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2018-2019 Event Schedule


Life Sciences Postdoc networking social at Nine Irish Brothers Pub
Wednesday, August 29th, 6:00-8:00 PM

Network with your fellow Postdocs across Life Sciences at Purdue
Appetizers and one drink voucher per person provided


Meet the Assistant Professors
Thursday, September 27th, 10:00 - 11:30 AM  MRGN 129

A panel of assistant professors will share their insights on how to prepare for a career in academia


An Introduction to Grant Writing and How to Write Your Specific Aims
Thursday, November 15th, 10:00 - 11:30 AM  MRGN 129

A Research Development expert from Purdue's Office of the Executive VP for Research and Partnerships, and Drs. Chubykin and Kasinski will team up to offer advice and guidance on writing a successful grant proposal

Grant Writing Workshop
Tuesday, February 19th - TBD

In-depth instruction on preparing the Significance and Innovation sections of a grant proposal


Postdoc Mini-Symposium

Friday, April 12th, 1:00 – 5:00 PM, MRGN 121 and Café atrium

An opportunity to share your science with the Purdue community, with monetary awards for best poster and best short research presentation


Organized by the Department of Biological Sciences and generously supported by Purdue University Graduate School, the Colleges of Science, Agriculture, Engineering, Health and Human Sciences, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine.

For more information, contact either Dr. Andrea Kasinski or Dr. Alex Chubykin in the Department of Biological Sciences.

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