2016-17 Incoming GPIBS student information

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The orientation schedule for GPIBS students can be found below.

Monday, August 8International student orientation (for international students only)-Allyson Douglass will send information
Tuesday, August 912-1 pmGPIBS lunch and introductions
(I. Dodd Wilson Education Building 104)
1-3 pmHR paperwork for stipends (for PhD students only)
(Biomedical Research Center 1 B400)
Wednesday August 109 am-4 pmGeneral Graduate School orientation (required).
(I. Dodd Wilson Education Building)
Thursday, August 11
(Rayford Auditorium Biomedical Research Center 2 106-2)
9-10 amGPIBS Overview
10-11:30 amResearch core tours
11:30 am-1 pmLunch and panel with current graduate students
1-2:30 pmTrack information (for PhD students only)
2:30 pm-?Meet with faculty advisor
Friday, August 12
(Rayford Auditorium Biomedical Research Center 2 106-2)
9 am-1 pmChemical Hygiene, Radiation Safety and DLAM training for all students
1 pm-?Meet with faculty advisor if didn’t meet Thursday

Please visit the current students GPIBS page for an up to date list of faculty that can accept students.

PhD students will conduct 3 5 week rotations during semester 1. Each student will be assigned a faculty mentor whom they will meet with during orientation week to begin setting up their rotations.  Please review the list of faculty linked to above to create a list of faculty you are interested in working with. The 5 week rotation dates are listed below.

Rotation 1: August 22-September 23, 2016
Rotation 2: September 26-October 28, 2016
Rotation 3: October 31-December 9, 2016

Please contact Dr. Kristen Sterba ( with any questions.