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Timetable of Important Dates/Deadlines for BBSRC DTP 2017 Student Cohort:

Last updated 8 August 2017

DateDescription

25 September 2017

DTP Student Welcome Meeting (09:30-11:00, Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre)

Theme Leader Meetings (11:00-12:00, various locations)

Lunch (12:00-13:30, venue TBC)

Introduction to Programming in R, session 1 (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

     Personal Development Strategy Interviews

26 September 2017

Introduction to Programming in R, session 2 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Data Carpentry and Plotting, session 1 (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

27 September 2017

Visit to Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute (times TBC)

Visit to the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (times TBC)

Or, students arrange to visit Department(s)

28 September 2017

Visit to the Animal Health Trust (times TBC)

Visit to the Babraham Institute (times TBC)

Or, students arrange to visit Department(s)

29 September 2017

Data Carpentry and Plotting, session 2 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Reproducible Research (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

2 October 2017

Introduction to Programming in R, session 3 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Introduction to Programming in R, session 4 (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

3 October 2017

University General Safety Course and Chemical/Lab Safety Course (10:00-14:00, Cambridge Corn Exchange) - compulsory

Statistics for Biologists, session 1 (14:30-17:30, Titan Teaching Room 2) - half of cohort attends

4 October 2017

Statistics for Biologists, session 1 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Room 2) - repeated from yesterday

University Graduate Safety courses (12:30-17:00) - optional and research appropriate

Students are encouraged to meet with their Rotation Project 1 Supervisor

5 October 2017

Statistics for Biologists, session 2 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Welcome Dinner (19:00-22:00, Robinson College)

6 October 2017

Statistics for Biologists, session 3 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Statistics for Biologists, session 4 (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

9 October 2017

Statistics for Biologists, session 5 (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

Rotation Project 1 begins in the afternoon

November 2017

SysMIC course begins

15 December 2017

Rotation Project 1 ends

18 December 2017

2017 Cohort event (details TBC)

19 December 2017 to 2 January 2018

Winter break

8 January 2018

Rotation Project 1 report due (12:00)

Analysis of Biological Data (14:00-17:00, Titan Teaching Rooms)

9 January 2018

Analysis of Biological Data (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)

10 January 2018 Analysis of Biological Data (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)
11 January 2018 Analysis of Biological Data (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)
12 January 2018 Analysis of Biological Data (09:30-12:30, Titan Teaching Rooms)
15 January 2018 Rotation Project 2 begins
February 2018 Preparing for PIPS Workshop (details TBC)

23 March 2018

Rotation Project 2 ends

13 April 2018

Rotation Project 2 report due (12:00)

ENWW Short Report due (12:00)

13 April 2018 to 23 April 2018

Spring break

23 April 2018

PhD begins and PhD Project Proposal write-up

21 May 2018

PhD Project Proposal due (12:00)

May/June 2018

DTP Programme Workshop (all cohorts; details TBC)

June 2018

SysMIC course ends

June 2018

2017 Cohort Training Feedback Session (details TBC)

31 August 2018

Deadline to complete Preparing for PIPS Module 1