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Join Me for Coffee: Scientific Research Director, cBio Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Insitute

Thursday, March 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This event series is exclusive to MASS AWIS members registered with National AWIS,
with paid Massachusetts chapter dues or a MASS AWIS student chapter member.

Join MASS AWIS today for access to this series and other exclusive opportunities.

MASS AWIS is offering its members an exclusive opportunity to make professional connections across a variety of career paths. ‘Join Me for Coffee’ gives a chance to meet with a STEM professional for 1 hour at a coffee shop or café. Participants will not only learn about that person’s career but also establish a new professional connection. These events are a great opportunity for participants to practice networking in an intimate setting, a skill that helps open doors to meaningful careers in STEM. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

The upcoming ‘Join Me for Coffee’ event series will feature Laure Kleiman. If you would like to participate in this ‘Join Me for Coffee’ event, first complete the event application form. A committee will then review all applications and select 4-6 participants for each event. Selected applicants will be notified by email at least one week prior to the event. Upon selection notification, you will be required to formally register for the event and pay the registration fee via our secure website. Selected applicants who fail to complete registration on time forfeit the opportunity to participate.

Laura Kleiman, PhD
Scientific Research Director, cBio Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Insitute
Executive Director, Cures Within Reach for Cancer

Laura obtained a PhD in computational and systems biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was an American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where she trained in clinical and translational research. Laura subsequently worked as Project Manager at the drug repurposing non-profit GlobalCures, where she led start-up activities for a Phase III cancer clinical trial. At Dana-Farber, Laura provides leadership and direction for the new cBio Center for computational and systems biology and informatics. She launched Cures Within Reach for Cancer to facilitate the development of promising cancer treatments being overlooked due to a lack of profitability.

Application deadline: March 2, 2018 at 11:55 PM
Application fee (upon acceptance): $5

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Join Me for Coffee: Scientific Research Director, cBio Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Insitute


Thursday, March 29, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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360 Longwood Ave. (Lobby)
360 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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MASS AWIS is the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association for Women in Sciences. Our mission is to support women in all scientific fields and to achieve equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. Our events and membership are open for the public regardless of their gender, professional background, or career level.