Rising Stars in Biomedical

November 8–9, 2017 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology


November 7
6:00 Dinner at Royal Sonesta
November 8
7:30-8:00 Breakfast
8:00-8:15 Welcome
8:15-2:00 IMPACT workshop (and lunch)
Rising Stars and IMPACT faculty
In this experiencial workshop, participants will learn strategies for focusing on and communicating the impact of their research, using their own research project as a starting point.
3:00-3:30 Coffee break
3:30-4:30 Panel with senior faculty
Emery Brown, Natacha DePaola, Paula Hammond, Collin Stultz
Senior faculty will share their perspective on building one’s career and answer questions from the participants.
5:00-6:00 Panel with industry and clinical faculty
Howard Davis, Christiana Iyasere
Senior researcher from industry and clinical colleagues will share their perspective on building one’s career and answer questions from the participants.
6:30 Dinner at Catalyst
November 9
8:30 Breakfast
9:00-12:30 Interview skills workshop
HFP Consulting
The participants will learn about and practice interview skills and strategies.
10:30 Coffee break
12:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 How to get a faculty job
Polina Golland
2:30-3:30 Coffee break
3:00-4:00 Biomedical research: academia vs government vs industry
Cherie Butts
4:00 Closing remarks and feedback
5:00 Community social at State Park