GSD Announcements
2014 July 25

The Graduate Student Division (GSD) within the Office for Research Career Development,
a branch of the Center for Faculty Development, was created to foster a graduate student community and to serve the practical needs of graduate students
from all academic institutions who are associated with basic and clinical research at MGH.


  Get Connected
  on social media

  Brave New (Genetics)
  World: Into the Era of
  Personal Genomes,
  Synthetic Biology,
  and De-Extinction

  Future in Life

  Do You Need Help
  Identifying Funding


1. Get Connected with your fellow graduate students at MGH on social media-

  • Follow us on Twitter


  • Join our MGH GSD LinkedIn group


  • Start participating in social activities with your peers on Facebook


2. Brave New (Genetics) World: Into the Era of Personal Genomes, Synthetic Biology, and
    De-Extinction on July 28-

    Presented by Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable

Crude oil will be produced by microbes, medicine will be customized by personal genomes, and woolly mammoths and passenger pigeons will be on display at zoos. In this event, we want to explore this future world, the implications of the changes that will be afoot, and how best regulation can drive innovation in a safe manner. How can we prepare for and adapt to the changes that will be brought about as we enter this revolution in genetic engineering?

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014
Time: 6:00 to 8:30 pm
Location: HMS Armenise Amphitheatre, 200 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Please click here for more information.

3. Future in Life Sciences (FILS) Series: Bio-Informatics, Modeling and Systems Biology
    Career Paths on Sep 16-

    Presented by Propel Careers and MassBioEd

Futures in Life Sciences events are tailored for graduate students, postdocs and medical residents and discuss exciting career paths in the life sciences industry in various functional areas.

Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time: 5:30 to 8:00 pm
Location: MassBio Offices, 300 Tech Square, 8th floor, Cambridge, MA

Please click here for more information and to register.

4. Do You Need Help Identifying Funding Opportunities?-

The Graduate Student Division is sponsoring consultation meetings for you to meet with Amy Robb, Assistant Director for Prospect Research and Funding Opportunities, Corporate & Foundation Relations, MGH Development Office, to set up personalized funding searches.

This consultation will help you:

    •  Set up search parameters designed to identify funding sources for your research program.
    •  Receive a weekly report of updated search results.
    •  Gain a greater understanding of how to use COS Pivot to conduct additional searches on your own.

Please e-mail to sign up for a consultation meeting.