Y5-October, 2014

 

October 27, 2014

Minutes by: Tasha Zephirin

Attending Trainees: Kevin, Thej, MK, Rabia, Teresa, Sonny, Vanessa, Kasia, Catherine, Tasha, Andre, Srujana, Irving, Monique, Donovan

Faculty: Dr. Black, Dr. Pradhan, Dr. Shepherd

Staff: Kathryn

Meeting Called: 2pm (Room MCAR 209)

Presentation by Dr. Pradhan on his research

G5 presented preliminary draft presentation

G3 presented final presentation

G4 presented final presentation

Planning for IGERT Winter Cornell Retreat is underway. Stay tuned for ways to help.  Dr. Black has started to reach out to Dr. Umbach

Reminder to upload proposals for primary research group advisor review. Proposal will be shared with other IGERT faculty advisors after that. Remember to add the contributions of each person to the proposal development

 

Next Meeting:  November 3

  • Dr. Cox is tentatively scheduled to give a seminar on her research
  • Group 5 will give their full presentation (10 minutes) on their collaborative research project and the progress that has been made.
  • G1 will give their second phase draft presentation

 

October 20, 2014

Minutes by: Srujana Prayakarao

Attending Trainees: Kevin, Thej Tumkur, MK, Rabia Hussain, Teresa Kao, Sonny Penterman, Vanessa Peters, Kasia, Catherine, T.J, Andre

Faculty: Dr. Black

Staff: Kathryn

Meeting Called: 2pm (Room # 318)

  • The presentations by Groups 3 and 4 were cancelled because of internet connection problems.
  • Dr. Black spoke about what is expected of each group:

-      Assigning roles of each trainee in the group.

-      Importance of collaboration and equitably-shared responsibilities within the group.

-      Communication with advisors regarding projects.

-      Uploading presentations, minutes and proposals into Dropbox.

 

Next Meeting:  October

  • Dr. Pradhan will give a seminar on his research
  • Group 3 and Group 4 will give their full presentation (10 minutes) on their collaborative research project and the progress that has been made.
  • Group 5 will give their practice presentation.

 

Meeting adjourned: 3:00pm


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