All Life Sciences PhD Students (HILS-wide, GSAS only)

[HILS] Join the Harvard GSAS Business Club leadership team!

September 28, 2018

 

Harvard GSAS Business Club (HGBC) is recruiting new members for our leadership team! We are a student-run club dedicated to maintaining a vibrant and connected community of GSAS students who are interested in pursuing business-related careers. To this end, we provide an assortment of career development, networking and educational resources that are geared toward graduate students in non-business disciplines. Among the activities organized by HGBC are a 10-session mini-MBA course, offering an overview of the material typically covered in the first year of an...

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2018 Oct 10

Harvard Biotech Club 101 Series: Business Development

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

TMEC 227

Wondering how new technologies and devices make it from bench to business?

Join us to learn about the art and science behind Business Development with Business Development expert, Dr. Mahala Burn!

Mahala Burn, Ph.D.

Associate Director Corporate Development and Strategic Financing Lead

Wednesday, October 10th, 5pm-6pm

TMEC 227 (HMS Quad)

~Refreshments will be provided~

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[HILS] Info Session for Leder Human Biology Program

September 27, 2018

There will be an information session on October 1 for all G1 students interested in the Leder Human Biology and Translational Medicine Program. It will run 12-1p, with lunch, at the Longwood Medical Area campus in the New Research Building (NRB, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Room 354). An outline of the program will be presented, and current students and faculty will be present to answer questions and provide discussion. The program is open to all HILS G1 students.

The application is due November 13, and the application form and...

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[HILS] Therapeutics Graduate Program Information Session

September 27, 2018

To the HILS PhD Student Community,

You are invited to The Therapeutics Graduate Program (TGP) information session. The TGP is a HILS-wide certificate program. All 1st and 2nd and 3rd year (G1-G3) graduate students from any of the HILS graduate programs are eligible to apply.  

All attendees are invited to stay for the TGP paracurricular activity that will be held immediately following the information session: a student panel about recent internship experiences.

Therapeutics Graduate Program Information Session...

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Agathon Career Fellowship

The Agathon Career Fellowship is a program run by the Harvard University GSAS Effective Altruism Student Group. The Fellowship recruits and trains grad students in practical tools and concepts that will help them build a satisfying career in which they do the most good for the world with their talents.

[ALL STUDENTS] Apply to be a teacher for the Wellesley Wintersession Biochemistry Bootcamp (January 2019) - Deadline October 20, 2018

September 25, 2018

Are you interested in teaching and mentoring undergraduates? Want to get valuable training and hands-on experience? Want to earn your full 60-hour teaching credit?

Apply to be a teacher for the

Wellesley Wintersession Biochemistry Bootcamp January 16-18, 22-25, 2019 @ Wellesley College

(All training, lunch, and transporta3on will be provided)

As part of the program, you will:

  • •  Receive small group training in teaching, diversity, and mentoring

  • •  Get feedback on teaching piDalls...

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Postdoc Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship @ Northwestern University

September 22, 2018
Postdoc Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching at Northwestern University invites applicants for a postdoctoral fellow to support a new National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded initiative. The fellow will assist the Searle Center and a multi-institutional team to develop, implement, research and assess a postdoctoral... Read more about Postdoc Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship @ Northwestern University

Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Center for Advancing STEM Leadership (CASL)

September 22, 2018

Original Posting

CASL, generously funded by the National Science Foundation, has as its mission to become the nation’s premier intellectual and scholarship-generating resource on the kind of leadership that has contributed to the legacy of HBCUs in broadening the participation of African Americans in STEM. An important goal of CASL is to position HBCUs at the center of STEM education reform through robust outreach and knowledge transfer agendas...

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[HILS] Science Writing Nanocourse

September 18, 2018

Are you interested in the following nanocourse?

NANOCOURSE: “From Pipette to Pen: Science Writing for General Audiences

WHEN: Monday, October 15, 2018. 3:30–6:30 PM

WHERE: Cannon Room, Building C, Harvard Medical School

LECTURERS: Kelsey Tyssowski, Kimberley Hagel, Katherine Wu and a panel of experts

You do not need to register to attend the session on October 15.

See the nanocourse website for more information or to register for the complete nanocourse.

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[HILS] Free Statistical Consulting from the Statistics Department

September 18, 2018

Starting this fall, the Department of Statistics will be offering a free Statistical Consulting Service. Get assistance in all forms of data analysis and interpretation of results.

We will hold weekly drop-in hours this semester in Science Center 400N on Tuesdays 10am - 12pm, Tuesdays 3pm - 5pm, and Thursdays 9am - 11am and anyone is free to stop by with statistical questions from their research (no prior contact with us is needed before showing up).

 

More detailed information...

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Postdoctoral Position @ Vanderbilt University

September 14, 2018

The Cognition, Perception, Diagrams Lab at Vanderbilt University is recruiting a postdoc interested in working at the intersection of evolution education and cognitive/perceptual psychology. Specifically, I am looking for a scholar interested in conducting research investigating college students’ understanding of evolutionary trees (cladograms), including methods for improving students’ understanding. Some of my previous research in this area is described on my web site:...

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Assistant Professor of Biology @ Chapman College

September 14, 2018

Schmid College of Science and Technology (SCST) at Chapman University seeks applicants for a non-tenure track, full-time Instructional Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, effective Fall 2019. 

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, is now ranked #5 among western universities by U.S. News and World Report, and has gained national recognition for its commitment to excellence through innovative research and teaching. Schmid College of Science and Technology embodies Chapman’s mission of providing students with personalized educational...

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These studies offer a realistic view of postdoc life—and guidance for making career decisions that work for you

September 13, 2018

Article by Beryl Lieff Benderly at Science Careers - "If you care about postdocs, the general dearth of reliable information about them is probably a continuing frustration. It’s encouraging, therefore, to report on two recent studies that offer useful insights. Though disparate in their aims and approaches, the studies reflect the exploitation of postdocs—both financially and through the generally unattainable academic career aspirations that many harbor—that ...

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