Date: Monday, May 21, 2012 - 15:00
Duration: 3 Hours
Introductory Day for new PhD students/Post-docs at MIMS
21 May 2012 - Betula salen, building 6M, University Hospital Area
15.00-15.15 Welcome and introduction to MIMS
Overview and background
The EMBL Nordic Partnership for Molecular Medicine
UCMR, The MIMS groups, Clinical Research Fellows
Bernt Eric Uhlin, director of MIMS and UCMR
15.15-16.00 The Newcomers at MIMS
All new members of MIMS, who arrived after the UCMR DAY 2012 are invited to present themselves.
Please present yourself by answering the following four questions:
1. Who are you?
2. Where do come from?
3. Why did you choose MIMS and Umeå University?
4. What is your research project about?
(group leaders: of course it is always possible to extend the group of "newcomers"
16.00-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-16.30 The PhD and Post-doc representatives at MIMS
Activities and Network
Individual and social dimension
Rights and Duties of a post doc and a PhD student (incl. teaching)
Anaïs LeRhun, PhD student, and Michaela Frost, Post-doc
16.30-16.45 Research training and the UCMR/KBC Research Schools
Åke Forsberg, head of UCMR Research School
16.45-17.05 Being a scientist is not just a "job"
Good scientific conduct
A member of a research group – what does this mean?
Andrei Chabes, group leader
Peer review process
The academic steps
Hans Wolf-Watz, group leader
(suggestion by Eva-Maria, not confirmed by HWW!)
17.05-17.15 Need help?
Contact persons and important information
Eva-Maria Diehl, information officer at MIMS
17.15-17.30 Questions and answers
Moderator: Bernt Eric Uhlin
17.15 Get together with buffé dinner Ideas for social activities – speed dating?