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Postdoctoral Scholars Appreciation Day

Postdoctoral Scholars Appreciation Day is an annual tradition that UC Merced is proud to recognize, for the hard work and significant contributions made by postdoctoral scholars on our campus. Please find below the list of scheduled events for our Postdoctoral Scholar Appreciation Day on Thursday, September 19, 2019. We hope you can join us for a chance to network, learn, and share your research with other postdoctoral scholars on campus.

2019 Postdoctoral Scholars Appreciation Day Schedule

Postdoc Spotlight Lunch: Mechanics of quantum materials-Creating opportunities in quantum science & technology and beyond
Location: SE2 - 224
Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Presented by Dr. Michael Scheibner, Chair of UC Merced Academic Senate’s Committee on Research
Faculty Panel: Transitioning from Postdoc to Academia or Industry
Location:  SE2 - 224
Time:  1:00pm – 2:15pm 
Panelists include: Dr. Maria-Elena Young (Public Health), Dr. Colleen Naughton (Civil Engineering), Dr. Kristina Backer (Cognitive Science); Dr. Hrant Hratchian (Chemistry)
Faculty Panel: Grantwriting Tips for Postdoctoral Scholars
Location:  SE2 - 224
Time:  2:30pm – 3:45pm
Panelists include: Dr. Sayantani Ghosh (Physics), Dr. Rudy Ortiz (Molecular and Celluar Biology), Dr. Christina Torres-Rouff (Anthropology); Dr. Ashlie Martini (Mechanical Engineering)
Postdoctoral Scholar Appreciation Reception
Location: SE2 Solar Breezeway
Time:  4:00pm – 5:30pm