Charting Your Course

2019 Nov 18

Dissertation Defense Seminar:Maria Lissitsyna Bloom

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Goldenson Building, 200 Longwood Avenue, Room 122, Boston, MA, 02115

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

 

Maria Lissitsyna Bloom

 

Ph.D. Candidate in the Program in Neuroscience

 

Dissertation Advisor: Sandeep Datta, Department of Neurobiology

 

Dissertation Title:Defining Molecular Principles of Sensory Neurons in the GCD Olfactory System

 

Dissertation Defense, Monday, November 18, 2019

Seminar: 12:30 PM

Harvard Medical School

Goldenson...

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2019 Oct 15

Dissertation Defense Seminar: Peter N Bowers (SHBT)

2:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Meltzer Auditorium, 3rd Floor 243 Charles Street Boston, MA, 02114
Peter N Bowers

Ph.D. Candidate in the Program in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology

Dissertation Advisor: John Rosowski, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Dissertation Title: Characterization of bone-conduction mechanisms in chinchilla using in vivo measurements and impedance models

Dissertation Defense, Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Seminar: 2:30 PM
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Meltzer Auditorium, 3rd Floor
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA  02114
2019 Nov 08

Charting Your Course IV, Part 1: Mindfulness and Ergonomics

Registration Closed 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

TMEC 106 (Peabody Learning Studio)

[2:30 pm - 3:25 pm]

Reboot: Breath and Meditation Workshop

This workshop is a total well-being approach to managing stress through SKY meditation. Participants will be guided through evidence-based breathing techniques for relaxation. After these initial relaxation techniques, the course leader will guide participants through a 20-minute meditation, with time for reflection afterwards.

[3:30 pm - 4:25 pm]

Ergonomics - The Benefits of Proper Posture

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2019 Nov 08

Charting Your Course IV, Part 2: The Graduate Student's Guide to Personal Finances [WORKSHOP + SOCIAL RECEPTION]

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

TMEC Amphitheatre and Atrium

Seminar description

Are you ready to take the next step with your finances as a graduate student or postdoc? Do you want to learn how to allocate your money more optimally, break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck, build up savings, and/or begin investing? This seminar teaches graduate students who receive stipends and postdocs how they can develop positive lifelong financial habits and increase their net...

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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 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 18

Charting Your Course III, Part 2: CV of Failures - A Scientist's Guide to Resilience (EPISODE 2: Dean Emma Dench, Professor Cassandra Extavour, and Professor Rachel Wilson)

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library - Lahey Room

The Program in Graduate Education (PGE) is pleased to host an open forum to discuss resilience and overcoming failure, featuring the following speakers:

Dr. Emma Dench

Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History and of the Classics

Dr. Cassandra Extavour

Professor of Organismal and Evolutionary Biology

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Dr. Rachel Wilson

Martin Family Professor of...

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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.

2019 Oct 11

Charting Your Course II, Part 2, Track B: Applying to PhD Programs (for HMS Master's students)

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Modell 100A, 210 Longwood Avenue

Applying to PhD Programs: Preparing Competitive Applications for Life Sciences Doctoral Programs and What to Expect from Doctoral Training

WORKSHOP. 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Jason Heustis (Program in Graduate Education)

Davie Van Vactor (Professor of Cell Biology)

Presentation on finding and assessing prospective schools, the components of a typical application (and their relative importance), crafting an effective personal statement and an effective CV, what to expect from doctoral training, career options for PhD holders and...

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2019 Oct 04

Meet the Deans Happy Hour (for HMS Master's Students)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Modell Atrium (210 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115)

HMS Master's students are invited to attend a "Meet the Deans Happy Hour" where there will be beverages and light food in mixer with HMS Dean of Graduate Education Rosalind Segal, M.D., Ph.D., and Johanna Gutlerner, Ph.D.

This event follows the series of events on "Applying to Medical School" in Modell 100A.  This is a reception to continue conversations from these workshops but also open to all HMS Master's students.

RSVP strongly preferred.  

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