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Clarion Healthcare, life sciences consultancy, will be hosting an info session at HMS on March 27, 2018 from 5-6 PM, followed by dinner and networking, in the Cannon Room (Building C, HMS). Harvard Graduate Consulting Club is partnering on this event. Please RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/veppuSXS2BOwjOUi2

Innovation Bioscience: Deep Dives in Entrepreneurship - Introduction to Solve-it Open Innovation Challenge. Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT) | Workbar Cambridge, 45 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139. Innovation Bioscience is a Munevar & Associates, Inc. training, and incubation initiative focused on bridging the gap between biomedical research and healthcare need. This session of Deep Dives in Entrepreneurship will focus on our upcoming Solve-It Open Innovation Challenge that seeks to harness the collective problem-solving capabilities of life science, technical, and business professionals toward creating solutions to some of the most pressing needs in healthcare. Please join us for an amazing evening of innovation and networking. Event pre-registration is required with event sign-in beginning at 6:00 PM. Light food and refreshments will be provided. REGISTER @ Lu-Ann.Pozzi@childrens.harvard.edu

The Harvard Biotech Club is excited to launch the new Life Sciences Innovation Program (LSIP) in collaboration with MassBio and Harvard Business School.
Join the first seminar entitled Life Science Entrepreneurship 101 on March 29th. Please RSVP at http://goo.gl/forms/STFSL6PpmQRtqvy92.

Science Shaping Our World-SHOW: The Changing Face of Life Science Innovation | Date: Thursday, March 29, 2017 | Time: 6:00PM – 9:00 PM | Location: 1 Autumn Street, Auditorium A/B, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115. Science Shaping Our World-SHOW is an ongoing seminar and networking series that highlights cutting edge, translational, life science research and development. This season of SHOW is focused on where and how today’s young scientists and clinicians are changing the face of life science innovation. You will hear from and meet with scientists and clinicians from all aspects of the life science space regarding how they apply their expertise and experience in driving research, commercialization, and healthcare. Registration fee: $15.00 USD.
Register at: www.showmarch2018.eventbrite.com

Bertarelli 2018 Symposium: April 11 | Gene Therapy for Sensory Disorders, Annual Symposium of the Bertarelli Program in Translational Neuroscience and Neuroengineering | Harvard Medical School, Martin Conference Center, 77 Ave. Louis Pasteur | April 11, 2018 | #BertarelliNeuro  | HarvardBertarelli@hms.harvard.edu | 617-432-2507. REGISTER

2018 Quad Photo Contest - Beauty Unseen | Call for entries 2.23.18 — 4.9.18 | Show the beauty of the microscopic world you study—and maybe win a GoPro or other prizes! All Quad faculty, postdocs, trainees, and students are eligible. First prize: GoPro HERO6 Black, 2nd & 3rd place prizes will also be awarded.
Contest details and entry form available here. If you have questions about the contest, email harvardmedicine@hms.harvard.edu.

Italian Start-up and Mentoring Day. Are you an Italian Researcher, Professor or Startupper in the Boston area? Don't miss this opportunity! Saturday, April 21, 2018 12:00-6:00pm. Sponsored by the Consulate General of Italy in Boston. More information and to register

Innovation Bioscience: Solve-It, Open Innovation Challenge | April 20, 2018 through April 22, 2018 | Workbar Cambridge, 45 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139. Innovation Bioscience is a Munevar & Associates, Inc. training and incubation initiative focused on bridging the gap between biomedical research and healthcare need. We are launching a novel initiative called the Solve-It, Open Innovation Challenge. The Solve-It challenge harnesses the collective problem-solving capabilities of life science professionals in Greater Boston and beyond, in creating solutions to some of the most pressing needs in healthcare.
Registration fee Kickoff Event only: $35.00 USD
Registration fee Solution Pitches only: $35.00 USD
Registration fee Solvers Weekend 3-day pass: $50.00 USD Register at: https://solve-itapril2018.eventbrite.com

Tax Season is here! Most postdocs are required to file an income tax return with the IRS. Make sure you understand your tax obligations before the filing deadline of April 17, 2018.  There is some information on our website in the Guidelines & Policies page (about 2/3 way down the page). If you are an international postdoc, please review the information available from the Harvard International Office: http://www.hio.harvard.edu/taxes-social-security

Harvard iGEM is now recruiting mentors for the 2018 iGEM team. As a mentor, you will work closely with a group of undergraduates as they design and execute a synthetic biology research project over the course of spring, summer, and fall of 2018. If you wish to be a mentor for the 2018 Harvard iGEM team, it is highly recommended that you first serve as a mentor for the Winter-session bootcamp. The Winter-session bootcamp is a one week introduction to synthetic biology and project design for Harvard College undergraduates and serves as a recruitment tool for the iGEM team.
 Eligibility: Graduating undergraduates (class of 2018), Graduate students, and Postdocs are all welcome. Experience with cloning, PCR, bacterial transformation, and protein characterization are required. Previous experience with iGEM is highly preferred but not required.
 - Mentors will receive financial compensation for their effort.
 -  Apply: If you are interested, please send your C.V. and a statement of interest to crimsonigem@gmail.com <mailto:crimsonigem@gmail.com> and ccneel.joshi@wyss.harvard.edu <mailto:neel.joshi@wyss.harvard.edu>