Events

March 2015

Monday, March 2

Welcome to the Genetic Code: An Overview of Basic Genetics

Welcome to the Genetic Code: An Overview of... 1:30pm

Speaker: Benjamin Raby, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Pulmonary Genetics, Department of Medicine, BWH This introductory course will...

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Bornstein Amphitheatre  

Tuesday, March 3

Seminars in Oncology: "Stem Cells in Silence, Action and Cancer"

Seminars in Oncology: "Stem Cells in...

Guest Speaker: Elaine Fuchs, PhD Howard Hughes Medical Institute The Rockefeller University The Fuchs' laboratory is trying to understand how the...

Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Main Auditorium  
Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds

Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds 8:00am

This new Grand Rounds series aims to bring together practitioners of conventional medicine and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to learn about...

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Bornstein Family Amphitheater  
Chromatin Snapshot Highlights: Transgenerational Epigenetics

Chromatin Snapshot Highlights:... 9:00am

Meeting Summary: Epigenetics and Chromatin are playing fundamental roles in the development of organisms as well as the development of pathologies such as...

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Third Floor  

Wednesday, March 4

Using Propensity Score Analysis in Behavioral Studies

Using Propensity Score Analysis in Behavioral... 12:00pm

The seminar will discuss when propensity score analysis is needed, propensity score estimation and matching, balance checking before and after matching as...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 752  
Center for Cancer Computational Biology Seminar: "Statistical Analysis of Big Genetics and Genomics Data"

Center for Cancer Computational Biology... 3:30pm

Xihong Lin, PhD Professor, Biostatistics; Coordinating Director, Program in Quantitative Genomics Harvard School of Public Health Statistical Analysis of...

Smith 308/309, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue  
Hollis L. Albright, MD '31 Symposium

Hollis L. Albright, MD '31 Symposium 5:00pm

Welcome Jeffrey S. Flier, MD Dean of Harvard Medical School Caroline Shields Walker Professor of Medicine Opening Remarks Tenley E. Albright, MD ’61 Nile...

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Amphitheater  

Thursday, March 5

Intermediate Biostatistics for Medical Researchers

Intermediate Biostatistics for Medical Researchers 2:30pm

Speaker: Robert Goldman, PhD, Professor of Statistics, Simmons College Schedule: Thursdays, March 5-26, 2015 from 2:30 – 4:00pm *By registering for this...

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Carrie Hall  
"Walk Away from Cancer? Evaluating the Evidence Linking Physical Activity and Malignancy"

"Walk Away from Cancer? Evaluating the... 4:00pm

Physical activity, recent data suggests, may affect breast cancer risk and outcomes. This talk will discuss the relationship between energy balance—diet and...

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Shapiro Breakout Room  

Friday, March 6

DF/HCC Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Symposium

DF/HCC Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Symposium 8:00am

We invite you and members of your laboratory or clinical unit to attend the Dana-Farber Harvard Cancer Center Breast and Gynecologic Cancer...

Harvard Club, 374 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA  

Saturday, March 7

Continuing Medical Education - Live Activity

Continuing Medical Education - Live Activity 7:30am

Topics in Breast and Gynecologic Cancers Saturday, March 7, 2015 7:30 am – 12:15 pm Course Overview This twice yearly educational activity discusses...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Jimmy Fund Auditorium  

Monday, March 9

Center for Cancer Precision Medicine Seminar

Center for Cancer Precision Medicine Seminar 12:00pm

“In Vivo Cancer Modeling and Genetic Screening Using Genome Engineering" Speaker: Sidi Chen, Ph.D. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research,...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Yawkey Conference Center, Room 306, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215  
"CRISPR-based Genome Editing Tools: New Applications and Streamlined Workflows"

"CRISPR-based Genome Editing Tools: New... 2:00pm

Jon D. Chesnut, PhD Thermo Fisher Scientific CRISPR-Cas9 systems provide a platform for high efficiency genome editing that can lead to innovative...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Dana 1620, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215  

Tuesday, March 10

KL2/Catalyst Medical Research Investigator Training - Information Session

KL2/Catalyst Medical Research Investigator... 1:00pm

Informational Sessions The KL2/CMeRIT Program will be holding informational sessions for all prospective applicants. Please come for an overview of the...

Massachusetts General Hospital Simches Small Room (3130)  

Wednesday, March 11

Seminar: "Chromosome Instability and Synthetic Lethality in Yeast and Cancer"

Seminar: "Chromosome Instability and... 12:00pm

Speaker: Philip Hieter, University of British Columbia About the Hieter Lab: Changes in genome structure and sequence underlie tumorigensis. Genes that...

Harvard Medical School, NRB 350  

Thursday, March 12

Intermediate Biostatistics for Medical Researchers

Intermediate Biostatistics for Medical Researchers 2:30pm

Speaker: Robert Goldman, PhD, Professor of Statistics, Simmons College Schedule: Thursdays, March 5-26, 2015 from 2:30 – 4:00pm *By registering for this...

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Carrie Hall  

Monday, March 16

Center for Cancer Precision Medicine Seminar

Center for Cancer Precision Medicine Seminar 3:00pm

“Genetic and Epigenetic Determinants of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Evolution” Dan-Avi Landau, M.D., Ph.D. As a physician-scientist, Dan gained his MD...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Yawkey Conference Center, Room 306, Boston, MA 02215  
Engaging Communities with Research: From Discovery to Dissemination

Engaging Communities with Research: From... 5:00pm

Community-based research engages individuals and institutions in local communities during every phase of research. A researcher who knows a community...

DFCI, Yawkey Center, Murray Room  

Wednesday, March 18

22nd Annual John F. Enders Lecture

22nd Annual John F. Enders Lecture 12:00pm

On Mar 18, Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD will present the 22nd Annual John F. Enders Lecturer at 12 noon in the Folkman Auditorium. The Research Faculty Council...

Folkman Auditorium – Enders Building Boston Children’s Hospital – 320 Longwood Avenue, Boston  

Thursday, March 19

Intermediate Biostatistics for Medical Researchers

Intermediate Biostatistics for Medical Researchers 2:30pm

Speaker: Robert Goldman, PhD, Professor of Statistics, Simmons College Schedule: Thursdays, March 5-26, 2015 from 2:30 – 4:00pm *By registering for this...

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Carrie Hall  

Friday, March 20

Global Health Catalyst Cancer Summit @ Harvard Medical School

Global Health Catalyst Cancer Summit @ Harvard... 7:30am

2015 Cancer Summit: The objective of the Global Health Catalyst Cancer summit @ Harvard Medical School is to provide a forum for discussion, development,...

Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02215  

Saturday, March 21

Global Health Catalyst Cancer Summit @ Harvard Medical School

Global Health Catalyst Cancer Summit @ Harvard... 8:30am

2015 Cancer Summit: The objective of the Global Health Catalyst Cancer summit @ Harvard Medical School is to provide a forum for discussion, development,...

Jimmy Fund Auditorium, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02215  

Monday, March 23

ReSourcing Big Data: 2-Day Symposium & Collaboration Opportunity

ReSourcing Big Data: 2-Day Symposium &... 9:00am

Registration for the Symposium is required by Wednesday, March 18. View the list of confirmed speakers. Day 1: Symposium (View Day 2) Extant data is an...

Harvard Medical School , Joseph B. Martin Conference Center  

Tuesday, March 24

ReSourcing Big Data: 2-Day Symposium & Collaboration Opportunity

ReSourcing Big Data: 2-Day Symposium &... 9:00am

Registration for the Symposium is required by Wednesday, March 18. For a list of working sessions: http://catalyst.harvard.edu/programs/reactor/ Day 2:...

Harvard Medical School, Countway Library  

Thursday, March 26

Intermediate Biostatistics for Medical Researchers

Intermediate Biostatistics for Medical Researchers 2:30pm

Speaker: Robert Goldman, PhD, Professor of Statistics, Simmons College Schedule: Thursdays, March 5-26, 2015 from 2:30 – 4:00pm *By registering for this...

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Carrie Hall  

Saturday, March 28

Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society Spring Meeting

Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society... 7:30am

NNECOS Spring Meeting 8:00 AM – Patient Assistance Presentation Breakfast Join industry patient assistance experts for this special breakfast session...

Residence Inn / Portsmouth Harbor Event 100 Deer St. at Portwalk Place Portsmouth, NH  

Monday, March 30

Genetic Literacy: An Intermediate Guide to Understanding the Language and Concepts of Modern Genetic Research

Genetic Literacy: An Intermediate Guide to... 12:30pm

Speaker: Benjamin Raby, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Pulmonary Genetics, Department of Medicine, BWH What is an SNP? What is the...

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Bornstein Amphitheatre  

Tuesday, March 31

IRB/QI Roundtable Series: New Submissions for Full Board Review

IRB/QI Roundtable Series: New Submissions for... 3:00pm

Speakers: Yvette Marts, Senior Partners Human Research Specialist/Administrative Chair Colleen Skeuse, Partners IRB Administrative Chair Learn how the...

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Carrie Hall  

March 2015


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