Charting Your Course

2020 Jun 09

NEW DATE! >>>> [PGE PDD Webinar] Backward Career Design: Using Reality and Resources to Inform Your IDPs (Jason Heustis, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

The use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) have been widely promoted to support graduate student professional development. IDPs are structured frameworks to consider short-term and long-term career plans, laying a foundation for meaningful goal-setting.   This workshop will introduce trainees to knowledge and skills to inform IDP discussions.  It is open to all trainees, including master's and doctoral students.

This workshop is designed to enhance Individual Development Planning by infusing facts and tools to supplement considerations at various...

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2020 Jun 02

NEW DATE! >>>> [PGE PDD Webinar] More Than Just Paperwork: Making IDPs part of a Meaningful Mentor-Mentee Discussion (Angela DePace, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

The use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) have been widely promoted to support graduate student professional development. IDPs are structured frameworks to consider short-term and long-term career plans, laying a foundation for meaningful goal-setting.   This workshop will introduce trainees to knowledge and skills to inform IDP discussions.  It is open to all trainees, including master's and doctoral students.

Students who complete IDPs may find it helpful to discuss these with advisors or peers.  Strategies to improve these discussions have...

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2020 May 08

13th Annual NIH Career Symposium- An Online Event

8:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online - Register/Contact for Details

This year we will be moving the NIH Career to an online event. Look for online panels, taped interviews, and Twitter chats to get the same information to plan your career path.

The NIH Career Symposium highlights the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers.  Whether you are a new graduate student, postdoc, or clinical fellow just beginning to consider career options or a senior student/fellow ready to look for a job, the NIH Career Symposium is for you.

We invite any postdoc, clinical fellow or PhD-level...

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Keystone Symposia Fellows Program

The Fellows Program aims to give early-career scientists from underrepresented (UR) and other disadvantaged backgrounds the support and skills they need to successfully pursue leadership and decision-making roles in academic, industry and government research sectors.
2020 Apr 10

Dissertation Defense - Elizabeth Spring Jaensch (BBS)

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Contact for Zoom Link

Introduction of Polycomb-mediated compaction and phase separation activity in stem cells impairs differentiation

Advisor: Robert Kingston

Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

2020 Apr 10

Dissertation Defense - Caleb Lareau (BBS)

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Contact for Zoom Link

Scalable approaches for inferring chromatin states and lineages of human cells

Advisor: Vijay  Sankaran
Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

2020 May 12

[PGE PDD Webinar] How to Build an Effective DAC

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Have you recently selected a dissertation advisor and started work toward your thesis? Have you started thinking about which faculty might serve you best on your DAC? In this workshop, early career graduate students will consider the roles that their potential DAC members will play in their personal and professional development and identify personal priority areas to cover when recruiting DAC members. Participants will also be given the opportunity to ask questions about DAC membership of a panel of experienced faculty members, followed by small group discussions with senior...

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2020 Apr 06

Dissertation Defense - Matt Sonnett (ChemBio)

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Contact Chemical Biology Administrator Jason Millberg for Zoom access

Dissertation Title: Systems Biochemistry of the Metaphase Spindle

 

 

2020 Apr 08

Dissertation Defense: Alexandra Pourzia (BBS)

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Zoom access information available here: https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/dmsdefenses

Context-dependent requirements for mitochondrial apoptosis in CAR T killing of cancer cells

2020 Apr 07

Dissertation Defense - Rachel Nicole Cotton (Immunology)

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Zoom access information available here: https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/dmsdefenses

Capture and molecular control of CD1a-autoreactive T cells in human skin

Advisor: D. Branch Moody

Immunology

2020 Apr 07

Dissertation Defense - Angela Kim (PiN)

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Zoom access information available here: https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/dmsdefenses

Neural Basis for Regulation of Vasopressin Secretion by Presystemic Anticipated Disturbances in Osmolality, and by Hypoglycemia

Advisor: Bradford Lowell

Neuroscience

2020 Mar 30

Dissertation Defense: Yi-Jang Lin (BBS)

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBD

Oncogenic K-Ras Alleles and Their Genetic Interactors in Mouse Models of Colorectal Cancer

Advisor: Kevin Haigis

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

2020 Mar 24

Dissertation Defense Seminar: Marco Alexander Catipovic (Biophysics)

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/373776497

Dear Faculty and Students:

 

The Committee on Higher Degrees in Biophysics is delighted to invite you to a:

DISSERTATION DEFENSE SEMINAR

“Mechanism of Translocation by the Bacterial ATPase SecA”

presented by

Marco Alexander Catipovic

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

2:00 p.m.

Via ZOOM Meeting:

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