Ph.D. Student Handbook
BE 6990: Bioengineering Seminar and New Skills Course
The BE Seminar and New Skills Course has been established so that students get a first-year orientation and collective experience with the members of their cohort while attending seminars and acquiring useful skills for their predoctoral experience.
The course is offered Fall and Spring every year. The grading system is S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory) 0.5 cu per semester. All BE graduate students are required to register for BE6990 during two semesters before graduation, preferably in the first year. Students will register to 3.5 cu in semesters when they are taking BE699.
Fall Semester structure for BE 6990:
BE Seminars (Usually First Thursdays of the Month); Completion certificate for RCR training NSF PROPOSAL workshop (OPTIONAL and date set by SEAS) Goal setting in years 1-3; Individualized Development Plan (IDP) How to write a Paper How to give a Talk
Spring Semester structure for BE6990
Participation in BE Grad Group Symposium; BE Seminars (Usually First Thursdays of the Month) How to Read Literature Critically Proposal writing workshop for BE 1st year students Mock Grant Review Panel Goal setting in years 1-3; Individualized Development Plan (IDP)
Questions? Send email to the Associate Director for Graduate Programs, Kathleen Venit, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your BE Contact:
Associate Director, Graduate Programs
240 Skirkanich Hall
Graduate Student Groups:
Graduate Association of Bioengineers
Graduate Student Engineering Group