MD/PhD Thursday Seminar Series

5:00 pm on Thursday, March 13, 2014
6:00 pm on Thursday, March 13, 2014
Room X-715
Contact Name:
Yolanta Kovalko
BUSM Graduate Students! The MD/PhD program would like to invite you to a new Thursday Seminar Series: All the things you can’t learn doing experiments – scientific careers and beyond. One Thursday every month from 5:00PM-6:00PM we will bring in speakers from the greater Boston area who have a range of experience; from starting/having successful labs to starting their own biotech/pharma companies to advising these companies. Greater Boston is one of the most highly ranked areas in the US in terms of biotech, pharmacology and life sciences research – so take advantage of these seminars to maximize your career potential. You will be learning from the best in the business. Here is the updated 2014 seminar list: Date (Thursday) Presenter Location March 13, 2014 Dr. Jeffrey Browning Professor of Microbiology BUSM 650 Albany St, X-715 April 10, 2014 Dr. Peter Weinstock Director, Simulation Center Boston Children’s Hospital 650 Albany St. X-715 May 15, 2014 Early Career Panel Dr. John Love, Dr. Ramon Bonegio Dr. Elisabeth Battinelli 650 Albany St, X-715 On Thursday, March 13, 2014 Dr. Jeffrey Browning, Professor of Microbiology at BUSM will be our guest for the evening. Dr. Jeffrey Browning is an outstanding Research Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Section of Rheumatology at Boston University School of Medicine. In the past he has worked on the development of hypothesis based translational medicine in relation to autoimmune diseases and drove clinical testing of TNF family inhibitors and activators in autoimmunity and oncology indications at Biogen Idec in Cambridge. He is a noted scientist and has over 100 publications. His experience and recognition by the medical community has gained him widespread respect among his peers. Be sure not to miss this opportunity to hear him speak!