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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

17 May 2017

DTP Programme Workshop (all cohorts)

22 May 2017

PhD Project Proposal due (12:00)

12 June 2017

SysMIC Session 12 (Mini Project) assignment due

31 August 2017 Deadline to complete Preparing for PIPS Module 1