Postdoc Fundamentals: Selecting a Training Experience to Match Your Career Goals

Friday, October 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
LACC 501A (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Alberto Roca, PhD, Executive Director, DiverseScholar
Edward Krug, PhD, Associate Dean, Postdoctoral Affairs; Associate Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy, Medical University of South Carolina and Sibby Anderson-Thompkins, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, University of North Carolina

Description: Advanced PhD graduate students will learn how postdoctoral training can enhance their career goals. Presenters from the life, physical, and social sciences will describe 1) different postdoc types, 2) advisor and project selection considerations, 3) sources of funding, and 4) resources for professional development.