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[May 10, 2016] On behave of BTBA-Boston Taiwanese Biotechnology Association

The 4th Boston Taiwanese Biotechnology Symposium will be held at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA on July 16th & 17th 2016. This symposium serves as an excellent opportunity for graduate students, postdocs, and young professionals to learn and exchange experiences in a variety of biotech career paths. This year we are very honored to have Dr. Pan-Chyr Yang (President of National Taiwan University) and Dr. Jane H. Hsiao (Vice Chairman and Chief Technical Officer of OPKO Health) joining us as our keynote speakers. We are also thrilled to have many outstanding scientists and professionals from academia and industry joining us for panel discussions on career developments.


In addition to classical academic and industry panels, this year we are excited to announce four new sections:

1) Entrepreneurial presentation: to invite biomedical startup teams to pitch their ideas and get feedback from investors;

2) Academic workshop: to learn about the funding system, essential skills in scientific writing and job talk, and how to prepare a faculty application package;

3) Resume workshop: to learn how to polish your resume and develop networking skills;

4) Career opportunities in industry: to explore more career paths in biotech industry.


We welcome all graduate students, postdocs, and young professionals in bio-, pharma-, public health-, and related fields to join us at the symposium. Pre-registration is required and no on-site registration will be accepted. Please submit an abstract if you would like to present your research work (oral or poster presentation) at the symposium.


• Time: July 16th & 17th, 2016
• Location: Northwest Building, Harvard University (52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA)
• Event website: 
• Registration deadline: June 3rd for abstract submission, entrepreneurial presentation, and early bird registration. July 15th for regular registration. 
Registration will be closed once the number of registrants reaches the maximum capacity of 250 people.
• Registration fee: $10 for early bird, $20 for regular registration (registration fee including lunch and dinner on Day 1, and coffee breaks on both days)



For any questions or suggestions, please contact We look forward to seeing you there!


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