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USC Postdoc Symposium 2016 Talk Guidelines

May 6, 2016

The USC Postdoctoral Association is pleased to announce the First Annual USC Postdoctoral Symposium on May 18th from 12-6pm. This symposium will feature presentations by USC postdocs across many disciplines of research. Each presentation will be 10 minutes in length followed by a 5 minutes question and answer session. Presenters will have the chance to win one of 3 cash prizes (1st $1000, 2nd $750, and 3rd $500)! If you plan on attending this event please RSVP at the link below.
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-annual-usc-postdoctoral-symposium-tickets-25041277134
Call For Abstracts
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First Annual USC Postdoctoral Symposium on May 18, 2016

April 28, 2016

Dear USC Postdocs,
We have some exciting news! On May 18th, 2016 , we will be hosting our First Postdoctoral Symposium!

Date: May 18th 2016
Deadline for Abstract Submission: May 15, 2016 (Talk guidelines coming soon)
Location: Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Room 224, University Park Campus
Presentation from 12pm-6pm
Award ceremony: 6pm, followed by networking happy hour.

You will have an opportunity to present your research (in 10 mins of less) for a chance to win one our 3 cash prizes (1st $1000, 2nd $750, and 3rd $500)
You

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BYTE of Science Event on Tuesday, October 20

October 6, 2015

You’re invited to attend the Byte of Science event that will be held at Barney’s Beanery in Westwood on Tuesday, October 20 at 6:30-9pm. Please RSVP at the link below if you would like to attend.
Speaker: Laura Vican Haney, UCLA, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Location: Barney’s Beanery, 1037 Broxton Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024
Cost: $5 to support this and future science outreach events
RSVP: www.HamedMirzaei.org/events
HMF events are designed to provide a safe environment where you can interact with experts in the field while enjoying some

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National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2015

September 17, 2015

NPAW 2015 (September 21-25)
Calendar with details
NPAW, National Postdoc Appreciation Week, is an annual celebration meant to increase awareness for postdocs and recognize the contributions they make to U.S. research and discovery.

Here’s a quick overview of things you shouldn’t miss:

our first-ever New Postdoc and International Postdoc Orientations
a great line up of panels and workshops
FUN stuff: Cinespia style outdoor film screening and a day trip to Catalina
we’ve also sprinkled in networking lunches, happy hours, and contests with real prizes (iPad anyone?) throughout the week

You can RSVP now for most of the

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The Executive Team for 2015-2016

September 10, 2015

The USC PDA has recently elected a new executive team for the 2015-2016 term. Browse to the “About Us” page to learn more about the postdocs who will be organizing events and advocating for postdoc-friendly policies over the next year!

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Community Grant Pilot Program

June 8, 2015

Are you interested in organizing postdoc-related events in your department, school, or campus? The USC Postdoctoral Association is currently rolling out a pilot community grant program designed to support events and programs that are organized by USC postdocs, and that benefit the USC postdoc community through professional and social development. Examples include:
– Coffee breaks
– Professional development workshops and seminars
– Community outreach programs
Find out more, and submit your own proposals, by using the left-hand menu to browse to What We Do > Community Grant Program,

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