Speed dating for research

The Researcher Speed Dating event is open to anyone affiliated with Tufts CTSI’s member institutions.In addition to every school in the university, that includes 10 affiliated hospitals, nine community organizations, three academic partners and five industry partners. Jacqueline Mitchell can be reached at [email protected]

The day will kick off in the morning with a seminar, Exploiting the Molecular Signatures of Disease: Case Studies in Bench to Bedside Research, led by Graham Jones, chair and professor of chemistry at Northeastern University, who is also a Tufts CTSI associate director.

The groups will then present their proposals on poster boards, which will be displayed throughout the room.

Participants will then vote on their favorite proposals, but will not be allowed to select their own proposals.

And these days, research funding is increasingly based on the premise that interdisciplinary science brings about better results, faster.

In an effort to help researchers form tomorrow’s dream teams, Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is hosting a networking event on Oct. The name refers to a type of matchmaking event for people looking for the perfect life partners.

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