DMS PhD Students Only

2019 Oct 16

Cross-Harvard Career Healthcare Social

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Chao Center at Harvard Business School, Yi Ren room

Join fellow students across Harvard campuses who are interested in healthcare innovation for an evening of introductions over food and drinks and presentations from student-facing healthcare clubs and organizations, such as:

  • HBS Health Care Club
  • Harvard Biotech Club
  • Harvard Health Innovation Network
  • Harvard Innovation Labs
  • Public Health Innovation & Technology Forum
  • Operation Impact

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Research Development and Support Specialist, Center for Translational Neuroscience @ Brown University

October 31, 2019

This position is part of the new Center for Translational Neuroscience (CTN), a collaborative Center between Carney Institute of Brain Science and the Brown Institute for Translational Science. The CTN staff is administered within the Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry (MCB) Department. The new Research Development and Support Specialist will be a member of...

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2019 Nov 13

Dissertation Defense Seminar: Jeffrey Raymond Haswell (BBS)

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

NRB 350

Students and Faculty are invited to attend the dissertation defense seminar of:

 

Jeffrey Raymond Haswell

 

Ph.D. Candidate in the Program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

Degree Subject: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

Dissertation Advisor: Frank Slack, Department of Pathology

 

Dissertation Title: Genome-wide CRISPR interference screen identifies long non-coding RNA loci required for differentiation and pluripotency

 

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2019 Nov 18

ASM Crash Course: New Perspectives on Host/Microbe Co-Evolution Based on Studies of the Enterococci From Deep Time to the Modern Hospital

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Turtle Swamp Brewing (3377 Washington Street, Boston, MA, 02130)

All are welcome to attend the ASM Boston Student/Postdoc Chapter's inaugural ASM Crash Course!

Come grab a beer at Turtle Swamp and join us for a conversation with Dr. Michael Gilmore (Harvard Medical School). Dr. Gilmore will be giving his talk on New Perspectives on Host/Microbe Co-Evolution Based on Studies of the Enterococci From Deep Time to the Modern...

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2019 Oct 18

Charting Your Course III, Part 1: Navigating Graduate School -- Individual Development Plans (IDPs) and Making the Most of Your Rotations

Registration Closed 2:30pm to 4:25pm

Location: 

Countway Library - Lahey Room

[2:30 pm - 3:25 pm] Meet the Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Speaker: JIm Gould, Ph.D. (HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows)

The Individual Development Plan (IDP) is a mentoring tool that links research goals with career development and progress towards independence. It is meant to foster an ongoing and recurring discussion that involves evaluation, goal setting and feedback with input from both postdoc and faculty mentor.  The NIH encourages trainees to make Individualized Development Plans to help them prepare for academic and...

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2019 Oct 10

Therapeutics Graduate Program Information Session

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Minot Room, Countway Library

This HILS-wide certificate program offers rigorous, multi-disciplinary training relevant to identifying and developing novel therapeutics, and applying them to improve the treatment of disease. We emphasize research both in HMS labs and in real-world internships. All G1, G2, and G3 students in any HILS program are eligible to apply.

All attendees are invited to stay for the TGP paracurricular activity that will be held immediately following the information session: Student Panel about their Internship Experiences.

2019 Oct 15

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training (peer mentoring training pilot, invite only)

8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

TBA

Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education teaches you how
to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training
— which focuses on the unique experiences and needs of students — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

Success-Failure Project

The mission of The Success-Failure Project is to create opportunities for discussion, reflection, understanding, and creative engagement regarding issues of success, failure, and resilience

Social Issues in Biology Journal Club

October 2, 2019

It is 2019, and the first germ-line-edited humans have been born. Measles has returned as a public health threat due to an anti-vaccination movement. Maternal mortality is on the rise - particularly among black women. Political discourse suggests an increasing distrust of science, and Congress refuses to increase funding for federal research grants. The new Jurassic Park movies are equating ancient DNA research with dinosaur explosions.
 
Let's discuss this.
 
We would like to invite you to join our Social Issues in Biology Journal Club! This journal club will meet...

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Grad Students should consider careers in higher ed administration

Grad Students Should Consider Administrative Work (Inside Higher Ed)

October 2, 2019

Colleges and universities are great places to work. Many Ph.D. students who are no longer are attracted to faculty careers are still interested in working in higher education. They are drawn to the teaching and learning mission of the institution, its organizational values, and the opportunity to collaborate with smart people.

The good news is that a wide range of positions at colleges and universities are open to those with a Ph.D. The two most obvious, building on the skills that students are learning during their degree programs, are teaching positions and research...

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