Week of May 4, 2020
COVID-19 – MIT Campus Updates and Guidance Website
Congratulations to Course X’s New PhDs!
Theresa Cloutier (4/28), Maxwell Nagarajan (4/28), Weike Sun (4/29), Ki-Joo Sung (4/29)
Events and Seminars
May 4: Student Seminars, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. [zoom link will be emailed]
– Yuxuan Tian, “Preserving Protein Function in situ using Mechanical Interlocking of Biomolecules”
– Sun Jin Moon, “Exploring Compartmentalized NADPH Metabolism Using Fluorescence Sensors and Glucose Isotopic Tracers”
May 4: Webinar: “Aim High: Chart Your Course and Find Success” Deborah James, 23rd Secretary of the US Air Force, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. [Details]
May 5: MIT Town Hall: A virtual community gathering, 4:00 – 5:15 pm.
May 7-8: National Research Conference: Immunology, Infectious Disease, COVID-19. [virtual] [Details]
May 13 – 14: MIT Deshpande Center: “Ideastream – Translating Research into Products” [virtual] [Details]
May 5: William Ho (Jain and Langer Labs), 2:30 p.m., [Virtual Defense – link will be emailed]
“Orthotopic Liver Metastasis Mouse Models of Mismatch Repair-Proficient Colorectal Cancer Recapitulate Clinical Inefficacy of Immune Checkpoint Blockade”
May 8: I-Yun Lisa Hsieh (Green Group), 1:30 p.m. [Virtual Defense – link will be emailed]
“Insights into Future Electric Mobility”
May 11: Justin Paloni (Olsen Group), 1:00 p.m. [Virtual Defense – link will be emailed]
“Protein-Polymer Conjugate Arrays for Enhanced Biosensor Sensitivity and Selectivity”
May 17: All students, application due for McKinsey MIT Tech Impact Award! [Details]
Sophomores & Juniors: Application period is extended for the Gordon Engineering Leadership Program (GEL) [Details]
The MIT Career and Professional Development Office has a helpful COVID-19 FAQ section for those seeking jobs or internships. Explore their online resources.
Search for more faculty positions around the world at PolytechnicPositions.com
For more listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions, visit the Career Advice and Support page.
May 31: Submission due for NOBCChE Conference abstract and student grant applications. [Details]
GradRat Committee: Balfour is currently offering 25% off plus a free gift for any orders placed this month (April 2020). (Rings would be directly shipped to you once completed.) The free gift is a Kendra Scott necklace. Please reach out if you have questions about sizing: firstname.lastname@example.org
MIT Alumni Advisors Hub: Students, signup to connect with MIT alumni for career conversations. [Details]