Welcome, Orientation, Meet-and-Greet Session, Seminars, and Poster Session

In summer 2021, CaRES students are required to participate in these events.  Please contact Program Director Dr. Peter Smith prsmith@uab.edu if you have any questions or concerns.

Welcome:  CaRES Program Director Dr. John Waterbor (h2obor@uab.edu) will contact each student during his or her first week in CaRES, to say hello, answer questions, and offer guidance on any issues of concern.  Contact may be by email, phone, or text message.  CaRES students may reach out to Dr. Waterbor at any time by email, or by phone or text at 205/617/0293. 

Orientation:  there will be no formal orientation session.  Please read and study the documents listed in the drop-down menu of the Orientation for New Interns tab on the CaRES website Cancer Research Experiences for Students (CaRES) (uab.edu) and contact Dr. Waterbor or Dr. Smith with your questions. 

The Dates and Times below are Tentative

Zoom Meet-and-Greet Session for CaRES Students, Staff, and Faculty

Thursday, June 10, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Zoom Seminars on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and Career Development (topics and speakers will be listed later)

Thursday, June 17, 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Thursday, June 24, 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Thursday, July 1, 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Thursday, July 8, 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Thursday, July 15, 3:00 – 5:00 PM (make-up date for any seminars that had to be rescheduled; optional session for students to ask for advice on preparing their poster)

Virtual CaRES Poster Session

Thursday, July 22, in the afternoon (times and format will be described later)

April 26, 2021