Feb 21: Monthly Postdoc Association Meeting

Please mark your calendar and attend the PDA monthly meeting!

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

Where: Research Commons (18th Ave Library), 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…

Feb 6: Postdoc Coffee Break

The Ohio State Postdoc Association (PDA) invites you to take a Coffee and Doughnut Break.

Free coffee and doughnuts!

When: Tuesday, February 6th, 2018, Anytime between 9:00 am and 10:30 am

Where: Agricultural Engineering Building (590 Woody Hayes Drive), Room 219

Come meet some of your fellow OSU postdocs and enjoy

Please note that there are a couple of CABS that stop by the Agricultural Engineering Building. For more info on the routes and schedules, please refer the the OSU CABS website at https://ttm.osu.edu/cabs. There are also multiple parking lots around the building with access to people with A, B, or C parking passes.

Jan 24: Transitioning into Academic Administration

Thinking about making a transition into administration but not sure how to make the change? Attend this week’s PDA Professional Development event, where 3 panelists will discuss their careers paths and provide some insight on the pro’s and con’s of leaving the research path

Marcela Hernandez, PhD (Program Director for the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs)

LaTonia Stiner-Jones, PhD (Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs)

Karla Gengler-Nowak, PhD (Grants and Contracts Administration)

When: Wednesday, January 24th, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Where: Research Commons (18th Ave Library), Room 352

Refreshments will be served

Jan 17: Monthly Postdoc Association Meeting

Please mark your calendar and attend the PDA monthly meeting!

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

WhereBiomedical 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…

Jan 9: Postdoc Coffee Break

The Ohio State Postdoc Association (PDA) invites you to take a Coffee and Doughnut Break.

Free coffee and doughnuts!

When: Tuesday, January 9th, 2018, Anytime between 9:00 am and 10:30 am

Where: Conference Room 3000, Eye & Ear Institute (915 Olentangy River Rd)

Come meet some of your fellow OSU postdocs and enjoy

Please note that CABS doesn’t go to this facility. No public transport goes there either. However, COTA stops several blocks from the institute. You can use the “visitor” Parking spot to park your car outside the Eye & Ear Institute if you come from the main campus

Dec 13: Monthly Postdoc Association Meeting

Please mark your calendar and attend the PDA monthly meeting!

When: Wednesday, December 13th, 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…

Dec 12: Postdoc Coffee Break

The Ohio State Postdoc Association (PDA) invites you to take a Coffee and Doughnut Break.

Free coffee and doughnuts!

When: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017, Anytime between 9:15 am and 10:45 am (Note that it’ll start 15 min later than usual!)

Where: Biomedical Research Tower, Room 105

Come meet some of your fellow OSU postdocs and enjoy

Nov 17: Postdoc Happy Hour – Thanksgiving Edition

The OSU Postdoc Association is hosting a Happy Hour to relax and hangout with fellow postdocs. Since the happy hour is around Thanksgiving, we are making this a special Thanksgiving Edition with the PDA providing complimentary nachos, guacamole and salsa.

All postdocs and visiting scholars are welcome, and feel free to bring a friend.

When: Friday, November 17th, 2017,  6:30 pm

Where: Mad Mex, 1542 N High St. Columbus, OH (http://www.madmex.com/columbus)

The PDA will provide complimentary nachos, guacamole and salsa. Full draft list and margaritas will be available for purchase. 

In lieu of the holiday season, the PDA is collecting any non-perishable canned food items for donation. Please contribute to the donation if you can. We will collect the items at the event and donate them to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank

No RSVP necessary for the event. Stop by for as little or as long as you like.

We hope to see you there!

Nov 15: Monthly Postdoc Association Meeting

Please mark your calendar and attend the PDA monthly meeting!

When: Wednesday, November 15th, 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…

Nov 8: Managing the Transition from Academia to Industry

When: Wednesday, November 8th, 11 am to 12 pm

Where: Biomedical Research Tower, Room 105A

Who: Erandi De Silva, PhD, Director of Biology at Ohio State Drug Development Institute (DDI)

Dr. De Silva is a molecular biologist with experience in genomics, genetics and target discovery. She is an experienced team leader in both academic and industrial settings. Previously at Genentech, she brings preclinical development and project management experience to the DDI.

!!!! Refreshments will be served!!!!