Other Scholarly Activities

Other Scholarly Activities

In addition to the requirements concerning Coursework, Research, and Seminar, every graduate student is expected to participate in other scholarly activities. These activities vary from individual to individual, but students are expected to participate in journal clubs, to develop good reading habits so that they can keep abreast of major developments in their field and in related biomedical sciences, to present their research findings at meetings of professional societies in their field, to participate in Graduate Research Day, to show leadership and maturity by assisting other graduate students and staff in research techniques and the use and maintenance of instrumentation, to help in the active recruitment of graduate students into the program, and to take an active role in maintaining the research environment of the Department and the University. It is expected that every doctoral candidate will have at least one first-author paper on the findings from his/her dissertation research accepted in a national/international journal.