USS Constitution

Lab visitors can also tour the USS Constitution, located in Charlestown Navy Yard.

Education and Research

Educational Programs >>

MIBRC/Pedi GI Weekly
Seminar Series

Annual MGHfC Research Day

Nutrition and Obesity Research Center at Harvard

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Educational Programs

MIBRC/Pedi GI Weekly Seminar Series

As part of its educational mission, the MIBRC conducts a series of weekly, hour-long research meetings that are held throughout the academic year. The meetings usually involve presentations by members of the Center, either of work-in-progress or of papers from the recent scientific literature.

On occasion, guest lecturers from other research groups at Massachusetts General Hospital, or from other institutions in the Boston area and beyond, will be invited to speak at the meeting. Once a month, the meetings are held jointly with clinicians from the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in order to facilitate exchange of ideas between the clinical and basic science staff.

Annual MGHfC Research Day

The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Research Day is held in early spring each year. Presented by the MGHfC Research Council, Research Day highlights recent accomplishments and advances from Mass General researchers, as well as from the broader pediatric research community.

Nutrition and Obesity Research Center at Harvard

Dr. Allan Walker helped to establish the Division of Nutrition at Harvard Medical School in 1996. Along with the Division, an NIH-funded clinical nutrition research center was founded. Physicians and nutritionists can attend monthly seminars and an annual postgraduate symposium. Topics from past symposia can be viewed at:

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Center for Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Established in 1991, the CSIBD, a multidisciplinary center at MGH, advances understanding of IBD through the study of relevant basic biological processes and the directed study of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Investigators from CSIBD present their research annually at a symposium along with a two-day workshop on an area of science in IBD research. Visit:

MGH Wednesday Immunology Seminar Series

Mass General’s Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases (CIID) is a multidisciplinary research center focused on basic mechanisms of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases. Under the leadership of Andrew Luster, MD, PHD, the CIID serves as the major laboratory research component of the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology. From early September through the end of May, the CIID hosts weekly seminars in the Isselbacher Auditorium from noon to 1 p.m. in Building 149 at the Charlestown Navy Yard featuring presentations by leaders in the field of immunology.

Wednesday Immunology Seminar Series—Harvard Medical School

The Harvard Immunology PhD program hosts weekly seminars on Wednesday from 5 to 6 p.m. at Armenise Amphitheater, 210 Longwood Avenue. From September through May, national and international experts present on a variety of topics in Immunology.