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BOA Fall 2012 GBM 1

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  • 1.  Biomedical Engineering Society › Automatically a member of the BMES UIC Chapter Engineering World Health Various other programs T-shirts – design contest; look for the email! 
  • 2. Faculty advisor Dr. Kotche Vice President Nikhil B. President Chaitra K. Directors of Various Treasurer Programs Secretary Fabian D. John K.
  • 3.  Directors of each program will give you a brief intro of their program Learn how being involved can be fun, benefit you, and benefit boa After the presentation, go find the board member who spoke about an interesting program and sign up to get more info! Special GBM
  • 4. Let BOA Tutoring helpYou get more shut eye
  • 5. BOA Study Groups• Fooooooood• Friends?• FUUUUNLRC TutoringCalling for BOA Tutors!• Schedule?• Meet me afterwardsQuestions??!?!?!?!?!?!?Contact papa2@uic.edu
  • 6.  Partners under/upperclassmen Help integrate new students to UIC Foster relationships between the mentor pairs Share knowledge from academics to life Fun activities!
  • 7.  Provide helpful information to pre-meds › Useful tips › General guide to be a more competitive applicant Set up a shadowing program with doctors
  • 8. •Recognition •Service Opportunities •Networking •Development Opportunities1st General Meeting: TBDQuestions: Natalia atnarana2@uic.edu
  • 9. Date: Sunday, October Volunteers receive: 7th •Free T-shirt Time: 7am •Snacks/Drinks Place: In front of SCE 26.2-mile Bank of America Chicago Marathon•The Cellmates on the Run is a running group that brings peopletogether to achieve a common goal: to raise awareness in the fight ofan aggressively growing epidemic - DIABETES.•Hope to raise approximately $500,000 for diabetes research•5 runners were formerly dependent on insulin, but have had an isletcell transplant and now live diabetes free
  • 10. More information:Website: boa.pages.uic.edu/SCS.htmlFacebook group: Simply type Stem Cell Society.First SCS meeting! Tuesday September 18 (next week!) 5-6 PM SEO 219Detailed info about SCS and intro to Stem Cells.Meet the Committe!∫ Félix Morales∫ Parth Soni∫ Neil Mohindra
  • 11. GOALS:•Influence high schoolstudents about the vastfield of Bioengineering•Influence the communityby having membersvolunteer their time to helpout various causes Contact: Info BVP Director Karan Kerwell kkerwe2@uic.edu
  • 12. • Spring 2013• Resume Building• How to apply to research
  • 13. oHigh School Presentations Recruiting volunteers willing to go to high schools and talk about bioengineeringIn the past we have been to… Northside College Prep St. Ignatius College Prep Contact: Info EBE Head Brian Havel bhavel2@uic.edu
  • 14.  ESU Tester Kit Building- EWH has been granted access to the newly renovated BioE lab – SEL 4018- Continue from last semester What are we building? Electro-surgery unit testers. (These typically cost $2,000, but EWH has created a tester that costs 18$ each) Electro-surgery units are used to create incisions via the use of high frequency electric current.
  • 15.  Kit building sessions Info Where: SEL 4018 When: Thursday Sept. 20th 4-6pm - 2 hours of kit building, drop in any time! - We will have updates on what is planned for this semester at 5pm What: 50 ESU testers kits – We are half way through from last semester
  • 16.  Event is open to all majors! The kits require simple soldering• No prior soldering experience is required• We’ll teach you how to solder Oh and we’ll have food too! Contact info: vvarma4@uic.edu
  • 17.  Fun Fun Fun! Dodge ball! (Next Tuesday 9/18 4:00 pm) Hunger Games / Lord of the Rings ball! Bowling! Museum Trips! Free food (sometimes)! Engineering socials! Ideas??? Contact Josiah Han at 630-877- 1292
  • 18.  Be involved, get rewarded Get a stamp card when you become a member 1 stamp for becoming a member! 1 stamp for attending GBMS and other events Multiple stamps for being a part of programs Once you fill out a stamp card, enter it in a raffle to win various prizes Frequent raffle drawings Most active member awards
  • 19.  Your membership and participation leads to PRIZES!!! Small prizes Big prizes Details to come!