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Events in November 2014

  • November 3, 2014

    arrow-rightIntegrative Medicine Research Forum

    Time: 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Location:

    Integrative Medicine Research Forum - November 3, 2014

    Pinnacle Lecture Series: Organizational Leadership: Experiencing Empowerment through Authenticity – November 10, 2014
    Maureen E. Gormley, chief operating officer, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, will speak at the Boston College Pinnacle Lecture Series on the changing role of the nurse leader. November 10, 5:00pm, Yawkey Center, Murray Room, Boston College. For complete information and to register, please see the website.

  • November 12, 2014

    arrow-rightData Privacy and Security Strategies for Life Sciences and Technology Start-Ups

    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Location: Harvard iLab

     

    Data Privacy and Security Strategies for Life Sciences and Technology Start-Ups – November 12, 2014
    Information is valuable asset to any life sciences or health technology venture. This substantive session will help to frame data-related limitations, systems, and practices that new companies are likely to encounter. November 12, 6:00-7:30pm, Harvard iLab. Learn more and register on the
    website

  • November 13, 2014

    arrow-rightCancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes

    Location: Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    Cancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes – November 13-14, 2014
    Through lectures with pre- and post-survey testing and interactive panel discussions, the Cancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes CME conference will educate providers who care for cancer survivors on our evolving understanding of the medical and psychosocial aspects of cancer survivorship, the latest research regarding prevention and management, and strategies for implementation in clinical practice to enhance a provider’s or practice’s ability to collaboratively provide high-quality care for cancer survivors. November 13-14, Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Registration is required.

  • November 13, 2014

    arrow-rightPromotions: Assistant to Associate Professor

    Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Location: Shapiro 247, Shapiro Clinical Center, second floor, BIDMC

    Promotions: Assistant to Associate Professor  –  November 13, 2014
    Carol Bates, MD, assistant dean, Office for Faculty Affairs, HMS will discuss the professional requirements for promotion from instructor to assistant professor on October 23 from 3:30-5:00pm in Shapiro 247, Shapiro Clinical Center, second floor, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). On November 13 she will review the requirements for promotion from assistant to associate professor from 3:30-5:00pm in the Shapiro 10 Conference Room, Shapiro Clinical Center, tenth floor, BIDMC. Please see the website for more information, and contact Amber Lovendale to register.

  • November 13, 2014

    arrow-rightSeminar: How’s Your Sleep? The Answer Might Surprise You

    Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Location: Shapiro Breakout Room, BWH

    Seminar: How’s Your Sleep?  The Answer Might Surprise You – November 13, 2014
    Matt T. Bianchi, MD, PhD, MMSc, assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at HMS, and the director of the Sleep Division at MGH will speak on this topic at the Integrative Medicine Research Seminar. November 13, 4:00pm-5:00pm, Shapiro Breakout Room, BWH.

  • November 14, 2014

    arrow-right2014 BioMAN Summit

    Location:

    2014 BioMAN Summit – November 14, 2014
    The MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation’s Biomanufacturing (BioMAN) Program is hosting a Summit on November 14. This all-day event, featuring panel discussions and presentations by members of the academic and biomanufacturing communities as well as regulators and government representatives will examine the vision, strategy and process to implement real time release to facilitate biopharmaceutical manufacturing. See the website for complete information and registration.

     

  • November 14, 2014

    arrow-rightCancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes

    Location: Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    Cancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes – November 13-14, 2014
    Through lectures with pre- and post-survey testing and interactive panel discussions, the Cancer Survivorship: Optimizing Care and Outcomes CME conference will educate providers who care for cancer survivors on our evolving understanding of the medical and psychosocial aspects of cancer survivorship, the latest research regarding prevention and management, and strategies for implementation in clinical practice to enhance a provider’s or practice’s ability to collaboratively provide high-quality care for cancer survivors. November 13-14, Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Registration is required.

  • November 14, 2014

    arrow-rightMD-PhD PMD-PhD Program Physicrogram Physician-Scientist Symposium: 40th Anniversary of MSTP Support

    Time: 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center

    MD-PhD Program Physician-Scientist Symposium: 40th Anniversary of MSTP Support

    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Physician-Scientist Training: Past, Present and Future

    Nancy Andrews, MD, PhD ‘87
    Linda Burnley, BS
    Bert Shapiro, PhD
    Stephen Blacklow, MD, PhD ‘91
    Loren Walensky, MD, PhD

    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Harvard/MIT MD-PhD Program Alumni Career Presentations

    David Altshuler, MD, PhD ‘94
    Anne Becker, MD, PhD ‘90 SM
    Emery Brown, MD, PhD ‘87
    Gary Nabel, MD, PhD ‘82
    Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD ‘95
    Barry Sleckman, MD, PhD ‘89

    Open to the Harvard and MIT Communities

    Friday, November 14, 2014
    3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
    Amphitheater, Ground Floor
    77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
    Boston, MA 02115

     

    http://community.harvard.edu/events/md-phd-program-physician-scientist-symposium-40th-anniversary-mstp-support

  • November 17, 2014

    arrow-rightHIV and Aging Symposium and Roundtable

    Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Location: Bornstein Amphitheater, BWH

    HIV and Aging Symposium and Roundtable – November 17, 2014
    The Muscle and Agining Translational Seminar Seies will host key leaders from academia and industry in the first of a three-part series on muscle and aging. This half-day symposium, organized by the Brigham Research Institute and the Boston Pepper Center, will focus on HIV and Aging and will be held at Bornstein Amphitheater, BWH, on November 17, from 2:00-6:00pm, with a wine and cheese reception in the Cabot Atrium, BWH to follow. For more information contact Monty Monato, director of Muscle and Aging Interventions, or register online.

     

  • November 19, 2014

    arrow-rightStatistical Issues in the Analysis of Neurological Studies

    Time: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

    Location: MGH

    Statistical Issues in the Analysis of Neurological Studies – November 19, 2014
    Rebecca Betensky, PhD, from Harvard School of Public Health, James Berry, MD, Deborah Blacker, MD, Eric Macklin, PhD, David Schoenfeld, PhD, Michael Schwarzschild, MD, PhD, all from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and Tanuja Chitnis, MD, Brian Healy, PhD, both from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), will speak at the symposium hosted by the Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics program on November 19, 11:00am-3:30pm, at MGH. Please RSVP to mplante@hsph.harvard.edu

  • November 19, 2014

    arrow-rightTelomere Length and Stress: Incorporating Novel Methods into Disparities Research

    Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Location: Ware Room, Countway Library, Harvard Medical School

    Telomere Length and Stress: Incorporating Novel Methods into Disparities Research – applications due November 13, 2014
    Evidence that telomeres measure the accumulation of environmental and biochemical trauma to the genome has piqued recent interests. In this workshop, Immaculata De Vivo, PhD, MPH, will cover environmental and lifestyle correlates of telomere length and design of human studies featuring telomeres. Participants will receive individualized help in assessing how this methodology might be incorporated either to strengthen a disparities-focused proposal, or to strengthen a proposal that includes telomeres by including a disparities focused aim. November 19, 12:00–2:00pm, Ware Room, Countway Library, Harvard Medical School (HMS). Applications to attend are due on November 13 by 5:00pm.

  • November 20, 2014

    arrow-rightBWH Research Day

    Location: BWH

    Brigham and Women's Hospital Research Day is a way to engage the hospital community, as well as the public, industry professionals, and invited guests, with the innovative and cutting-edge research that happens here every day. It is an opportunity for researchers in all fields and academic levels to share their discoveries and learn from others, while the entire event recognizes the achievement of so many outstanding members of the research community. Please see the website for details on this event.

  • November 20, 2014

    arrow-rightIntegrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function

    Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference, HMS

    Conference: Integrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function – November 20-21, 2014
    The 2014 PQG Conference: Integrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function will examine the use of evolutionary functional genomics, statistical genetics, and integrative approaches to understand the function of rare and common human alleles, as well as discuss the interdisciplinary challenges of data analysis involved. Participants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the poster session. Three abstracts will be selected to be presented as 15-minute platform talks. November 20-21, Joseph B. Martin Conference, HMS, Boston, MA. Please see the website for complete information and to register.

     

  • November 20, 2014

    arrow-rightNext Steps for Postdocs

    Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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

    Next Steps for Postdocs – November 20, 2014
    Harveen Dhilllon, PhD, and Terry Maratos-Flier, director, Office of Academic Careers and Faculty Development, BIDMC, will discuss how postdocs who are interested in working in the industry should approach the job search. November 20, 3:30-5:00 pm, Riesman Lecture Hall, Rabb building, second floor, BIDMC. Please see the website for more information, and contact Amber Lovendale to register.

  • November 20, 2014

    arrow-rightRetrovirology Dinner Club

    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Location: Smith Family Room, Dana 1620, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

    Retrovirology Dinner Club – November 20, 2014
    The Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (HU CFAR) and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard will host the Retrovirology Dinner Club for those interested in HIV and retroviral research, November 20, 6:00-8:00pm, Smith Family Room, Dana 1620, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Kellie Jurado, PhD candidate, Harvard University Division of Medical Sciences, will be presenting on  "Allosteric ntegrase inhibitor potency is determined through inhibition of HIV-1 particle maturation" and Alon Herschorn, PhD, HMS, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, will be presenting on "Control of small-molecules on HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein function." Please see the website for more information and to register.

  • November 21, 2014

    arrow-rightIntegrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function

    Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference, HMS

    Conference: Integrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function – November 20-21, 2014
    The 2014 PQG Conference: Integrative Approaches to Understand Allelic Function will examine the use of evolutionary functional genomics, statistical genetics, and integrative approaches to understand the function of rare and common human alleles, as well as discuss the interdisciplinary challenges of data analysis involved. Participants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the poster session. Three abstracts will be selected to be presented as 15-minute platform talks. November 20-21, Joseph B. Martin Conference, HMS, Boston, MA. Please see the website for complete information and to register.