Past Events

Wednesday, February 8, 2018
Boston Biotech: Friends of Boston's Homeless Community Mixer

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Dave Parker, MBA 
Integrated Grants Manager
Workshop: “The grant application process at MEEI”

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Science Pint Night
Bill's Bar and Lounge
5 Lansdowne St, Boston
Sponsored by the BPDA

Monday, April 3, 2017
MEEI Fellows Social
Boston Beer Works
112 Canal St

Friday, March 10, 2017
Trivia Night
Aeronaut Brewing Company
14 Tyler St, Somerville, MA 02143
Sponsored by the BPDA

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Career Panel - Data Science, Informatics and Computer Science
MIT Building 6-120, Cambridge, MA
Sponsored by the BPDA

Sunday, January 29, 2017
BPDA Ice Skating Event
300 Athenaeum St, Cambridge, MA
Sponsored by the BPDA

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
BPDA Careers Networking Event
The Lansdowne Pub
9 Lansdowne St, Boston, MA
Hosted by the BPDA

Thursday, September  22, 2016
Identifying Career Paths for PhDs in Science
Melanie Sinche, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Sponsored by Boston University's postdoc office

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Seminar: Insider's Guide to Landing a Job in Industry
Erik Rocheford, Recruiter at Stratacuity
Sponsored by the BPDA

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Boston Postdoc Association (BPDA) Networking Event
Sponsored by the BPDA

Thursday, August 30, 2016 
Round table discussion: Revised Fellows Benefits Policy 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Jackie Solberg, CRA - Director, Pre-Award & Regulatory Compliance 
Cori O'Brien, MSM - Administrative Manager, Ophthalmology Research 
Workshop: “The grant application process at MEEI”

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Social at the Liberty Hotel
Sponsored by the MPGA

Thursday, June 9, 2016 
Round table discussion: FLSA, BPDA, Postdoc Welcome Package, etc

Sunday, January 24, 2016 
Ice skating
Sponsored by the BPDA

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Social at the Beantown Pub
Sponsored by the MGPA

Friday, December 4, 2015
Round table discussion: "MEEI's response to postdoc benefits concerns"

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Neena Haider, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Associate Scientist, MEEI/SERI
Workshop: "Work/life balance in science"

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Beth Logan, EA (Kozlog Tax Advisers)
Workshop: "Tax implications of your postdoc life"
Sponsored by the HMS Postdoc Association

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Fall Social
Boston Beer Works

Friday, September 11, 2015
Prof. Vicki Sato, Ph.D.
Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School 

Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology, Harvard University 
Seminar: "From .edu to .com: Can a Scientist Make A Business?

Friday, August 21, 2015
Round table discussion: "Update on Postdoc Benefits Issues"

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Prof. Robert Kaplan, MBA
Martin Marshall Professor of Management Practice in Business Administration
Senior Associate Dean for External Relations
Harvard Business School (Organizational Behavior)
Seminar: "Management and Leadership"

Monday, June 29, 2015 
Marsheila DeVan, MBA
Senior Communications Specialist, EMO Enterprises, Inc.
Workshop: "Skills for giving effective scientific presentations"

Friday, April 24, 2015
Zoe Fonseca-Kelly, Ph.D.
Program Director for Faculty Affairs, Harvard Medical School
Talk: “Progressing through the academic track

Friday, March 5, 2015
Rhoda Chang, PhD - Technical/Scientific Writer, Roche
Harry Sweigard, PhD - Scientist, Novartis
Vadim Khaychuk, PhD - Scientist, Sanofi
Panel discussion: “Industry and non-academic career paths

Monday, February 23, 2015
Michael Farkas, Ph.D.
Seminar: “Insights into the pathogenesis of RNA splicing factor retinitis pigmentosa

Friday, February 13, 2015
Round table discussion: “The postdoctoral experience at MEEI - II”

Friday, November 14, 2014
Round table discussion: “The postdoctoral experience at MEEI - I”

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Jackie Solberg - Director, Pre-Award & Regulatory Compliance
Cori O'Brien - Research Grant Administrator
Workshop: “The grant application process at MEEI”