September 17-21: National Postdoc Appreciation Week

The URMC Postdoc Association invites all to attend the events scheduled for the 4th Annual Celebration of National Postdoc Appreciation Week.

Sept. 17 & Sept. 18

Miner Library is hosting free NCBI Discovery Workshops taught by Peter Cooper of NCBI. Learn about the most popular tools at the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Bring your laptop. To register, click www.urmc.edu/miner/teaching_and_learning/ncbi2012/.

Seats are still available for Tuesday’s workshops:

NCBI Blast Services,  9 – 11:30 am  (Ryan Case Method Room, 1-9576)

Human Variation and Disease Genes, 1 – 3:30 pm (Whipple Auditorium, 2-6424)

Sept. 19

Donald Asher, an internationally acclaimed author and speaker specializing in professional development and higher education, will talk about important negotiation skills for the scientist. Free pizza! 12 – 1 pm  (Adolph Auditorium, 1-7619)

Sept. 20

Postdocs will showcase their research on Postdoc Research Day. 9 – 11 am (Flaum Atrium, G-9500)

Join us later at the Postdoc happy hour reception. Poster winners will be announced. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and win raffle prizes. 3:30 – 5:30 pm (Flaum Atrium, G-9500)

Sept. 21

It’s a donut and coffee kinda day! Stop by the Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs office for a cup o’ joe and yummy donuts. 10 – 11 am (G-9556)

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