Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 25

    Making the Most of your Postdoc

    Registration Closed 3:30pm to 5:00pm


    OCS Conference Room, 54 Dunster Street, Cambridge MA


    Postdocs are faced with many obstacles in their pursuit of being an independent investigator, none more frustrating than getting the most out of their training. Jim Gould, director of the HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows will lay out strategies for choosing the right research environment to thrive as a postdoc as well as planning, and executing, a successful postdoc tenure.

  • 2017 Apr 21

    Career Speed Networking with STEM Professionals

    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    If you are an entry-level scientist or a mid-career professional looking to explore career options in STEM fields, then this event is for you! This speed-networking event is a unique opportunity to mingle with accomplished scientists from a variety of industries. During 12 minutes rounds, attendees will get the chance to chat with a variety of different STEM professionals from the Boston area to learn about their experiences while enjoying a catered dinner. Come join us for a night of fun and professional development.

  • 2017 Apr 20

    Jackson Laboratory - The Whole Scientist workshop


    Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, New York
    (All day)

    The Jackson Laboratory and partners are pleased to host The Whole Scientist workshop in New York on April 20, and in Bar Harbor, Maine, on May 15-19, 2017.
    The Whole Scientist will help scientists like you prepare for the next step and provide you answers to questions such as, Am I prepared for the next step in my scientific career? What skills do I need to work in academia? Industry? Other careers? What if I don’t want to do research? How can I find a job?
    With advice from leading experts, The Whole Scientist will instill skills and confidence in:

  • 2017 Apr 18

    Science Pint Night


    Bill’s Bar, 5 Lansdowne St, Boston
    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Organized by the FAS-PDA

  • 2017 Apr 14

    Science Mentoring Workshop Intensive III, Mentoring Undergraduates: Panel Discussion with Undergraduates


    Biolabs 1080, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Are you mentoring or planning to mentor an undergraduate in the laboratory or field? The Science Education Office offers a workshop series for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and other researchers who mentor or seek to mentor undergraduate researchers. The final workshop of the series is a panel discussion with Harvard senior undergraduate researchers. Hear directly from students what it’s like to be an undergraduate doing science research at Harvard. Bring your questions for discussion.   

  • 2017 Apr 13

    Opportunities in Industry, featuring Evelo Biosciences


    TMEC 227, Harvard Medical School, Boston
    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Join the Harvard Biotech Club and representatives from Evelo Biosciences for a discussion about career paths and opportunities in industry.

  • 2017 Apr 11

    Nature Research Seminar with guest speaker Sir Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief of Nature


    MIT, Stata Center, 32-123, Cambridge
    9:00am to 11:00am

    The seminar will be a talk and Q & A about the lab and research group management challenges for aspiring and current Principal Investigators and researchers and the support that they might increasingly need in publishing. Faculty, postdocs and other researchers, and students are welcome.
    The seminar will cover key issues as it relates to:
    1. Publication of papers: coping with editors and referees, the paper of the future
    2. Post-publication pressures
    3. Lab integrity
    4. Data
    5. (Ir)reproducibility
    6. Escape from the Impact factor!

  • 2017 Apr 10

    The Emerging Technology Portal: An Information Session with RA Capital


    TMEC 227, Harvard Medical School, Boston
    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Do you have an idea or technology you are interested in commercializing? Have you ever considered starting a life science company? Join the Harvard Biotech Club for a discussion with Joel Batson, Scientific Project Coordinator at RA Capital Management. RA Capital is a crossover investment manager dedicated to evidence-based investing in public and private healthcare and life science companies.