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Graduate Studies Postdoctoral Association

National Postdoc Appreciation Week

2015 | 2013 | 20122011 | 2010

September 21-25, 2015

The UR Postdoctoral Association will host the following events:

Monday, September 21, 2015:

  • 9:30AM-10:30AM: Coffee hour meet and greet with the Office for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs (School of Medicine and Dentistry), GEPA Suite G-9556, Medical Center.
  • 10:30AM-12:30PM: Poster Session, Flaum Auditorium, URMC. Register here by September 9, 2015.
  • 4:00PM-6:00PM: Award Ceremony and Happy Hour, Flaum Atrium, Medical Center.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015:

  • 9:30AM-10:30AM: Coffee hour meet and greet with the Graduate Studies Office (School of Arts, Sciences and Engineering), Green Lounge, Hutchison Hall, River Campus.
  • 2:00PM-3:15PM: How to prepare for a behavioral interview with Andrea Holland, Ryan Case Method Auditorium, Medical Center.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015:

  • 1:00PM-3:00PM: Transitioning Into Industry Live workshop via webinar, presented by Cheeky Scientist’s Isaiah Hankel, 3-7619 Upper Auditorium, Medical Center.

Thrusday, September 24, 2015:

  • 2:00PM-4:00PM: CV Writing workshop facilitated by the Center for Professional Development’s Life Sciences writing specialist Elaine Smolock, Ph.D., TBD, Medical Center. LIMITED PARTICIPATION. Registration link to be posted soon.

September 16-20, 2013

The 5th annual Postdoc Appreciation Week was a great success! Highlights include a fellowships workshop, resume consulting, networking opportunities, professional development talks and a poster session.

Check out the pictures!

Poster Session Winners

  1. Sonia D'Silva, Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology
  2. Jonathan Millen, Biology
  3. Jenna Puccini, Center for Neural Development and Disease
  4. Sheila Bello-Irizarry, Center for Musculoskeletal Research

September 17-21, 2012

The 4th annual Postdoc Appreciation Week was a huge success! It was great to see so many new faces at all of our events.

Look for yourself below in the pictures of our seminar, poster session, happy hour and coffee hour!

Congratulations to this year's poster session winners!

1st Place: Brendaliz Santiago
2nd Place: Rashmi Ram
3rd Place: Andrew Wojtovich

September 19-23, 2011

Our 3rd annual Postdoc Appreciation Week events and celebrations were fantastic! Check out the pictures above.

Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs, along with the URMC Postdoctoral Association, held several events to celebrate the week! | flyer

This year's poster session winners were...

1st Prize: Rashmi Ram
2nd Prize tie: Tim Chapman and Sonia D'Silva

September 20-24, 2010

NPA POSTDOCket Newsletter References Rochester!

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) has included Rochester's Postdoc Appreciation Week events in the most recent version of their POSTDOCket newsletter! Check it out! POSTDOCket Fall 2010

Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs, along with the URMC Postdoctoral Association, held several events to celebrate this event. Full Schedule of Events Flyer

Check out Rochester's listing on the National Postdoctoral Association's listing of Postdoc Appreciation Week Events!

The Poster Session was a huge success...


1st Place: Lynn Gottfried
2nd Place: Yeissa Chabrier-Roselló
3rd Place: Jessica Kajfasz

...and all had a great time at the Postdoc Reception!