Community News – Week of April 15, 2019

Week of April 15, 2019

The following announcements are as of April 12.

Events and Seminars

April 15: MIT Sangam and Hindu Students Council hosting Holi celebration, 4:30-8:00pm on the Stata Lawn. [Details]

April 16: Grad Students: Muddy’s 51st Anniversary & the beginning of the end of the spring semester event. 6:00 p.m. [Details]

April 16: Make, Break and Dine with Us! 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Johnson Ice Rink [Details]

April 17: MIT SIAM Seminar: “PAC-Bayes Tree: Weighted Subtrees with Guarantees” 4:00 p.m., in 1-242. [Details]

April 17: Panel Discussion: The Current and Future Role of Computation in the Physical Sciences. Chipman Room, 6-104. [Details]

April 19: Michaels Lecture: Engineering the Genome: How CRISPR Systems Work, Prof. Jennifer Doudna, 3:00 p.m., 34-101.

April 19: Seminar: “The Coming Challenges of  PFASs in Water and Soil: Implications for Human Exposure” Prof. Chris Higgins. [Details]

April 22: Student Seminar: 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
– Nathan Volchko, “Understanding Heterogeneous Nucleation Mechanisms in Polyolefins”
– Wentao Dong, “Investigating Cancer and Proliferative Metabolism Through Isotopic Labeling and Network Analysis”

April 22: Ideation 2019, Stata Center, 32-123. [Details]

April 23: Seminar: Crossroads 2019 – Enabling New Supply Chain Designs. [Details]

April 26: ChemE Seminar Series: 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Controlling and Understanding Protein Self-Assembly for Development of Therapeutic Materials”  Julie Champion, Georgia Institute of Technology

April 30: “One Day We Arrived in Japan” film screening with director Q&A. [Details]

May 7 – 9: Solve at MIT: Apply to attend now. [Details]

May 22: Grad Students and Postdocs; 2019 Cabot Student Materials Research Forum. apply by April 19. [Details]

May 23: MIT-Merck Women in Chemistry Symposium. 10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Kresge. [Details]

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Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

All Students

Amgen: Process Development Engineer wanted. [Contact Cindy Ren] [Details]

Graduate Students

May 9: Application due for the DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program. [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

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Other Announcements

All Students

April 15: Paper submissions due for Benjamin Siegel Writing Prize. [Details]

April 17: Application due for summer workshop in Advance Functional Fibers and Fabrics. [Details]

MIT Alumni Advisors Hub:  Students, signup to connect with MIT alumni for career conversations. [Details]

Graduate Students

May 17: Application due for 2019 UW Chemical Engineering: Distinguished Young Scholars Seminar Series for Grad Students in Seattle. [Details]

GWAMIT Leadership Conference: Sign up to organize [Details]

Graduate Students and Postdocs

DOE Scholars Program – Accepting Applications. [Details]

ChemE All

July 1: Application due for Solve – Global Challenge Solutions. [Details]

August 26-27: 10th World Meet on Analytical Chemistry & Instrumentation Conference – Bangkok. [Details]

August 29-30: 15th International Conference on Metabolomics and Systems Biology, Vienna, Austria. [Details]

Carbon Footprinting App Pilot 2019: Help us test our app for community emissions at MIT. [Details]

Volunteer Opportunity: The neural basis of programming, 2-hour fMRI scanning session. [Details]

ChemE Public Service and Outreach Initiative: volunteer opportunities to Boston and Cambridge communities. Contact Supratim Das

The Women in STEM Database at MIT (WiSDM) is an initiative designed to promote the visibility of women in our academic community. [Join Today!]

Join the new Course 10 LinkedIn group!

Join the MIT Military/Veteran Email List. [Sign-up]

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