Past Events

  • 2014 Apr 01

    Boston Single-Cell Network Meeting

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, New Research Building, Room 350, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

    Agenda:
    David Cacchiarelli (HFSP Fellow, Broad Institute)
    "Role of coding and non-coding RNAs in muscle differentiation and disease"

    Cole Trapnell (Post Doctoral Fellow, J. Rinn Lab)
    "The dynamics of cell fate decisions are revealed by pseudo-temporal ordering of single cells"
    Abstract:
    Defining the transcriptional dynamics of a temporal process such as cell differentiation is challenging owing to the high variability in gene expression between...

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  • 2014 Mar 28

    HSCRB Tenure Seminar - Paola Arlotta, PhD

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University, Biological Labs Lecture Hall, Room 1080, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

    "Programming and Reprogramming Neuronal Diversity in the Cerebral Cortex"

    Guest speaker:
    Paola Arlotta, PhD

    Morris Kahn Associate Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
    Harvard University
    Principal Faculty, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

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  • 2014 Mar 26

    Genetic and Regenerative Medicine of Eye Disease Lecture Series

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Reading Genomes and Reprogramming Disease"

    Guest speaker:
    Joseph Corbo, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Dept. of Pathology & Immunology
    Washington University School of Medicine
    St. Louis, Missouri

    Hosted by the Ocular Genomics Institute, Neena Haider, PhD

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  • 2014 Mar 25

    "Small Molecule Transcriptional Modulators"

    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 | Jean and Jerome Pearlstein Lecture

    Guest speaker:
    Anna Mapp, PhD
    Edwin Vedejs Collegiate Professor of Chemistry
    Research Professor, Life Sciences Institute
    Director, Program in Chemical Biology
    University of Michigan

    Host:  David Frank, MD, PhD

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

  • 2014 Mar 13

    Symposium of the Harvard Medical School Dept. of Genetics

    12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, New Research Building, Room 350, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

    "Genetics, Biomedicine, and the Human Experience in Space"

    Guest speakers:
    Adam Steltzner

    Jet Propulsion Lab, NASA

    Dorit Donoviel
    National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI)

    Including panel discussions and speculative proposals from HMS Genetics:
    George Church
    Susan Dymecki
    Gary Ruvkun
    David Sinclair
    Ting Wu
    Bruce Yankner

  • 2014 Mar 11

    Program of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard law School, Wasserstein Hall 3018, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

    "Evaluating the Revised Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)"

    The DSM is the reference used by clinicians, researchers, and insurers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, with the intent to provide specific, objective criteria by which to assess symptoms and determine whether to pay for treatment.  The American Psychiatric Association released the manual's fifth edition in May 2013, nearly twenty years after the fourth edition, to substantial public and professional criticism.  Please join us for a discussion of the new...

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  • 2014 Mar 11

    Patent Law in Academia Info Course

    9:30am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, Goldenson 122, 220 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

    Lecturers:
    Anne I. Craig, Director of Intellectual Property, Office of Technology Development, Harvard University
    Dr. George Church, Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
    Dr. Grant Zimmerman, Director of Business Development, Office of Technology Development, Harvard University

    Course description:
    Scientists receive excellent training on how to conduct basic research, however, the job of a scientist, particularly at the level of...

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  • 2014 Mar 07

    HSCI Blood Program Meeting

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Room 335, New Research Building, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston.

    Presentations will be by:

    Derrick Rossi - Pilot grant first year report:
    “Reprogramming committed human blood cells back to hematopoietic stem cells with defined factors.”

    Min Ye (Tenen lab):
    "Leukemia initiating cell formation requires myeloid differentiation."

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