Junior Year

Fall

  • Orientation to the program, set up Individual Development Plan
  • Selection of research lab and mentor
  • Plan, design and begin research project with mentor
  • Conduct research project with mentor 
  • Participate in cohort and program meetings
  • Attend SACNAS or ABRCMS

Spring

  • Continue research project with mentor
  • Participate in cohort and program meetings
  • Present research progress at the Haskell / KU Research Symposium
  • Apply to off-campus summer research experience
  • Apply for SACNAS travel scholarship
  • Enroll in BIOL 420/PHIL 500: Ethics in Scientific Research

Summer

  • Participate in a research experience or internship
  • Participate in program meetings
  • Present research progress at the Summer Research Symposium in July
  • Submit a curriculum plan for the upcoming year

Senior Year

Fall

  • Update research plan and submit to the program coordinator for   approval
  • Continue research project with mentor
  • Participate in cohort and program meetings
  • Attend SACNAS or ABRCMS
  • Enroll in LA&S 492: How to Apply to Graduate School

Spring

  • Continue research project with mentor
  • Participate in cohort program meetings
  • Present research progress at the Haskell / KU Research   Symposium
  • Enroll in BIOL 420: Colloquium in Biomedical Research

KU IMSD Individual Development Plan

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