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Academic Calendar

2020-2021 Academic Calendar

First-Year Predoctoral Researchers
Aug. 10-25, 2020 Orientation
Aug. 26 – Sept. 11, 2020 Module I (Cell Biology)
Sept. 3 - 4, 2020 Young Investigator Science Retreat (virtual)
Sept. 14 - 25, 2020 Module II (Genetics)
Sept. 28 – Oct. 9, 2020 Module III (Transcription and Chromatin)
Oct. 12 - 23, 2020 Module IV (Neuroscience)
Oct. 26 – Nov. 6, 2020 Module V (Genomic and Computational Approaches…)
Nov. 9 - 20, 2020 Module VI (Cell Dynamics, Stem Cells, Developmental Bio)
Nov. 23 - 27, 2020 Thanksgiving holiday
Nov. 30 – Dec. 11, 2020 Module VII (Evolution and Model Systems)
Dec. 14, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021 Winter break
Jan. 4 - Feb. 26, 2021

Orientation, imaging pre-course, meet faculty,
Critical Analysis of the Scientific Literature

Mar. 1 - Apr. 23, 2021 Laboratory Rotation I
Apr. 26 - Jun. 18, 2021 Laboratory Rotation II
Jun. 21 - Aug. 13, 2021 Laboratory Rotation III

Summer and/or Fall 2021
(schedule TBD)

Labs for Cell Biology; Genetics;
Cell Dynamics, Stem Cells and Developmental Biology;
and Evolution and Model Systems

Aug. 16, 2021 Thesis Laboratory research begins
Second and Subsequent Year Predoctoral Researchers
Thesis Laboratory research continues

Aug. 17 – Dec. 31, 2020

Fall Term

Jan. 4 – June 18, 2021

Spring Term
June 21 – Aug. 13, 2021 Summer Term

 

Holidays
Predoctoral researchers observe the following Stowers Institute holidays:
Sept. 7, 2020 Labor Day
Nov. 26-27, 2020 Thanksgiving
Dec. 24, 25 & 28, 2020 Christmas
Jan. 1, 2021 New Year’s Day
Jan. 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr.Day
Feb. 15, 2021 Presidents Day
May 31, 2021 Memorial Day
July 5, 2021 Independence Day