Oct 31: OSU Postdoc Vendor Show

What: VWR Big Show (3rd Annual Vendor Show)

When: Tuesday, October 31st, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Where: BRT (Biomedical Research Tower), Room 115 (460 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH – 43210)

This event is organized by the Ohio State Postdoctoral Association in collaboration with VWR and the Ohio Union Activities Board. The VWR Big Show is a great opportunity to connect with VWR vendors and discuss the recent novelties in your fields with specialists

Volunteers are vital to the success of this show!

Proceeds from this event will contribute to the funds for the PDA Travel Awards

To volunteer, sign up here

Questions? Please contact Nathalie Houssin (Houssin.1@osu.edu) or Brenda Reader (Brenda.Reader@osumc.edu)

More info about the event to come soon…

Oct 18: Monthly Postdoc Association Meeting

Please mark your calendar and attend the PDA monthly meeting!

When: Wednesday, October 18th, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Where: Research Commons, Room 352

Explore the opportunities to be involved and get connected to greater scientific/professional community at The Ohio State University

Pizza (limited) will be served!!! Please BYO drinks…

Sep 18 – 22: National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Join us for National Postdoc Appreciation Week (Sept. 18-22)! We will be hosting events all week with the newly established Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA). Registration is required for some events (please see below)

Monday, Sept 18th: OPA Kickoff Event and Town Hall Meeting

  • There will be a brief presentation about the goals of the OPA, a short awards presentation, and then time for a town-hall style meeting where individuals can discuss or make suggestions for the OPA.
  • 4-5 pm, 2nd Floor of the Bricker Hall
  • Refreshments will be served!
  • Register here

Tuesday, Sept 19th: Professional Headshots

  • 12-1:30 pm, Suzanne M Scharer Room on the  3rd floor of the Ohio Union
  • Register here

Wednesday, Sept 20th: PDA Ice Cream Social

  • 1-3 pm, Room 165 in DHLRI

Thursday, Sept 21st: Free screening of The PhD Movie

Friday, Sept 22nd: PDA Happy Hour

If you have any questions, please contact Fatima Vakil (vakil.23s@osu.edu)

Sep 20: Monthly Postdoc Association Meeting

Please mark your calendar and attend the PDA monthly meeting!

When: Wednesday, September 20th, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

WhereDorothy M. Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute (DHLRI), Room 165

Explore the opportunities to be involved and get connected to greater scientific/professional community at The Ohio State University

Pizza (limited) will be served!!! Please BYO drinks…

Please note that the Ice Cream Social will follow the PDA meeting in the same room!!!

Aug 16: Monthly Postdoc Association Meeting

Please mark your calendar and attend the PDA monthly meeting!

When: Wednesday, August 16th, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Where: Research Commons, Room 352

Explore the opportunities to be involved and get connected to greater scientific/professional community at The Ohio State University

Pizza (limited) will be served!!! Please BYO drinks…

Jul 19: Monthly Postdoc Association Meeting

Please mark your calendar and attend the PDA monthly meeting!

When: Wednesday, July 19th, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Where: Biomedical Research Tower, Room 134

Explore the opportunities to be involved and get connected to greater scientific/professional community at The Ohio State University

Pizza (limited) will be served!!! Please BYO drinks…

Jun 21: Monthly Postdoc Association Meeting

Please mark your calendar and attend the PDA monthly meeting!

When: Wednesday, June 21st, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Where: Research Commons, Room 352

Explore the opportunities to be involved and get connected to greater scientific/professional community at The Ohio State University

Pizza (limited) will be served!!! Please BYO drinks…

Jun 7: OSU OIA Immigration Q&A Session

The Postdoctoral Advisory Council and the Postdoctoral Association will be hosting an immigration Q&A session with the staff of OSU’s Office of International Affairs (OIA). We will have Carina Hansen (OIA Director), Amanda Giandinoto (HR and Immigration Specialist), and Marc Hedien (OSU Office of Legal Affairs) to answer questions and offer advice regarding OSU policies, visa issues and other immigration related queries.

When: Wednesday, June 7th, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Where: 18th Ave Library, Room 340 (Research Commons)

This session will be geared more towards understanding OSU’s policies in handling immigration issues rather than a general immigration help session

A limited amount of pizza will be served

If you are interested in attending this event, please register here

If you have any questions, please contact Faith Brennan (brennan.271@osu.edu) or Mona El Refaey (Mona.ElRefaey@osumc.edu)

Hope to see you all there!!

For a copy of the presentation, please click here

May 17: Monthly Postdoc Association Meeting

Please mark your calendar and attend the PDA monthly meeting!

When: Wednesday, May 17th, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Where: Biomedical Research Tower, Room 134

Explore the opportunities to be involved and get connected to greater scientific/professional community at The Ohio State University

Pizza (limited) will be served!!! Please BYO drinks…

Apr 19: Monthly Postdoc Association Meeting

Please mark your calendar and attend the PDA monthly meeting!

When: Wednesday, April 19th, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Where: Cartoon Room, The Ohio Union (3rd floor)

Explore the opportunities to be involved and get connected to greater scientific/professional community at The Ohio State University

Please note that this PDA meeting will follow the Postdoctoral Scholars Orientation: The Essentials scheduled to take place in the same room from 10am-12pm

Pizza (limited) will be served!!! Please BYO drinks…