IGEM:MIT/2006/Introduction/Week 1

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Goals

Day 1

Advisors present

Schedule

  • 9am - 10am - Advisors meet??
  • 10am - 11am - Welcome, introduction, and organizational issues - 68-574(?)
  • 11am - 12am - System design
  • 12pm - 1pm - Lunch
  • 1pm - 3pm - Discuss current project ideas
  • 3pm - 3.30pm - research tools for picking projects - OWW & P/Hubmed & google scholar
  • 3.30pm - onwards - students to discuss ideas further etc.

Day 2

Advisors present

Barry Canton

Schedule

  • 9am-11am - Reconvene to discuss and pick a project
  • 11-12.30pm - Decompose project into intermediate goals.
  • 12.30-1.30pm - Student lunch to divide (and conquer) tasks
  • 1.30-2pm - Reconvene with advisors to confirm plans
  • 2pm onwards - Students specify tasks in detail (advisors available for advising!)
    • Plan what materials need to be ordered up front

Day 3

Advisors present

Schedule

  • 9am-12pm - tutorials with advisors
    • Safety? (will need to ask Heather)
    • Other tuturials as required by project selection
  • 1pm onwards - refine experimental plans
    • Plan any necessary synthesis orders
    • Request any necessary plasmids/strains

Day 4

Advisors present

Schedule

  • 9am-12pm - tutorials with advisors
  • 1pm onwards - working on sub-projects

Day 5

Advisors present

Schedule

  • 9am-12pm - tutorials with advisors
  • 1pm onwards - working on sub-projects
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