MIT Biotechnology Group

QSP in Oncology May 8 @ Cambridge Innovation Center

About Boston QSP, Inc.: To foster sharing of knowledge, experience, and opportunities Boston QSP, Inc., a non-profit organization, is building a community in Boston for researchers and professionals involved and/or interested in quantitative and systems approach to drug discovery and development.


Invitation: We would like to invite you to our upcoming event on Monday, May 8th, 2017. The event will feature talks on innovation in oncology modeling by QSP (Quantitative & Systems Pharmacology) leaders from industry. More information can be found here ( )


What is in it for you? Pharma and biotech companies are embracing applications of mathematics and engineering in a big way to improve the outcome and efficiency of drug development process. In our events, >90 % attendees are researchers in pharma/biotech industry ranging from CEOs, presidents, vice-presidents, directors, and senior level scientist to postdocs. Each attendee is a potential source of full-time job or an internship. For grad student population this is a great opportunity to network and learn.


Reception will follow presentations. There will be a selection of craft beers from local breweries and food from a local business.


Event details:

Event: QSP in Oncology

Venue: Cambridge Innovation Center, 1 Broadway, Cambridge (5th floor).

Event Chair: Birgit Schoeberl, PhD, Sr. VP and Head of Discovery, Merrimack.

5:00-5:40PM – “It’s not rocket science! Or is it? Recent advances in translational oncology modeling,” Dean Bottino, PhD, Clinical Translation Modeling & Simulation Leader, Takeda Oncology (Havana room).


5:40PM – 6:20PM – “Evolving models to systems level: case studies from preclinical oncology,”Frank Gibbons, PhD, Principal Scientist, AstraZeneca (Havana room).

6:20 pm-8:00 pm – Reception/Networking @ Venture Cafe (a few steps down the hallway from Havana Room).


Registration is FREE but RSVP is required:

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