Category Archives: Events

February 26, 2019

CicLAVia: Come ride with USC PostDocs!

Date and Time: March 3rd, 2019; 10 – 11 am

Meet at 10 am
Start event at 10:15 am
Finish event at 11 am

Start location: Arts District Hub
Meet at: Cognoscenti Coffee
6114 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
Finish location: Mar Vista Hub
Meet at: North End of The Learning Garden
13000 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Distance: 6 miles (~35 min cycle)
Required information: RSVP to let us know that you will be attending. We will meet at Cognoscenti Coffee in Culver City to sign-in, and will finish at The Learning

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December 11, 2018

End of the Year Happy Hour

USC Postdocs – Join us for our last Happy Hour of the year!
When: Friday, December 14th, 5pm.
Location:  At Casey’s Irish pub downtown:
613 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90017

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December 6, 2018

December Coffee Hour

Coffee Hour 
Next date:  December 12th
UPC: Illy’s at the Annenberg building @ 1.30 PM 
HSC: Starbucks @ 2PM
CHLA: Aroma’s Cafe at HBO Cafe @ 9.30 AM

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November 7, 2018

Leadership and Powerful Presentation Workshop

November 30th
University Religious Center Meeting Room 104
            Making change happen can be done from any position in an organization.  Many highly successful people can easily identify what changes need to happen, but find it difficult to lead others to confront the challenges facing their group.  The goal of this workshop is to increase the capabilities of participants to effect change within their organization.  Participants will learn a new way of thinking about

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October 22, 2018


Please join us to celebrate OKTOBERFEST with your fellow postdocs.
Please don’t forget to sign up on Eventbrite, so we know our guests
Here are the things you need to know!
Date: October 26th 
Time: Starts at 6:00 pm
Location: Wurstkuche, 800 E. 3rd st @ Traction Los Angeles, CA 90013
RSVP Eventbrite link is: HERE

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October 19, 2018

Postdoc Friendsgiving Camping Trip 2018

Save the date: Postdoc Friendsgiving Camping Trip 2018
Saturday, November 10th to Sunday, November 11th, 2018
Where: The Alabama Hills, Lone Pine
We invite you to come join us for an overnight camping trip to experience one of California’s most stunning landscapes with your fellow USC postdocs. Beautiful rock formations, the chiseled peaks of the Sierra Nevada, and the solitude of the desert will serve as our backdrop to cook, eat, hike, rock climb, and have a good time! We’ll also have the opportunity

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September 21, 2018

Friday NPAW events!

We are almost at the end of the National Postdoc Appreciation Week! Please join us for the following two events on Friday taking place at UPC and CHLA.  
Wellness, Mindfulness, and Nutrition Workshop followed by Brunch with Dr. Marissa Marchioni
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Venue- UPC – Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience (MCB), room 101 at 1002 Childs Way.
Panel Discussion on Non-academic Career Paths with Dr. Amanda Elson and Dr. Hanke Heun-Johnson
Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Venue- CHLA – Saban Research Institute, room 302, 4661 W

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September 20, 2018

Thursday NPAW 2018 events taking place at HSC and CHLA!

Join us for our Thursday NPAW 2018 events taking place at HSC and CHLA today!
Applying for Research Funding: Getting Started with Networking Event with Janet Stoeckert
Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
Venue: HSC – First-floor auditorium, Broad CIRM Center (BCC), 1425 San Pablo Street.
Reception to follow from 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm (food and drinks provided, all are welcome!)
Seminar on Science Communication with Dr. Patt Levitt 
Time: 3:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Venue: CHLA – Saban Auditorium, 4661 W Sunset Blvd.
Mingle with Support Dogs and Ice-cream Social
Time: 4:00 pm-

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September 19, 2018

2018 Bioscience Summit Los Angeles County

2018 Bioscience Summit Los Angeles County
As the biotech industry in Los Angeles continues to pick up pace, LA County Bioscience initiative is holding its 2018 Bioscience summit at Loyola Marymount University. This half-day event aims to highlight the recent achievements and accomplishments in biotech in the Los Angeles area. As big supporter of this initiative BCLA will have a booth at this exciting summit. Come and visit us there! For more information on this event and to register follow the

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September 19, 2018

Celebrate NPAW with USC PDA today!

Continue celebrating NPAW 2018 today with USC PDA!
Panel Discussion on Academic Careers for Postdocs with Dr. Lindsey Schier and Dr. Allison Knoll
Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Venue:  CHLA – Saban Research Institute, room 402, 4661 W Sunset Blvd. Breakfast served
Postdoc Power Hour at UPC
Come to try out our new training program exclusively for postdocs! You’ll receive circuit training and health coaching from two of USC’s best trainers.
Time: 12:00 pm- 01:00 pm
Venue: UPC- Meet us in front of the Physical Education Building (PED) next

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