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Scientist/Senior Scientist, Immunology @ Third Rock Ventures Company

July 20, 2020

 

The position


A new Third Rock Ventures portfolio company in San Francisco, CA has an exciting and unique opportunity available. We are looking for highly motivated research scientists ready to take on new challenges in their career. We have developed an exciting technology to create a novel class of biotherapeutics that will make a major impact in the treatment of high unmet need diseases like cancer and autoimmunity. This new company offers the opportunity to work with a fun, collaborative, and experienced...

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The Invisible Minority in STEM [Inside Higher Ed]

July 15, 2020

Graduate school is never easy, but as I neared the end of my first year, my Ph.D. training was about to get much harder. It wasn’t that the classes or research were any different. I had simply come to recognize the truth about myself: I was nonbinary, a gender identity sometimes falling under the transgender umbrella. Excited to finally express my true self, I came out to my colleagues and began to pursue my transition. Here I will share some lessons from my own experience as a...

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Seeking an ‘exit plan’ for leaving academia amid coronavirus worries [Nature]

July 15, 2020

The full impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on scientific careers might not be known for years, but hiring freezes and other signs of turmoil at universities have already shaken faith in academia as a career option. As universities try to adapt and survive in a pandemic world, a growing number of PhD students and other early-career researchers will be looking at careers in industry, government and other sectors.

Read more here.

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Postdoctoral Researcher Survey [Nature.com]

July 15, 2020

Nature is encouraging postdoctoral researchers working in academia in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to respond to its first-ever survey dedicated entirely to postdocs, a crucial but often marginalized segment of the scientific workforce. The survey, now accessible at https://go.nature.com/3fDup2u, addresses issues at the heart of the postdoctoral experience, including job satisfaction, career progression,...

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The Business of Biotechnology [RA Captial]

July 13, 2020
RA Capital Management is running a virtual version of our popular "Business of Biotechnology" short course (July 14, 21, and 28), free to accepted applicants. Our application is now open and will close on July 9. 

Our course has been described as "the Freakonomics of the biotech industry" and comes highly recommended by prior students at Harvard, MIT, and throughout the Boston community.


RA Capital's "The Business of Biotechnology”
Virtual Short Course
July 14, 21, 28 (3-5 PM)
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Dr. Samuel M. Nabrit Conference for Early Career Scholars, August 3-5, 2020

July 13, 2020

The second Dr. Samuel M. Nabrit Conference for Early Career Scholars will convene online August 3-5, 2020.

The purpose of this conference is to showcase the research achievements of outstanding molecular life scientists from historically underrepresented groups. Featuring keynote presentations by Breann Brown, Ph.D. (Vanderbilt University) and Saul Villeda, Ph.D. (UCSF), the conference program also includes short talks, small group discussions, poster sessions, a faculty panel and a junior researchers’ roundtable. Speakers will be selected...

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2020 Nov 12

[Career Navigator Workshop] The Graduate Students' and Postdocs' Guide to Personal Finances (Emily Roberts, Ph.D., Personal Finances for Post-Docs Blog)

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

The HMS Program in Graduate Education and the HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows are pleased to co-host this event focused on building capacity for personal finance management among graduate students and post-docs.

 

Seminar description

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"Day in the Life" Series from Boston Scientific

July 10, 2020
Boston Scientific is excited to launch a new Zoom series called, “Day in the Life.”  These 45-minute moderated discussions will give your members the opportunity to interact with our employees and hear more about their role at Boston Scientific. Our first session may be of particular interest to members.

 Jul 15: IT & Digital Health
 Jul 22: Quality & Design Assurance
 Jul 29: R&D Engineering – Implantable Hardware
 Aug 5: Manufacturing & Production Leadership
 Aug 12: Supplier Engineering
 Aug 19: Quality Engineering... Read more about "Day in the Life" Series from Boston Scientific

Medical School Application Consultant @ IHL Test Prep

July 10, 2020
Medical School Application Consultants Needed
IHL Test Prep & Admissions, one of the nation’s most elite boutique educational consulting
firms, with offices in New York City and Ann Arbor, is seeking part-time medical school
application consultants to help students with the application process.
This role consists of one-on-one, highly customized advising of students on every facet of the
medical school application process: school selection; brainstorming essay ideas; drafting and
editing essays, resumes and letters of recommendation; completing applications;... Read more about Medical School Application Consultant @ IHL Test Prep

Schmidt Science Fellows for Postdoctoral Research - 2021 Cohort

July 10, 2020

Schmidt Science Fellows receive a generous stipend and are supported to develop the skills and perspectives needed to accelerate discovery, advance solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, and to become future leaders in science and society. Fellows pursue a postdoctoral placement at a leading laboratory anywhere in the world in a disciplinary pivot from their PhD. As part of the application process this year, Fellows will be required to consider several options of where they may undertake their postdoctoral placement. Schmidt Science Fellows...

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2020 Aug 21

Dissertation Defense - Richard Guerra (BBS)

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Zoom - Contact for Details

A Novel Method for the Production of Single-Stranded DNA for Demand-Meeting Applications in DNA Nanotechnology, Biological Imaging, and Genome Editing

Advisor: William Shih
Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

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