Harvard Innovation Lab, Batten Hall, 125 Western Ave., Boston, MA
Workshop of the Harvard Innovation Lab
Biotech and medical device companies are heavily dependent on intellectual property rights, particularly those developing diagnostic, therapeutic or invasive products. The complexity of the technology and rapidly evolving legal landscape make the availability, validity and enforceability of biotech patents highly uncertain. This session, led by Michael Twomey, a patent attorney and partner at WilmerHale, will explore some of the basic IP questions facing health sciences startups.
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...
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...
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...