Past Events

  • 2014 Jun 10

    "Li-Fraumeni Syndrome: Beyond TP53"

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Frederick P. Li Lecture

    Guest speaker:
    David Malkin, MD
    Professor of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children
    University of Toronto

    Host:  Judy Garber, MD

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

  • 2014 Jun 06

    "Harnessing neuronal competition to rejuvenate aging memory circuits with adult-born neurons"

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Via WebEx - see information below

    HSCI Nervous System Program Webinar Series

    Guest presenter:
    Kathleen McAvoy, PhD (Amar Sahay Lab)
    Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Regenerative Medicine
    Massachusetts General Hospital

    To start or join the online meeting
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    Go to https://hms.webex.com/hms/j.php?MTID=m3af44289c27a9fe8e8db23ad1c82859c
    Password:  HSCINeuro

  • 2014 Jun 03

    "Targeting Therapy for Triple Negative Breast Cancer"

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and DF/HCC Seminars in Oncology

    Guest speaker:
    Andrea Richardson, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor of Pathology
    Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Host:  Myles Brown, MD

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

  • 2014 Jun 03

    "Dissecting Pluripotency and Differentiation with Network Biology"

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Anesthesia Conference Room, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA

    Next Leaders in Regenerative Medicine Seminar

    Guest speaker:
    George Daley, MD, PhD
    Samuel Lux IV Professor of Hematology/Oncology

    Online registration is required.

    These seminars will provide a platform for regenerative medicine researchers at BWH to come together, network with each other, learn about the latest findings in regenerative medicine and explore...

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  • 2014 Jun 03

    Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day

    8:00am to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    The Harvard Club of Boston

     The 7th Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day  is the biggest day for life sciences startups and innovation in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This is a high-energy, hands-on event which brings together scientific leaders and business experts to mingle with scientists, post-docs, professors, entrepreneurs, innovators, and venture capitalists.

    Can you still be creative? In every lab in every research institution and company, researchers...

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  • 2014 Jun 02

    HSCI Technology Series

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University, Sherman-Fairchild G62, 7 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

    Program:
    Susan Dymecki, MD, PhD
    "Decoding the brain serotonergic system:  intersectional genetics and functional probing"

    Fernando Carmargo, PhD
    "Novel clonal and fate mapping approaches for the study of hematopoiesis"

    Attendees are invited to bring a brown bag lunch.  Open to the entire HSCI community.

    Unable to join us in Cambridge?  Join the discussion on WebEx at:
    ...

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  • 2014 May 30

    "What is Life? The Science and Ethics of Making New Life in the Laboratory"

    4:00pm to 5:15pm

    Location: 

    The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center, Radcliffe Yard, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Registration is required. Please register here.

    How has knowledge of the human genome transformed the biological sciences? How should we assess the promises, perils, and ethics of creating new organisms in the laboratory?

    Eric S. Lander (moderator), president and founding director, Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); professor of biology, MIT; and professor of systems biology...

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  • 2014 May 27

    Spring 2014 Star Family Challenge Recipient Presentations

    11:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    University Hall Faculty Room

    The Star Family Challenge for Promising Scientific Research is open to Harvard faculty in the natural or social sciences to submit high-risk, high-impact projects with an interdisciplinary focus. Twice a year, a selection committee of faculty members choose projects for awards ranging in size from $20,000 to $200,000.

    ...

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  • 2014 May 23

    HSCI at 10: The Future is Now

    8:30am to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University, Northwest Lab Building, Amphitheater B103 (lower level), 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

    Sorry - we are no longer able to accept registrations...this event is fully subscribed.  We will accept walk-ins on a space available basis only.

    Ninth Annual HSCI Malkin Retreat

    Agenda
    (morning)

    8:00-9:00: Registration & Continental Breakfast

    9:00-9:10: Welcome - Brock Reeve, MPhil, MBA
    9:10-9:40: Opening Keynote - Doug Melton, PhD - "Making beta cells for diabetics"
    9:40-10:10: Steve Hyman, MD - “For schizophrenia and autism, the genetics revolution has arrived: How do we make it matter for patients?”
    10:10-10:40:  Ya-Chieh Hsu, PhD - "A good hair day:  Transit-amplifying cells orchestrate stem cell activity and tissue regeneration"
    10:40-10:55: Break
    11:00-12:10: Postdoctoral Lightning Round

    (afternoon)
    12:15-2:30: Lunch & Poster Session

    2:30-3:00: Derrick Rossi, PhD - “Reprogramming committed blood cells to induced hematopoietic stem cells with defined factors”
    3:00-3:30: Challenges/Opportunities/Resources for Cell Therapy -
    Moderator: Les Silberstein, MD
    Discussants: George Daley, MD, PhD, Clifford Woolf, MD, PhD and Kevin Eggan, PhD
    3:30-4:00: Community Introduction:  Olivier Pourquie, PhD
    4:00-4:30: Closing Keynote - David Scadden, MD
    4:30-6:00: Poster Session and Special 10th Anniversary Reception

    Faculty co-chairs:  
    John Rinn, PhD
    Harvard University Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology and
    Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

    Andrew Brack, PhD
    Center for Regenerative Medicine
    Massachusetts General Hospital

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