Flexible and Extendable Scientific Undergraduate Experience

SUMMER 2012 Schedule

Meeting/Discussion Schedule

June 1, 8:30am in Weber Antolin
June 8, 8:30am in Weber Guest speaker - Liya Asner (Oxford University and University College)
June 15, 8:30am at Wild Boar Book discussion: “The Music of Life”
June 22 Field trip to Shortgrass Steppe Research and Interpretation Center
June 29, 8:30am at Wild Boar Book discussion: “Collapse”
July 6, 8:30am in Weber Guest speaker - Stu Fields (SomaLogic, Inc)
July 13, 8:30am at Wild Boar Book discussion: “Emperor of all Maladies”
July 20, 8:30am in Weber Guest speaker - Jon Whiteley (Oxford University)
July 27, 8:30am at Wild Boar Book discussion: “The Double Helix”

Book discussions

  • "The Music of Life: Biology beyond genes", by Denis Noble
  • "Collapse: How societies choose to fail or survive", by Jared Diamond
  • "The Emperor of all Maladies: A biography of cancer", by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA”,  by James Watson