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Click the links below to access information about the BEST Program and some of our 2016 events:

January 2016
BEST Newsletter

January 20
Celebrate BEST

January 21

Boston Entrepreneurial
Ecosystem Trip

January 25
Responsible Conduct of
Research: Plagiarism

LAUNCH of the Graduate
Certificate of Engagement;in
Public Communication of
Science and Technology

January 26
Career Development Panel
Dept. of Natural Resources
Graduate Research Symposium   

February 2016
BEST Newsletter

February 2
Three Minute Thesis Competition

February 5-7
Science Communication

February 11

BEST Careers in...Governance,
Risk and Compliance

February 16
Careers and Skills
for Graduate Students
in Physics and Beyond

February 18
Cornell Pitch Bootcamp

February 18

Advancing Science and Policy
(ASAP) Roundtable

February 18

Michael Moss:

Workshop on Storytelling

February 22

 Individual Development Plan
(IDP) Workshop

Navigating Your Future Series


March 2016
BEST Newsletter

March 4
National Postdoctoral
Association Meeting

March 6-10

BEST & Dyson Silicon Valley
Entrepreneurship Trek

March 18
Pre-Seed Workshop

March 24
BEST Careers in...Communication:
Scholarly Publication

April 2016

BEST Newsletter

April 5

Carlo Nalin, Novartis

April 6

From Bench Science to
 with Judy Keen

April 6

Cornell BEST hosts MedTech
Member Meetup

April 7
Insights from a staff scientist who
has held industry & govt positions
with Mary Ellen Urick, NIH NHGRI

April 8-10

Comm 5665
Science Communication

April 15
PhD to Commercialization:
BEST panel

April 15

BEST SciComm Club

April 17-19

Catalyzing Advocacy for
Science and Engineering

April 20

BEST Careers in...
Science Policy

April 20
Spring 2016 Lab Crawl

May 2016
BEST Newsletter

May 6

9th Annual NIH Career



May 11
NYBIO 2016 Annual Conference

May 17
3rd Annual BEST Symposium

May 19

8th Annual Biotechnology

May 24
BEST Day in Albany

June 2016
BEST Newsletter

June 8-10

ASAP BEST SciPol trip to
Washington, D.C.

June 10

Meet with Alumni &
Network at Cornell Reunion

June 10
Regeneron Science to
Medicine Forum

June 14
ASBMB-BEST Webinar Series:
Careers in Industry

June 27-30
Lab Safety Boot Camp

July 2016
BEST Newsletter

July 11-16, 2016

ASCB Biotech
Management Training

July 15 & 23

2nd ComSciCon Cornell 2016

July 25
Creativity Workshop for

July 27, 28, 29 & Aug 3, 4, 5
Finding Your Scientific Voice

August 2016
BEST Newsletter

August 18

LinkedIn Photographs

August 19
BBS Symposium:
Connect, Collaborate, Create

August 28-31
International Summer School 
with Tokyo Tech

September 2016
BEST Newsletter

September 20

BEST Careers in ..Governance,
Risk and Compliance

with BEST mentor
Alexis Brubaker
and alumna
Mihaela Bojin

October 2016
BEST Newsletter

October 10
Individual Development Plan

October 11
Careers in Data Science

October 13

Advocacy in Higher Education
with VP of University Relations,
Joel Martin Malina


October 14
Communicating Complex

October 24
Product Management
Training Program

October 24-25

AIMBE Public Policy Institute

November 1
Insight into Industry careers
with Kent Göklen

November 2016
BEST Newsletter

November 4, 2016
Entrepreneurship Summit
NYC 2016

November 11, 2016
Opportunities for Public
Communication of Science

November 12-13, 2016

Comm 5660 Science
Communication Workshop

November 11

Career Path in Research-driven
An Opportunity for Young Scientists

November 15-16

Career Blitz and
Company Site Visit

in Research Triangle Park, NC

November 22
BEST Careers in..
Industry,  Entrepreneurship,
and Management

with Charles Hamilton

December 2

Webinar on
Industry Careers & Postdocs

NIH BEST consortium &
Novartis Institutes for
BioMedical Research

December 2
Science Policy Talk with
Kris Poduska

December 2016
BEST Newsletter