Subject: Are you a first- or second-year BSCI, NEUR, CHEM, or BCHM student interested in research? Description: The Catalyst Seminar is designed to enhance your professional development by introducing you to opportunities in undergraduate research. Part of the semester consists of online activities to introduce you to the culture of chemical and life sciences research. Another part of the semester consists of faculty presenting overviews of the research they are conducting in their labs. To participate, you must enroll in a 1-credit course, which is cross-listed as BSCI 279C / BSCI 279H, during pre-registration for the Spring 2021 semester. You can find the latest draft of the syllabus here (please note that it currently reflects the spring 2020 schedule and is in the process of being updated for fully online instruction in spring 2021): http://hhmi.umd.edu/catalyst-syllabus To be eligible to enroll in the Catalyst Seminar you should *be majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, neuroscience, general biology or one of the biological sciences specialization areas or have an interest in conducting life sciences research *have completed one semester of General Chemistry or Introductory Biology (CHEM 131, BSCI 160, BSCI 170 or their equivalents) *maintain a 3.0 overall grade point average The Catalyst Seminar is by permission only. If you are interested in enrolling, contact Kaci Thompson ([log in to unmask]) to request an electronic stamp to allow you to register. Contact Person: Kaci Thompson Contact Email: [log in to unmask] You received this email because you are subscribed to the Daily eNews for CMNS Students (CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS) mailing list. If you would like to unsubscribe from this list, simply send an email to [log in to unmask] with the message signoff CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS in the body.