Events in October 2015

  • October 1, 2015

    arrow-rightThe Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Symposium

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    The Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Symposium 

    Ruth S. Nussenzweig, Victor Nussenzweig, and Tu Youyou will be honored for their pioneering discoveries in chemistry and parasitology, and personal commitments to translate these into effective chemotherapeutic and vaccine-based approaches to control malaria. 

  • October 3, 2015

    arrow-rightHUBweek

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    HUBweek

    This weeklong series of events and experiences, taking place all throughout Greater Boston, is a first of its kind civic collaboration between The Boston Globe, MIT, MGH, and Harvard University. Register now for events.

  • October 4, 2015

    arrow-rightHUBweek

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    HUBweek

    This weeklong series of events and experiences, taking place all throughout Greater Boston, is a first of its kind civic collaboration between The Boston Globe, MIT, MGH, and Harvard University. Register now for events.

  • October 5, 2015

    arrow-rightHUBweek

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    HUBweek

    This weeklong series of events and experiences, taking place all throughout Greater Boston, is a first of its kind civic collaboration between The Boston Globe, MIT, MGH, and Harvard University. Register now for events.

  • October 5, 2015

    arrow-right16th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery

    Location: Jersey City, NJ

    October 5-6, 2015

    16th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery

    Early bird registration ends September 4.

    This annual Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) conference brings together academic and industry scientists intent on accelerating the development of innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

    The ADDF’s funded investigators and top level scientists in the field will present on their current research progress and stimulate discussion.

    The conference offers ample opportunities for collaboration and partnering.

    http://worldeventsforum.com/addf/addrugdiscovery/

     

     

  • October 6, 2015

    arrow-right16th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery

    Location: Jersey City, NJ

    October 5-6, 2015

    16th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery

    Early bird registration ends September 4.

    This annual Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) conference brings together academic and industry scientists intent on accelerating the development of innovative treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

    The ADDF’s funded investigators and top level scientists in the field will present on their current research progress and stimulate discussion.

    The conference offers ample opportunities for collaboration and partnering.

    http://worldeventsforum.com/addf/addrugdiscovery/

     

     

  • October 6, 2015

    arrow-rightHUBweek

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    HUBweek

    This weeklong series of events and experiences, taking place all throughout Greater Boston, is a first of its kind civic collaboration between The Boston Globe, MIT, MGH, and Harvard University. Register now for events.

  • October 7, 2015

    arrow-rightDiscover Brigham

    Location: Brigham & Women's Hospital

    October 7, 2015

    Discover Brigham 

    View the agenda and register online. 

    Discover Brigham brings together our community with the broader Boston healthcare ecosystem to educate and inspire collaboration around innovative science, technology, and medicine. Through investigation and discovery, BWH is an international leader in basic, clinical and translational research on human diseases, with more than 1,300 physician-investigators and renowned biomedical scientists and 1,700 physicians supported by nearly $650 million in research funding. Sessions will highlight the work on cutting-edge topics spanning research and clinical disciplines with the opportunity to change healthcare, including sleep medicine, trauma, and surgery. Other activities include a scientific poster session, Pilot Shark Tank Challenge, and the announcement of the BRIght Futures Prize winner.

  • October 7, 2015

    arrow-rightHarvard i-lab HUB Week Open House and Showcase

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    Harvard i-lab HUB Week Open House and Showcase

    Join entrepreneurs and innovators for a lively open house focused on sharing big ideas, and fostering new ones.

  • October 7, 2015

    arrow-rightHUBweek

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    HUBweek

    This weeklong series of events and experiences, taking place all throughout Greater Boston, is a first of its kind civic collaboration between The Boston Globe, MIT, MGH, and Harvard University. Register now for events.

  • October 7, 2015

    arrow-rightHarvard Catalyst Child Health Symposium: Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

    Time: 08:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    Location: Joseph B Martin Conference Center

    2015 Harvard Catalyst Child Health Symposium: Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

    October 7, 2015
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Joseph B. Martin Conference Center – Rotunda
    Harvard Medical School

    Registration is required by October 2.

    Through research, we now recognize that many exposures in infancy and early childhood exert profound effects on childhood, later in life, and even intergenerational health. Long-term health consequences of adverse early-life exposures include not only cardiovascular, renal, and neurological conditions, but also psychological and metabolic processes.  

    Keynote

    Developmental Origins: From Evidence to Policy

    Matthew Gillman, MD, SM
    Director of the Obesity Prevention Program in the Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare

     

    Poster Session
    This year we will also have a poster session. More information will be posted on the website in the coming weeks. 


    Please see the website for a complete listing of speakers and to register by October 2.

     

     

  • October 7, 2015

    arrow-rightB-BIC Skills Development Center Workshop: Present Your Science

    Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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    B-BIC Skills Development Center Workshop: Present Your Science 

    This half-day workshop covers the full gamut: content strategy, slide design, and presentation delivery. With a dynamic combination of lecture, discussion, video analysis, and exercises, this workshop provides the skills, knowledge, and practice necessary to transform the way researchers present their work. October 7, 2:00-5:00pm, Forsyth Institute. Registration is required.

  • October 8, 2015

    arrow-rightB-BIC Skills Development Center Workshop: Going Up? Effective Elevator Pitches

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    B-BIC Skills Development Center Workshop: Going Up? Effective Elevator Pitches

    Sometimes you only have a couple of minutes to get your message across, and that “elevator pitch” can often make the difference between success and stagnation. This fun workshop will teach you how to create a clear and convincing summary of your work so that it’s compelling for any audience. October 8, 2:00-3:15pm or 3:45-5:00pm, Forsyth Institute. Registration is required.

  • October 8, 2015

    arrow-rightHUBweek

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    HUBweek

    This weeklong series of events and experiences, taking place all throughout Greater Boston, is a first of its kind civic collaboration between The Boston Globe, MIT, MGH, and Harvard University. Register now for events.

  • October 9, 2015

    arrow-rightHUBweek

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    HUBweek

    This weeklong series of events and experiences, taking place all throughout Greater Boston, is a first of its kind civic collaboration between The Boston Globe, MIT, MGH, and Harvard University. Register now for events.

  • October 10, 2015

    arrow-rightHUBweek

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    HUBweek

    This weeklong series of events and experiences, taking place all throughout Greater Boston, is a first of its kind civic collaboration between The Boston Globe, MIT, MGH, and Harvard University. Register now for events.

  • October 19, 2015

    arrow-rightWorkshop: Introduction to Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review Methods

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    Workshop: Introduction to Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review Methods

    Michael Stoto, PhD, professor of Health Systems Administration & Population Health at Georgetown University, will give a full-day course for the Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Program. October 19, 8:30am-4:30pm, HMS Countway, Minot Room.

  • October 26, 2015

    arrow-right2015 Chabner Colloquium: Collaborations in Cancer Trials

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    2015 Chabner Colloquium: Collaborations in Cancer Trials

    DF/HCC and affiliates can use promo code DFHCC100 to receive complimentary registration. View the agenda and register online. 

  • October 27, 2015

    arrow-right2015 Chabner Colloquium: Collaborations in Cancer Trials

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    2015 Chabner Colloquium: Collaborations in Cancer Trials

    DF/HCC and affiliates can use promo code DFHCC100 to receive complimentary registration. View the agenda and register online.