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Academic Year 2006 - 2007

Professional Development for Researchers -

Scientific Writing
Speaker: Theodore A. Stern, MD, Professor of Psychiatry
Part 1 - September 27, 2006
Part 2 - October 4, 2006 Part 3 - October 11, 2006 This three-part educational series focused on: clarifying the writer’s interests, creating an outline, learning how to avoid obsessive perfectionism, writing multiple drafts, understanding the peer-review process, and much more. This course is designed for all those who desire to improve their scientific writing activities. Departments are also encouraged to send representatives who can share new insights about the writing process with their colleagues.

ORCD Fall Reception

Speaker: Nancy C. Andrews, MD, PhD, Dean for Basic Sciences & Graduate Studies, HMS
Date: November 16, 2006
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Professional Development for Researchers -

Research Integrity Through Research Compliance: It's the Law and a Matter of Public Trust
Speaker: Gretchen Brodnicki, JD, Director of Research Compliance, PHS
Date: December 13, 2006
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Click here for NIH Grants Policy Statement

Professional Development for Researchers -

What Constitutes Plagiarism in Laboratory Research Panel Discussion
Panelists: Chris Clark, JD, Partners Office of the General Council
  Margaret Dale, JD, HMS Dean for Faculty and Research Integrity
  Melissa Tearney, JD, Nixon Peabody, LLP
Date: March 2, 2007
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Professional Development for Researchers -

What's In It for You? Your Benefits Program at MGH
Discussion led by Mark Grubbs, Director, MGH Professional Staff Benefits
Joined by retirement saving experts from TIAA-CREF, Fidelity Investments and The Vanguard Group
Date: April 11, 2007
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Postdoc Spring Fest

Date: Friday, May 4, 2007

Mentored Lunch Series for Postdocs-

Career advice from outstanding mentors.
Date: Monday, May 14, 2007
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2007 Research Fellows Poster Celebration

Speakers: Dr. F. Richard Bringhurst and Dr. Frances Toneguzzo
Date: June 1, 2007
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Click here to view list of 2007 award recipients
Click here to view 2007 Abstract Book

Lunchtime Seminar for Postdoctoral Researchers -

Image Manipulation in Scientific Research: Is an Image Still Worth 1,000 Words?
Speaker: Dennis Brown, PhD
Associate Chief for Research Affairs, MGH Nephrology Division
Director, MGH Program in Membrane Biology
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Date: June 19, 2007
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Graduate Student DivisionPost Doctoral Division Center for Faculty Development Office for Women's Careers Office for Research Career Development