The YPA Monthly Newsletter for June 2017
The Yale Postdoctoral Association is dedicated to connecting postdocs at Yale to campus resources and to creating opportunities for networking with other postdocs.
Regular meetings are held monthly. The next one is on June 13th at 6:00 p.m in the Simbonis Conference Room of the Medical School Library.
All postdocs are welcome to all events!
Tuesday, June 20th, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Anlyan Center for Medical Research (TAC) N107
This workshop will introduce the major elements of an academic CV. It will discuss general guidelines to follow, the most common categories listed, and the best ways of presenting material. It will also look at the basic elements of an academic cover letter, review best practices and common mistakes, and discuss ways of tailoring your application. RSVP through the Yale Career Link!
Presenter: Dr.John Alvaro, Director Postdoctoral Affairs, Administrative Director BBS Program, Lecturer Psychiatry; Director of Postdoctoral Affairs; Administrative Director of Biological & Biomedical Sciences Program; BBS Administrative Director.
Tuesday, June 13th, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
CURE Innovation Commons (93 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT)
CURE serves as the bioscience cluster of Connecticut, a diverse network of small and large life and healthcare sciences companies, ranging in focus from biotherapeutics, to healthcare technology, to medical devices. Universities, scientists, educators, mentors, students, entrepreneurs, business experts, service providers and investors join in to begin to complete the breadth of the network. As participants in CURE, we cultivate entrepreneurship, build bioscience companies and collaborate to ensure a sustainable, high-value bioscience and healthcare community that improves our quality of life and keeps the Connecticut community strong.
Tuesday, June 13th 7:00-8:30 pm
Bectone Seminar Room, 10 Hillhouse Avenue
Unsure of what to do after graduation? Want to know more about your options for careers after a science PhD? Women in Science At Yale (WISAY) knows that planning your career path after grad school is a daunting task, so we’ve solicited the help of four successful women who have been where you are: science PhD students.
Sashka Dimitrievska, Ph.D.: Senior Manager of Strategy & Competitive Insights at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Lolahon Kadiri, M.D., Ph.D.: Business Development Associate at the Office of Cooperative Research at Yale
Beth Morse Luoma, Ph.D.: Director of the Helmsley STEM Education Program at the Center for Teaching and Learning at Yale
Subhalaxmi Nambi, M.S., Ph.D,: Associate for Innovation and Business Development at University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS)
Please RSVP at https://goo.gl/u4UVBp
Thursday, June 15th at 7:00 pm
Join Grad Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (oSTEM), Women in Science at Yale (WISAY), and Yale League of Black Scientists (YLBS) for a fun wine and cheese social this summer! The goal of this social is to informally meet and network with various minority groups across the Yale graduate science community, while enjoying wine and cheese. We encourage you to bring your own wine and cheese, but a limited supply will be provided. RSVPs are encouraged, but not required. RSVP here: https://goo.gl/7o8w8B.
When: June 6th: 6pm - 8pm
Where: Payne Whitney Yale Gym
We’ll organize a volleyball event Thursday/Tuesday June 6 th from 6pm - 8pm @ Payne Whitney Gym. We’ll meet at 6pm at the front entrance. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for registration - max 10 people. All levels (absolute beginners to advanced) welcome - please note that you need Gym membership for this event.
Looking forward to seeing you on June 6th.
Friday, June 23rd 2017
Free Food! Free Drinks! Meet your fellow postdocs!
Be on the lookout for more information. Coming soon!
Saturday, June 17th, 2017
For reservations and details visit the Eventbrite
Friday, June 16th, 5:30 - 8:00 pm (drinks are on discount 5:30-6:30)
Elm City Social
Saturday, June 24th, 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Yale Art Gallery