Special Annoucements

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MASS AWIS Member Appreciation & Recruitment Event: Wednesday, December 9th

Please join us for our annual MASS AWIS Member Appreciation Event!

Come to learn more about MASS AWIS activities and volunteer opportunities, celebrate our volunteers and hear from Dr. Joanne Kamens, a co-founding member of MASS AWIS, and Uche Amaechi, board chair of Science Club for Girls. 

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Annual Winter Social & Holiday Party: Wednesday, December 16th

Please join us for a fun filled evening with prize swap, cookie sampling and so much more!

hDate:  Wednesday, December 16th
Location: Rattlesnake Bar & Grill, 384 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116
Time: 6:30-9:30 pm


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Xconomy Healthcare Summit 2015: Tuesday, November 17th

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The healthcare revolution is underway. Everything from drug discovery and development to patient care, hospital management, and our very lifestyles is in flux—and providing fertile ground for innovation and disruption.

This half-day summit will feature candid chats, entrepreneur and investor stories, interactive discussions, tons of networking time, and great food and drink. Leaders in personalized medicine and genomics, health IT, big data, venture capital, and more will be there. Full speaker list

Time: 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: Broad Institute, 415 Main Street, Cambridge  
   12:00 – 1:00 pm: Registration and Networking  
   1:00 – 5:15 pm: Healther Care Summit more info
   5:15 – 6:30 pm: Networking Reception

To Register
Promo codes for MASS AWIS members:
Postdocs – AWISPostDoc (75 $) 
Non-postdocs AWIS (155 $)
More than 50% off the regular registration price !

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Job openings at Unum Therpeutics


Associate Scientist, in vitro assays 
& Scientist/Sr. Scientist Drug Discovery

Please send you resume/cover letter to tooba.cheema@unumrx.com

Associate Scientist, in vitro assays

Who are we seeking?

  • An independent, flexible, high energy candidate with knowledge of immunology and/or cancer biology
  • MS/BS with 2+ years of research experience with in vitro cell biology
  • Demonstrated competence with:

    • Immune cells and cancer cell line propagation and maintenance
    • Cell based assays – including proliferation, activation, cytokine release, and cytotoxicity
    • Flow cytometry 
  • Experience with MSD, ELISA, Western blotting techniques, is a plus
  • Prior industry experience is a plus

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Great news from DSW!!

DSW has announced the winners from the Shoe Lovers Care Campaign: MASS AWIS has been awarded $15,000!


We are excited to partner with DSW for their Shoe Lovers Care Leave Your Mark campaign. The $15,000 donation will go very far in helping us to further the mission and reach of our organization. Thank you to our supporters who voted during this campaign—we could not have done it without you!

Thank you DSW!

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Career Exploration Scholarship 2015

ID-10084646-croppedIn support of our mission, MASS AWIS strives to provide their members the opportunity to receive and explore valuable resources beneficial to their scientific career. Into our third year of partnership with Propel Careers, MASS AWIS is excited to present the 2015 Career Exploration Scholarship program to our members.

Ten (10) MASS AWIS members will be awarded an admission to one Propel Careers' 2015 Future in Life Sciences Series event of their choice: five members in the Spring (Feb-May) and five members in the Fall (Sept-Nov). **To note, Spring slots are all filled up.

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