Community News – Week of April 8, 2019

Week of April 8, 2019

The following announcements are as of April 5.

Events and Seminars

April 8: Student Seminar, 3:00 p.m in 66-110
– Matthew Billingsley, “Sensitivity Analysis of Discontinuous Differential Equations”
– Luke Rhym, “Development and Delivery of CRISPR/Cas9 Strategies for Homology-Independent Gene Repair in vivo”

April 8: CEE C.C. Mei Distinguished Speaker Series- Prof. Sebastien Candel- Progress and Challenges in Combustion Dynamics. [Details]

April 9: Undergrads: seminar, “Branding yourself” 12-1p.m. in 3-442. [Details]

April 12: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m., 66-110
– “Li-ion and Li-air batteries: harnessing oxygen redox and understanding interfacial reactivity in high energy batteries” Bryan McCloskey, University of California, Berkeley

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

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

See ChemE calendar for more listing of events and seminars >>

Thesis Defense

April 8: Boonsom Uranukul (Stephanopoulos Group), Engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Renewable Production of Plastic Precursor Chemicals from Plant Biomass. 11:00 a.m., 56-169.

See ChemE calendar for more listing of events and seminars >>

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

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

April 8: Entry submission due for The Louis Kampf Writing Prize in Women and Gender Studies. [Details]

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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