BBS Recruitment 2020

Sunday, February 2, 2020
4:30 - 6:30 PM  Welcome Reception with BBS Faculty and Graduate Students
4:30 - Recruits arrive to eat
5:00 - Current Grad students and faculty arrive  
Ithaca Marriott on the Commons –
120 S. Aurora Street
Monday, February 3, 2020 
7:00 - 7:45AM              Breakfast with Current Graduate Students                                 Ithaca Marriott – Room Salon B
7:50 -  8:15AM Transportation to campus via shuttle bus Ithaca Marriott  Lobby                                      
8:20 AM  Welcome Address
Dean Lorin Warnick 
Lecture Hall 1

8:25 – 8:40AM          

BBS PhD Program Overview 
Dr. Robert Weiss
Associate Dean of Research & Graduate Education

Lecture Hall 1
8:45 – 9:05AM Research Presentation with  Dr. Gerlinde Van de Walle  Lecture Hall 1
9:10 – 9:30AM  Research Presentation with  Dr. Charles Danko   Lecture Hall 1
9:30 –9:40AM Careers Beyond Academia, Susi Varvayanis Lecture Hall 1 
9:50 AM  DGS Panel interviews begin
(check your interview agenda) 
S1-124 / S1-118 /
S1-116 / S1-110
10:15-12:00PM  Research facilities information sessions  College of Vet Med Atrium 
12:00-12:45PM  Lunch  S2-223 Green Dining Area 
1:00 - 5:00 PM  Individual faculty interview with recruits
(check your interview agenda) 
College of Vet Med
(S1-214 - Hagan Room / break room)
5:10 PM  Transportation to Marriott Downtown via shuttle bus 
6:45 PM  Meet in the hotel lobby for current PhD students to escort you to various dinner venues 
7:00 PM  Dinner with current gradate students 
(check arrival folder for Monday Evening dinner group assignment) 
Various restaurants 
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 
8:30 - 9:15AM  Breakfast with BBS graduate student council members  Ithaca Marriott – Room Salon B
additional events TBD - recruits depart Wednesday morning 
9:30AM  Recruit to choose tour option 
Campus tours, bookstore, Big Red Barn 
Ithaca tours - Waterfalls, student housing, groceries 
Hybrid tour - on and off campus venues 
11:30 - 1:00PM  Lunch options available 
3:00 - 4:00PM  Poster session / reception - hosted by current graduate students and post-docs College of Vet Med Atrium 
4:00 - 5:00PM  BBS signature seminar series - Dr. Valentine Greco, Yale School of Medicine  Lecture Hall 4 & 5 
5:00 - 5:45PM  Reception with wine and cheese College of Vet Med Atrium 
6:15PM  Dinner by invitation only Coltivare
235 S Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 
no formal scheduled activities
9:00 -10:00AM  Option to attend BBS Student Work in Progress (WIP)  Lecture Hall 3 

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