Postdoc Seminar Series – Tim Calamaras & how we can protect our hearts

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Today Tim Calamaras a great postdoc from Tufts Medical Center spokeĀ aboutĀ “Identifying PKG1a interacting proteins to discover novel cardioprotective molecules”

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Work/Life Resources @ Tufts

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The AS&E Committee on Work/Life Balance have compiled a list of resources for Postdocs related to work/life! See below for resources on pregnancy during a postdoc, childcare, lactation rooms, health and wellness and relevant contacts!

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NextProf Science 2016 – The Faculty Search Process

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How to successfully apply for a faculty position? How to write your application? How to get an interview? Read on! Read the rest of this entry »

NextProf Science 2016 – Life in Academia

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What are the benefits and challenges of a career in Academia?

Panelists:

  • Ruth Blake (Yale, Geochemistry)
  • Baldomero Olivera (University of Utah, Biology)
  • Mary James (Reed College, a SLAC)

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PDA/GSC Spring Vendor Show 2016!

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On the 10th of May, 2016, we held our first ever PDA/GSC facilitated vendor show in Sackler 114!

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We had over 100 grad students, postdocs, technicians, PIs and MDs come grab lunch, chat to 9 different vendors and help support the efforts of the PDA and GSC. The gracious contributions from the vendors helped to over double the PDA budget for the next year – allowing us to put on even bigger and better events for the Tufts Community!

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How to Design a Drug: Insights into Drug Discovery

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Today we are joined by Sarah Dykstra, PhD, who worked in the early drug discovery group at Amgen. Many of our postdocs and PhD students will end up in R&D, so its a great opportunity to learn about your potential future career.

Big thank you to Thermo Fisher Scientific for sponsoring this seminar! Remember that if you need any support from Thermo Fisher, feel free to reach out to our Account Manager, Adam!

Here are some insights from the seminar on the drug discovery pipeline:
(A copy of the slides can be found at the end of the post!).

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How to Develop a Great Research Idea

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We were joined by David R. Walt, PhD, the Robinson Professor of Chemistry and HHMI investigator on how to develop your next big scientific idea for success in Academia and Industry. Here are a few highlights from the talk:

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