University of Rochester

Activities & Workshops

Annual CBI Retreat

The goal of the annual CBI Retreat is to increase interactions between biology and chemistry groups at the University of Rochester. The 2017 retreat was held in June at the Staybridge Suites in Rochester.

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Lunch Meetings

Trainees have monthly lunch meetings with trainers and guests to discuss research and career development.

Professional Development Workshops

Partners in Training and Career Development

  • CBI program director and trainees pose for a group photo.
    From left to right: CBI Program Director Rudi Fasan, CBI trainees Alyson March, Ryan Kosko, Mary Siriboe, Francine Yanchik, and 2022 CBI Retreat Featured Speaker Prof. Paul Hergenrother (U. Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
  • Retreat attendees in the conference room.
    2022 CBI retreat (June 2022)
  • Retreat attendees pose for a photo outside by the water.
    Group picture of participants of the 2022 CBI retreat (June 2022)
  • Attendees at the retreat poster session.
    Poster session at the 2022 CBI retreat (June 2022)