On February 16, 2013, the New England Science Writers (NESW) will host the annual local science writers’ reception to coincide with the AAAS meeting in Boston. We have designated several levels of sponsorship, each with its own benefits and all designed to showcase the research and resources available in New England and beyond.
Sponsoring Organizations ($2,000):
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, ranks third in NIH funding among independent hospitals nationwide and is home to a preeminent academic research program where basic science discoveries and clinical investigations are helping to transform patient care.
The Graduate Program in Science Journalism at Boston University trains students, scientists and mid-career journalists in a new one-year master’s program to investigate, analyze, and narrate scientific, medical and other issues. The program has over 200 alumni, working for newspapers, magazines, broadcast outlets and institutions throughout the world.
The Broad Institute was founded to empower this generation of creative scientists to transform medicine by leveraging the genome. The Institute includes biologists, chemists, clinicians, computational scientists and software engineers from the MIT and Harvard communities and beyond, with collaborations spanning the globe.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center and a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, offers adult and pediatric cancer patients the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow’s cures through its renowned clinical and laboratory research programs.
Forsyth is the world’s leading independent research institute dedicated to improving oral health, and reducing interrelated systemic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. Forsyth’s portfolio includes basic research, clinical translational research and community-dental programs for underserved populations.
Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is a national senior services leader uniquely dedicated to rethinking, researching and redefining the possibilities of aging. Based in Boston, the non-profit, non-sectarian organization has provided communities and health care for seniors, research into aging, and education for geriatric care providers since 1903.
The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution and NCI-designated Cancer Center headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community to improve human health. Press Week at The Jackson Laboratory (July 24-31, 2013)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is one of the nation’s first, and most prestigious, technological universities. Focused on solving important problems, WPI’s research is internationally recognized for breakthroughs and innovations in biotechnology, fuel cells, nanotechnology, information security, and more.