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Upcoming Events

Graduate student and research-related events in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State.

August 2018

When: August 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: W203 Millennium Science Complex

Does your research involve big data and high-performance computing (HPC)? Are you planning to submit a proposal that will require these types of resources? If so, you face a large selection of options when deciding what HPC systems to use. Join Dr. Chuck Pavloski to learn more about your HPC options and find the right system for you. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by August 15.

When: August 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: 233A HUB-Robeson Center

Penn State has world class expertise on food, energy, and water (FEW) issues, but not enough opportunities to make connections across disciplines.

When: August 27, 2018, 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Where: 108 Wartik Lab

Speaker: Sara Klee, Penn State University

When: August 29, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: 205LL Conference Rm., ORP

This overview will introduce researchers to CATS IRB, Penn State’s online IRB submission program. This course will cover some preliminary information about the IRB, as well as the navigation and features of the CATS IRB system. Faculty, staff, and students are welcome. Pre-registration is required.

September 2018

When: September 5, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: ZOOM

The CATS IRB system is what Penn State's uses to manage the lifecylce of human subject research submissions. This course will cover some preliminary information about the IRB, as well as the navigation and features of the CATS IRB system. Faculty, staff, and students are welcome. Overview will be held online via Zoom Technology.

When: September 6, 2018, 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: 233B HUB-Robeson Center

This interactive workshop is designed to give first, second or third year faculty who advise graduate students a framework for thinking about mentorship and the unique relationships that mentoring graduate students provides. At this event, faculty members who have been recognized for their successful mentorship will provide best practices for every stage of the mentorship process—from selection to career placement. Representing a wide variety of disciplines, the faculty will share their own insights into creating a productive, positive mentoring relationship. Registration is free and will be limited to 40 participants. We will maintain a waitlist for spaces that may open after registration closes or for future workshops. Faculty entering their first, second, or third year at Penn State with a tenure track position.

When: September 12, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: 102 Kern Graduate Bldg.

Speaker: Don Welch, Chief Information Security Officer, The Office of Information Security

When: September 17, 2018, 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Where: 108 Wartik Lab

Speaker: William Barnes, Penn State University

When: September 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: 102 Kern Graduate Bldg.

Speaker: Stacey Bucha, The Office of Sponsored Programs

When: September 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: 205LL Conference Rm., ORP

The CATS IRB system is what Penn State's uses to manage the lifecylce of human subject research submissions. This course will cover some preliminary information about the IRB, as well as the navigation and features of the CATS IRB system. Faculty, staff, and students are welcome. Overview will be held in-person.

When: September 21, 2018
Where: State College, PA

Every year the Translational Research in Mitochondria, Aging, and Disease (TRiMaD) Symposium brings together approximately 150-200 scientists from the Northeast to discuss the role of mitochondria in aging and disease. This two-day symposium promises to be very exciting and hopefully will be fruitful in initiating collaboration between groups with common interests in our region. Our Keynote Speakers this year are Roberta Gottlieb (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles) and Mark Stoneking (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig). Confirmed speakers include: - David Brown (Virginia Tech) - Zhenglong Gu (Cornell University) - Konstantin Khrapko (Northeastern University) - Smita Patel (Rutgers) - Agnel Sfeir (NYU) - Hazel Szeto (Weill Cornell Medical College)

When: September 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Snider Agricultural Arena

The annual extravaganza celebrating insects with lots of activities, games, crafts, tasty treats and fun for everyone!

When: September 24, 2018, 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Where: 108 Wartik Lab

Speaker: William Barnes, Penn State University

When: September 26, 2018 to September 28, 2018
Where: New York, NY

ICSD brings together people involved in research, policy, practice, and business to discuss solutions to the complex challenges of sustainable development. The 2018 conference theme is "Breaking Down Silos: Fostering Collaborative Action on the SDGs." Participants will share practical solutions for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at local and national levels. Registration is open through September 21, 2018.

When: September 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: 102 Kern Graduate Bldg.

Speaker: Jennifer McCormick, Penn State University

November 2018

When: November 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: 302 Pond Lab

Speaker: Kathleen Sexsmith, Penn State University