Make plans to attend the Annual Postdoc Research Symposium!

May 1, 2015, 9am – 6pm, Newcomb Hall


The annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium is a day-long event that provides postdocs the opportunity to share research, network, and attend professional development workshops. This year, attendees will have the opportunity to:

v  Attend conference-style workshops on various professional and career development topics.

v  Network with other postdocs, faculty, and staff during a coffee meet & greet, catered lunch, and awards reception.

v  Present research through talks and poster sessions.



v  8:30-9:00am: Registration and Coffee

v  9:00-9:15am: Welcome and Opening Remarks

v  9:15-10:45am: Oral Research Presentations

v  10:45-11:00am: Break

v  11:00-12:00pm: Concurrent Sessions I

v  12:00-1:00pm: Networking Lunch

v  1:15-2:45: Concurrent Sessions II

v  3:00-4:30: Poster Sessions and Resource Fair

v  4:30-6:00: Networking Reception and Awards Ceremony





CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium

Abstract proposals for talks and posters are now being accepted for the Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium.

8 platform talks and up to 50 posters will be selected from submitted abstracts.

Benefits of Participation:

·         Prizes for best talks and posters!

·         Develop skills to effectively communicate their research in a clear and succinct way for audiences in all disciplines!

·         Learn about the exciting research occurring across grounds!

Abstract Specifications:

1 page limit

1 figure attachment allowed

Abstract must include

v  Title

v  Authors

v  Introduction

v  Methods

v  Results

v  Conclusions

v  Broader Impacts (Why this research is important)

Abstracts should appeal to a general audience. The selection committee is made up of Postdocs from all disciplines.


Abstracts should be emailed to: Melissa Hurst