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    Applications will be available in November 2014. Check back here forPSI has a link to the application.new website: http://psiprogram.weebly.com
    The application deadline is Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015.
    The next class will start on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015.
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  9. page Info. for students & parents edited COURSE INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS Please note: This course is offered VOLUNTARILY by …

    COURSE INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS
    Please note: This course is offered VOLUNTARILY by the course directors (who are NOT representatives/employees of the local school districts). However, we do work closely with the students’ schools and with the local Talented and Gifted officers to recruit interested students and to arrange for high school credit for successful completion of the course.
    Important notes:
    Students in High School grades Sophomore and Junior are invited to apply. Also, please note that any student who will be younger than 16 in the summer will not be eligible for the optional summer research component - no exceptions.
    It is not necessary to have taken
    PSI has a lot of science in school, the most important thing we are looking for is a genuine interest in learning how to think and ask questions like a scientist, not to know a lot of scientific or biological facts!
    Student communication is conducted primarily via email, so make sure you provide an email address on your application that you check frequently!
    The course comprises several elements, including:
    Attendance – students must not have unexcused absences and must not take the course if other activities such as sports, music, theatre, job, etc. create a scheduling conflict. Most students use Tri-Met to arrive at OHSU for the class.
    Homework – during the first half of the course, students will be assigned weekly homework pertaining to each lecture. The lectures use a disease as an in-depth example to highlight different scientific and medical research approaches. In addition to the lectures, reading will be given out. The homework assignments must be turned in on time and each student will receive feedback on his/her work from one of the course directors.
    Oral presentations – Each student will prepare two presentations during the second half of the course. One will be a “journal club” presentation of a published scientific article and the second will be a presentation of the research proposal developed by the student. Both of these presentations will be completed with the assistance of a mentor.
    Written presentation – Each student will prepare a written document detailing their research proposal. This will be in the format of a grant application commonly used by the scientific community.
    Summer research (OPTIONAL) - Most mentors will offer the student an opportunity to carry out his/her proposed research during the summer. It is not necessary to do the summer research to fulfill the course requirements, it is optional. Due to established OHSU policies and liability risk management practices regarding minors, you must be at least 16 before commencing summer research. Thus, we request your date of birth on the application form.
    We have a limited number of textbooks that can be loaned to students (“Understanding Parkinson’s Disease: A Personal and Professional View” by Richard B. Rosenbuam, M.D.). It will be each student’s responsibility to take care of a loaned book and to return it in good condition at the end of the semester. Failure to do so will result in a demand to replace the book and possible forfeiture of earning credit!
    The mentor selection process is done as fairly as possible. During the first weeks of the course, OHSU faculty who serve as mentors to the students will present their research interests to the class. Students are asked to submit a list of at least 3 mentors with whom they are interested in working. It is not possible to pair all students with their first choice. We use a first-come, first-serve system with the caveat that the student must be in good standing to get a mentor (i.e., regular attendance and homework completion). It is always possible that we might not have enough mentors for every student. The mentors expect a high-quality work ethic from students.
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