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Postdoctoral Position - Protein Design and Drug Discovery @ Institute for Protein Innovation

July 29, 2020

The Bahl Lab at the Institute for Protein Innovation (IPI) in Boston is recruiting Postdoctoral Fellows. We use protein design to accelerate drug discovery and to engineer new lead therapeutic molecules. In addition to traditional academic collaborations, we work closely with pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as well as venture capital firms. 

We are looking for translationally-minded scientists who want their work to have a direct impact on the world. We will provide training in computational protein design using Rosetta, including de novo protein...

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Harvard Extension School Fall 2020 - Call for TAs

July 24, 2020

We are looking for teaching assistants for BIOS E-1: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology for the Fall 2020 semester. The course will be taught entirely online via Zoom. We are seeking both lab TAs to run mandatory lab sessions that meet a total of five times during the semester, on specific weeks (format still TBD - they will either be simulations or ...

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2020 Jul 28

[NIH OITE Webinar] New Beginnings: Making Successful Transitions

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

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Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE

Life is a series of choices and transitions. Transitions can be times of personal growth and development. They can also be frustrating and difficult. Much of the time, they are both. Worries about balancing work, life, and family time; making school/career decisions; and navigating interpersonal issues with mentors (and others) can contribute to feelings of being overwhelmed and disconnected. A common element of managing the challenges of life is finding community, using resources, and developing your problem solving,...

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Postdoctoral Position - Biomedical Career Development @ University of Massachusetts Medical School

July 24, 2020

The Center for Biomedical Career Development (cBCD) within UMass Medical School’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) supports the career and professional development of ~700 doctoral and postdoctoral biomedical trainees at UMass Medical School while contributing to the scholarship of the field. 

We are seeking to hire a postdoctoral fellow to join our efforts in implementing, evaluating, and disseminating career development programs for doctoral and postdoctoral scholars in the biomedical sciences. This is a full-time training position...

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2020 Aug 25

Dissertation Defense - Tiffany Amariuta (BBS)

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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Functional characterization of genetic variation with in silico predictions of cell-type-specific regulatory elements

Advisor: Soumya Raychaudhuri
Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

2020 Jul 30

Dissertation Defense - Chong Guo (Neuroscience)

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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Synaptic and Circuit Specializations for Temporal Processing in the Cerebellar Cortex

Advisor: Wade Regehr
Program: Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Position - Cancer/Chemoresistance @ Massachusetts General Hospital/HMS

July 24, 2020

Post-doc positions available at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School (Simches Building, Boston) in our lab working on ribosomes, translation, RNA modifications and non-coding RNAs and their roles in cancer quiescence and chemoresistance.


The goal of the laboratory is to investigate the specialized gene expression program that
promotes the persistence of clinically resistant quiescent cells in cancers. New projects are available to investigate the mechanisms of regulation of critical genes by RNA binding ...

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2020 Aug 03

Teaching in Action [HMS Office for Postdoctoral Fellows]

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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Are you interested in learning new teaching techniques based on learning science? Are you looking for advice on professional growth, the academic job search, and transitioning to a teaching career? 

Simmons University's Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET) and the HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows is co-hosting "Teaching in Action" on Monday, August 3 from 1-3pm. This interactive program is designed for early career faculty, postdocs, and graduate students. 

The first part of this program will consist of four teaching technique...

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Using Python for Research course

July 21, 2020

After a very successful run of the Using Python for Research course earlier in the summer, we are pleased to be able to accept another cohort for a course run that begins July 31st. The course is based on the Harvard X course of the same name and, in addition to completing those lessons, students meet every Wednesday and Friday for Zoom-based problem solving sessions. A more detailed syllabus and schedule are attached. Interested students should fill out...

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Immunologist - Single Cell Genomics @ Centre for Genomic Regulation

July 21, 2020

The role

We are looking for an Immunologist to lead the interpretation of our efforts to generate an Immune Cell Atlas (Human Cell Atlas Project) and to delineate mechanisms of immuno-therapy (clinical trials). We are looking for an enthusiastic (clinician) scientist, motivated to improve our understanding of immune cell function and to positively impact on patient prognosis. We require a solid background in Immunology and the ability for working in a multi-disciplinary team on collaborative projects.

The candidate will be integrated in the Single Cell...

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2020 Jul 31

Dissertation Defense - John Min (BBS)

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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On the advent of CRISPR Gene-Drives and our shared future

Advisor: George Church
Program: BBS

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