Events

It’s National Postdoc Appreciation Week!

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Check out all of the exciting events coming to campus this week.

Mental Health Seminar + Yoga and Bubble Tea

Wednesday – September 18

Learn about the mental health resources available at Tufts University. Follow this up with bubble tea and a relaxing yoga session while overlooking the Boston skyline! Register here.

CV Building Workshop with Scismic

Thursday – September 19

Learn valuable tips on how to strengthen your CV for industry and find out about the resources that Scismic offers for postdocs on the market for an industry position in the Boston area! Food will be provided. Register here.

Thirsty Thursday

Thursday – September 19

Come enjoy a casual social hour after work with your fellow postdocs at Abigail’s Restaurant.  Someone from the PDA will be there with a sign.  Come on out and grab a drink or just to hang out! PDA will provide appetizers.

Annual Tufts Postdoc BBQ

Friday – September 20

Let’s finish out celebrating National Postdoc Appreciation Week with our annual postdoc BBQ Party!  Join your fellow postdocs at a beautiful venue with a gorgeous view of the Boston skyline, while you eat delicious BBQ food and mingle.  Vegetarian options are available.  Families are welcome!

Sign up here! For this postdocs on the Boston campus, if you need transportation to Medford, please fill out this form.

National Postdoc Appreciation Week is Coming!

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The Tufts PDA has some exciting events coming up to celebrate and recognize the important contributions that postdocs make in their fields! Here is an overview of the fun things we have planned. Check back here for more info next week and stay tuned to our newsletter, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.

Kayaking on the Charles River – Kendall Square

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Come join other postdocs and enjoy the Charles River! Single kayaks, double kayaks, and canoes will be available. Please register in advance:

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Tufts GWiSE End-of-the-year Networking Social

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What: Tufts GWiSE End-of-the-year Networking Social
When: Thursday, May 31st, 6-9pm
Where:  Aeronaut Brewing Co, 14 Tyler St, Somerville, MA 02143
RSVP: https://gwiseataeronaut.eventbrite.com

Tufts Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (GWiSE) is hosting a night of networking and socializing at Aeronaut Brewery in Somerville! Join us in the Food Hub space and enjoy snacks and local brews, hang out with some awesome women in STEM, and find out what GWiSE has been up to this year. All are welcome!

 

 

LiCor scientific reproducibility seminar – Lunch provided

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We are co-sponsoring an event on reproducibility and publications with LI-COR. Mark your calendars!

LiCor scientific reproducibility seminar – Lunch provided

When: Tue, March 20, 12:00 – 13:00

Where: Boston – Sackler 507

 

LiCor scientific reproducibility seminar – Lunch provided

When: Wed, March 21, 12:00 – 13:00

Where: Medford – SciTech 134

Due to the reproducibility crisis, guidelines for publishing experimental data, including those from Western blotting experiments, are becoming more rigid in scientific journals. In this seminar, we will address the sources of variability in Western blot data acquisition and analysis and explore how LI-COR’s technology minimizes variability and simplifies data analysis in Western blots, allowing for more accurate, reproducible data. We will also discuss new journal guidelines for publishing Western blot data and tools that can help researchers meet these new standards. From this seminar, researchers will learn the best practices for acquisition and analysis of Western blot data and which tools can help them obtain robust and reproducible data from their Western blotting experiments.