Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association

Weekly Bulletin, 11th September 2017

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NPAW Kickoff: Happy Hour

NPAW: Schedule of Events

Postdoctober Fest

Did you know? Postdocs are welcome to join the Hopkins SOM graduate students and hike the Bear Church Rock in Virginia on September 16th. Required pre-hike logistics meeting on Wednesday September 6th at 5:00 in the GSA lounge. More information and RSVP details here.

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National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) Kickoff: Happy Hour

Join the postdocs from Hopkins, University of Maryland and Bayview-NIH for a happy hour to celebrate the beginning of National Postdoc Appreciation Week.

When: 15th September 2017, 5.30PM

Where: Mt. Vernon Marketplace

Food and Drink Specials!!

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NPAW: Schedule of Events

JHPDA invites all postdocs to celebrate the National Postdoc Appreciation Week. Events include:

15th September: Happy Hour

18th September: Trivia Night

19th September: Coffee Break & Games

20th September: Wake up with Waffles & Green card seminar

21st September: POSTDOCtober Fest

25th September: NIH loan repayment program

Throughout the week several local stores will be offering discounts. Just show your hopkins postdoc ID.

POSTDOCtober Fest !!

It’s that time of the year again! Join your fellow postdocs for a fun evening of free drinks, food, freebies and fun!

When: 21st September, 2017; 6-8 PM

Where: Ross Courtyard

Do you want to help organize this epic event? Contact JHPDA for volunteer opportunities still available for the evening.

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University of Maryland School of Medicine Postdoc Retreat

University of Maryland School of Medicine invites all Hopkins postdocs to their 2nd Annual Postdoc Retreat.

When: 15th September, 2017

Where: MSTF Atrium and Leadership Hall, University of Maryland

For Schedule of events: Click here

Registration: Click here

 UHS Office of Wellness and Health Promotion National Wellness Week

The UHS Office of Wellness and Health Promotion is excited to announce a variety of free wellness activities for students, residents and postdoctoral fellows next week, in celebration of National Wellness Week!

The calendar of events is provided below.  Please RSVP to hold your space when indicated.

A full listing of events, and how to RSVP for them, is also available on our website: 

Please join us next week and take a moment to focus on your own well-being.  We hope to see you there!

Outdoor Summer Yoga Series

All students, trainees, staff and faculty are invited to join us for weekly outdoor yoga classes this summer! Whether you are new to yoga or practice regularly, join us to exercise your body and refresh your mind.

Summer schedule: click here

Sponsored by University Health Services’ Office of Wellness and Health Promotion.  For more information, please contact Patti Anderson at

Professional Development Opportunities

  • Upcoming grant deadlines for postdocs: Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (Sept 6th: details), Physician-Scientist Institutional Program (Sept 28th: details) & Career Awards for Medical Scientists (Oct 3rd: details)
  • Registration is now open for the Keck Graduate Institute. For more details click here.
  • Registration is now open for the ASCB- EMBO meeting in Philadelphia this December 2nd - 6th (details) (posted 6/5)
  • Applications are open for Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s 3rd Annual STEM Faculty Launch. Deadline August 11th. (details) (posted 5/22)

Jobs Board

Events Around Baltimore


JHPDA Executive Council

2016-2017 Officers

Co-president: Rachel Mulheren

Co-president: Antje Arnold

Treasurer: Georg Oeltzschner

Secretary: Sara Rego Partearroyo

Committee Chairs

Communications: Kartik Temburnikar and Amrita Datta Chaudhuri

International: Christina Castellani and Bahar Tuncgenc

Policy and Advocacy: Grace Kim and Akansha Sehgal

Professional Development: Jasvinder Singh and Aravinthkumar Jayabalan

Socials: Erin Brown and Maria Gutierrez

Diversity Postdoc Alliance: Dionna Williams  and Marc Edwards

SPH: Jing Sun and Collin Weigel

Joining the JHPDA

Interested in one of our committees? Want to contribute to postdoc events, policy and training?

Good ideas for future events? Email us:

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