Mentoring Roundtable and Networking Opportunity for Postdocs

Thank you for your interest in the BSD-PDA Career Development Roundtable on Thursday, May 18th 3-5pm in GCIS W301. Registration will close on Monday May 15th at 5p.

Sign up for the Career Development Topics in the order of your interest. This event has limited availability and slots will be assigned giving priority in order of sign-up. 

Event Description:
The Biological Sciences Division (BSD) Postdoctoral Association (PDA) would like to invite you to participate in a Career Development round-table event just for postdocs. There will be 6 tables set up each with a different faculty member to discuss a specific topic relevant to the postdoc and beyond. A small group of postdocs will spend 30 minutes with each faculty and we will rotate the groups for a total of 3 seatings. After the roundtables, we will provide a reception where you can continue discussions.

Faculty Experts and Topics:

Career Development PlanDr. Nancy Schwartz, Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology & Pediatrics, Dean and Director for Postdoctoral Affairs

Academic Job Search and Interview TipsDr. Ellie Heckscher, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology 

Negotiating a Job OfferDr. Erin Adams, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Starting and Managing a LabDr. Allan Drummond, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
Grant WritingDr. Tao Pan, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Getting Your Paper PublishedDr. Peter Savage, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology

This is a fantastic opportunity to get first-hand knowledge and impactful advice on topics of great importance to postdocs from BSD experts in each topic. This event is organized by the BSD PDA Seminar Committee. If you have any questions, contact Erin Heckler (

* 1. Registration Information:

* 2. Below are the topics for the event. Please rank all topics from 1-6, where 1 is most interested and 6 is least interested. If possible, we will match you with your top choices. 

  1 2 3 4 5 6
Career Development Plan
Academic Job Search and Interview
Negotiating a Job Offer
Starting and Managing a Lab
Grant Writing
Getting your Paper Published
Thank you for registering for the Postdoc Mentoring Roundtable event. Please plan to arrive at 2:45 pm to sign in and receive your table assignments.

* 3. If you have dietary needs, please indicate here: