New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
New England Science Symposium | Harvard Medical School | Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership

New England Science Symposium

Sunday, April 5, 2020


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.


KEYNOTE

Charles R. Bridges, Jr., MD, ScD
Global Chief Technology Officer
Pulmonary Hypertension Therapeutic Area
Actelion Research and Development
Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Charles R. Bridges BIO 


BROCHURE & AGENDA

NESS 2020 Brochure 

NESS 2020 Agenda 


ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

The abstract submission deadline is January 3, 2020.

All abstracts will be reviewed and applicants notified of their acceptance by the end of February 2020.

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

To submit an abstract click here: SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT


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


SYMPOSIUM LOCATION

The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, Massachusetts 02115


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

If you need hotel accommodations for the New England Science Symposium, a block of rooms has been reserved at The Westin Copley Place, located at 10 Huntington Avenue. The discounted rate of $255 plus tax (currently 14.45%) per night is ONLY available if you make reservations before March 6, 2020.  Hotel reservations can be made online at https://www.marriott.com/biomedical2020.  Click on the “check availability” link at the bottom of the Web page. Free transportation from the hotel to the Symposium will be provided on Sunday, April 5, 2020.


AWARDS

Awards for outstanding oral and poster presentations in various disciplines and categories are: Ruth and William Silen, M.D. Awards, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Awards, Vertex Postdoctoral Awards, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Department of Neonatology Award, TACS BIO Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Award, American Cancer Society Awards, and Predicine Translational Research Award.

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


SPONSORS

Harvard Medical School
Minority Faculty Development Program (MFDP)
 
The Minority Faculty Development Program (Established 1990) of the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership (Established 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 minority students and fellows ranging from high school to postdoctoral level.


CONTACTS

For more information please contact:
 
Rodolfo Ramos
Program Coordinator - New England Science Symposium
Harvard Medical School
 
Hollie Borek DeSilva
Executive Director
Biomedical Science Careers Program