Post Doc Weekly 2-15-2017

Upcoming Events

Early Career Grant Writing Workshop Series for Postdocs- Flyer

This series includes six presentations and the option to join a Postdoc Writing, Editing & Review (PoWER) Group. While the series includes presentations specific to the K99/R00 application, postdocs writing other grant applications are encouraged to attend pertinent presentations and take part in the PoWER  group. Dr. Beth Riley, Editorial Director, Office of Research will be present to assist group members.  The series is outlined below.

#1 NIH K Award Review Process for Postdoctoral Scholars featured Vice Provost Frances Leslie  This session covered NIH topics for postdoctoral scholars from the perspective of an NIH grant reviewer. Slides can be requested by contacting

Register for #2-6 Presentations and/or PoWER Group (shown below)

 Questions? Contact Mary Frances Ypma-Wong PhD

Insights into the Academic Hiring Process at an R1 Institution
Sponsored by UCI School of Medicine and GPS-BIOMED
Thursday, February 23 5:30- 7:30pm
Natural Sciences 1 Room 1114  Food and beverage will be provided-Register

Center for Engaged Instruction (CEI)-Additional workshops and register

Grading Essays Successfully: Rubrics, Fairness, and Feedback
Monday, February 27  1:00 - 2:30 pm, AIRB 1030

Graduate Resource Center (GRC)

Interview Skills Boot Camp – Monday, February 27 10:00AM – 4:00pm Register
Tips for Live Presentations – Monday, February 27 5:30- 6:30pm Register
Networking and Your Professional Brand Tuesday, March 7-  3:30- 5:00pm Register

Strategies for Success in Academia: A Three Part Series-Sponsored by the UCI Postdoc Association (PDA) and Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA)

Session 3- Keeping a Healthy Balance
Faculty will discuss their strategies of maintaining a healthy balance between personal and professional lives (research, teaching, families, hobbies, and service outside of academia).
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 5:30-7:00pm at the Graduate Resource Center.  Register

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute- Fourth Annual Bench to Bedside Symposium-Flyer
This free, one-day symposium will focus on exciting advances in translational research. The event will bring together all those who are interested in applying state-of-the-art methodologies to human diseases. Posters will be presented throughout the day to encourage interactions between postdoctoral scholars, scientists and industry experts. The top three outstanding post-doctoral posters will be awarded:  $500 First Prize $300 Second Prize $200 Third Prize
Friday, March 17, 2017  Register
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, UCI

Weekly PoWER Group Meeting- Postdoc Writing Editing and Review Group-All postdocs welcome to write and review in a quiet and productive atmosphere. Contact Mary Frances Ypma-Wong PhD ( for more information.

Tuesday PoWER Group-Meets every Tuesday from 9:00am-12:00pm, BioSci III, Rm 3011 
Friday PoWER Group-Meets every Friday from 8:30am-10:30am, BioSci III, Rm 1120

Upcoming Events for Postdoctoral Scholars

This calendar includes events sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Graduate Resource Center (GRC), UCI Postdoctoral Association (PDA), GPS-BIOMED and other campus units.

New Funding Opportunities

See funding webpage

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