Events

HiTS Annual retreat 2017:

Day 1: Friday December 8, 2017 from 8:30am-6:30pm        

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

250 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02138

Agenda


8:15 – 8:45          Registration and light breakfast

 

8:45 – 9:15         Peter Sorger, Systems Pharmacology and Therapeutic Science

Head of Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science HMS

 

9:15 – 9:45        Keynote Presentation

Mark Borowsky

Global Head of Scientific Data Analysis

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

                       

9:45 –11:05    Session 1: Computation and Data Science in Biomedicine

Chair: Bree Aldridge, Tufts

Debbie Marks, HMS

Toufiq Parag, SEAS

 Meir Glick, Biogen (invited)

 

11:20– 12:40     Session 2: Biology and Pharmacology at the Single Cell Level

Chair –– Michael Baym

Bree Aldridge, Tufts

Sandro Santagata, BWH

Adam Palmer, HMS

Bill Forrester, NIBR

 

12:40 – 1:45       Lunch

 

1:45– 4:00         Session 3: Measuring and modeling therapeutic response

Chair – Sandro Santagata

Ben Izar, DFCI, BWH

Leonid Peshkin, HMS

Kris Sarosiek, HCSPH

Michael Baym, HMS

Steve Rodriguez, MGH

 

4:30 – 5:15        Session 4: Cheminformatics and Computational Chemistry (Discussion)

 Moderator: Peter Sorger

Jeremy Jenkins, Novartis

Nienke Moret, LSP       

Jeremy Muhlich, LSP

 5:15 – 6:45         Poster session, poster prizes and refreshments

 

Day 2: Tuesday December 12, 2017 from 9:00am-5:00pm

HMS, TMEC 227

Agenda:

­­­­­­­­­­­9:00 – 9:15        Dr. Catherine Dubreuil, Director of Training and Education, HiTS

                          Introduction and IDPs

 

9:15 – 10:45     Dr. Haroon Hashmi, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Ziopharm Oncology

What are the different roles for scientists in industry beyond R&D and what strengths/skills do I need for these roles?

 

 10:45 – 11:00  BREAK

 

 11:00 – 12:00   Dr. Catherine Dubreuil, Director of Training and Education, HiTS

Workshop: Identification of signature strengths for networking and job seeking

 

12:00 – 1:00     LUNCH

 

1:00 – 3:30       Melissa Marshall, CEO Melissa Marshall Consulting, Present Your Science

                          Workshop: Building an outstanding pitch

 

3:00 – 5:00       Lauren Celano, CEO Propel Careers

                          Building great Networking Skills and strategies