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Postdoc Appreciation Week

In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week Sept. 17-21, the Case Western Reserve University Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, CWRU Postdoctoral Association and the Graduate Studies Professional Development Center will host several events this week.

Register for Postdoc Appreciation Week events.


Tuesday, Sept. 18
9 to 11 a.m.
Biomedical Research Building first-floor lobby

Postdoctoral scholars are invited to stop by for free coffee, doughnuts and CWRU t-shirts.

Happy Hour

Tuesday, Sept. 18
6 p.m.
Jolly Scholar in Thwing Center

The Postdoctoral Association will host this event. The first 40 attendees will get a food and drink voucher.

Trivia will begin at 7 p.m.

One Smart Cookie

Wednesday, Sept. 19
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Tomlinson Hall lobby

Grant Pignatiello, a postdoctoral scholar and former CWRU tour guide, will show attendees some of his favorite places around campus and share some of the university’s history.

There will be ice cream sandwich cookies from Potbelly at the event.

Lecture by Jessica Taylor

Thursday, Sept. 20
4 p.m.
Iris S. and Bert L. Wolstein Research Building auditorium

Jessica Taylor, senior manager for the High Education Programs of the American Physiological Society, will present “Lane Changes, Detours, Merges and Hitchhikers… Navigating Highways Along Your Career Journey.”

Taylor is a former postdoctoral fellow and assistant professor. Her career story is an example of how skills obtained throughout your career can be applied to find different positions, academic or otherwise.

A reception will follow.

Register for Taylor’s talk.

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Graduate Professional Development Center, CWRU Postdoctoral Association and the School of Medicine’s Office of Graduate Education will sponsor this event.