Friday, October 14, 2011

2011 Postdoctoral Appreciation Day

The IUB Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is proud to present:
2011 Postdoctoral Appreciation Day 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 
1:00 – 3:30 pm  

Panel Discussion 
Transitioning from graduate student to postdoc and from postdoc to career
1:00 - 2:00 pm, IMU, State Room East 
Panelists: Stella Aniagyei, Postdoctoral Research Associate; Megan Sullivan, Postdoctoral Fellow; Nikole Miller, Pre-Postdoctoral Research Associate; and, Danilo Dragoni, Previous Postdoctoral Appointment.

Topics to be discussed include: appropriate postdoctoral appointments and details associated with pursing professional placements.

This session is co-sponsored by the IUB Chapter of the NSF-funded Midwest AGEP Alliance. 

Poster Session 
For postdoctoral scholars in the sciences 
2:30 - 3:30 pm, IMU, State Room West 
Set-up from 2:00 - 2:30 pm 
Come share your latest research and network with other postdocs. Light refreshments will be served.

Call for Poster Titles 
Send your name, lab affiliation, and poster title to by Wednesday October 26, 2011.

Questions? Please contact Dean Maxine Watson,, 855-5697.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Fall 2011 Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop - Collaborative Research

All interested graduate students and postdocs are welcome to attend. 

Date: October 17, 2011: 
Time: 4 - 6 pm 
Location: IMU Maple Room


The University Graduate School, The Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics & American Institutions, and the Office of Research Ethics, Education and Policy (REEP) will be conducting two panel-style workshops this semester on the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR).

This series is designed to introduce and explore the principles and practices of RCR. RCR constitutes the integration of research ethics, best practices, and adherence to professional and regulatory standards.
Panel Participants:
  • Kevin Guidry, Graduate student in the School of Education and the Awards Officer in the Graduate and Professional Student Organization (GPSO).
  • Dr. Bernice Pescosolido, Distinguished Professor and Chancellor’s Professor of Sociology.
  • Dr. Kimberly Rosvall, Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Biology. 

For more information regarding this workshop, contact REEP at or visit