SEF Presents: Progressive Tour - The Broad Institute and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

Thursday, July 31 2014
11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Location: MassBio, 300 Technology Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA

Lunch provided at MassBio before heading off for the tours.

Progressive Tour – The Broad Institute and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

Come join us for a Safety Environmental & Facilities (SEF) “progressive” tour on July 31st.  We will start with lunch and networking at MassBio at 11:30  and then walk over to The Broad Institute and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals in Kendall Square to get SEF insider tours of these two newly expanded facilities by Rhonda O'Keefe and Kelley Raasch of The Broad and Masha Ushomirsky of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals. 

The Broad Institute seeks to describe all the molecular components of life and their connections; discover the molecular basis of major human diseases; develop effective new approaches to diagnostics and therapeutics; and disseminate discoveries, tools, methods and data openly to the entire scientific community. For more information please visit: http://www.broadinstitute.org/ .

Merrimack Pharmaceuticalsis a biopharmaceutical company discovering, developing and preparing to commercialize innovative medicines paired with companion diagnostics for the treatment of cancer. Merrimack applies a systems biology-based approach to biomedical research, throughout the research and development process. Merrimack currently has six oncology therapeutics in clinical development.  For more information please visit: http://merrimackpharma.com/

Bring a colleague along for the tours in and around Kendall Square and the opportunity to hear about and see these facilities from an SEF perspective. 

Special thanks to our hosts:

  • Rhonda O'Keefe, Director of  EHS, The Broad Institute
  • Kelley Raasch, Assistant Director of EHS, The Broad Institute
  • Masha Ushomirsky, Lab Operation/EHS Manager, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Presented by MassBio’s SEF Working Group - Safety, Environmental & Facilities Operations

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