Harvard Business School's Healthcare Club Conference

Harvard Business School's annual healthcare conference will feature talks on the latest innovations in the industry, from precision medicine and gene therapy to care delivery and investments. The conference will take place at Harvard Business School on Saturday, February 3rd. Visit https://www.hbshealthconference.com for more info.

Keynote speakers include:
-Stéphane Bancel - CEO of Moderna Therapeutic
-Jeffrey Marrazzo - CEO of Spark Therapeutics
-Tom Mihaljevic - CEO of Cleveland Clinic
-Seema Verma - Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

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The world's biomedical knowledge is huge, and it keeps growing exponentially.

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tackles this problem by leveraging machine learning for the real-time automated extraction of knowledge from the commercial, scientific, and regulatory bodies of literature. Importantly, we pair AI and data science team with clinical scientists and genomics experts to both identify translationally relevant questions and triangulate results to these queries using molecular analytics. 

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Learn more at our Seminar with
Enrique Garcia-Rivera,
John Santa Maria
and Mark Kalinich

Monday, January 22nd, 5:30pm in TMEC 209
-Dinner will be provided-

For more info, visit nference.ai

Please RSVP here!

New Year Edition of Boston QSP Event: The Development of Predictive QSPK Models for Novel Biotherapeutics

Quantitative meets qualitative science applications in medicine and pharmaceutics. Learn from and meet in person with R&D leaders from academia and pharmaceutical industry. Some hiring mangers will be in attendance too. Check out our jobs board for jobs from Blueprint Medicines, BioMarin, Novartis, Amgen, Pfizer, etc. (https://www.bostonqsp.com/jobs-board).  
 
Time: Wednesday, Jan 10th, 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: Cambridge Innovation Center, 1 Broadway, Cambridge (5th floor)
Organizer: Boston QSP
Sponsor: Amgen
Target audience: Grad students and postdocs from engineering, mathematics, biology, pharmacology, etc.
Event details: (https://www.bostonqsp.com/single-post/2017/12/12/Boston-QSP-January-2018-event-announcement)

RSVP is free, but required. (https://www.meetup.com/BostonQSP/events/242608367/)
 
Invitation:
 
We invite you to be a part of New Year edition of Boston QSP event on Wednesday January 10th, 2018.
 
This event will feature presentations by Dr. Dhaval K. Shah, Assistant Prof., Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at SUNY at Buffalo, NY. The presentation will focus on The focus of the presentation will be on the development of quantitative systems pharmacokinetics models for novel biotherapeutics e.g., antibody fragments, ADCs, bi-specific proteins, CAR-T, etc.
 
Click here for details. (https://www.bostonqsp.com/single-post/2017/12/12/Boston-QSP-January-2018-event-announcement)
 
Reception will follow presentations. Enjoy selection of craft beers, wine, and food from a local business, courtesy of Amgen.
 
Quantitative and Systems Pharmacology (QSP): It is an emerging and highly interdisciplinary field in drug development research.
 
About Boston QSP, Inc.: 
Boston QSP, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is foster the sharing of QSP knowledge, challenges, solutions, and opportunities to advance the field as an interdisciplinary community in Boston.

Graduate School Alumni Association Council Business Applications Workshops

The annual Business Applications Workshops will take place on Thursday and Friday, January 18 and 19, 2018. Sponsored by the Council as part of January@GSAS, these free workshops (listed below) are designed to allow current students to hear from alumni who have built successful careers outside of academia. You can sign up for one session or all five; all sessions conclude with an opportunity for participants to mingle with the speakers.

More information and registration details can be found at gsas.harvard.edu/events/business-workshops.

Schedule

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

9:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Cracking the Experience Barrier
1:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: The Many Roads to Biotech and Healthcare

Friday, January 19, 2018
Harvard Innovation Lab, Batten Hall
125 Western Avenue, Allston

9:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.: Calling All PhDs to Data Science
1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: i-lab Tour
1:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: Humans Needed: AI & Machine Learning

PCSS Science/Engineering Fair 2018

Pioneer Charter School of Science in Everett, MA is seeking judges for the middle school and high school science fair to help assess projects, and to talk with students about what careers in science are like.  For both fairs, the school will serve breakfast and lunch for the judges, and are able to provide rides from nearby public transportation if needed. The details for each fair are below:

High School Science Fair
Location: Pioneer Charter School of Science, 51 Summer Street, Everett, Ma 02149
Date: Friday February 9, 2018 8 am- 2 pm
Snow Date: Thursday February 15, 2018
Looking for: Graduate students, post-docs, anyone who currently works in the field of science

Middle School Science Fair
Location: Pioneer Charter School of Science II, 97 Main Street, Saugus, Ma 01906
Date: Friday February 9, 2018 8 am- 2 pm
Snow Date: Thursday February 15, 2018
Looking for: Same as above, but also undergraduate students

If anyone is interested in either of these opportunities, please email egreco@pioneercss.org or call the school at (617) 389-7277.  For more information about the school, please visit www.pioneercss.org