HST.500 Frontiers in (Bio)Medical Engineering and Physics


Class Info

Provides a framework for mapping research topics at the intersection of medicine and engineering/physics in the Harvard-MIT community and covers the different research areas in MEMP (for example, regenerative biomedical technologies, biomedical imaging and biooptics). Lectures provide fundamental concepts and consider what's hot, and why, in each area. Training in scientific proposal writing (thesis proposals, fellowship applications, or research grant applications) through writing workshops. Topics include how to structure a novel research project, how to position research within the scientific community, how to present preliminary data effectively, and how to give and respond to peer reviews.

This class has no prerequisites.

HST.500 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by S. Bhatia and S. Jhaveri.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 66-154.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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