Weekly Happenings

Weekly Highlights – 28th August 2015

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Upcoming Events:

Sept 9

Get Powerful: Achieving influence, a MASS-AWIS Seminar
Click on link for more details

Sept 15

Futures in Life Sciences: Big Data Careers
(One of our former postdocs, Viktoria is a panelist!)

Saturday, Sept 19th

Sarah Cardozo Duncan: the Career Strategist’s guide to finding a job after your PhD.
A Career Development Workshop

12pm – 4pm
Behrakis Auditorium, Jaharis Building, Boston campus,  150 Harrison Ave, Boston MA 02111

  • Identify your best skills to fit your dream job and how to leverage them
  • Learn how to network from a pro!
  • Includes a free lunch!

12pm – 4pm, Jaharis Auditorium, Boston campus,  150 Harrison Ave, Boston MA 02111

Register for free HERE!

Thursday, Sept 24th

Postdoctoral Office Poster Competition

9am – 11:30am
Sackler 114, Boston Campus

The event will be a great opportunity for postdocs across all of Tufts to come together and present a poster showcasing their research! First and second place winners in junior and senior categories will receive a travel award to be used towards travel to a meeting or conference. First place awards will be $1,000 and second place will be $500. Please contact Sara for entry form and guidelines. Entries are due by September 16th. Please send completed applications and any queries to Sara: Sara.Abbott@tufts.edu

Take your PI to lunch (Boston campus)

12pm – 1pm
Sackler 216A

Bring your PI to a nice lunch to celebrate postdocs or come by yourself!
Please register with Sara: Sara.Abbott@tufts.edu

Friday, Sept 25th

Take your PI to lunch (Medford campus)

12pm – 1pm
Aidekman Arts Center, Remis Sculpture Court

Bring your PI to a nice lunch to celebrate postdocs or come by yourself!
Please register with Sara: Sara.Abbott@tufts.edu

Aeronaut Brewery Tour

5:30pm – 8:30pm
14 Tyler St
Somerville, MA, 02143

Join the Tufts Postdoctoral Association in celebrating the end of Postdoc Appreciation Week!  We’ll be touring the inner workings of the Aeronaut Brewing Co. and then sampling their wares (try a craft beer on us) and dining on the finest local pizza!

It’s going to be a fun night of the science of brewing, enjoying great beer and company.   Come and meet your fellow postdocs!  Significant others are welcome at this social event.

Tours are available 5:30pm – 6pm and 6pm – 6:30pm.

You can register online HERE. Cost is $19.45 and includes the tour, a craft beer and pizza. Password is pstdocslovebeer

Please note, you can also register and pay for the tour in person via cash (only $17.50) at the Boston and Medford campuses and save yourself the processing fees! Please see the following locations. Please bring correct change!

Boston campus: Jaharis cafe, Mon 8/31 & Wed 9/2 from 12pm – 1pm (Ania – anna.wronski@tufts.edu)
Medford campus: 8/28 from 12:30pm-1:30pm at 200 Boston Ave, 4th floor lounge and 9/1 from 3:30pm-4pm in the Barnum lobby (Sarah – sarah.dykstra@tufts.edu).

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Highlights of the Week – 14th August 2015

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Upcoming Events:

Sept 9

Get Powerful: Achieving influence, a MASS-AWIS Seminar
Click on link for more details

Sept 19

Postdoc Appreciation Week: Career Development Workshop with Sarah Cardozo Duncan
Details TBA

Sept 24

Postdoc Poster Competition on Boston campus
Details TBA

Take your PI to lunch – Boston campus
12PM Sackler 216A

Sept 25

Take your PI to lunch – Medford campus
12PM Aidekman Arts Center, Remis Sculpture Court

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Weekly Happenings – 07/24/15

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Welcome to this week’s Weekly Happenings – a combined list of upcoming events on and off campus brought to you by the Sackler Graduate Student Council, Post-doc Association, and Tufts Biomedical Business Club.  Just click on the links below for more information about each event.

2015 PDA Survey Ends Friday (07/24)!

Last chance to win one of two $10 Amazon Giftcards and give your thoughts on what you want the PDA to focus on this year!

Click here to fill it out!

EVENTS:

Jul 31
Sackler Relays
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
This fun annual event will take place at the Medford campus and include various activities including races, a volleyball tournament, and more! Take advantage of shuttle buses that will bring students to the Medford campus at 12pm on the 31st. Raffle and admission tickets will be on sale Monday, July 27-Thursday, July 30 in the Jaharis Lobby. Stay tuned for more details!

Aug 5
Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences (BDBS) Symposium Lecture – Marina Ramirez-Alvarado
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
AND
Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences (BDBS) Symposium Poster Public Viewing
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Please join us for the end of the summer BDBS Symposium! We will have a speaker and a public viewing of the posters that show the research the BDBS students have been doing all summer.

Aug 30  July 30
PDA Career Development Brainstorming Meeting
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Boston campus: Jaharis 508
Medford campus: Barnum 207

Help organize career development events and improve your managerial and organizational skills and expand your network!

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES:

 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program panelist opportunity

Weekly Happenings – 07/17/15

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Welcome to this week’s Weekly Happenings – a combined list of upcoming events on and off campus brought to you by the Sackler Graduate Student Council, Post-doc Association, and Tufts Biomedical Business Club.  Just click on the links below for more information about each event.

2015 PDA Survey:

Click here to fill it out!
It will only take 5-10 minutes of your time to fill out and you could win one of two $10 Amazon gift cards and your response will greatly help the PDA organize better events for you!

The survey will close next Friday, 7/24, so get your responses in for a chance to win!

EVENTS:

 Save the date – 7/30 5:30pm.

PDA Career Development Brainstorming Meeting

Are you interested in helping organize this years’ career dev events? Make new connections with industry professionals and develop your organizational skills! Come to the PDA Career Dev brainstorming Meeting. On both Medford and Boston campuses – location TBD!

Jul 31

Sackler Relays

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

This fun annual event will take place at the Medford campus and include various activities including races, a volleyball tournament, and more! Take advantage of shuttle buses that will bring students to the Medford campus at 12pm on the 31st. Raffle and admission tickets will be on sale Monday, July 27-Thursday, July 30 in the Jaharis Lobby. Stay tuned for more details!

Aug 5

Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences (BDBS) Symposium Lecture – Marina Ramirez-Alvarado

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

AND

Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences (BDBS) Symposium Poster Public Viewing (BDBS Symposium Flier 2015)

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Please join us for the end of the summer BDBS Symposium! We will have a speaker and a public viewing of the posters that show the research the BDBS students have been doing all summer.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES:

NSF GRFP panelist opportunity