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New England Science Symposium

Saturday, March 25, 2017

PURPOSE

The New England Science Symposium (NESS), established in 2002,  provides a forum for  postdoctoral fellows; medical, dental and graduate students; post-baccalaureates; college and community college  students (particularly for African-American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian/Alaska Native individuals) to  share  their biomedical and health-related research  activities through oral or poster presentations, to engage in discussions  related to  career development  in the sciences,  to  exchange ideas and to expand their professional networks.


ABSTRACT SUBMISSION AND REGISTRATION

Abstract Submission and Registration for Submitters

***Abstract Submission deadline has passed***

All abstracts will be reviewed and applicants notified of their acceptance by the end of February 2017.

Registration

If you are submitting an abstract, DO NOT complete a separate registration form.

To register to attend the symposium, please click below. There is no fee but pre-registration is required. Register early as seating is limited.

To register as an attendee click here: REGISTRATION

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

A bloc of rooms has been reserved at The Inn at Longwood Medical at a nightly rate of $189 plus tax (currently 14.45%) for either a single or double room.  Hotel reservations can be made by phone at 1.800.468.2378 or 617.731.4700, or online at www.innatlongwood.com.  To receive the discounted rate use group code NESS2017.  The group rate is only available until February 28, 2017.
 

AWARDS

Awards for outstanding oral and poster presentations in various disciplines and categories are: Ruth and William Silen, M.D. Awards, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research Postdoctoral Awards, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Awards, The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Department of Neonatology Award, The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Division of Nephrology Award and Asclepius Laboratories Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Award.

For description of the awards and list of previous award winners, please click here.


SPONSORS

Harvard Medical School
Minority Faculty Development Program (MFDP)

The Minority Faculty Development Program (est. 1990) of the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership (est. 2002; originally named Faculty Development and Diversity) sponsors programs for the development of Harvard Medical School faculty and trainees, with an emphasis on mentoring and leadership, as well as programs that are designed to reach out to the pre-college, college, graduate and postdoctoral populations with the goal of bringing outstanding students from groups underrepresented in medicine into the biomedical science pipeline.

Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP)

BSCP was founded in 1991 by MFDP in collaboration with the Massachusetts Medical Society and the New England Board of Higher Education to identify, inform, support and provide mentoring for academically outstanding outstanding students from groups underrepresented in medicine and fellows ranging from middle school to postdoctoral level.

Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center

Established in 2008, Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center is dedicated to improving human health by enabling collaboration and providing tools, training, and technologies to clinical and translational investigators. As a shared enterprise of Harvard University, Harvard Catalyst resources are made freely available to all Harvard faculty and trainees, regardless of institutional affiliation or academic degree.


CONTACTS

For more information, please contact:

Rodolfo Ramos
Program Coordinator – New England Science Symposium
Harvard Medical School
Rodolfo_Ramos@hms.harvard.edu

Lise D. Kaye
Executive Director
Biomedical Science Careers Program
Lise_Kaye@hms.harvard.edu