MCB Honors Timeline

Honors Awards Deadlines and Events

Fall 2018 Deadlines

Wednesday, September 12, 3 pm
FINAL DEADLINE for you to add H196A or H196B to your class schedule on CalCentral, so be sure all your paperwork has been filled out and you've come into the UAO before 4 pm to get your course control number!
TBD Week of September 24-29 MCB Honors Welcome Reception - Location TBD. For MCB seniors enrolled in MCB H196A/B only. 
Monday, October 1 Registration opened for H196B poster session.
https://mcb.berkeley.edu/internal/uao/presentation.php
Friday, November 9, 3 pm
Abstract deadline for poster session presenters (Fall MCB H196B only). Due to the UAO by 3 pm.
RESCHEDULED: Friday, November 30
3-4:45 pm, Fall Senior Research Poster Session, Onderdonk Lobby, VLSB - presenters must arrive by 2:45 pm. (Fall MCB H196B only)
Friday, December 14, 3 pm
Honors Thesis Approval Form due to Clara Ng-Quinn, 3060 VLSB (Fall MCB H196B only)

Spring 2019 Deadlines

Wednesday, February 13, 4 pm
FINAL DEADLINE for you to add MCB H196A or H196B to your class schedule on CalCentral, so be sure all your paperwork has been filled out and you've come into the UAO before 4 pm to get your course control number!
Wednesday, February 20
Registration opened for honors symposia and the poster session. 
Friday, March 1, 3 pm
Application deadline for symposium and poster session. Applications must be submitted online by 3 pm.
Wednesday, March 6
5-6pm. Presented by Dr. Robert Zucker. LSA 101
Monday, March 18 The UAO will inform all of you who considered for the symposia the results. Those of you who are not selected for the symposium will present at the Honors Poster Session, April 12. 
Wednesday, March 20
5-6pm. Presented by Dr. Robert Beatty. LSA 101
Friday, April 12 3-5 pm, Honors Research Poster Session. Li Ka Shing 1st and 2nd floor lobbies. Presenters must arrive at Li Ka Shing lobby by 2:45pm. 
Friday, April 12 or Monday, April 15
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Symposium presenters must have submitted & tested presentation in the UAO. Bring it to the office on a memory stick (PowerPoint of Keynote only) during your appointment.
Monday, April 15
4 pm, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Symposium, 101 LSA
Friday, April 13 or Monday, April 15 (by appointment)
Immunology & Pathogenesis Symposium presenters must have submitted & tested presentation in the UAO. Bring it to the office on a memory stick (PowerPoint of Keynote only) during your appointment.
Tuesday, April 16 (by appointment)
Cell & Developmental Biology Symposium presenters and Genetics, Genomics, & Development Symposium presenters must have submitted & tested presentation in the UAO. Bring it to the office on a memory stick (PowerPoint of Keynote only) during your appointment.
Tuesday, April 16
4 pm, Immunology Symposium, 101 LSA
Wednesday, April 17 (by appointment)
Neurobiology symposium presenters must have submitted & tested presentation in the UAO. Bring it to the office on a memory stick (PowerPoint of Keynote only) during your appointment.
Wednesday, April 17
12 pm, Cell & Developmental Biology Symposium, LSA 101
Wednesday, April 17
4 pm, Genetics, Genomics & Development Symposium, 101 LSA
Thursday, April 18
4 pm, Neurobiology Symposium, 125 LKS
Monday, April 22, 4 pm
Department Awards: Letter of recommendations due by 4 pm:
Mail: in a sealed, signed envelope, sent to Clara Ng-Quinn, MCB-UAO, 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building, MC 3140, Berkeley, CA 94720-3140
In Person: deliver, in a sealed, signed envelope, to the Undergraduate Affairs Office, 3060 VLSB
Friday, May 3
Final recommended deadline to turn in your completed thesis to your PI and your MCB faculty sponsor. Note that you do not need to turn in a copy to the UAO.
Friday, May 10
Honors Thesis Approval Form due to Clara Ng-Quinn, 3060 VLSB.
TBD: Week of May 13-17
Announcement of award recipients at the Undergraduate Commencement