2018 MBL Undergraduate Practicum Schedule

March 18, 2018
4pm Arrive in Woods Hole
4:30pm
Walk to Nobska Lighthouse (optional)
6pm Dinner
8pm Welcoming remarks; technology venture teams drawn; game night
March 19, 2018
7:30am Breakfast
9am Lecture: Light in the Ocean & Behavioral Ecology of Bioluminescence
Justine J. Allen, PhD
10:30am Lecture: Action Potentials and the Biochemistry of Excitable Cells
Diane Lipscombe, PhD
12pm Lunch
1:30pm Tour of the MBL Rare Books Room and Nobel Prizes
2pm Lab
5:30pm Dinner
8pm Work on technology venture proposal; marine biology video (optional)
March 20, 2018
7:30am Breakfast
9am Lecture: Calcium (and other) channels
Diane Lipscombe, PhD
10:30am Lecture: Fluorescence and Bioluminescence: Basics and Chemistry
Nathan Shaner, PhD
12pm Lunch
1:30pm Tour of the MBL Marine Resources Center
2pm Lab
5:30pm Dinner
8pm Work on technology venture proposal; marine biology video (optional)
March 21, 2018
7:30am Breakfast
9am Lecture: How do we get from Copepod to Neuron – Molecular Engineering of Bioluminescence Tools
Ute Hochgeschwender, MD
10:30am Lecture: Applications of Bioluminescence in vivo
Christopher I. Moore, PhD
12pm Lunch
1:30pm NOAA Aquarium (optional)
2pm Lab
5:30pm Dinner
8pm Work on technology venture proposal; marine biology video (optional)
March 22, 2018
7:30am Breakfast
9am Lecture: The Physics of Energy Transfer
Nathan Shaner, PhD
10:30am Lecture: Bioluminescence as a Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury
Eric Petersen
12pm Lunch
2pm Lab
5:30pm Dinner
8pm Technology venture presentations and voting
March 23, 2018
7:30am Breakfast
9am Pack up and check out
11am Depart Woods Hole
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