Applications open for Media Boot Camp 2024

Deadline Date: March 22, 2024

Donor Name: Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Grant Size: Not Available

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard is now accepting applications for its 2024 Media Boot Camp to connects health/science journalists and editors with faculty from the Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and Harvard’s teaching hospitals for a two-day event exploring how the latest advances in genomics and biomedicine.

Journalists will explore possible future storylines, gain fundamental background knowledge, and build relationships with researchers. The program format includes presentations, discussions, and lab tours.

The 2024 Media Boot Camp will take place in person at the Broad Institute in Cambridge, MA on Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17 (with an evening welcome reception on Wednesday, May 15).

Boot Camp topics 

  • Gene editing
  • New approaches for therapeutic delivery 
  • Cancer biology, drug development
  • Data sciences, machine learning
  • Neurobiology (stem cell models of psychiatric disorders)
  • Antibiotic resistance, microbial biology
  • Medical and population genetics, genomic medicine

Cost Covered

  • Hotel accommodations and meals during the program will be provided by the Broad Institute. Attendees must cover travel costs to and from Boston.

For more information, visit Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard .

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