GSD Announcements
2015 May 22

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.


  Joint GSD and MGPA
  Networking Barbecue

  Other Programs

  Drug Discovery &
  World Congress 2015


  with the GSD

  Job Opportunity
  for Graduate


1. MGH Graduate Student Division (GSD) and Massachusetts General Postdoc
    Association (MGPA) Networking Barbecue on June 11-

    Presented by the MGH Graduate Student Division and Mass General Postdoc Association

Come join the GSD and the MGPA at this outdoor event where you can meet and socialize with other graduate students and postdocs. Lots of fun and food are guaranteed!

Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015
Time: 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Location: CNY 114 (lawn behind building)

*Open to Graduate Students and Research Fellows only*

Pre-registration is required, please register here by Mon, June 8.


1. "Drug Discovery & Therapy World Congress 2015" on July 22 - 25-
    Sponsored by Drug Discovery & Therapy World Congress 2015

This event aims to highlight cutting-edge advances in all major disciplines of Drug Discovery and Drug Therapy. Presentations would focus on important areas of drug design and discovery, including but not limited to cardiovascular, endocrine and metabolic disorders, immune systems, anti-infectives, CNS, anti-cancer, inflammation and allergy, enabling technologies, emerging infectious diseases, frontier topics in medicinal chemistry, drug metabolism, drug safety, new and emerging biomarkers and drug targets, combinatorial chemistry and high throughput screening, drug delivery, pharmacogenomics, and protein and peptides sciences.

Conference President: Prof. Ferid Murad, MD, PhD, Nobel Laureate
Dr. Murad completed an internship and residency in Medicine at MGH in 1967.

Dates: July 22 - 25, 2015
Location: One Boston Place, Boston, MA

Please note, the organizers are pleased to offer FREE registration to a limited number of students from MGH to participate in this event.

Please click here for more information and to register.


1. CONSULTATIONS: GSD is offering consultations for MGH graduate students-
    Graduate Student Division

Are you interested in academic or career advice?

Thilo Deckersbach, PhD, Director of the Graduate Student Division within the Office for Research Career Development is available for individual meetings to discuss your career advancement.

Please email to schedule a consultation.

2. Job Opportunity: Potential Opportunity for PhD students graduating this year-
    Fletcher Spaght, Inc

A Boston based company looking for an ideal candidate with PhD or Master's degree in the biological sciences.

Fletcher Spaght, Inc. provides strategy and financing assistance to new ventures, including start-up companies, risk capital investors and emerging technologies/growth enterprises within larger organizations.

If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to