On Thursday, June 16, David Taylor, PhD, Assistant Director in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, presented at the CHOP Postdoc Seminar Series. Dr. Taylor presented on postdoctoral mentorship plans, specifically ways postdocs can identify secondary mentors.

The Research Trainee Advisory Committee at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute has named Hakon Hakonarson, MD, PhD, the inaugural winner of its Award for Excellence in Mentoring Research Trainees. The award recognizes faculty who effectively guide and monitor advanced training and professional development of research trainees at CHOP in an ongoing partnership sustained by mutual respect.

The Start Talking Science Program Board would like to invite you to present your research at Start Talking Science 2016. This is a free, public event where STEM researchers present non-technical posters to local students and the community.

The University of Pennsylvania Office of Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs (BPP) announces the establishment of the BPP Postdoc Travel Award Program.

The call for nominations for the 2016 Award for Excellence in Mentoring Research Trainees is now open. The deadline is February 19, 2016.