Postdoc Symposium: Holden Thorp (WashU Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs) – “The Importance of Postdocs: Our impact in academia and beyond”

March 21, 2019
12:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) Auditorium (Medical Campus)

“The Importance of Postdocs: Our impact in academia and beyond”


The 15th Annual Postdoc Symposium is sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, the WashU Postdoc Society, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

Registration is open!


Keynote Speaker:
Holden Thorp, PhD

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Rita Levi-Montalcini Distinguished University Professor

“The Interplay Between Basic Science and Research Commercialization: The Important Role of Postdocs”


Symposium Schedule

12:45 pm          Welcome Remarks Dr. Jennifer Lodge, Vice Chancellor for Research

1:00 pm            Keynote Address, Provost Thorp: “The Interplay Between Basic Science and Research Commercialization: The Important Role of Postdocs”

2:00 pm            Postdoc StoryTellers

– Emmanuel  Antwi-Adjei – Go Hard or Go Home”
– Rebecca Callahan – Other fish in the sea”
– Carmel Martin-Fairey – Life is a trip Enjoy the journey”
– Xiaoyu Zhuo – Find a project that excites you”

                                     StoryTeller training provided by Campfire STL

3:10 pm            Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award and Outstanding Postdoc Mentor or Teacher Award Presentations

3:30 pm            Reception with Poster Session and Resource Fair

5:00 pm            Symposium ends

For more information visit the Postdoc Symposium website.

Questions?  Email postdoc@email.wustl.edu.