The Leaders of Tomorrow Summit is the Mid-Atlantic region's first student-led, cross-functional and inter-generational leadership summit featuring students, young biotech leaders, bio-pharmaceutical industries, government, academia, and entrepreneurs.
“What can I do to start my professional career in industry” was the question on everyone’s mind. Master’s program students, PhD candidates, and Post-doctoral scholars had all come to the SciPhD Workshop for answers on Monday evening, and they did not leave disappointed.
Call it a wonky version of “American Idol” — or, perhaps more aptly, “Research for a Cause.” Four Georgetown University Medical Center scientists recently delivered 15-minute sales pitches about their work, hoping to win money from an unusual panel of judges: local residents who are not experts on science.
Aviad Haramati, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular & cellular biology and director of the Contemporary and Alternative Medicine program at Georgetown University was elected to the inaugural administrative board of the newly constituted Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
WASHINGTON—In an effort to improve the quality of life for Latina women with breast cancer, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded a three-year contract to a researcher at Georgetown University here. The organization notes that quality-of-life issues for Latina breast cancer survivors remain a little-studied area in the United States despite the growth in the nation's Latina population.