MCB Honors Timeline

Honors Awards Deadlines and Events

Fall 2020 Deadlines

Friday, September 11, 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 3 pm to get your course control number!
TBD  MCB Honors Virtual Welcome Reception - For MCB seniors enrolled in MCB H196A/B only. 
Monday, October 5 Registration opened for H196B poster session.
https://mcb.berkeley.edu/internal/uao/presentation.php
Friday, November 13, 3 pm
Abstract deadline for poster session presenters (Fall MCB H196B only). Due to the UAO by 3 pm.
Friday, November 20
Fall Senior Research Virtual Poster Session 
(Fall MCB H196B only)
Friday, December 18, 12 pm
Honors Thesis Approval Form due to Clara Ng-Quinn, 3060 VLSB (Fall MCB H196B only)

Spring 2021 Deadlines

Friday, February 5, 3 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!
Tuesday, February 16
Registration opened for honors symposia and the poster session. 
Friday, March 5, 3 pm
Application deadline for symposium and poster session. Applications must be submitted online by 3 pm.
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Monday, March 22 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. 
Resource:
Friday, April 9 or Monday, April 12
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 12
4 pm, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Symposium, Location TBD
Friday, April 9 or Monday, April 12 (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 13 (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 13
4 pm, Immunology Symposium, Location TBD
Wednesday, April 14 (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 14
12 pm, Cell & Developmental Biology Symposium, Location TBD
Wednesday, April 14
4 pm, Genetics, Genomics & Development Symposium, Location TBD
Thursday, April 15
4 pm, Neurobiology Symposium, Location TBD
Friday, April 23 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.
Monday, April 26, 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 7
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 14
Honors Thesis Approval Form due to Clara Ng-Quinn, 3060 VLSB.
May TBD
Announcement of award recipients at the Undergraduate Commencement