Training and Workshops
Public Speaking Worshop
Posted: May 1, 2013
Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Mayer Conference Center, Lower Conference Room (Medford Campus)
There will be a public speaking workshop for postdocs led by the Tufts Drama Department on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 2:30 – 4:30 pm at the Mayer Conference Center, Lower Conference Room (Medford Campus). This is a repeat of the highly successful workshop provided by the TEACRS program last year. The enrollment is limited to 20 attendees. Please RSVP by Sunday, May 5, 2013 to Sara Abbott at firstname.lastname@example.org. The workshop will then open up to AS&E grad students.
Seminar on Scientific Publishing: Cell Press
Posted: February 26, 2013
Time: 4 – 5pm
Date: March 1, 2013
Location: M&V 412
The seminar will give a brief introduction to Cell press journals, the roles and responsibilities of editors, reviewers, editorial board, and authors. The presenters will offer tips and resources for the peer review process including guidelines for how to properly review a paper.
Ann Cheung, Phd
Scientific Editor at Cancer Cell
Paige Shaklee, PhD
Editor of Trends in Biotechnology
Making the Most of Your Presentation Workshop
Posted: January 28, 2013
Time: 1:00 – 5:00pm
Date:February 12, 2013
Location: Tufts Medical Campus (Sackler, room TBD)
The TEACRS is sponsoring a workshop, Making the Most of Your Presentation, with professional communications consultant Jean-luc Doumont. The workshop recommends a systematic approach to preparing and delivering effective oral presentations.
Please email email@example.com by Friday, February 8, 2013 to register. There is limited space available.
Manuscript Writing Workshop
Posted: January 18, 2013
The manuscript writing workshop hosted by the postdoc association and TEACRS has been rescheduled for January 24, 2013 from 1:30pm – 5:30pm and January 25, 2013 from 9:30am – 12:30pm at 200 Boston Ave. on the Medford Campus.
The interactive workshop, presented by writing consultant, Beth Schachter, will focus on building skills in manuscript organization, writing to your target audience, and clearly articulating the "big story" of your research. Participants are asked to bring an abstract from a paper or meeting for peer critique and rewrite.
Please email Elyse Bolterstein (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and/or to RSVP for the workshop.
2013 Futures in Life Sciences Event Series
Posted: January 14, 2013
Propel Careers, MassBio, and the MassBioEd joined together to organize a series of networking and panel events focused on raising awareness of career paths that exist in life sciences for individuals with advanced degrees. This Futures in Life Science program will bring together experts across a wide range of disciplines and functional areas within the life science industry, who will detail their roles and will provide a rich context for the audience to gain a clear understanding of the skills, aptitudes, competencies, and personalities that thrive in their particular functions. Attendance for this program is open to current graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and medical residents who are interested in careers in the life sciences industry. The goal of these events is to profile the various career paths including business and commercial, consulting, research and development, clinical, medical affairs, and regulatory, bioinformatics and systems biology, reimbursement, pharmacoeconomics, and patient advocacy, and finance, legal and operations.
Futures in Life Sciences Program – Overview of Life Sciences Career Paths
Date: January 15, 2013
Location: MassBio Offices, 300 Tech Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA
Register at http://fils12013-eorg.eventfizz.com. There will be a $20 registration fee.
||Registration and Open Networking
||Introductions, Overview, and Recognition of Sponsors
Moderator: John Hallinan, CBO MassBio and CFO Cytel
- Stephen L. Altieri, associate, Cooley LLP
- Rita Viegas, Clinical Trial Manager, Biogen Idec
- Erin Whalen, Lab Head and Project Team Leader, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical
- Nessan Bermingham, Atlas Venture, Monsanto Seed Fund Alliance Advisor and Managing Partner, Bio Equity Capital
Other 2013 FILS 2013 Series can be found here.