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January 2020

English Instruction & Improvement, For Non-Native Speakers

Registration from January 18, 2020 - June 1, 2020
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 18 of the month, repeating until June 1, 2020

The Link, 255 Main Street, 8th Fl
Cambridge, MA United States

These sessions will be scheduled on an individual basis. Coaching sessions for non-U.S.-born life sciences professionals offer in-depth training on ways to become more confident communicating These sessions will be scheduled on an individual basis. Coaching sessions for non-U.S.-born life sciences professionals offer in-depth training on ways to become more confident communicating inside and outside of their organization. Classes incorporate key soft skills using role plays of common workplace situations that take students out of their comfort zones. Trainings cover…

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February 2020

English Instruction & Improvement, For Non-Native Speakers

Registration from January 18, 2020 - June 1, 2020
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 18 of the month, repeating until June 1, 2020

The Link, 255 Main Street, 8th Fl
Cambridge, MA United States

These sessions will be scheduled on an individual basis. Coaching sessions for non-U.S.-born life sciences professionals offer in-depth training on ways to become more confident communicating These sessions will be scheduled on an individual basis. Coaching sessions for non-U.S.-born life sciences professionals offer in-depth training on ways to become more confident communicating inside and outside of their organization. Classes incorporate key soft skills using role plays of common workplace situations that take students out of their comfort zones. Trainings cover…

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What, Why, Where, When and How to Hold Your First In-Human Trial

February 26, 2020, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC+0
JLABS @ M2D2, 110 Canal Street
Lowell, MA United States

Join JLABS Boston for a human clinical trial workshop bringing together experts in the field to discuss advantages, challenges and experiences in running trials around the globe. You’ve answered some basic science questions about a medical devices’s safety and are ready to move to the clinic. There is a lot to consider including study design, cost/incentives, speed, quality, the participant pool, communication/language, partners, your market, standard of medical care, data integrity and more. To answer these questions, JLABS Boston has…

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BioXchange @ ABI-LAB

February 26, 2020, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
ABI-LAB, 22 Strathmore Road
Natick, MA United States

February’s BioXchange event will be held at ABI-LAB. February’s BioXchange event will be held at ABI-LAB. The event is being sponsored by ABI-LAB. Light refreshments will be provided. You MUST RSVP in order to attend. No walk-ins will be permitted. Event will sell out due to the limited capacity of the venue. If you have any questions, concerns, or interest in sponsoring future events; you can reach us at bioxchange.boston@gmail.com. More about our sponsor: ABI-LAB is an accelerator and bio-incubator established…

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March 2020

MassBioEd – Transitioning To Leader, For New Managers

March 5, 2020, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
The Link, 255 Main Street, 8th Fl
Cambridge, MA United States

Participants of this course will gain a clear understanding of the leader-manager they aim to be and the essential skills and strategies to help them get there. Participants of this course will gain a clear understanding of the leader-manager they aim to be and the essential skills and strategies to help them get there. This interactive course focuses on fundamentals for interviewing and hiring and strategies for how to develop employees and set them up for success. Other topics of…

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Lunch & Learn Focus Group with Millipore Sigma

March 5, 2020, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC+0
JLABS @ M2D2, 110 Canal Street
Lowell, MA United States

Calling all researchers, scientists, students, PIs, and lab managers! Millipore is looking to gather information about the use of water baths in the laboratory. Calling all researchers, scientists, students, PIs, and lab managers! Millipore is looking to gather information about the use of water baths in the laboratory pertaining to life science related research. They are interested in hearing from anyone who uses water baths in the lab. Any and all advice from scientists, students, PIs, lab managers and anyone…

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Paying for Cures Workshop

March 10, 2020, 8:00 am - 5:30 pm UTC+0
MIT, Samberg Conference Center, 50 Memorial Drive, 7th Floor
Cambridge, MA United States

This intensive 1-day workshop at MIT will help you understand the expected impact of the therapy pipeline and learn to leverage tools to help determine how your plan could be affected. This second in a series of workshops from the FoCUS Consortium is designed to share research and solutions to the challenge of paying for high cost, durable and curative therapies. You will leave understanding the estimated clinical trial pipeline of these types of therapies and their potential impact on…

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The Impact of EU MDR Implementation, and How it Will Change Your Business

March 10, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm UTC+0
JLABS @ M2D2, 110 Canal Street
Lowell, MA United States

This webinar, led by RQMIS Senior European Regulatory Consultant Dr. Maria Duguine, outlines what provisions are currently in place during the transition period for the EU Medical Device Regulations. The transition period for the EU Medical Device Regulations (MDR) began in May 2017 and will end when they go into full force on May 26,2020. During this transition phase, a number of provisions have been put in place to assist manufacturers, but they are widely misunderstood and have caused major…

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Harvard Medical School Executive Education Webinar: Genomics of Common Diseases: From Discovery to Translation

March 12, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT

In this webinar, Dr. Sek Kathiresan will share his insights on the practical, real-world translation of genomics for clinical practice and novel therapeutics development. For common diseases of complex etiology such as myocardial infarction, gene discovery studies have implicated causative genes and validated drug targets. Recently, enthusiasm is growing for front-line applications of common disease genomics for clinical practice and therapeutics development. For instance, polygenic risk scores (PRS) offer the potential to stratify disease susceptibility for broad populations at birth,…

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Biotechnology Project Management

March 12, 2020, 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
The Link, 255 Main Street, 8th Fl
Cambridge, MA United States

This six-evening seminar, Tuesdays and Thursdays, examines critical aspects of project management, including an overview of the drug development process and regulatory agencies. This six-evening seminar, Tuesdays and Thursdays, examines critical aspects of project management, including an overview of the drug development process and regulatory agencies. Participants gain practical experience with project management tools, such as Product Development Plans, Responsibility Assignment Matrices, Communication Plans, and Work Breakdown Structures. Participants learn to use tools and strategies for working in a team…

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Biotech 101: The Science & Business of Biotech

March 16, 2020 - March 17, 2020, All Day
The Link, 255 Main Street, 8th Fl
Cambridge, MA United States

New to the life sciences industry? Biotech 101 provides a thorough overview of the industry for non-science professionals who may be working or looking to work in the biopharmaceutical industry. New to the life sciences industry? Do you need to have a better understanding of the science and business models driving the industry? Biotech 101 provides a thorough overview of the industry for non-science professionals who may be working or looking to work in the biopharmaceutical industry. Target Audience: Non-science…

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SCIENCE with/in/sight: 2020 Visions

March 17, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, 500 Main Street
Cambridge, MA United States

Join us for the opening of 2020 Visions, the tenth annual Image Awards exhibition in the Koch Institute Public Galleries. Join us for the opening of 2020 Visions, the tenth annual Image Awards exhibition in the Koch Institute Public Galleries. Celebrating biological beauty and transformative technologies, this year’s winning images embrace a variety of visualization techniques to examine the inner workings of microscopic communities and human health. Dive into natural and engineered systems to discover how scientific exploration and technological…

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English Instruction & Improvement, For Non-Native Speakers

Registration from January 18, 2020 - June 1, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 18 of the month, repeating until June 1, 2020

The Link, 255 Main Street, 8th Fl
Cambridge, MA United States

These sessions will be scheduled on an individual basis. Coaching sessions for non-U.S.-born life sciences professionals offer in-depth training on ways to become more confident communicating These sessions will be scheduled on an individual basis. Coaching sessions for non-U.S.-born life sciences professionals offer in-depth training on ways to become more confident communicating inside and outside of their organization. Classes incorporate key soft skills using role plays of common workplace situations that take students out of their comfort zones. Trainings cover…

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Life Sciences Bootcamp for In-House Counsel

March 19, 2020, 8:00 am - 1:30 pm EDT
Le Meridien Cambridge, 20 Sidney Street
Cambridge, MA

McDermott’s cross-functional team of life sciences legal advisors present the annual Life Sciences Bootcamp for In-House Counsel to address legal, regulatory and business challenges. The life sciences industry faces a wide range of legal, regulatory and business challenges, along with constantly evolving trends that impact leadership priorities. McDermott’s cross-functional team of life sciences professionals present the annual Life Sciences Bootcamp Series to help you navigate these pressing issues. Please join us for this half-day CLE program, which is tailored for…

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Innovation Leadership for Biopharma

March 25, 2020, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Kummer Consulting LLC, 375 Arlington Street
Watertown, MA United States

Postponed to Spring 2020 - Date to be determined. Build critical skills in communication, collaboration, and problem-solving for R&D. Our proven format delivers transformational leadership growth, with case-based workshops plus individual follow-up. Build critical skills in communication, collaboration, and problem-solving for R&D. Our proven format delivers transformational leadership growth, with case-based workshops plus individual follow-up.

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Sixth Annual Lobster Pot

March 25, 2020, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Broad Institute, 415 Main Street
Cambridge, MA

Postponed. A new date will be announced shortly.  Refunds will be issued to those who registered for the original date. This event will be in the “shark tank style,” with each fundraising executive pitching to investors and the audience. The investors will provide feedback on the pitch and on the ideas presented. What better way to honor Women’s History Month than to celebrate powerful women in the life sciences? Come to WIB-Boston’s sixth annual famous Annual Lobster Pot. As the…

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Advancing Leadership Skills, For Experienced Managers

March 30, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
The Link, 255 Main Street, 8th Fl
Cambridge, MA United States

Participants of this course will develop versatility in their leadership-management style to effectively handle the diverse situations they encounter. Participants of this course will develop versatility in their leadership-management style to effectively handle the diverse situations they encounter. This course focuses on how leaders can drive performance and positively shape the culture of the workplace to maximize employee and stakeholder engagement. Participants will engage in activities and learn the skills needed to address common coaching challenges. Approaches for building high…

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Transition to a Job in Biotech, Medtech, or Pharma May 31st to June 6th, 2020

March 31, 2020, All Day
Multiple Locations:, Check website for details, N/A

DEADLINE to apply to Biotech East Course at UMass Lowell: Discover the business side of science, extensive networking, and learn interdisciplinary skills from May 31st to June 6th 2020. Join this week-long, hands-on course to help you transition to a job in biotech, medtech, or pharma. Discover the business side of science, extensive networking, and learn interdisciplinary skills through a team project. Of the 182 attendees in 2014-2017, 67% now have jobs in industry, regulatory affairs, or tech transfer. Scholarships…

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April 2020

2020 Catalyst Awards

April 1, 2020, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Broad Institute, 415 Main St
Cambridge, MA United States

RESCHEDULING APRIL 1 CATALYST AWARDS Due to necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we will be rescheduling our April 1st Catalyst Awards. We are currently working to select a new date, likely in the fall of 2020, and will share more information soon. All tickets and sponsorships will be honored for the rescheduled event. We can't wait to celebrate with you at a future date. Please stay tuned! We are so grateful to all of our sponsors, partners,…

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Strategic Approaches To Developing And Commercializing Companion Diagnostics

April 2, 2020, 8:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Foundation Medicine, 150 Second Street
Cambridge, MA

Out of concern for the health of the entire MassBio community, this event has been cancelled. Join us to learn more about the journey of developing a companion diagnostic from discovery through commercialization. Precision medicine is an emerging method that factors in an individual’s molecular profile, environment, and lifestyle in order to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases more effectively. It’s about considering individual differences in the course of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Patients can be classified into subgroups based on…

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