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DTP Programme Student Timetable 2016/17

Timetable of Important Dates/Deadlines for BBSRC DTP 2016 Student Cohort:

Last updated 15 September 2016

DateDescription

3 October 2016

DTP Student Welcome Meeting (09:30-12:30, Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre)

Statistics for Biologists Lecture 1 (14:00-17:00, Bioinformatics Training Room)

4 October 2016

University General Safety Courses

Statistics for Biologists Lecture 2 (14:30-17:30, Bioinformatics Training Room)

5 October 2016

Arrange meeting with first rotation project Supervisor

University General Safety Courses

6 October 2016

Department Showcase (09:00-11:30, University Centre)

Statistics for Biologists Lecture 3 (14:00-17:00, Bioinformatics Training Room)

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

7 October 2016

Statistics for Biologists Lecture 4 (09:30-12:30, Bioinformatics Training Room)

Statistics for Biologists Lecture 5 (14:00-17:00, Bioinformatics Training Room)

10 October 2016

Rotation Project 1 begins

11 October 2016

Statistics for Biologists Lecture 6 (14:00-17:00, Bioinformatics Training Room)

12 October 2016

Statistics for Biologists Lecture 7 (14:00-17:00, Bioinformatics Training Room)

13 October 2016

Statistics for Biologists Lecture 8 (09:30-12:30, Bioinformatics Training Room)

Statistics for Biologists Lecture 9 (14:00-17:00, Bioinformatics Training Room)

14 October 2016

Visit to Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and European Bioinformatics Institute (08:30-15:30)

Visit to the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (15:30-18:00)

19 October 2016

Visit to the Animal Health Trust (08:30-14:00)

Visit to the Babraham Institute (14:00-17:00)

7 November 2016

SysMIC course begins

17 November 2016

PROVISIONAL - SysMIC Web Support Session (Introduction to MATLAB)

17 November 2016

Preparing for PIPS Workshop (14:00-20:00, Cormack Room, University Centre)

21 November 2016

SysMIC Session 1 (Introduction to MATLAB) assignment due

22 November 2016

Understanding the Biotechnology Industry by Dr Simon Aspland, lecture and PIPS opportunities (14:00-15:30, Large Lecture Theatre, Plant Sciences)

1 December 2016

PROVISIONAL - SysMIC Web Support Session (Networks I)

5 December 2016

SysMIC Session 2 (Networks I) assignment due

15 December 2016

PROVISIONAL - SysMIC Web Support Session (Networks II)

16 December 2016

Rotation Project 1 ends

19 December 2016

SysMIC Session 3 (Networks II) assignment due

19 December 2016 to 2 January 2017

Winter break

5 January 2017

PROVISIONAL - SysMIC Web Support Session (Vectors & Matrices)

9 January 2017

Rotation Project 1 report due (12:00)

Introduction to R Programming (14:00-17:00, Bioinformatics Training Room)

SysMIC Session 4 (Vectors & Matrices) assignment due

10 January 2017

R Programming (09:30-12:30, Bioinformatics Training Room)

Handling Scientific Data in R (14:00-17:00, Bioinformatics Training Room)

11 January 2017

Data Carpentry (14:00-17:00, Bioinformatics Training Room)

12 January 2017

Using ggplot2 for Graphics (14:00-17:00, Bioinformatics Training Room)

13 January 2017

Literate Programming (14:00-17:00, Bioinformatics Training Room)

16 January 2017

Rotation Project 2 begins

2 February 2017

PROVISIONAL - SysMIC Web Support Session (Functions & Calculus I)

6 February 2017

SysMIC Session 5 (Functions & Calculus I) assignment due

16 February 2017

PROVISIONAL - SysMIC Web Support Session (Functions & Calculus II)

20 February 2017

SysMIC Session 6 (Functions & Calculus II) assignment due

2 March 2017

PROVISIONAL - SysMIC Web Support Session (Functions & Calculus III)

6 March 2017

SysMIC Session 7 (Functions & Calculus III) assignment due

16 March 2017

PROVISIONAL - SysMIC Web Support Session (Building Models)

20 March 2017

SysMIC Session 8 (Building Models) assignment due

24 March 2017

Rotation Project 2 ends

13 April 2017

Rotation Project 2 report due (12:00)

ENWW Short Report due (12:00)

PROVISIONAL - SysMIC Web Support Session (Introduction to R)

14 April to 24 April 2017

Spring break

17 April 2017

SysMIC Session 9 (Introduction to R) assignment due

24 April 2017

PhD begins and PhD Project Proposal write-up

27 April 2017

PROVISIONAL - SysMIC Web Support Session (Statistics I)

1 May 2017

SysMIC Session 10 (Statistics 1) assignment due

11 May 2017

PROVISIONAL - SysMIC Web Support Session (Statistics II)

15 May 2017

SysMIC Session 11 (Statistics II) assignment due

22 May 2017

PhD Project Proposal due (12:00)

12 June 2017

SysMIC Session 12 (Mini Project) assignment due

July 2017

DTP Programme summer event (TBC)

31 August 2017 Deadline to complete Preparing for PIPS Module 1