Past Events

  • 2017 May 24

    Mentoring Undergraduates: Challenges, Celebrations & Student Writing

    10:30am to 2:30pm


    TMEC 306, 260 Longwood Ave.

    Pre Workshop Article - please read
    Are you mentoring or planning to mentor an undergraduate in the laboratory or field?  We are pleased to partner with the FAS Science Education Office on this workshop series for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and other researchers who mentor or seek to mentor undergraduate researchers.
    This workshop focuses on handling challenging situations, celebrating achievements, and supporting… Read more about Mentoring Undergraduates: Challenges, Celebrations & Student Writing

  • 2017 May 19

    Office Hours

    Repeats every 2 weeks every Friday until Sat Jul 01 2017 except Fri Jun 02 2017, Fri Jun 30 2017.
    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    OPF, Gordon Hall, Room 006, 25 Shattuck Street

    Make an appointment with the Director of the Postdoc Office for a 30 minute session of career coaching, networking & job search advice, interview assistance, or critique of your application materials. Postdoc Office Hours will be held every other Friday. It is helpful to visit myIDP on Science Careers website ( Postdoc Office Hours will be held every other Friday. Appointment times are every thirty minutes: 12:00pm; 12:30pm; 1:00pm; 1:30pm.

  • 2017 May 18

    Postdoc Coffee House

    Repeats on the third Thursday of February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, 12 times .
    9:30am to 10:30am


    Gordon Hall, Room 006, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston

    Don't be shy! Stop by the Postdoc Office on the third Thursday of every month to enjoy fresh coffee and donuts and learn more about the opportunities available for postdocs.

  • 2017 May 15

    Pathways to Entrepreneurship: Marian Nakada, PhD

    4:30pm to 6:30pm


    Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall, 1st. Fl., 25 Shattuck Street

    Please Register
    What are the first steps in a career commercializing innovation? Join us to meet young entrepreneurs, navigate your career options, and explore innovation fellowship opportunities, followed by networking and refreshments. Featuring Marian Nakada, PhD, Vice President of Venture Investments at Johnson & Johnson Innovation.

    About the speaker: Marian Nakada is Vice President, Venture… Read more about Pathways to Entrepreneurship: Marian Nakada, PhD

  • 2017 May 15

    Resilience & Mindfulness for Postdocs

    2:00pm to 4:00pm


    Ballard Room, Countway Library, 5th Fl., 10 Shattuck Street

    Featuring: Sabrina Woods, Holistic Career Coach & LinkedIn Trainer (
    Workshop Description: Please join us for this afternoon's workshop led by Sabrina Woods and focusing on research resilience and a mindful approach to your job search. Studies show that mindfulness practices can be helpful in many ways from… Read more about Resilience & Mindfulness for Postdocs

  • 2017 May 12

    Harvard Medical School Curriculum Fellows Program Education Workshop Series

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    Modell 100A, Fred S. Rosen Lecture Hall, 210 Longwood Avenue

    Speaker: Stanley Lo, Assistant Teaching Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology, Mathematics and Science Education, University of California, San Diego
    Workshop title: “Diversity of student identities: Implications for learning and teaching”
    Description: Lunch will be provided. This workshop will explore the diversity of identities of students in our classrooms and learning environments. Through interactive discussions on research data from existing literature, we will examine the implications of these diverse identities and… Read more about Harvard Medical School Curriculum Fellows Program Education Workshop Series

  • 2017 May 10

    RCR: Collaborative Science

    12:30pm to 2:00pm


    TMEC 209, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston

    Facilitator: TBA
    Description: The Center for Bioethics’ RCR Course is primarily restricted to post doctoral trainees working within Quad based, HMS Faculty laboratories. Please note, in general, we are not able to accommodate requests from the hospital institutions with respect to training their clinical trainees. Exceptions may be considered on an individual basis and can depend on the the trainee’s primary funding source. Hospital administrators should look to their… Read more about RCR: Collaborative Science

  • 2017 May 08

    HMS Dropbox for Research Users Pizza Lunch

    12:30pm to 2:00pm


    Room 563, Warren Alpert Building

    The HMS Dropbox Team invites postdocs to our monthly Dropbox Users Pizza Lunch, for both current and potential Dropbox users on Monday, May 8th from 12:30 to 2 pm in Warren Alpert, Room 563.

    This month:

    • Dr. Phil Zamore From UMASS Medical School will join us via web conference to speak about his research lab’s use of Dropbox.
    • Representatives from Dropbox will also be available to answer your questions.
    • Q&A the HMS IT Support Staff on Dropbox workflows, tips and tricks, and user issues.

    Seating is… Read more about HMS Dropbox for Research Users Pizza Lunch

  • 2017 May 08

    Lunch & Launch Career Clinics

    Repeats on the second Monday of May, September until Mon Sep 11 2017 .
    12:00pm to 1:30pm


    Folin Wu Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave.

    Speaker: James Gould, PhD, Director, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows
    Series Description: Going on the job market is much more than just submitting an application and watching the offers come rolling in. It’s about finding a good fit and concisely conveying your career trajectory. This interactive monthly series will help participants prepare their minds and materials for the job search process through peer review and guided… Read more about Lunch & Launch Career Clinics