Past Events

  • 2014 Sep 24

    Targeted Genome and Epigenome Editing Using CRISPR and TALE Technologies

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Meltzer Auditorium, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114

    Genetic and Regenerative Medicine of Eye Disease Lecture Series
    Organized by the Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute (ORMI) & Ocular Genomics Institute (OGI)

    Guest speaker:
    Keith Joung, MD, PhD
    Massachusetts General Hospital

    The Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute (ORMI) & Ocular Genomics Institute (OGI) invites you to the 2nd annual "Genetic & Regenerative Medicine of Eye Disease" lecture series. The faculty organizers are Neena Haider, PhD, Luk H. Vandenberghe, PhD, and Michael Young, PhD.

    This...

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  • 2014 Sep 24

    "Post-Trial Responsibilities Conference: Ethics and Implementation:

    7:30am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West AB, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

    Click here to register for this day-long event.

    The MRCT Center at Harvard and the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School are proud to co-host the Post-Trial Responsibilities Conference: Ethics and Implementation

    Background

    Law, policy, and guidance in regard...

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  • 2014 Sep 23

    Chromatin Regulation: New Methods and Concepts

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Jimmy Fund Auditorium, 35 Binney Street, Boston, MA

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Seminars in Oncology
    CHARLES I. SIEGAL MEMORIAL LECTURE

    Guest speaker:
    Gerald Crabtree, MD
    Professor of Pathology and Developmental Biology
    Stanford University

    Hosted by:  Charles Roberts, MD, PhD

    Form more information, or to join the Seminars in Oncology email list, please email claudia_steele@dfci.harvard.edu

  • 2014 Sep 23

    HSCI Technology Series: Lineage Differentiation/Disease-In-A-Dish

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University, Sherman-Fairchild 261, 7 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

    Guest speakers:
    Tracy Young-Pearse, PhD (BWH) with Christina Muratore, PhD and Priya Srikanth
    "Modeling Alzheimer's disease with human induced pluripotent stem cells"

    Kevin Eggan, PhD (HSCRB) with Evangelos Kiskinis, PhD
    "Measuring electrophysiological changes in ALS patients and stem cell derived motor neurons"

    The HSCI Technology Series was developed to best serve researchers in their day-to-day...

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  • 2014 Sep 22

    BioPharm America 2014

    Mon - Wed, Sep 22 to Sep 24, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Boston Marriott Copley Place

    BioPharm America™ is where biotech industry partnerships get started. Meet face-to-face with biotech and pharma executives from around the world to identify and enter strategic relationships.

    Equipped with partneringONE®, the world’s leading web-based partnering system for the life science industry, BioPharm America is the only event in North America based on the same reputable formula as EBD Group’s acclaimed European events BIO-Europe® and BIO-Europe Spring®.

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  • 2014 Sep 21

    "From Stem Cells to Human Development"

    Sun - Wed, Sep 21 to Sep 24, 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Wotton House, Surrey, UK

    Application deadline:  June 6, 2014
    http://workshops.biologists.com/workshop_sept_2014.html
    Spaces are limited - submit your application now!

    Organizers:
    Olivier Pourquié
    Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology, France

    Austin Smith
    University of Cambridge, UK

    Benoit Bruneau
    University of California,...

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  • 2014 Sep 20

    6th Annual Rally 4 Ali - Picnic for a Cause

    1:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Krause's Grove, 2 Beach Road, Halfmoon, New York

    In search of a cure for diabetes - all donations will go to the Harvard Stem Cell Institute
    Rain or shine!
    $30.00 per adult ticket at gate - $20.00 for children under 12 - children under 5 free
    (includes donation to Harvard Stem Cell Institute)

    5 hour picnic with soda, beer, games, raffles, 50/50, live music
    PARIAH - THE BEAR BONES PROJECT - BLUE HAND LUKE
    SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE BY AWARD-WINNING IRISH STEP DANCER GRACE CATHERINE MOMROW

    Abundant food and dessert being served 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Those who wish to join a pre-picnic motorcycle cavalcade...

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  • 2014 Sep 19

    "Take all of me: the ethical challenge of face, hand and genital transplants"

    7:30pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH), Harvard University, 59 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

    Currier House cordially invites you to The Atherton Lecture

    Guest speaker:
    Dr. Arthur Caplan

    Arthur Caplan is the founding head of the Division of Bioethics at New York University Langone Medical Center.

    Known as the 'go-to' expert on ethics, medicine and science, Dr. Caplan has long been a trailblazer in raising awareness about the ethical questions that accompany scientific and technological advances.

    He is the 2014 recipient of the National Science Board Public Service Award for an individual.

    Reception to...

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  • 2014 Sep 18

    The Commercialization Apprenticeship

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, Armenise Amphitheatre, 200 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to move from idea to invention to commercial innovation? Join the Skills Development Center of the Boston Biomedical Innovation Center (B-BIC) on Thursday, September 18th from 4:30-6:30PM at Harvard Medical School for our inaugural event and panel discussion, “The Commercialization Apprenticeship”, and hear experienced faculty talk about the road to commercialization in the biosciences, covering the sweeping arc from the bench to the bedside.

    Event is free and open to all members of B-BIC institutions. If you are interested in...

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