Past Events

  • 2014 May 19

    "Quantitative Microscopy, Part II: Image Analysis"

    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, Cannon Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

    Guest lecturer:
    Hunter Elliott, PhD
    Image and Data Analysis Core

    Often acquiring fluorescence images is only the first step in answering your biological question: The images contain the information you're interested in, but now how can you extract it?  We will start with the basic concepts necessary for understanding and utilizing images as data, and then survey the most commonly applied image analysis methods. Topics include segmentation, filtering, co-localization, particle detection and tracking, super-resolution methods and...

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  • 2014 May 15

    Inaugural William E. Harmon Lectureship in Nephrology

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Boston Children's Hospital, Folkman Auditorium, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

    "Shifting the TGF-B/BMP signaling paradigm in renal and metabolic disease"

    Guest speaker:
    Gregory R. Dressler, PhD

    Collegiate Professor in Pathology Research
    University of Michigan

    This lectureship, to be delivered on an annual basis, has been established to commemorate Bill Harmon's important contributions to the field of nephrology and to the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Boston Children's Hospital.

    More details on this inaugural lecture to follow.

  • 2014 May 13

    "Single Cell RNA-sequencing in Circulating Tumor Cells"

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, Countway Library, Minot Room, 5th floor, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA

    Boston Single-Cell Network Meeting

    Guest speakers:
    David Ting, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
    and
    Ben Wittner, PhD, Instructor in Medicine

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Faculty organizers:  Peter Kharchenko and Lev Silverstein

    Food and beverage will be provided at this meeting.

  • 2014 May 13

    "A Non-Coding RNA Revolution in the Cancer Society"

    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 | Rose Winer Levin Lecture

    Guest speaker:
    George Calin, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Department of Experimental Therapeuitcs
    MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Hosted by:  Dipanjan Chowdhury, PhD

  • 2014 May 12

    "Genetic Influences on the Developing Central Nervous System"

    9:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Lecturers:

    • Dr. Connie Cepko, Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
    • Dr. Davie VanVactor, Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
    • Dr. Elizabeth Engle, Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Boston Children's Hospital

    Description: This nanocourse will explore the fundamental mechanisms underlying the development of the Central Nervous System (CNS) with a focus on the genes that drive this process. We will...

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  • 2014 May 07

    HSCI Cancer Program Pilot Grants Review Meeting

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Presentations by:
    Stuart Orkin/Guo-Cheng Yuan

    "Single cell modeling of cellular hierarchy and transcriptional network for leukemia stem cells"

    Carla Kim/Peter Kharchenko
    "Tracking clonal dynamics of lung adenocarcinomas"

    Zhe Li/Allon Klein (Marc Kirschner)
    "Pathway-based quantitative clonal analysis for studying cancer stem cells in vivo"

    All members of the HSCI research community are welcome to attend.  Attendees are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch...

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  • 2014 May 06

    "Evolutionary Dynamics of Cancer"

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Guest speaker:
    Franziska Michor, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Harvard School of Public Health

    Host:  Kornelia Polyak, MD, PhD

  • 2014 May 06

    "Engineered Hydrogels for Regenerative Medicine Applications"

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Leaders in Regenerative Medicine Seminar

    Online registration is required.

    Guest speaker:
    Ali Khademhosseini, PhD
    Associate Professor, Harvard-MIT's Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST)
    Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
    Bioengineer, Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Dr. Khademhosseini's talk will focus on his work on engineered materials...

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  • 2014 May 06

    "Professional Communication for Research Scientists: Sending the message you want to deliver"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, TMEC 126, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

    The Curriculum Fellows Series on Education

    Presented by:
    Joya Mukerji, PhD
    Curriculum Fellow for Translational Science
    Department of BCMP/Leder Human Biology Program

    This workshop series is open to everyone.  Please bring your lunch and join us!

    RSVP to lauren_mackay@hms.harvard.edu appreciated.

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