Post Doc Weekly 3-22-2017

Upcoming Events

Early Career Grant Writing Workshop Series for Postdocs- Series Flyer

This series includes 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.  Questions? Contact Mary Frances Ypma-Wong PhD

March 22-3:00-3:50pm-Institutional Environment, Commitment to Candidate’s Research Plan, Training in the Responsible Conduct  
Tara Massimino, Director, Research Development, SOM

March 22-4:00-5:00pm-Describing Career Goals, Objectives and Development  
Christie Fowler PhD, Asst. Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior

March 29- 4:00-5:00pm-NIH Guidelines to Improve Experimental Rigor and Reproducibility  
Oswald Steward PhD, Senior Assoc. Dean for Research, SOM

May 5-4:00-5:00pm-A Facet of Academic Careers-Writing & Reviewing Grants  
Bert L. Semler PhD, Professor, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Marian Waterman, PhD- Professor, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics


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

Fourth Annual “What Can You Be with a PhD?” STEM Career Symposium at UCSD 
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, UC San Diego
Saturday, March 25th, 2017
Details and registration

Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 2:30-5:00pm at the Graduate Resource Center. Register

Postdocs are welcome to attend select or all sessions listed below,
2:30-3:30pm-Postdoc Benefits and Q&A- Kwame White, Benefits Analyst-all postdocs welcome to attend to learn more about current benefits
3:30-4:30pm-Career Development at UCI for Postdocs- Mary Frances Ypma-Wong, PhD, Postdoctoral Coordinator, Graduate Division
4:30-5:00pm- Union Presentation- Li Yu, UAW Local 5810
5:00-6:00pm- Happy Hour at AntHill Grill with Postdoc Association (PDA)

Strategies to Overcome Imposter Syndrome-Sponsored by the UCI Postdoc Association (PDA) and Graduate Division

Postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, and faculty are invited to join in the discussion lead by Dr. Phong Luong on when and why "imposter" feelings occur.  You can learn techniques to overcome self-doubt, feel confident in your abilities, and focus on exploration and productivity in the field that you have chosen to study. Flyer

Two Sessions (duplicate-only attend one)- Register
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 5:30-7:00pm at the Graduate Resource Center. 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 12:30-1:30pm at the Graduate Resource Center.

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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