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2020 Feb 14

Dissertation Defense Seminar: Ivan Santiago (PiN)

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Armenise Building Amphitheater D 210 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02115

Ph.D. Candidate in the Program in Neuroscience 

Dissertation Advisor: Matthew Pecot, Department of Neurobiology 

Dissertation Title: Drosophila Fezf coordinates laminar-specific connectivity through cell-intrinsic and cell-extrinsic mechanisms

Dissertation Defense, Friday, February 14, 2020

Seminar: 9:00 AM

Harvard Medical School

Armenise Building

Amphitheater D

210 Longwood Avenue

Boston, MA  02115

2019 Jul 30

Dissertation Defense Seminar: Aleksandr Rayshubskiy (PiN)

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

New Research Building (NRB), Room 1031

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

Patricia Dawn Adela Rohs

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

Degree Subject: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Dissertation Advisor: Thomas Bernhardt, Department of Microbiology

Dissertation Title:Activation of the bacterial cell elongation machinery

Dissertation Defense, Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Seminar: 3:00 PM

Harvard Medical School

New Research Building

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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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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
2019 Oct 11

Charting Your Course II, Part 1: Preparing Job Search Materials...CVs, Resumes and LinkedIn Pages (A PGE Professional Development Day)

Registration Closed 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Bray Room (NRB) -- down the hallway from the Elements Cafe

[1:30 pm - 2:25 pm] Making a Case for Yourself: Crafting Effective CVs (Jason Heustis, Ph.D., Program in Graduate Education)

Trainees and professionals in academic work environments will likely encounter a request to summarize their professional accomplishments in the form of a curriculum vitae (CV).  This workshop will introduce students to best practices in developing a CV, highlighting best practices for conveying educational background, professional experience, intellectual interests, publication history and professional...

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Central American Student Association of Harvard (CASA-H)

The Central American Student Association of Harvard (CASA-H) aims to engage students from across the University in active dialogue about Central America and to promote and bringing together the Central American community within Harvard University. 
Burnout and mental health problems

Burnout and Mental Health Problems in Doctoral Students (CBE-Life Sciences Article)

June 12, 2019

Although burnout and mental health problems may adversely impact quality of scientific research, academic productivity, and attrition in biomedical doctoral training programs, very little research has been done on this topic. Recent studies have used brief survey methods to begin to explore burnout and mental health problems in biomedical doctoral students. In this pilot study, biomedical doctoral students (N = 69; 12% of enrolled biomedical doctoral students at a large research institution’s school of medicine in the United States) were ad- ministered standardized psychiatric interviews...

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Changing demographics of scientific careers: The rise of the temporary workforce

December 21, 2018

Contemporary science has been characterized by an exponential growth in publications and a rise of team science. At the same time, there has been an increase in the number of awarded PhD degrees, which has not been accompanied by a similar expansion in the number of academic positions. In such a competitive environment, an important measure of academic success is the ability to maintain a long active career in science. In this paper, we study workforce trends in three scientific disciplines over half a century. We find dramatic shortening of careers of scientists across all three...

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2018 Nov 28

APPLICATION DEADLINE!: Career Pathways for Basic Scientists Interested in Clinical and Translational (C/T) Research

5:00pm

 

The Harvard Catalyst Postgraduate Education Program (PGE), would like you to share the following information with your program participants. PGE will be offering a new four- session career panel series designed to offer insights into the various career options in clinical and translational research available to PhD and MD scientists who may be interested in working in settings such as academia, industry, and government/regulatory agencies.

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Council of Graduate Schools Report: Graduate Enrollment and Degrees 2007-2017

October 17, 2018

The CGS/GRE Survey of Graduate Enrollment and Degrees is the comprehensive source of information on master’s and doctoral program applications, enrollment, and degrees in the United States. This report highlights ndings from Fall 2017 with detailed data tables. Below are several key points from this year’s survey.  Read more.

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2018 Oct 12

Data Analytics & Technology Fair (open to all Harvard graduate students and postdocs, including HMS Master's students)

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard SOCH (59 Shepard St., Cambridge, MA

Data Analytics & Technology Fair

Date: Friday, October 12, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 4:00pm
Location: Harvard SOCH (59 Shepard St., Cambridge, MA) (map)

Eligibility: Open to ALL Harvard University students...

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