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Cornell University
Friday, March 24, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dr. Rich Pouyat

The Biogeochemistry, Environmental Science, and Sustainability group will be hosting Dr. Rich Pouyat for a morning discussion group this Friday. ASAP has agreed to co-sponsor this event in order to open it up to the larger science policy community.

Dr. Pouyat is the National Program Lead for Air

A 409 Corson Mudd Hall

Friday, March 24, 2017 12:15 PM - 01:30 PM
Careers in Communication Discussion with Bill Silberg

The BEST Program and the Engaged Cornell are pleased to host, Bill Silberg, Director of Communications for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), a national non-profit organization that takes a patient-oriented approach to improve healthcare effectiveness.  One of PCORI&

148 Stocking Hall

Friday, March 24, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
MBG Seminar with Richard Ransohoff, Biogen

"Microglia Reconsidered"

Richard Ransohoff

Vice President – Neuroimmunology & Acute Neurology, Biogen

Seminar Host:
Fenghua Hu

Sponsored by the field of BMCB

If you need accommodations to participate in this event, please contact as

G10 Biotech

Friday, March 24, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
The Hidden Power of Female Entrepreneurship

As a part of the Cornell Business Impact Symposium, Founder and President of Technica Communications, Lisa Ann Pinkerton will deliver a special free talk on Friday evening for the entire community.

Author and speaker Pinkerton will connect the dots on why women-led businesses deliver higher

Rev: Ithaca Start up Works
314 East State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Pitch Competition- Submission deadline

DEADLINE TODAY! Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell (TEC) invites you to submit pitch deck to by today in preparation for the


Pitch Competition: Tuesday, March 28 @5:30-7:30PM

1st place prize - $1000.  2nd place prize - $500. 


submit by March 25

Saturday, March 25, 2017 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Cornell Business Impact Symposium (CBIS 2017)

This is a regional event focused on the unique, positive impact the private sector is having on social and environmental challenges. Participants will hear compelling stories on the latest trends and innovative solutions of organizations leveraging business to create a better world.

Topics include

Klarman Hall

Saturday, March 25 09:35 AM - Sunday, March 26, 2017 05:00 PM
Social Issues in Community Engagement by Cancer Scientists

This free two-day workshop is part of a series of 4 courses offered toward the Graduate Certificate of Engagement in Public Communication of Science and Technology as part of BIOMS 5660, to learn about Social Issues in Community Engagement by Cancer Scientists.

Individuals that would like to

401 Warren Hall
Please register

Tuesday, March 28 - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Engaging Scientists & Engineers in Policy Annual Meeting

The Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy (ESEP) is hosting its first annual planning meeting in Washington, D.C.

The purpose of this meeting is to provide an opportunity for members to engage with other ESEP members, help plan future ESEP activities, and present current science policy

Washington DC
Register by Feb. 17

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Pitch Competition

Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell (TEC) invites you to the Graduate Pitch Competition today at 5:30pm down at eHub. Judges will select winners for cash prizes.

1st place prize - $1000.  2nd place prize - $500. 

Teams were selected to pitch with preference given to

Multipurpose 305
Collegetown eHub
409 College Ave
Ithaca, NY 14850

Thursday, March 30, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Take a Politician to Work: Leslie Danks

Have you been thinking about how to get more involved with politics and advocacy since the November election? If so come hear from Leslie Danks Burke, who will discuss how she got involved in politics and what scientists can do to become more engaged. Leslie Burke has been a candidate for state


Monday, April 03, 2017
STEM PhD Careers in Think Tanks

STEM PhDs can positively impact society by working in think tanks, non-academic research organizations that influence public policy around an important issue or cluster of issues. Think tanks hire PhDs to conduct and evaluate studies and help develop policy recommendations.

To join

virtual panels via VersatilePhD
April 3-7

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
The Inventor's Role: Understanding the Tech Transfer Process

Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) for an informative and interactive session that will explore the inventor's role within the technology transfer process. Our experienced Technology Licensing Officers will share tips and suggestions to make the most of CTL services and how you can help

153 MVR

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Regulatory Issues in Clinical Research

Good Clinical Practices Conference (GCP) 2017: Regulatory Issues in Clinical Research

This one day seminar will provide an in-depth review of some of the latest FDA guidances and provide practical tips to assist participants in understanding, applying and successfully complying with GCP guidelines.

Harris Beach PLLC
99 Garnsey Road
Pittsford, NY 14534

Thursday, April 06, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Research Careers in Industry

Are you interested in learning more about science research careers in industry? Would you like to transition into an industry career but are unsure how to land a position? Join industry experts as they cover these topics and answer questions from the audience.

Frank Fan, Ph.D.- Senior Director,


Tuesday, April 11, 2017 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Design a Poster/Sign for March For Science

Come design and create your own personal sign to support the March for Science. You can take the sign with you to the March for Science, put it up in your lab, apartment window, etc. All poster making material will be provided by the graduate school, and will be available from 3pm-6pm. Students can

Big Red Barn

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Take a Politician to Work Day-Mayor Svante Myrick

ASAP is excited to announce that we will be hosting the Mayor of Ithaca, Svante Myrick, to come tour labs at Cornell University. This is an unprecedented project ASAP has begun in an effort to engage with our local politicians and policy makers about STEM. If you would like to volunteer your lab for

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 06:00 PM
Communication as Key to Better End-of-Life Care

You are invited to attend a series of public presentations hosted by the Engaged Cornell course:  Cancer research presentations and discussions (BIOMS 5665)

Dr. Holly Prigerson

"Communication as Key to Better End-of-Life Care"

Students, staff, faculty, and members of the public are

173 Warren Hall

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Duke/UNC Case Competition

The Duke Advanced Professional Degree Consulting Club invites all non-MBA Cornell University graduate students to participate in a case competition that our club will co-host with UNC’s Science and Business Club.

Several consulting firms, including BCG, McKinsey, and Triangle Insights, will

Duke University
Registration is required

Monday, April 17, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Creating and Owning Your Individual Development Plan

Navigating Your Future is a lunch seminar series focused on professional and academic topics for graduate and postdoctoral scholars. Join us for lunch to learn how to conceptualize, draft, and act on your own Individual Development Plan (IDP).

Please note that the workshop will require some

423 ILR King-Shaw Conference Center
RSVP required

Saturday, April 22, 2017 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Ithaca (& D.C.) March for Science

Are you a student, scientist, teacher or professional passionate about science and outreach? The Ithaca March for Science event is currently looking for speakers to provide 5-minute presentations on their research, and(or) how science has impacted their lives. For students, this is a great

Bernie Milton Pavilion (on the Ithaca Commons)

Monday, April 24, 2017 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Community Engagement Showcase 2017

The annual spring Community Engagement Showcase is a poster presentation session for both students and faculty to display their community-engagement projects, network with peers, and recruit for upcoming opportunities. Additionally, participants are eligible to apply for monetary awards to further

Memorial Room, Willard Straight Hall

Wednesday, April 26 - Friday, April 28, 2017
Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration

Join more than 700 alumni, parents, students, faculty, and staff for two days of on-campus events including:

Symposia on a wide range of topics including: mentorship success; sustainable, social enterprise; health administration, etc.

Shark Tank
eLab Demo Day
New Business & Emerging

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
NEBSA Biosafety Symposium

Interested in learning more about biosafety?  Don't miss this opportunity to network and hear speakers in this field.

Please register via this link and to find more information.

Preliminary Agenda

8:00 – 8:30 am Registration and coffee
8:30 – 8:45 am Welcoming Remarks

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Precision Health Initiative

Geisinger: 20 years  EHR/Clinical data combined with 250,000 whole exome sequences

Come hear the talk on "Precision Health Initiative at Geisinger: 20 years  EHR/Clinical data combined with 250,00 whole exome sequences"

SPEAKER: David Ledbetter, PhD, FACMG, Executive Vice


Wednesday, May 03 - Thursday, May 04, 2017
4th annual BEST Symposium

Save the dates:

Our 4th annual BEST Symposium is planned for:

May 3 & 4, 2017 in G10 Biotechnology Building

Invited speakers:

May 3:

9am: Welcome and BEST annual report by Avery August

9:30am Science Communication Career Panel, moderated by Bruce Lewenstein

Joe Palca

G10 Biotechnology Building

Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Abstract deadline - 9th Annual Biotechnology Symposium

BEST opportunity for trainees to present at the 9th Annual New York State Biotechnology Symposium, a regional conference that brings together industry representatives and scientists, academics and students, and other professionals interested in biotechnology in order to develop synergies and

Held: May 18-19
Leed Platinum Gateway Center

Thursday, May 11, 2017 01:00 PM
Careers beyond the bench in industry

Are you a research scientist interested in learning more about science careers beyond the bench in industry? Would you like to transition or transfer into a non-research industry position but are unsure how to do so? Join experts as they cover these topics and answer questions from the audience.


Thursday, May 18 - Friday, May 19, 2017
9th annual Biotechnology Symposium


This year's theme centers around “Grand Challenges in Biotechnology” – including, for example, Infectious Diseases, Nanobiotechnology, Drinking water/waste water, and Public Science Literacy.

Join an assembly of academics and industry experts! A poster session


Sunday, May 21, 2017 01:13 PM
Lean Six Sigma Training-Early registration deadline

This Lean Six Sigma training course at the Green Belt level gives you valuable business tools to achieve process and operational excellence. The course content emphasizes why the implementation of Lean Six Sigma is vital to the continuous improvement of industry in today's competitive world. Several

Held May 30-June 30

Monday, May 22, 2017
Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur Glenn Prestwich


BEST/Molecular Medicine special seminar with Glenn D. Prestwich.

Date and Time: details to come

About the speaker:

Dr. Glenn D. Prestwich is Presidential Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Special Presidential Assistant for Faculty Entrepreneurism, and directed two Utah


Friday, July 14, 2017
ComSciCon 2017

Graduate students and post-doctoral researchers are invited to apply for the 2017 Communicating Science Conference on Friday, July 14th, 2017 and Saturday, July 22nd, 2017, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

This unique professional development experience will provide attendees with a fantastic

MUST attend both days Jul 14 & 22
deadline to apply Mar 17

Wednesday, September 06 - Thursday, September 07, 2017

In conjunction with the AAMC GREAT Group Professional Development Meeting, and sponsored in part by the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation, the NIH BEST Consortium will hold a workshop to share best practices and lessons learned with the training community at large outside of the NIH BEST Consortium, as

Hyatt Regency, Orlando, FL

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