Upcoming Events

  • 2018 Feb 21

    Careers in Medical Writing: A Panel Discussion

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    NRB 1031, 77 Ave. Louis Pasteur, 10th Floor, Boston

    The HMPA Professional Development Committee is proud to host a panel discussion and networking event.
    What is medical writing? How do I break into a career in medical writing? If you’re passionate about science, enjoy writing and would like to explore alternative career paths beyond academia, join us to gain insight into the world of medical writing from leading industry experts.
    Panelists:
    -- Andrea Gwosdow, PhD | President, Gwosdow Associates Science Consultants, LLC; Lecturer, Harvard Medical School; Senior Scientist, Massachusetts General...

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  • 2018 Feb 22

    Figures for Journals

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Goldenson 318, 200 Longwood Ave.

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    Featuring: Beth Beighlie,
      Digital Imaging Coordinator, Information Technology, HMS
    Workshop Description: Efficiency & reliability: easily prepare figures for scientific journals with familiar tools & a foolproof workflow that eliminates any chance of rejection for guideline violations.. Co-sponsored with HMS Research Imaging Solutions.
    This...

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  • 2018 Feb 22

    Movie Night: "Get Out"

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Cannon Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave.

    February's movie is: Get Out
    Postdoc Movie Night is a fun social event with fresh popcorn, beer and soda.
    Friends, partners and spouses are welcome. (This movie is rated "R" for restricted, running time: 1 hour, 44 minutes)
    No registration necessary.
    Description:...

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  • 2018 Feb 23

    Office Hours

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    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 (http://myidp.sciencecareers.org/).
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  • 2018 Feb 26

    Harvard Life Sciences & Healthcare Career Expo

    3:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Design and Media Center Atrium at MassArt, 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston (at the corner of Longwood and Huntington Ave)
    The 2018 Harvard Life Sciences & Healthcare Career Expo is a great opportunity to meet and network with organizations and companies with full-time and internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postdocs, in R&D, bioinformatics, business development, medical devices, healthtech, scientific publishing, sales & marketing, and more.
    Eligibility: Open to all Harvard University students and post-doctoral fellows...
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  • 2018 Feb 27

    Drawing Tools and Illustration Features of Powerpoint

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Goldenson 318, 200 Longwood Ave.

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    Imaging Solutions for Scientific Communication: Drawing Tools and Illustration Features of PowerPoint
    Featuring: Beth Beighlie,  Digital Imaging Coordinator, Information Technology, HMS
    Workshop Description: Uncover the secrets of PowerPoint’s sophisticated drawing tools. Discover how to draw complex shapes, edit Bezier curves, output high-...

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  • 2018 Feb 28

    Individual Development Plan: Maximizing Your Postdoc Training at HMS

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Folin Wu Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave.

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    Featuring: James Gould, PhD, Director, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows
    Description: The postdoc pursuit of independent investigation relies on getting the most out of their training. This seminar lays out tools and strategies for choosing the right research environment to thrive as a postdoc as well as planning, and executing, a successful postdoc tenure. This workshop will cover what...

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  • 2018 Feb 28

    RCR: Conflict of Interest

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Armenise Amphitheatre, 200 Longwood Avenue

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    The NIH requires anyone sponsored by a training grant, either currently or in the future, to complete Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training. At HMS and HSDM, it is mandatory for all postdoctoral fellows to attend regardless of funding source.
    You must enroll in the course conducted by the Center for Bioethics within Harvard Medical School. We recognize most trainees will have an...

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  • 2018 Mar 02

    Pathways to Entrepreneurship: Sotirios G. Stergiopoulos, MD, MBEE, BCMAS, FACP

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

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    Description: 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:...

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  • 2018 Mar 05

    The Seven Deadly Selection Biases

    1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall, 1st. Fl., 25 Shattuck Street
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    This event is part of the Research, Rigor & Reproducibility Series
    Speaker: Xiao-Li Meng, PhD, Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Whipple V.N. Jone Professor of Statistics, Harvard University
    Description: This talk provides a statistical perspective on the roles the seven S’s (sins?) play in increasing the amount of irreproducible research, in medical... Read more about The Seven Deadly Selection Biases

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