Welcome to the BioREFS website!

The BioREFS (Resource for Easing Friction and Stress) are here to provide MIT’s biology community with an independent resource to support, encourage, diffuse, and mediate during times of stress.

Here you’ll be able to find information about what the BioREFS do, our calendar, how to contact us and much more.

Cider, snacks, crafts, and more! 12/3 from 3-5pm

Feeling crafty? End-of-fall blues? Get out of the lab and into the holiday spirit at the BioREFS craft and snack circle.

Destress while decorating wrapping paper and gift tags to take your gift swap game to the next level, or just stop by for a snack. We will provide all the supplies you need, including hot chocolate/cider and snacks!

When: Thursday December 3, 3-5PM
Where: WI Cafe

We hope to see you there!
-The BioREFS-


May coffee hour!

Start your morning on a good note – join the BioREFS for coffee and baked goods!

Tuesday, May 19
9:30 – 10:30 AM
Building 68 Atrium (by the fossilized tree)

Hope to see you there!

A spring social hour

Celebrate the long-awaited arrival of spring with a social hour! Share some food and drinks with your colleagues and friends.

Thursday, March 26
5-6 PM
If you’re over 21, don’t forget your ID! See you there!
-The BioREFS-

Upcoming social hour

Happy November!

The BioREFS are hosting a Social Hour on Thursday, November 13th from 5-6 PM in 68-181. If you like delicious food and beverages and good company, please join us! If you are 21+, don’t forget to bring your ID.

Hope to see you there!
-The BioREFS-

Ice cream social hour

Summer’s almost over – but there’s still time for ice cream! Stop by and grab some of your favorite frozen treats…

Wednesday, August 27
3:30 PM

Hope to see you there!
-The BioREFS-