2019 Postdoctoral Research Symposium

4th Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium

2019 Postdoc Appreciation Week

September 19th, 2019, Genetics and Biotechnology Center Building, 425 Henry Mall

Schedule of Events

11:30-12:15pm – Blitz Talk Competition: Session I: Auditorium

12:15-1:15pm – Lunch: Atrium

1:15-2:15pm – Blitz Talk Competition: Session II: Auditorium

2:15-3:30pm – Keynote Address – Dr. Angela Byars-Winston, “Enhancing Career Development for Post-doc Scholars”: Auditorium

3:30-4:30pm – Career Panel: Auditorium

4:30pm – Award Ceremony: Atrium

4:45pm – Reception and Networking: 4th Floor, Genetics and Biotech Center

During the reception, the recipients of the travel award will be announced, be sure to stay for the reception after the talks if you were one of the blitz talk speakers.

The Symposium is free to attend, but you can register here to help us gauge attendance and interest.

Blitz Talk Speakers

Ran An, Surgery
Arkadipta Bakshi, Botany
Bieneke Bron, Entomology
Suyong Choi, School of Medicine and Public Health
Atul Ingle, Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Computer Science
Cason King, Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Jamie Larson, Health Services and Care Research Program
Natascha Merten, Population Health Sciences
Kim O’Keefe, Botany
Eric Siy, Wisconsin Center for Education Research
Caryn Wadler, Bacteriology
Ryo Yokoyama, Botany

Non-academic Career Path Panel

Michael Killoran, PhD

Senior Scientist, Advanced Technology Group, Promega

Genevieve Gowing, PhD

Senior Project Manager, Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics

Madeline Magee, PhD

Monitoring Program Coordinator, Office of Great Waters at Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Libby Pier, PhD

Research Manager, Education Analytics

Yasheep Phanse, PhD

Director of Scientific Operations, Pan Genome Systems

Questions for the panelists? Please email Rania Bashar (bashar@wisc.edu) by Friday, September 13.

2019 Postdoctoral Symposium Committee

Harpreet Kaur – C0-Chair

Jess Kelliher – C0-Chair

Rania Bashar

Wojciech Delewski

Eishika Dissanayake

Omar Elleuch

Robert Ladwig

Daniel Radecki

Balaji Subbiah

Ruican Wang