Events in July 2014

  • July 7, 2014

    arrow-rightMental Health in Latin America Special Seminar Series

    Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Location: FXB G12 - HSPH

    The 15th Annual Postgraduate Nutrition Symposium will provide top researchers, opinion leaders, and educators with the newest scientific findings related to nutrition and energy balance across the lifespan. Sessions will include determinants of energy expenditure and balance, current therapies for obesity and fat accumulation, and novel therapeutics to alter energy balance. July 9-10, Tosteson Medical Education Center, HMS. Registration is recommended.

  • July 9, 2014

    arrow-rightMental Health in Latin America Special Seminar Series

    Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Location: FXB G12 - HSPH

    The Harvard School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology &

    Harvard Medical School Department of Health Care Policy Present

     

    Mental Health in Latin America

     

    Translating Epidemiology into Policy Action Seminar Series


    Implications of Epidemiological Studies for Mental Health Policy and Services Development in Latin America & the Caribbean

    José Miguel Caldas de Almeida, MD, PhD
    Head, Department of Mental Health NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal

    July 9, 2014
    12:30-1:30pm
    Harvard School of Public Health
    651 Huntington Avenue, Francois - Xavier Bagnoud
    Building, Room G13
    Boston, MA 02115

    Open to the Public - Refreshments will be provided

    Questions? Email: cliebent@hsph.harvard.edu

     

    http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/epidemiology/calendar-events/epi-seminar-series/

  • July 10, 2014

    arrow-rightAdvances and Novel Targets in Energy Balance & Obesity

    Location: Tosteson Medical Education Center, HMS.

    The 15th Annual Postgraduate Nutrition Symposium will provide top researchers, opinion leaders, and educators with the newest scientific findings related to nutrition and energy balance across the lifespan. Sessions will include determinants of energy expenditure and balance, current therapies for obesity and fat accumulation, and novel therapeutics to alter energy balance. July 9-10, Tosteson Medical Education Center, HMS. Registration is recommended.

  • July 10, 2014

    arrow-rightMental Health in Latin America Special Seminar Series

    Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Location: FXB G12 - HSPH

    The Harvard School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology &

    Harvard Medical School Department of Health Care Policy Present

     

    Mental Health in Latin America

     

    Translating Epidemiology into Policy Action Seminar Series


    If You Build It, Will They Come? Addressing Mental Health Treatment Gaps in Latinos

    Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD
    Director, UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine University of California, Davis

    July 10, 2014
    12:30-1:30pm
    Harvard School of Public Health
    651 Huntington Avenue, Francois - Xavier Bagnoud
    Building, Room G13
    Boston, MA 02115

    Open to the Public - Refreshments will be provided

    Questions? Email: cliebent@hsph.harvard.edu

     

    http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/epidemiology/calendar-events/epi-seminar-series/

  • July 10, 2014

    arrow-rightWorkshop: Preparing a RO1 Grant

    Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Location: Riesman Lecture Hall, Rabb Building, second floor, BIDMC

    Workshop: Preparing a RO1 Grant – July 10-24, 2014
    Terry Maratos-Flier, MD, director, Office of Academic Careers and Faculty Development, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), will discuss how to assemble an RO1 grant in this three-week workshop. Participants must be able to attend all three sessions – July 10, 17, and 24, 3:30-5:00pm, Riesman Lecture Hall, Rabb Building, second floor, BIDMC. Please see the website for more information and contact Amber Lovendale to register. 

  • July 11, 2014

    arrow-rightMental Health in Latin America Special Seminar Series

    Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Location: FXB G12 - HSPH

    The Harvard School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology &

    Harvard Medical School Department of Health Care Policy Present

     

    Mental Health in Latin America

     

    Translating Epidemiology into Policy Action Seminar Series


    Balancing Mental Health Care in the Caribbean and Latin America

    Graham Thornicroft
    Professor of Community Psychiatry Health Service and Population Research Dept King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry

    July 11, 2014
    12:30-1:30pm
    Harvard School of Public Health
    651 Huntington Avenue, Francois - Xavier Bagnoud
    Building, Room G13
    Boston, MA 02115

    Open to the Public - Refreshments will be provided

    Questions? Email: cliebent@hsph.harvard.edu

     

    http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/epidemiology/calendar-events/epi-seminar-series/

  • July 16, 2014

    arrow-rightTarget Inhibition and Silencing Pilot Grant Educational Event

    Time: 03:30 AM - 5:30 PM

    Location: Cannon Room (Building C, HMS)

    Target Inhibition and Silencing: Up to $50,000 for “Hits to Lead” Advances in Clinical and Translational Research
    Harvard Catalyst’s Reactor Program, in partnership with the ICCB-Longwood Screening Facility, will award up to $50,000 for proposals that apply the high-throughput lab automation, small molecule, or siRNA library screening capabilities of ICCB-Longwood to problems of clinical and translational importance as they pertain to human health. Applications should address areas such as infectious disease or biodefense, novel therapeutic targets, understanding of emerging human disease pathways, gene knockdown and functional genomics, or target silencing and inhibition. To apply, you must register to receive more information and attend one of two scheduled educational events at HMS on June 24 and July 16, 2014. Please check the Harvard Catalyst website for information.

  • July 17, 2014

    arrow-rightBest Practices in Protecting and Exploiting Intellectual Property

    Time: 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Location: MassBio, 300 Technology Square, eighth floor, Cambridge, MA

    Intellectual property is the lifeblood of the biopharmaceutical industry. In this forum, learn how to navigate the shifting legal landscape with budgetary pressures that make it more challenging to effectively protect and exploit IP assets. July 17, 8:00-10:00am, MassBio, 300 Technology Square, eighth floor, Cambridge, MA. Registration is required.

  • July 18, 2014

    arrow-rightAssembling a Mentored Award

    Time: 09:00 AM - 2:30 PM

    Location: Kirstein Living Room, first floor, BIDMC

    In this course, you will learn how to organize mentor letters, write specific aims, target the NIH reviewers, and create a career development plan. Fellows and instructors working on NIH K series type (K8, K23) grant proposals are encouraged to attend. Sponsored by the Office of Academic Careers and Faculty Development, BIDMC. July 18, 9:00am-2:30pm, BIDMC, Kirstein Living Room, first floor, BIDMC. For more information, please see the website. Contact Amber Lovendale if you have questions, or to register.

  • July 24, 2014

    arrow-rightVisiting Research Internship Program (VRIP) Closing Ceremony

    Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Location: Waterhouse Room, HMS

    Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP) Closing Ceremony – July 24, 2014
    This summer, six medical school students from across the US have come to Harvard Medical School (HMS) for an immersive experience in clinical and translational science through the Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP) offered by the Harvard Catalyst Program for Faculty Development and Diversity. The interns will be presenting their research at the VRIP Closing Ceremony on July 24, from 2:00-5:00pm in the Waterhouse Room, HMS. Please RSVP to Rachel Milliron if you would like to attend.

  • July 28, 2014

    arrow-rightMicro- And Nanotechnologies for Medicine: Emerging Frontiers and Applications

    Time: 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

    Location: MIT

    Register by July 15, 2014

    The advances in micro- and nanotechnologies are expected to open up new possibilities and applications in diagnostics, therapy, drug delivery, and regenerative medicine. In this workshop, participants will acquire the fundamentals and advances in the field of bioMEMs, biomaterials, and tissue engineering. Leading experts will present the latest advances in the development of novel micro- and nanotechnologies and address a range of different challenges that are of importance to biomedicine at the interface of engineering, medicine, and biological sciences. July 28-August 1 at MIT. Please view website for details and register by July 15.

  • July 29, 2014

    arrow-rightSingle-Asset vs. Platform Deals: Optionality & Value Considerations

    Time: 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Location: MassBio, 300 Technology Square, eighth floor, Cambridge, MA

    How does one choose between having a monogamous relationship with one partner on a broad platform versus doing single-asset deals with multiple partners? A panel of local business development experts who will weigh on this topic from both a pharma and venture capital perspective. July 29, 8:00-10:00am, MassBio, 300 Technology Square, eighth floor, Cambridge, MA. Registration is required.