Professor Iain Cheeseman, Member, Whitehead Institute
Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up
MIT Biology presents a selection of talks on the practice of science, navigating academia, and balancing it all with a life outside the lab.
Contact: Prof. Iain Cheeseman, WI-401B, 617-324-2503, firstname.lastname@example.org
What are the biggest challenges when setting up a lab? What things turned out to be easier than expected? What is it like teaching and hiring lab members? Come learn from some faculty about what it's like to be a "new professor", and some of the thrills and challenges of starting a new lab.
Organized by: Paul Fields
Adam Martin, Matt Vander Heiden, Brett Pellock, Michelle Meyer, David Pincus
Not sure if you want to do an industry or an academic postdoc? Want to know how to find a postdoc? What do people look for when hiring a postdoc? Come find out all this and more!
Organized by: Dave Phizicky and David Benjamin
Dr. Tyler Jacks - Director: Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Dr. Francis J. Martin, Dr. Justin Pritchard, Renee George
When you're stressed about lab or life in general, do you ever wonder what's available to you to help you de-stress your life? Or even if you're not stressed, want some more information about how to improve different aspects of your mental and physical well-being? If so, come and listen to these knowledgeable panel members discuss how to make your time at MIT more enjoyable.
Organized by: BioREFS
Frank Solomon, Tejas Kalastavadi - 2011-2012 Vice-President of the MIT Post-Doctoral Assoc, Hannah Blitzblau - President of the Whitehead Postdoctoral Assoc,, Susanna (Zan) Barry - Senior Program Manager, Community Wellness at MIT Medical, Josh Arribere - Member of BioREFS, Graduate Student in Biology