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Academic Year 2009 - 10

Invention Liaison Program Panel Discussion

Date: July 1, 2010
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MGPA-MBEF Industry Experience Program

Date: July 1, 2010
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Postdoc Parents Lunch

sponsored by the ORCD and MGPA Date: June 30, 2010
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"Naturally Obsessed" The Making of a Scientist

Date: June 25,2010
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Making New Contacts

Date: June 16, 2010
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Interviewing Skills

Date: June 16, 2010
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New Research Fellow Orientation Lunch

Date: June 8, 2010
Learn more about research and career resources at MGH and opportunity to meet staff of the ORCD as well as a representative of the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).



Mentor Lunch

Date: May 5, 2010
Sponsored by the MGPA and the ORCD
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Grant Writing Workshop

Date: April 30, 2010
Speakers:
Sylvie Breton, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine
Leo Cheng, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology (Pathology)

Keith Miller, PhD, Mallinckrodt Professor of Pharmacology in the Department of Anaesthesia
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Earth Day Charles River Cleanup

Date: April 24, 2010
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"Naturally Obsessed" -- The Making of a Scientist

Date: April 21, 2010
A true story of the struggle to become a scientist and the triumph of making a discovery.
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American Culture and Conversation

Date: April 13 - May 18, 2010
Classes to help improve your conversations, while also exploring American culture and customs. Click here to view flyer.



Taking the Pulse

Date: April 8, 2010
Presented by the Bok Center Players
"Taking the Pulse" was set in a major teaching hospital and was about a new researcher seeking a mentor for her first research grant.
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ORCD Town Hall Meeting

Date: April 1, 2010
Town hall meeting to help plan ahead of the 2010 ORCD Career Day and Research Fellows Poster Celebration.
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Launching A Lab: Tips for Starting Your Own Research Program

Date: January 19, 2010
Speaker: Carlo C. Maley, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania
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Spring 2010 ESL Classes

The Office for Research Career Development is offered a 15-week course to the MGH Research Community in English as a Second Language (ESL). Classes began in late January and ended in early June.
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Coach Yourself to Physical Fitness

Date: January 12, 2010
Facilitator: Theresa Michel, DPT, DSc, CCS, Clinical Professor of Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions (IHP)
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Yoga for Researchers

Date: January 4, 2010
Facilitator: Laura Malloy, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, MGH Benson Henry Mind Body Institute
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Effective Negotiation Skills for Research Fellows

Date: December 18, 2009
Facilitator: Linda Wilcox, Ombudsperson: HMS, HSDM, HSPH
During your career, you will need to negotiate with others not only to resolve conflicts but also to effectively manage your career.
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Laughter Yoga for Researchers

Date: November 13, 2009
Facilitator: Laura Malloy, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, MGH Benson Henry Mind Body Institute
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MGPA CV Writing Panels

Sponsored by the MGPA and the ORCD
Academic CV Writing Panel: October 29, 2009
Industry CV Writing Panel: November 4, 2009
"The Do's and Don'ts of Writing an Effective CV"
"Techniques to get your CV passed along to the right person"
"What makes a CV stand out in a crowd of applications"



Grant Writing Workshop

Date: October 27, 2009

Speakers:
  Gary Tearney, PhD, "Tips for Successful Grantwriting"
  Randall Peterson, PhD, "Abstract, Specific Aims and General Tips"
  Leo Cheng, PhD, "New NIH Review Process and Scoring"
  Thomas R.M. Ulrich, "Harvard Catalyst's Grant Central"
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Chair Yoga

Date: October 23, 2009

Instructor: Laura Malloy, Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher, MGH Benson Henry Mind Body Institute
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Trouble in the Lab

Date: October 8, 2009

Presented by The Bok Center Players
This Entertaining and educational presentation addressed managing interpersonal dynamics in the laboratory and effective lab management.
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