December Postdoc Newsletter


December 2014 Updates


Dear Postdocs:

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies invites you to two events in December!


Professional Headshots for Postdocs

December 11th  from 11:00-1:00pm


The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs has contracted Professional Photographer Billy Arbour to take professional headshots for postdocs. Each postdoc will receive 2 JPEG files (1 high res. for print; 1 low res. for online use) emailed after the session.

Take advantage of this FREE opportunity to get a lasting professional image for use on LinkedIn, your personal webpage, Bios, and more!

Sign up in Advance!



Chalk Talk/Happy Hour Series

December 12th  from 5:00-6:30pm, 7th Floor, Jordan Hall (Microbiology Library)

Join your fellow postdocs and hear about the research happening all around grounds, network, and enjoy refreshments! This is a drop-in event. Chalks occur in between networking and mingling among postdocs.


ARE YOU INTERESTED IN HOSTING A WINTER HAPPY HOUR/CHALK TALK IN YOUR DEPARTMENT? If so, please contact Melissa ( We are looking to make the Chalk Talk/Happy Hour series mobile in the Winter/Spring months!


Save the Date!

May 1st, 2015  Postdoctoral Research Symposium

Calls for papers and posters will go out in the spring. Mark your calendars now to attend this annual celebration of postdoctoral research and community.