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* 1. Please enter your name and your CMU email address

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* 2. As of Fall 2020, for how many years have you majored in an undergraduate STEM field, at Colorado Mesa University and/or elsewhere (i.e. if you transferred from another college or university)? Please select the best answer.

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* 3. Please select the grades you have earned in prior courses at CMU. If you transferred from another college or university -- or for any other reason did not take these specific courses -- please exit this survey and contact Dr. Dieni for a PDF version that you can print and fill out manually.

  Not attempted In-progress as of Fall 2020 Failed (F) or dropped D UNS SAT B A
General Chemistry I (CHEM 131)
General Chemistry Laboratory I (CHEM 131L)
General Chemistry II (CHEM 132)
General Chemistry Laboratory II (CHEM 132L)
Attributes of Living Systems (BIOL 105)
Attributes of Living Systems Laboratory (BIOL 105L)
Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 311)
Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (CHEM 311L)
Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 312)
Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (CHEM 312L)
Biochemistry I (CHEM 315)
Biochemistry Laboratory (CHEM 315L)
Cellular Biology (BIOL 302)
Biochemistry II (CHEM 316)

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* 4. By when do you expect to complete your studies and leave Colorado Mesa University?
Example: if you expect to finish your studies and leave CMU by May 2021, select Spring 2021. If you expect to finish your studies and leave CMU by August 2021, select Summer 2021. Etc.

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* 5. (Optional) Not counting lab courses (e.g. General Chemistry labs, Attributes of Living Systems Laboratory, Organic Chemistry labs, Biochemistry Laboratory, etc.) – have you worked in a laboratory environment (i.e. for credit, pay, volunteer experience, etc.) where you routinely performed one or more of the following tasks?
  • Analytically weighing milligram or gram quantities of solids
  • Preparing solutions to specific concentrations and/or diluting stocks to working solutions
  • Preparing pH-specific buffers
  • Using a micropipette
  • Performing spectrophotometric assays
  • Keeping a detailed and rigorous lab notebook

If applicable, please complete the following information for your most recent lab experience:

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* 6. Being completely honest – for your own benefit – please list topics, concepts, chapters, etc., that you liked and disliked from any past courses that come to mind.

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* 7. Aside from your prospective work with LEoPARD, how busy do you expect to be while doing research with LEoPARD? Please quantify by indicating the typical number of hours per week dedicated to each of the following activities during the semester in which you hope to begin research with LEoPARD. Enter a whole number (no decimals) of 0 or above.

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* 8. What is the minimum number of hours per week that you can guarantee towards "in-lab" work during the semester in which you hope to begin research with LEoPARD, including (but not limited to): Making solutions and buffers, racking micropipette tips, performing assays, recording raw data from instruments into notebook and Excel spreadsheets

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* 9. What is the minimum number of hours per week that you can guarantee towards "out-of-lab" work during the semester in which you hope to begin research with LEoPARD, including (but not limited to): Processing data, making calculations, plotting graphs, analyzing results, reading literature, writing summaries and reports of work completed, preparing for Student Showcase

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* 10. What do you hope to get out of this research? Check all that apply.

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