Connect. Collaborate. Innovate.


In June 2017, we will be hosting our first annual BPDA symposium at the Broad Institute in Cambridge, focused on strategies to nurture academia-industry collaborations and to advance scientific research and professional development.

Many postdoctoral trainees have strong research, teaching, and interpersonal skills; however, they lack the ability to leverage these skills to prepare for careers in either academic tenure-track positions or industry.

As biological research becomes increasingly multidisciplinary and technologically complex, collaborative research among diverse experts is often required to address important scientific questions. This symposium will be a unique platform for young investigators to establish new relationships and gain new perspectives.

Our goals are twofold: 1) to facilitate increased collaboration among scientists and engineers in academia and industry; 2) to provide practical tools necessary to enhance the professional development of early career researchers. 




Find out about our exciting scientific talks, panels, workshops, posters and networking events.

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Novartis site visit

Come to B-SoCCS 2017 to win an opportunity to visit Novartis and meet our investigators!

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