Harvard Law School, Pound Hall 100, 1563 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
Please join us for an update from the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, delivered by Michelle Groman (HLS '05), Associate Director at the Bioethics Commission. Since its inception in 2009, President Obama's Commission has issued reports on synthetic biology, human subjects research, whole genome sequencing, pediatric medical countermeasure research, and incidental findings. Currently, the Commission is examining the ethical implications of...
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center (formerly Radcliffe Gymnasium), 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA
Gender, culture, economics, politics, and power affect health-care decisions by providers, patients, and communities in the United States and around the world. This conference will explore the choices behind medical research funding and practice, health-care delivery, and policy making.
Playwright, author, and activist Eve Ensler will open the conference on Thursday evening. She will give a presentation based on her book In the Body of the World: A Memoir of Cancer and Connection (2013), which will include readings and a Q&A session moderated by Diane Paulus, artistic...
Harvard Innovation Lab, Batten Hall, 125 Western Ave., Boston, MA
The Harvard i-lab and Office of Technology Development is bringing together Harvard inventors, entrepreneurs, students, alumni and more to showcase high potential technologies being developed at Harvard. Our inventors will introduce their exciting technology and commercialization potential to our multi-disciplinary audience. This will be followed by a targeted networking session to enable the attendees to meet with our inventors, better understand each other’s skills and experiences.
We will have a direct "Longwood to i-lab" bus for this event (one trip). More info...
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Jimmy Fund Auditorium, 35 Binney Street, Boston, MA
Agenda: Jordan Layton-Mange (Research Fellow in Medicine, Milan Lab) "Utilizing Stem Cell-Derived Models of Arrhythmia: Increasing throughput, drug validation, and a new approach for genetic discovery"
Zhanpeng Huang(Instructor in Pediatrics, BCH, Wang lab) "Regulation of cardiac hypertrophy and dilated cardiomyopathy by CIP"
Pizza and beverages will be provided at the meeting.
Harvard Medical School, New Research Building, Room 350, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA
"Creating pathways of discovery through collaboration and innovative technology" John Daley, Director of LMA CyTOF Core Facility
"Determining the mechanism of action of roscovitine in treating polycystic kidney fibrosis" Jagesh Shah, Associate Professor, Department of Systems Biology, HMS and Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
This program is open to members of the HSCI research community at large - all are welcome!