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BMIM-GA 2004 - 0 Credits

Fridays 1-2PM 

​Science Building G19


Course Director: 
Kelly Ruggles (kelly.ruggles@nyumc.org)

Course Description:

The goal of this course is to provide guidance in the following areas

  • Choosing a practicum research project
    • ​Research Spotlight series will introduce potential mentors and projects
  • Formal presentations and public speaking​
    • ​​Three presentations will be given throughout the year 
      • ​​Specific Aims
      • Preliminary Results
      • Final Thesis
  • Career Development
    • Resume building
    • Email etiquette 
    • Interviewing
    • Meeting with potential employers 
    • myIDP
  • Writing development
    • Literature Search
    • Citation Management
    • Peer Review


This class will be graded as a pass or fail will based on attendance. 


Fall 2018

  • September 14: Introductionto practicum
    • ​​Assignment: Research labs at NYUMC that interest you.  Find at least 5 mentors you would be interested in meeting or hearing more from about their research. They do not have to be bioinformatics focused, but you should have an idea of how you would apply informatics methods to their labs. Provide a summary including the mentor name and a few sentences about why their research is appealing to you by October 5th (emailed to kelly.ruggles@nyumc.org). 
      ​​Biomedical Informatics Research Mentors
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  • September 28: myIDP
  • October 5: PhD application overview (optional)
  • October 19: TBD
  • October 26: Research Spotlight 
  • November 2:  Netrias Data Solutions Presentation
  • November 9: David Fenyo - Introduction to Industrial Practicum Opportunities
  • November 16: Research Spotlight
  • November 30: Research Spotlight
  • December 7: Research Spotlight​


Spring 2019

  • February 1: Presentation of Specific Aims GROUPS 1 & 2
  • February 8: Presentation of Specific Aims GROUPS 3 & 4
  • ​February 15: Research Ethics
  • ​February 22: Navigating Difficult Conversations: Ashton Murray 
  • April 5: Career Building
  • April 12: Presentation Skills: Dr. Tim Requarth
  • April 19: Career Building
  • May 3: Presentation of Preliminary Results GROUPS 1 & 2
  • May 10: Presentation of Preliminary Results GROUPS 3 & 4

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