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13th Annual Postdoc Symposium: Jabbar Bennett (Northwestern University)

“Mentoring and Leading From Within:  Ensuring Your Success”

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When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Farrell Learning & Teaching Center (Medical Campus)

Registration is now open for the 13th Annual Postdoc Scientific Symposium!

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Please register by end-of-day on March 23, 2017. The entire University community is invited to attend.

13th Annual Postdoc Scientific Symposium

Thursday, March 30, 2017

1pm – 5pm

Farrell Learning & Teaching Center

Sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, and the WU Postdoc Society

The Postdoc Symposium is our annual opportunity to recognize and showcase the important contributions of postdocs to the scientific enterprise at Washington University. The Symposium includes a panel discussion, a keynote speaker, a poster session, and presentation of the outstanding faculty mentor award.


1:00 pm Welcome & Panel Discussion

Samuel Achilefu, Ph.D., Michel M. Ter-Pogossian Professor of Radiology

Changing Course: Navigating Career Trajectories

Lindzy Dodson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Saint Louis University Department of Biology

Joshua Fischer, Ph.D., Environmental Scientist, Monsanto

Angela Bowman, Ph.D., Executive Director, Washington University Center of Regenerative Medicine

2:20 pm Keynote Speaker: Jabbar Bennett, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Diversity & Inclusion, Northwestern University

Mentoring and Leading From Within: Ensuring Your Success

Followed by presentation of the 2016 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

3:30 pm Postdoc Poster Session & Reception, FLTC Atrium

Please visit the symposium website for the schedule & more information.

Questions?  Email

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