Past Events

  • 2018 Jun 27

    Postdoc Summer BBQ

    4:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Tozzer Courtyard (Between Peabody Museum and MCZ) 16 Divinity Av, Cambridge
    Come celebrate the start of the summer with a great Postdoc BBQ, organized by the FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and The FAS Postdoc Association. We'll have drinks, BBQ and music, so come join the fun!
  • 2018 Jun 13

    The Academic Job Search: Preparing your Materials

    Registration Closed 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Biolabs room 1058, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

    This presentation will teach you how to prepare and polish your materials (cover letter, CV), and provide you pointers for writing effective teaching, research, and diversity statements.
     
    Please note that this presentation would be repetitive for those with whom Stephen has already met individually.

     

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  • 2018 Jun 09

    PDA Postdoc Parents picnic

    12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Tozzer (MCZ) courtyard 21 Divinity Avenue Cambridge

    Parents, please join us for the second PDA Postdoc Parent Picnic. There will be plenty of food, drinks, and entertainment for everyone. Please remember to bring blankets to sit on if you have them.

    This year, we will be working with Cozykin to bring you more food and entertainment.

    Games for all ages starting at 1:30pm! ...

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  • 2018 Jun 08

    BPDA Symposium on Careers and Collaboration in Science

    Fri Jun 8 (All day) to Sun Jun 10 (All day)

    Location: 

    Broad Institute, Kendall Square, Cambridge

    Early Bird registration is $30 until May 18.  Regular registration is $40 and registration at the door is $60.

    Panels include: Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship, Finding Your Personal Leadership Style, Managing Teams, Understanding the Drug Development Process, Finding Your Niche, A Day in the Life of a Biotech Professional, Careers in Data Science, Transitioning to Academic Independence, Project Management and More!

    Workshops include: Resume writing and interviewing, Drug Development Boot Camp, Crafting Your Specific Aims, Communication for...

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  • 2018 Jun 06

    Tales from the battlefront: Discussion Panel with Postdocs back from the Academic Job Market

    4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    BioLabs Lecture Hall 1080, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

    Are you going on the job market soon, have been on the job market recently or just curious about the job search dynamics? Come join us for an informal discussion with fellow postdocs and colleagues about job searches in academia. A panelists of postdocs who have been on the academic job market this year will share their stories and address your questions and curiosities.

    • From 4pm to 5pm at BL1080: Discussion followed by audience Q&A.
    • From 5pm to 7pm: Reception and social mixer at Biolounge.

    Refreshments will...

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  • 2018 Jun 06

    Understanding the Data Life Cycle for Research Success

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston

    Biomedical research today is not only rigorous, innovative and insightful, it also has to be organized and reproducible. With more capacity to create and store data, there is the challenge of making data discoverable, understandable, and reusable. Many funding agencies and journal publishers are requiring publication of relevant data to promote open science and reproducibility of research.

    In this workshop students will identify and discuss current workflow challenges throughout the research life cycle. By understanding best practices for managing your data throughout a...

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  • 2018 Jun 04

    Academic Job Search Series: Teaching Faculty Panel

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Cannon Room, Building C 240 Longwood Avenue, Boston

    In this facilitated discussion, panelists whose work balances research, teaching and administrative responsibilities will share insights from their work at various academic institutions. The expertise on this panel will also attendees to learn more about transitional postdocs that support teaching skills development.  

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  • 2018 May 31

    Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Postdoctoral Research Symposium, organized by the FASPDA.

    2:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Northwest Labs B1 Atrium (52 Oxford St, Cambridge

    Talks 2-3pm
        •    David C. Parkes (Professor of Computer Science and Co-Director, Harvard DSI): The DSI: A Platform for Data Science at Harvard.
        •    João Marques (Postdoc, Rowland Institute at Harvard): Pan-neural calcium imaging during hunting in freely moving zebrafish larvae.
        •    Shannon Graham (Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Boston College): How many magnitude 9 earthquakes are possible? Potential...

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