Must have two Ph.D. supervising faculty, at least one from LifeChips Program; One from home department, one from outside home dept. (secondary major).
Summer “Boot Camp”
Bootcamp is offered at the end of each summer. Learn more about bootcamp.
Students should rotate in at least two LifeChips faculty labs by end of 2nd year (Rotation requirement at home department can satisfy this)
- Technology of Life
- Technology for Life
Students are required to regularly attend LifeChips events, including participation in the International LifeChips Symposium.
Each fellow is required to invite a speaker to the LifeChips Seminar Series. Fellow must host the speaker during their visit, arrange faculty lab visits, coordinate the LifeChips Seminar Series Luncheon, and publicize the event. In addition, fellow must introduce the speaker and facilitate the question and answer session after the talk.
Each fellow must organize one LifeChips seminar per year.
Students must stay in good academic standing each year
Students provide a report by end of each summer to describe their LifeChips activity
Ethics for Life Scientists and Technologists
- Ethics for science
- Taught by Biological Sciences
- Should be completed by end of third year
- Focus on commercialization of technology
- Courses Taught by Graduate School of Business & School of Engineering (view syllabus)
- Should be completed by end of third year.