium
  • Orientation to Research
    • Laboratory Safety Training
    • Ethical Use of Animals in Research
    • Responsible Conduct of Research
    • Reading Scientific Literature

The orientation workshop, consisting of two morning sessions, leaves the afternoon for students to become oriented to their laboratories.

Orientation, 2006 Orientation, 2006