Milwaukee Area SMART Team Tasks and Schedule

Below are all tasks for the 2017-2018 Milwakuee Area SMART Team program. Please check back frequently for updates! If you have any questions, please contact Judy Birschbach (birschbach@msoe.edu - 414-277-2361).


General Forms

Welcome Letter

The SMART Team Partnership

SMART Team Goals

Media Release Form - Allows students and teachers to be represented on the MSOE Center for BioMolecular Modeling website and other materials. This form should be filled out by all SMART Team members and returned to Judy Birschbach by the Qualification Challenge (Saturday, September 30, 2017).

How to Read and Understand a Scientific Paper


Qualification Phase

Task #1 - Introduction to SMART Teams and Protein Structure-Function - due September 15, 2017


Task #2 - Designing a 3D Protein with Jmol - due September 22, 2017


Task #3 - Determining the "Big Picture" - Analyzing a Scientific Paper - due September 29, 2017


Task #4 - Initial Qualification Model Jmol File and Design Sheet - due October 6, 2017


Task #5 - Initial Abstract - due October 13, 2017


Task #6 - Revised Jmol File, Design Sheet and Abstract - due October 20, 2017


QUALIFICATION CHALLENGE at MSOE - Saturday, September 30th, 2017. 9:00am-11:00am or 12:00pm-2:00pm.


Task #7 - Finalized Jmol File and Model Design Sheet Submission - due October 27, 2017


Task #8 - Finalized Abstract and Model Summary Sheet Submission - due November 3, 2017


Task #9 - Communicate your Science to your Mentor! - due November 10, 2017


MENTOR MATCH at MSOE – Wednesday, November 15th, 2017. 4:00pm-6:00pm.



Research and Design Phase

Research and Design Phase Task Schedule


Task #1 - Understanding the "Big Picture" - due November 21st

Task #2 - Initial Abstract - due December 1st

Task #3 - Peer Review of Abstract - due December 8th

Task #4 - Initial Jmol File and Model Design Sheet - due December 15th

Task #5 - Updated Abstract & Jmol Design - due January 12th

Task #6 - Final Mentor-Approved Abstract - due January 26th

Task #7 - Final Mentor-Approved Jmol Model, Design Sheet and Summary - due February 2nd



Presentation Phase

Coming Soon!



SMART Teams are funded by NCRR, HHMI and the CTSI of Southeastern Wisconsin

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