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New Fellows Meet & Greet

June 27th, 2017

Early and proactive career planning is essential to professional success. New postdoctoral fellows in the School of Medicine are encouraged to attend this event to learn about the numerous training opportunities available at the Johns Hopkins University. The next event occurs on June 27th, 2017 from 10:00 AM to noon. Click here to register.


4th Annual Postdoctoral Retreat

April 12th, 2017

The Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association (JHPDA) and the Homewood Postdoctoral Association (HW-PDA) formally invite you to attend our 4th Annual Postdoctoral Retreat! Titled "Reach out and be visible!",  this retreat will focus on strategies for scientific communication and personal branding for postdoctoral fellows. Program details can be found on the retreat website, postdocretreat.jhu.edu.


Postdoctoral Affairs Lecture Series

February 16th, 2017

On FebruaMike Lauerry 16, 2017, Dr. Michael Lauer, Deputy Director of Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health, presented a talk titled "Evidence-Based Funding and Evidence-Based Training: Thoughts About NIH and Extramural Research," as part of the Postdoctoral Affairs Lecture Series. Please save the date for the next lecture in November 2017 when we host a visit by Dr. Keith Yamamoto, Vice Dean for Research at the UCSF School of Medicine. Dr. Yamamoto is an outspoken advocate for making changes to scientific training that advance career outcomes for scientists-in-training. Click here to see Dr. Yamamoto's presentation for iBioMagazine on this subject.

Pictured above is Dr. Michael Lauer, NIH Deputy Director of Extramural Research


Message from President Daniels on the Executive Order on Immigration

February 1st, 2017

Click here to read the message from President Daniels regarding the recent executive order on immigration.


2016 Mentee-Mentor Awards in Basic and Clinical Science Research

June 6th, 2016

2016 Mentee MentorThe Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Mentee-Mentor Awards in Basic and Clinical Scientific Research. These awards recognize a postdoctoral fellow and their faculty mentor for outstanding scientific achievement and for exemplifying excellence in the mentoring relationship. Awards were given in both basic and clinical science categories. The winners in the basic science category were Dr. Tory Johnson and her mentor, Dr. Antony Rosen, who conduct immunology research in the Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology. The winners in the clinical science category were Dr. Wuyang Yang and his mentor, Dr. Judy Huang, in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery. The honoree post-doctoral fellows were awarded $5,000 each to fund lab expenses and/or travel to scientific conferences. The winners were honored at the 3rd Annual Postdoctoral Fellow Retreat on May 26th. We offer them our congratulations!


Scenes from the 3rd Annual Postdoc Retreat

May 26th, 2016

2016 retreat

The 3rd Annual Postdoc Retreat was held on May 26th. Plenary speakers were Mary Woolley, President and CEO of Research! America, and Brain Malow, a science comedian, who gave a lively and entertaining talk about how to communicate science effectively to a general audience. A more complete description of the retreat events can be found here.