Events Calendar

October 10, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

The Power of Meaning: The Quest for an Existential Roadmap

Where can we turn to find the story of our lives, an existential roadmap that explains where we have come from, why we are here, and where we are headed? Neurologist Jay Lombard, philosopher Michael Ruse, and author Emily Esfahani Smith join forces to shed light on these perennial questions from their respective disciplines.

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October 24, 2017

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

New York, NY

Towards Transformative Therapies for Sickle Cell Disease

Featured Speakers

Kenneth I. Ataga (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill),  Marie Ojiambo (Sickle Strong Initiative),  Dana Levasseur (Bioverativ) ,  Wally Smith (Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center),  Deepa Manwani (The Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College Of Medicine),  Philip D. Gregory (bluebirdbio),  Josh Lehrer (Global Blood Therapeutics),  Debra Pittman (Pfizer),  Vijay G. Sankaran (Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School)

This symposium will explore recent developments in the field including elucidation of biological mechanisms of disease and cutting-edge clinical science, while underscoring the importance of the patient experience.

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October 28 - December 9, 2017

<p>SciPhD – The Business of Science Certificate Program</p>

Featured Speakers

Larry Petcovic,  Randall Ribaudo, PhD

This comprehensive 36-hour program prepares academic scientists to be “business-ready” for professional positions and provides hands-on training for participants to experience the essential skills valued and required by professional organizations.

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