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Click the links below to access information about the BEST Program and some of our 2017 events:

January 9, 2017

BEST Site visit to P&G

January 10, 2017

BEST Careers in... Science Policy


BEST recommended courses:

BME 4440 Science Policy 

COMM 5660 Science
Communication Workshop

PHYS 7685 
aka Finding Your Scientific Voice

AEM 6145 Business
Management Fundamentals 

January 15, 2017

Advancing Science And Policy

February 1, 2017

February BEST Newsletter


February 2, 2017   

Should I do a postdoc?

February 2

Debate Coach Sam Nelson

February 3

Grant Review Criteria webinar with Holly Falk

February 13

Navigating Your Future: Managing Dual Careers

February 15

MedTech Member MeetUp at AMRI

February 16-20

AAAS Annual Meeting

February 28, March 21 &28

Pitch Competition
Mixer, Workshop and Compete!

March 2

Case Study: A Scientist in Washington

March 8

Communicating the Science Behind Energy & Environment

March 8 & 9

Engaged Cornell course:  Cancer research presentations and discussions (BIOMS 5665)

March 13 & 14

Career Options Symposium
with Georgetown Univ.

March 13, 14 & 21

Pre-Seed Workshop

March 16

Credibility, Controversy, and the Challenge of Engaging in Policy

March 17

Navigate Your Future:
Lessons in Leadership

March 22

Dianne Miller and Kristin Adams
Cornell Federal Relations “Advocacy 101” 

March 22

Political Engagement by Academic Scientists

March 24

Careers in Communication Discussion with Bill Silberg

March 25

Social Issues in Community Engagement by Cancer Scientists

March 30

How to Run for State Government
Leslie Danks Burke

April 12

Seminar & BEST Interactive Session- Biocytogen

April 12

Take a Politician to Work Day-Mayor Svante Myrick

April 13

Mark Bayer - Bayer Strategic Consulting

April 26-28


May 3 & 4

4th annual BEST Symposium

May 18 & 19

9th annual NYS Biotechnology Symposium