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Monday, January 09, 2017
BEST site visit to P&G

We are extremely pleased to announce the recruitment of 2-6 BESTies to go on a site visit to Procter & Gamble's headquarters in Cincinnati, OH on January 9/10.  Limited participation.

Selected to participate were (pictured l to r) Ornella Nelson (Chemistry & Chemical Biology),

Location:
Cincinnati, OH

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
BEST Careers in...Science Policy

Navigate Your Future!

Rocco Casagrande, Cornell alumnus (did research in Tim Huffaker's lab) will speak on science policy and its role in government. He has served as a BEST mentor for a trainee BESTernship at Gryphon Scientific in Bethesda, MD who worked on the Gain of Function Report. Their

Location:
150 Warren Hall

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 08:59 AM
Finding Your Scientific Voice is now a course

Finding Your Scientific Voice, taught by Itai Cohen, has been promoted to course status from a BEST-supported workshop. Communicate your research more clearly to scientific audiences, and enroll now for:

PHYS 7685 Special Topics in Physics
Tuesdays 1:30-4:30 PM
110

Location:
110 Rockefeller

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 05:15 PM - 06:15 PM
BIOMS 5665 Community-based Cancer Research

This course is designed for graduate students and advanced undergraduates with interests in cancer research and cancer healthcare, and provides them an opportunity to engage with cancer patients and survivors from the local community as well as to develop skills related to public communication of

Location:
173 Warren Hall

Friday, January 27, 2017
2017 AAAS Annual Meeting registration deadline

The American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual meeting will be held in Boston on February 16-20, 2017.  

Theme:  Serving Society Through Science Policy

"To make decisions, societies rely on knowledge and multiple perspectives. Policies both within and outside science

Location:
Registration deadline today
Boston
Held Feb. 16-20

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:51 AM
Animal Health Hackathon

ADVANCING ANIMAL HEALTH WITH TECHNOLOGY

Join the first ever Animal Health Hackathon in the world, co-hosted by the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine and Entrepreneurship at Cornell! Students from across degrees, majors and colleges at Cornell, as well as guests from select veterinary colleges,

Location:
EHUB @ 409 College Avenue in Collegetown
Jan 27-29

Friday, January 27, 2017 01:25 PM - 04:25 PM
BME 4440 Science Policy: from Concept to Conclusion

As scientific and technological discoveries continue to change our world and society at a rapid pace, it has become imperative that our policymaking approach be informed by science. From energy policy to climate change, from healthcare to bioterrorism, from science education to technology innovation

Location:
230 Malot Hall

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Should I do a postdoc?

Why should I do a postdoc?
When is the right time to share career plans with my advisor?
Is a postdoc necessary for the career I plan to go into?

Come hear a panel of experts to learn the answers to these questions and more. Learn about the national trends on careers and postdocs, and get a

Location:
Weill 226
Register by January 29

Thursday, February 02, 2017 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Debate Coach Sam Nelson

ASAP (Advancing Science And Policy) invites you to hear from Cornell’s renowned debate coach, Sam Nelson. Sam received both his Juris Doctorate and Master’s degree in speech communication.

We will be learning about how to successfully devise talking points, the art of argumentation and

Location:
221 Weill Hall

Thursday, February 02, 2017 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Green Corps information session

Are interested in making an impact on the most pressing issue of our time?Want the skills necessary to become an effective organizer and advocate for environmental issues?

Join Green Corps Field Organizer Stephanie Miles to learn more about Green Corps' yearlong training program in environmental

Location:
142 Goldwin Smith

Friday, February 03, 2017 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Grant Review Criteria Webinar

Just as Elizabeth Barrett Browning recounts the numerous ways in which she loves her husband in her poem, “How Do I Love Thee? Let me Count the Ways,” so too are there many ways to review and evaluate the potential for success of grant proposals. But are grant review criteria as endless

Location:
Webinar
Registration is required

Thursday, February 09, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
CV to Resume Seminar

Attend this workshop for graduate students and postdocs to learn how to create a professional resume from your multi-page academic CV.  After the workshop you will be able to:

Recognize the difference between a resume and a CV
Understand when you would use a resume or a CV
Know when to

Location:
102 Mann

Friday, February 10, 2017
NSF I-Corps UNY Node: course

Cornell University, University of Rochester, and Rochester Institute of Technology have partnered to create the Upstate New York (UNY)I-Corps Node. The UNY Node was created with a $4.2 million award from NSF in 2016, and programming begins February 2017 with a Short Course at Cornell University.

Location:
Feb. 10, 11, 15, 22, 24
409 College Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850

Monday, February 13, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Navigating Your Future: Managing Dual Careers

Navigating Your Future is a lunch seminar series focused on professional and academic topics for graduate and postdoctoral scholars. Join us for the February 13th Navigating Your Future Lunch to learn from the panelist’s experience during the dual career search and their quest for work/life

Location:
423 ILR King-Shaw Conference Center (enter on Garden Ave.)

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM
MedTech Member meetUp at AMRI

Join MedTech members for a presentation from James Grabowski, Vice President, Supply Chain – API, Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI). Grabowski will give a brief overview of AMRI and its current M&A strategy. The MeetUp will also feature a tour of the facility and networking reception.&

Location:
Albany, NY

Thursday, February 16, 2017
2017 AAAS Annual Meeting - Feb. 16-20

The American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Theme:  Serving Society Through Science Policy

"To make decisions, societies rely on knowledge and multiple perspectives. Policies both within and outside science should be informed by the best available evidence. Science

Location:
Boston
Feb. 16-20

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Exploring Careers Outside of Academia

Are you contemplating a career outside of academia and are unsure about what transferable skills you have or what careers are available to you? If so, you are invited to attend this free workshop to learn what strategies you can take in exploring a career outside of academia.

Location:
102 Mann

Monday, February 27, 2017 10:48 AM
Duke/UNC Case Competition 2017-Early application deadline

The Duke Advanced Professional Degree Consulting Club invites all non-MBA Cornell University graduate students to participate in a case competition that our club will co-host with UNC’s Science and Business Club.

Several consulting firms, including BCG, McKinsey, and Triangle Insights, will

Location:
Duke University
Early application deadline

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Pitch Competition Series - Social Mixer


The Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell (TEC) invites you to come and meet other graduate students interested in start-ups and entrepreneurship.

Take advantage of this opportunity to find teammates and brainstorm start-up ideas for the pitch competition. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Location:
Multipurpose 305
Collegetown eHub
409 College Ave
Ithaca, NY 14850

Thursday, March 02, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
A Case Study of a Scientist in Washington

Advancing Science And Policy (ASAP) and Cornell BEST invite you to hear:

Dr. Chris B. Schaffer, an associate professor in the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University. Chris also has a strong interest in science policy and spent a sabbatical in Washington, DC, working

Location:
221 Weill

Friday, March 03 - Sunday, March 05, 2017
Comm 5660 Science Communication Workshop

This intensive weekend workshop introduces graduate students and post-docs in the sciences (including natural sciences, engineering, experimental social sciences, etc.) to communication of science and technology (including controversial topics such as climate change or GMOs) with non scientists such

Location:
Plant Science 143

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Communicating the Science behind Energy & Environmental Issues

Advancing Science And Policy (ASAP) is hosting

Dr. Andrea Feldpausch-Parker, Assistant Professor of Environmental Communication at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Her research program is focused on examining communication and democratic processes

Location:
Mann 102

Wednesday, March 08 05:15 PM - Thursday, March 09, 2017 06:30 PM
Understanding Interpersonal Communication to Enhance Patient Care

You are invited to attend a series of public presentations hosted by the Engaged Cornell course:  Cancer research presentations and discussions (BIOMS 5665)

Dr. Kristen Eichhorn

"Understanding Interpersonal Communication to Enhance Patient Care"

Students, staff, faculty, and

Location:
173 Warren Hall

Monday, March 13 - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Career Options Symposium in D.C.

Life After Graduate School-Transitioning Out of Academia and Into the Real World

PhD students: Are you interested in a career in consulting, industry, entrepreneurship, the government, think tanks or non profits? Are you interested in learning more about the role you could play and the skills you

Location:
by application only

Monday, March 13, 2017 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Pre-Seed Workshop - Kickoff Dinner

Cornell’s Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) is pleased to announce the Spring 2017 Pre-Seed Workshop (PSW)

BESTies: If you are  interested in participating as idea champion (you already have an invention/disclosure/patent filed) please contact Marla Coppolino&

Location:
Biotech G-10

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM
PSW (Day 1)


Cornell’s Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) is pleased to announce the Spring 2017 Pre-Seed Workshop (PSW)

BESTies are on each team. Participation is by application only.

Do you have an innovative technology or idea?
Are you looking for business input?
Pre-Seed

Location:
Weil Hall

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Get your NSF proposal funded

A lunchtime panel presented by The Office of Sponsored Programs and Office of Faculty Development and Diversity.

The goal of this session is to provide tips and advice for faculty on writing their NSF proposals, with particular focus on both the overall proposal content and the Broader Impacts

Location:
701 Clark Hall
Register by March 7

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Becoming a faculty at a undergraduate institution


Are you a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow interested in becoming a faculty member at a primarily undergraduate institution?

Join early-career and experienced PUI faculty members to learn about this career path and how to prepare for it. Panelists also will discuss how to create

Location:
Webinar

Thursday, March 16, 2017 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Credibility, Controversy, and the Challenge of Engaging in Policy

Advancing Science And Policy (ASAP) is hosting

Dr. Stephen Hilgartner explores the challenges facing scientists who seek to engage in the policymaking process. In the present political climate, these challenges extend beyond the longstanding difficulties of establishing a credible voice about

Location:
100 Mann Library

Friday, March 17, 2017 11:15 AM - 01:45 PM
Navigate Your Future: Lessons in Leadership

The BEST Program signature "Careers in..." series will be held:

Featuring organizational leader and consultant John Hinck, author of Strength and Honor, a collection of 64 Stories of Leadership, Character, and Values.

There will be two stand-alone sessions starting at 11:15am and 12:45

Location:
226 Weill Hall
RSVP

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 07:30 AM - 06:30 PM
PSW (Day 2)

Cornell’s Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) hosts the Spring 2017 Pre-Seed Workshop (PSW)

BESTies are on each team. Participation is by application only.

Do you have an innovative technology or idea?
Are you looking for business input?
Pre-Seed Workshop can help you find

Location:
Weill Hall

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Pitch Competition - Workshop

Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell (TEC) invites you to attend this workshop and learn how to prepare a winning pitch deck.

Led by Johnson faculty Ken Rother.  Dinner will be provided.

Open to: all graduate students.  Please RSVP for workshop here.

UPCOMING:

Pitch

Location:
eHub Kennedy Hall

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Advocacy Communication Discussion

Dianne Miller and Kristin Adams from the Cornell Federal Relations office will be holding an “advocacy 101” discussion in preparation for the March for Science. We will learn about what it means to be a science advocate in Washington, D.C. and key issues that students should be aware of

Location:
221 Weill

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Political engagement by academic scientists

You are invited to attend a series of public presentations hosted by the Engaged Cornell course:  Cancer research presentations and discussions (BIOMS 5665)

Dr. Sandra Steingraber
Distinguished Scholar in Residence Department of Environmental Studies,Ithaca College

"Political

Location:
146 Stocking Hall

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 06:15 PM - 07:15 PM
Launch your career with the BEST Program

Organized by Graduate Community Advisors and BESTies Chris Vredenburgh and Bo Yang

Join us at the Hasbrouck Community Center at 6:15pm Wed. March 22 over pizza to plan tangible steps you can take to progress in your career exploration, practice networking, and learn about personalized opportunities

Location:
Hasbrouck Community Center

Friday, March 24, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dr. Rich Pouyat

The Biogeochemistry, Environmental Science, and Sustainability group will be hosting Dr. Rich Pouyat for a morning discussion group this Friday. ASAP has agreed to co-sponsor this event in order to open it up to the larger science policy community.

Dr. Pouyat is the National Program Lead for Air

Location:
A 409 Corson Mudd Hall

Friday, March 24, 2017 12:15 PM - 01:30 PM
Careers in Communication Discussion with Bill Silberg

The BEST Program and the Engaged Cornell are pleased to host, Bill Silberg, Director of Communications for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), a national non-profit organization that takes a patient-oriented approach to improve healthcare effectiveness.  One of PCORI&

Location:
148 Stocking Hall

Friday, March 24, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
MBG Seminar with Richard Ransohoff, Biogen

"Microglia Reconsidered"

Richard Ransohoff

Vice President – Neuroimmunology & Acute Neurology, Biogen

Seminar Host:
Fenghua Hu
(fh87@cornell.edu)

Sponsored by the field of BMCB

If you need accommodations to participate in this event, please contact kcw52@cornell.edu as

Location:
G10 Biotech

Friday, March 24, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
The Hidden Power of Female Entrepreneurship

As a part of the Cornell Business Impact Symposium, Founder and President of Technica Communications, Lisa Ann Pinkerton will deliver a special free talk on Friday evening for the entire community.

Author and speaker Pinkerton will connect the dots on why women-led businesses deliver higher

Location:
Rev: Ithaca Start up Works
314 East State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Pitch Competition- Submission deadline

DEADLINE TODAY! Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell (TEC) invites you to submit pitch deck to cornelltec@gmail.com by today in preparation for the

UPCOMING:

Pitch Competition: Tuesday, March 28 @5:30-7:30PM

1st place prize - $1000.  2nd place prize - $500. 

Teams

Location:
submit by March 25

Saturday, March 25, 2017 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Cornell Business Impact Symposium (CBIS 2017)

This is a regional event focused on the unique, positive impact the private sector is having on social and environmental challenges. Participants will hear compelling stories on the latest trends and innovative solutions of organizations leveraging business to create a better world.

Topics include

Location:
Klarman Hall

Saturday, March 25 09:35 AM - Sunday, March 26, 2017 05:00 PM
Social Issues in Community Engagement by Cancer Scientists

This free two-day workshop is part of a series of 4 courses offered toward the Graduate Certificate of Engagement in Public Communication of Science and Technology as part of BIOMS 5660, to learn about Social Issues in Community Engagement by Cancer Scientists.

Individuals that would like to

Location:
401 Warren Hall
Please register

Tuesday, March 28 - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Engaging Scientists & Engineers in Policy Annual Meeting

The Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy (ESEP) is hosting its first annual planning meeting in Washington, D.C. which will begin with a welcome by AAAS President and former congressman Rush Holt. The meeting will provide an opportunity for members to engage with other ESEP members, help

Location:
Washington DC
Register by Feb. 17

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Pitch Competition

Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell (TEC) invites you to the Graduate Pitch Competition today at 5:30pm down at eHub. Judges will select winners for cash prizes: 1st place prize - $1000.  2nd place prize - $500. 

Teams were selected to pitch with preference given to

Location:
Multipurpose 305
Collegetown eHub
409 College Ave
Ithaca, NY 14850

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Support BESTies at the 3MT finals!

Cornell’s 3rd Annual 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. Following three preliminary rounds earlier this semester, 12 finalists representing ten different graduate fields will compete in the final round on Wednesday, March 29, beginning at 4:30 pm in Biotech G10.

This year’s

Location:
Biotech G10

Thursday, March 30, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
How to Run for State Government

Have you been thinking about how to get more involved with politics and advocacy since the November election? If so come hear from Leslie Danks Burke, who will discuss how she got involved in politics and what scientists can do to become more engaged. Leslie Burke has been a candidate for state

Location:
221 Weill Hall

Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
The Entrepreneurial Journey & Intellectual Property discussion

Do you have an idea for a new business in animal health? Perhaps a new wearable device, veterinary service, or software offering? 

If so, and if you would like to learn how to protect your idea, you are invited to a discussion on Thursday, March 30th in the Centennial Room from 12:00-1:30. &

Location:
Centennial Room, Vet School

Thursday, March 30, 2017 01:16 PM
Info on Engineering Commercialization Fellowship

Announcing an upcoming info session for the Engineering Commercialization Fellowship: This Fellowship is open to Engineering PhDs in any field.

Info Session: April 6, 2017, 12-1 PM in 340 Duffield Hall with free pizza!

Application Deadline: April 10, 2017 at midnight

Thank you for helping us

Location:
340 Duffield Hall

Friday, March 31, 2017
Deadline to apply - ComSciCon2017

Monday, April 03, 2017
STEM PhD Careers in Think Tanks

STEM PhDs can positively impact society by working in think tanks, non-academic research organizations that influence public policy around an important issue or cluster of issues. Think tanks hire PhDs to conduct and evaluate studies and help develop policy recommendations.

To join

Location:
virtual panels via VersatilePhD
April 3-7

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
The Inventor's Role: Understanding the Tech Transfer Process

Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) for an informative and interactive session that will explore the inventor's role within the technology transfer process. Our experienced Technology Licensing Officers will share tips and suggestions to make the most of CTL services and how you can help

Location:
153 MVR

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Regulatory Issues in Clinical Research

Are you interested in clinical research? Want to learn more about the regulatory environment and network with professionals in the field to discover what their job entails? If so, note the deadline to apply: March 29. Interested BESTies please contact sv27@cornell.edu to discuss possible car-pooling

Location:
Harris Beach PLLC
99 Garnsey Road
Pittsford, NY 14534

Thursday, April 06, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Research Careers in Industry

Are you interested in learning more about science research careers in industry? Would you like to transition into an industry career but are unsure how to land a position? Join industry experts as they cover these topics and answer questions from the audience.

Frank Fan, Ph.D.- Senior Director,

Location:
Webinar

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Avoiding Unconscious Bias in STEM

As part of the Richard B. Root graduate student invited speaker program, the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology will be sponsoring a presentation by Dr. Maydianne Andrade on unconscious bias in STEM fields.

While overt bias in assessment of women and underrepresented minority persons is

Location:
221 Weill Hall

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Design a Poster/Sign for March For Science

Come design and create your own personal sign to support the March for Science. You can take the sign with you to the March for Science, put it up in your lab, apartment window, etc. All poster making material will be provided by the graduate school, and will be available from 3pm-6pm. Students can

Location:
Big Red Barn

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Seminar & BEST Interactive Session- Biocytogen

Here's some inside information on the science and career possibilities at a growing startup. As many large company speakers have told BEST trainees, the 3-5 years industry experience they require for that entry level job can be more valuable if gained via roles at a smaller company.

Come hear about

Location:
Seminar :
Vet Med Center C2 537 (off the atrium, near the cafe)
Career Session: C4129

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take a Politician to Work Day-Mayor Svante Myrick

ASAP is excited to announce that we will be hosting the Mayor of Ithaca, Svante Myrick, to come tour labs at Cornell University. This is an unprecedented project ASAP has begun in an effort to engage with our local politicians and policy makers about STEM. If you would like to volunteer your lab for

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 06:00 PM
Communication as Key to Better End-of-Life Care

You are invited to attend a series of public presentations hosted by the Engaged Cornell course:  

Cancer research presentations and discussions (BIOMS 5665)
 

Dr. Holly Prigerson

"Communication as Key to Better End-of-Life Care"

Students, staff, faculty, and

Location:
173 Warren Hall

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Duke/UNC Case Competition

The Duke Advanced Professional Degree Consulting Club invites all non-MBA Cornell University graduate students to participate in a case competition that our club will co-host with UNC’s Science and Business Club.

Several consulting firms, including BCG, McKinsey, and Triangle Insights, will

Location:
Duke University
Registration is required

Thursday, April 13, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Mark Bayer - Bayer Strategic Consulting

Mark Bayer is Founder and President of Bayer Strategic Consulting. Mark started his own consulting company that he shaped by nearly two decades of experience across government, corporate, and non-profit sectors: as a Chief of Staff in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, management

Location:
100 Mann Library

Thursday, April 13, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Life after Graduate School: A federal Scientist Perspective

Cornell Biotech Club Seminar Series presents

Dr. Senthilkumar Kuppusamy DVM, PhD, DABT
Scientist (Toxicology)
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Light refreshments will be served.

The event is organized by the Cornell Biotechnology Club and ANSC 6220 and sponsored by GPSAFC. See

Location:
348 Morrison Hall

Friday, April 14, 2017 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Patent attorney Bill Greener

Bill Greener, registered patent attorney, is hosting office hours for students on Friday, April 14, from 2 to 5 p.m. at eHub in Collegetown, 409 College Ave., second floor.

Greener's practice covers a full range of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, agreements and

Location:
eHub in Collegetown
409 College Avenue

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Networking@Rev: Ithaca College Startup Business Plan Demo Day

Interested in learning how to give a good pitch?  Students with fully formed plans for launching a business, and those who have recently launched, will have the opportunity to pitch to seasoned entrepreneurs for a share of $18,000 in cash for their business. Who will have the best plans? What

Location:
Rev: Ithaca Startup Works
314 East State Street, Suite 200

Friday, April 21, 2017 10:28 AM
Integrated Land Management opportunities

Call for Applications for Research workshops and internships for Cornell graduate students interested in Integrated Land Management

Week-long research methods workshop, May 11-17, 2017, Ithaca:

  • Open to M.S. and early Ph.D. students (1st-3rd year) of any nationality from any department.
Location:
Deadline to apply: April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Therapeutic Development Pathways Seminar

Therapeutic development costs are rising exponentially, with the average cost of each new FDA approved agent now estimated at $2.6 billion. In the era of precision medicine, with the need for many new agents and combinations of agents, this is obviously not a sustainable path to success. More

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9th Annual New York State Biotechnology Symposium-Early Registration

Join us on May 18th & 19th for an exciting symposium. Early Registration ends April 22, 2017. BESTies: submit your poster abstract by May 9.

Concurrent sessions focused on:

  • Molecular tools to track water problems in natural bodies of water
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Chromatography: Mass
Location:
Held May 18-19
SUNY-ESF Gateway Center
Syracuse, NY

Saturday, April 22, 2017 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Ithaca (& D.C.) March for Science

Are you a student, scientist, teacher or professional passionate about science and outreach? The Ithaca March for Science event is currently looking for speakers to provide 5-minute presentations on their research, and(or) how science has impacted their lives. For students, this is a great

Location:
Bernie Milton Pavilion (on the Ithaca Commons)

Monday, April 24, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Community Engagement Showcase 2017

The annual spring Community Engagement Showcase is a poster presentation session for both students and faculty to display their community-engagement projects, network with peers, and recruit for upcoming opportunities. Additionally, participants are eligible to apply for monetary awards to further

Location:
Memorial Room, Willard Straight Hall

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
An Introduction to Tech Transfer

An Introduction to Tech Transfer at Cornell: What You As a Grad Student Should Know
Open to: Cornell graduate students
For more information, please contact Audriana via alm385@cornell.edu
To register, click here

Associate Directors for Technology Licensing in the Center for Technology

Location:
701 Clark Hall

Wednesday, April 26 - Friday, April 28, 2017
Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration

Join more than 700 alumni, parents, students, faculty, and staff for two days of on-campus events including symposia on a wide range of topics including: mentorship success; sustainable, social enterprise; health administration, etc.

Shark Tank
eLab Demo Day
New Business & Emerging

Location:
Statler Hotel & other locations

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
BGIN Info Session

BGIN, a marketing and branding firm in NYC would like to offer their services to a couple of startups this summer. 

 

Location:
eHub College Town
Room 209

Thursday, April 27 - Friday, April 28, 2017
Union of Concerned Scientists: Lobby Days

The Union of Concerned Scientists is bringing people with expertise in science, public health and medicine, economics, and engineering, to Washington D.C. on April 27 and 28, to meet with their legislators on aspects of the federal budget crucial to our ability to monitor and respond to climate

Location:
Washington DC

Thursday, April 27, 2017 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Michael Pollan lecture

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future is hosting environmentalist and best-selling author Michael Pollan for the 2017 Iscol Distinguished Environmental Lecture “Out of the Garden” 

The lecture is free and open to the public, and will be livestreamed on CornellCast.

Location:
Kennedy Hall’s Call Alumni Auditorium

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Climate March

The Union of Concerned Scientists is bringing people with expertise in science, public health and medicine, economics, and engineering, to Washington D.C. on April 27 and 28, to meet with their legislators on aspects of the federal budget crucial to our ability to monitor and respond to climate

Location:
Washington DC

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Precision Health Initiative seminar

Geisinger: 20 years  EHR/Clinical data combined with 250,000 whole exome sequences

Come hear the talk on "Precision Health Initiative at Geisinger: 20 years  EHR/Clinical data combined with 250,00 whole exome sequences"

SPEAKER: David Ledbetter, PhD, FACMG, Executive Vice

Location:
TBD

Wednesday, May 03 - Thursday, May 04, 2017 02:00 PM
4th annual BEST Symposium

Save the dates:

Our 4th annual BEST Symposium is on:

May 3 & 4, 2017 in G10 Biotechnology Building

Invited speakers:

May 3:

8:30am sign-in and light breakfast, seated by 8:55 please

9am: Opening Remarks by Cornell's 14th President Martha E. Pollack 

9:10am Welcome and

Location:
G10 Biotechnology Building

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Op-ED Workshop 1

ASAP invites you to the first part of this workshop. This is a great opportunity to share your science in the realm of policy and begin thinking about how you can translate your research into societal impact. 

Light dinner provided, open to Cornell Grad Students, Post-Docs, and Faculty

Location:
G01 Biotech

Monday, May 08, 2017 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Op-Ed Workshop 2
 
ASAP invites you to the second part of this workshop. This is a great opportunity to share your science in the realm of policy and begin thinking about how you can translate your research into societal impact. 

Light dinner provided, open to Cornell Grad Students, Post-

Location:
G01 Biotech

Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Abstract deadline - 9th Annual Biotechnology Symposium

BEST opportunity for trainees to present at the 9th Annual New York State Biotechnology Symposium, a regional conference that brings together industry representatives and scientists, academics and students, and other professionals interested in biotechnology in order to develop synergies and

Location:
Held: May 18-19
Leed Platinum Gateway Center
SUNY - ESF
Syracuse

Thursday, May 11, 2017 01:00 PM
Careers beyond the bench in industry

Are you a research scientist interested in learning more about science careers beyond the bench in industry? Would you like to transition or transfer into a non-research industry position but are unsure how to do so? Join experts as they cover these topics and answer questions from the audience.

Location:
Webinar

Friday, May 12, 2017 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Take Your Politician to Work - Barbara Lifton

ASAP  is excited to announce the last event of the semester. Join us to listen to Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton as a part of our new "Take Your Politician to Work Day" series. We will be having casual conversation and lunch on science, innovation, policy and advocacy.

So come

Location:
300 Rice Hall

Thursday, May 18 - Friday, May 19, 2017
9th Annual New York State Biotechnology Symposium

This year's theme centers around “Grand Challenges in Biotechnology” – including, for example, Infectious Diseases, Nanobiotechnology, Drinking water/wastewater, and Public Science Literacy.

Join an assembly of academics and industry experts! A poster session featuring graduate

Location:
SUNY ESF Gateway Center
Syracuse NY

Sunday, May 21, 2017 01:13 PM
Lean Six Sigma Training-Early registration deadline

The Lean Six Sigma training course at the Green Belt level gives you valuable business tools to achieve process and operational excellence. The course content emphasizes why the implementation of Lean Six Sigma is vital to the continuous improvement of industry in today's competitive world. Several

Location:
Held May 30-June 30
Online

Monday, May 22, 2017
Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur Glenn Prestwich

BEST/Molecular Medicine special seminar with Glenn D. Prestwich and interactive session

At noon, come to  C3-129 VMC until 1:30pm for an intimate career conversation focusing on the speaker's choices throughout his career. He will talk about various decision points that address scenarios

Location:
lunch @ noon w/ BESTies in C3-129 VMC
seminar at 4pm in BTI auditorium

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:00 PM
Creating and Owning Your Individual Development Plan

Navigating Your Future is a lunch seminar series focused on professional and academic topics for graduate and postdoctoral scholars. Join us for lunch to learn how to conceptualize, draft, and act on your own Individual Development Plan (IDP).

Please note that the workshop will require some

Location:
423 ILR King-Shaw Conference Center
RSVP required

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
The BEST Awards: A Look at Programs Established, Outcomes, Challenges, and What’s Next

myPDO Monthly webinar

In 2013, after studying the state of the biomedical research workforce and the training provided to prepare future workers, the National Institutes of Health Office of Strategic Coordination developed a Common Fund initiative “to seek out, identify and support bold and

Location:
webinar

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Secrets of Successful SBIR/STTR Grantmanship for the Grandmasters.

The McGovern Center in collaboration with the Small Business Administration invite you to attend this free luncheon seminar with  a consultant who has been engaged in over 300 successfully funded SBIR/STTR project proposals over the last 10 years, and “grandmaster” practitioners of

Location:
421 Weill Hall

Today, May 25, 2017 12:23 PM
Intergroup Dialogue Project

Explore your social identities, practice communication across difference, and think together about authentic diversity in academia.

Course 1) will take place on July 10th, 13th, 17th, 20th, 24th, and 27th. Each day will go from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm.
Course 2) will take place on July 31st, August

Location:
Application deadline

Friday, May 26, 2017
CCMR Symposium

Atomic Origami: A Technology Platform for Nanoscale Machines, Sensors and Robots

Join Advanced Design Consulting, Dow, Corning, GE, Golden Artists, Pall Corporation, Sony, ThermoFisher, and more to learn about origami-inspired techniques!

Recent innovations in materials science are extending

Location:
Early Registration deadline

Thursday, June 01, 2017
NIH BEST Practices Workshop

The NIH BEST Consortium is pleased to announce the BEST Practices Workshop, sponsored by the NIH Common Fund and Burroughs Wellcome Fund. This workshop is free and will be held on September 6 and 7 in Orlando, Florida, immediately prior to the 2017 AAMC GREAT Group Professional Development Meeting.

Location:
Apply by June 1
Held Sept. 6-7, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Thursday, June 08 - Saturday, June 10, 2017
Future of Bioscience Graduate and Postdoctoral Training Conference (2)

In 2015 a national meeting was held to discuss various models that have been proposed for the Future of Bioscience Graduate and Postdoctoral Training (FOBGAPT) and generate new ideas with broad input from the academic community. On June 8-10, 2017, the University of Colorado Denver-Anschutz Medical

Location:
Denver, CO

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
The Inventor's Role Understanding the Tech Transfer Process

Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) for an informative and interactive session that will explore the inventor's role within the technology transfer process. Our experienced Technology

Licensing Officers will share tips and suggestions to make the most of CTL services and how you can help

Location:
203 Phillips Hall
RSVP

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Building your C.V. to get 'know'ticed

You need relevant experience to list on your C.V. or resume in order to land your first job after graduate school or postdoc. How you get this experience? What are hiring managers looking for in applicants? Join our experts to learn about strategically gaining experience, the inner workings of the

Location:
webinar

Friday, June 16 - Saturday, June 17, 2017
CCMR 2017 Annual Symposium

Atomic Origami: A Technology Platform for Nanoscale Machines, Sensors and Robots

Join Advanced Design Consulting, Dow, Corning, GE, Golden Artists, Pall Corporation, Sony, ThermoFisher, and more to learn about origami-inspired techniques!

Recent innovations in materials science are extending

Location:
120 Physical Science Building (PSB)

Friday, June 30, 2017
Call for proposals 2017 GCEC Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia-Canada

The theme this year is “Catalyzing Deep Change in Regional Communities: Making a Dent in the Universe Together”. The three host universities (Dalhousie, Saint Mary’s and the University of New Brunswick) are convinced that their regional economic development problems are not unique

Location:
June 30 last day to submit proposals
Held Oct 12-14

Friday, July 14, 2017
ComSciCon 2017

Graduate students and post-doctoral researchers are invited to apply for the 2017 Communicating Science Conference on Friday, July 14th, 2017 and Saturday, July 22nd, 2017, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

This unique professional development experience will provide attendees with a fantastic

Location:
MUST attend both days Jul 14 & 22
deadline to apply Mar 17

Wednesday, September 06 - Thursday, September 07, 2017
BEST-BWF

In conjunction with the AAMC GREAT Group Professional Development Meeting, and sponsored in part by the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation, the NIH BEST Consortium will hold a workshop to share best practices and lessons learned with the training community at large outside of the NIH BEST Consortium, as

Location:
Hyatt Regency, Orlando, FL

Thursday, October 12 - Saturday, October 14, 2017
2017 GCEC Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia-Canada

The Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) is the premier academic organization addressing the emerging topics of importance to the nation’s university-based centers for entrepreneurship. It has become the vehicle by which the top, established entrepreneurship centers, as well as

Location:
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada

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