When will we start and end the day?
We will start each day at 8:30 and finish around 4:30pm.
How should I dress?
o Internal building temperatures fluctuate. It is better to bring a light jacket in case you get chilly.
o We will go outside so dress for 1-2 hours of outdoor walking in summer heat and/or rain showers.
o On the day we visit the laboratory, wear closed-toe shoes (sneakers not sandals) or bring a pair to change into for the laboratory.
What should I bring?
o Laptop; not a tablet. The desks have plugs for charging computers.
o Water bottle for refilling throughout the day
o Completed university and federal forms
What supplies will I be given?
o Mosquito collection supplies for 10 weeks of surveillance including cups, seed germination paper, a 5-gallon bucket, measuring supplies, silver sharpie, and a mix to make the bait.
o Workshop supplies include highlighter, pencil, binder, dividers, post-it notes, and silver sharpie. A google drive link will be provided for you at the end of the workshop.
NOTE- you will need to bring these to the February and April workshops!
Where should I park and where will we meet?
The map below and (this link) will open a Google Map
o Parking- Lot 65/66 Knoxville, TN 37996 A parking pass will be provided upon arrival between 8:00 and 8:30am.
o Meeting- 160 Plant Biotechnology Building, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996
How and when will I receive my stipend?
o You will receive the stipend after completing each workshop and assignment. Note, stipend may vary by year.