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Postdoc Appreciation Luncheon and Award Ceremony 2016

UC San Diego Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (PDT)

Postdoc Appreciation Luncheon and Award Ceremony 2016

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In celebration of the Postdoc Appreciation Month and recognition of postdocs as vital members of the our research community,  the UC San Diego Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs (OPVSA) invites UC San Diego postdocs to the Annual Postdoc Appreciation Luncheon. 

This luncheon will follow the Postdoc Research Symposium organized by the Postdoctoral Association and also have the awards ceremony honoring the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Scholar Mentoring and Postdoctoral Scholar Award as well as the PDA sponsored Research Symposium Awards.  

Keynote speech will also be delivered by Prof. Rob Knight.

 

Agenda

  • 11:45: Check in
  • 12:00: Lunch served
  • 12:05: Welcome by Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra Brown; Opening remarks by Interim Executive Vice Chancellor Peter Cowhey
  • 12:15: Keynote Speaker Prof. Rob Knight, Department of Pediatrics; co-founder of the American Gut Project
  • 1:00: Presentation of Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Postdoctoral Mentoring, Chancellor's Postdoctoral Scholar Award by Faculty Director for Postdoctoral Scholar Education and Training, Prof. Mark Lawson
  • 1:30: Presentation of PDA Research Awards by Dalila El Quarrat, lead organizer of the Postdoc Research Symposium
  • 2:00: Conclusion

 

Please print your registration ticket and bring it with you for prompt check in.

This event is only open to UC San Diego Postdoctoral Scholars.

If for any reason you cannot attend, please notify Ginger Hazen at vhazen@ucsd.edu so that another postdoc may benefit from the opportunity to attend the event.

 

Information about UC San Diego Postdoc Appreciation Month events:

http://postdoc.ucsd.edu/education/index.html#POSTDOC-APPRECIATION-MONTH:-SEP

Information about National Postdoc Appreciation week events throughout the nation: http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/meetings-and-events/appreciation

 

 

Professor Rob Knight

Rob Knight is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, with an additional appointment in the Department of Computer Science, at the University of California San Diego. He was chosen as one of 50 HHMI Early Career Scientists in 2009, is a Senior Editor at the ISME Journal, a member of the Steering Committee of the Earth Microbiome Project, and a co-founder of the American Gut Project.

For more information about the Knight lab, please visit: https://knightlab.ucsd.edu/

Have questions about Postdoc Appreciation Luncheon and Award Ceremony 2016? Contact UC San Diego Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs

When & Where


University of California, San Diego in Price Center Ballroom B
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (PDT)


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UC San Diego Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs

The UC San Diego Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs is under the Vice Chancellor for Research, and our mission is to advance the research enterprise through postdoctoral training and research education.

 

Contact:

Virginia (Ginger) Hazen at vhazen@ucsd.edu or (858) 822-5915

Jennifer Oh at jenn@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-6632

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