Graduate Division

PostDoc Weekly 6-18-2018

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA)- Weekly PoWER Group Meeting-Postdoc Writing Editing and Review Group
Every Friday-8:30 AM to 10:30 AM, BioSci III, Rm 1120
All postdocs welcome to write and review in a quiet and productive atmosphere.Contact Mary Frances Ypma-Wong for more information.

Inventions, Patents, and Startups, oh my! Protecting and Commercializing your UCI Research Results

Presenting Alvin Viray, Esq., Associate Director, Invention Transfer Group, UCI Applied Innovation
Tuesday, June 19-12:00-1:00pm, Natural Science II, Rm 4201  Register

OPA-Postdoctoral Scholar FOCUS Seminar Series (usually 3rd Thursday of the month)
Thursday, June 21, 12:00‐1:00pm
Graduate Resource Center
TBD- Register here to attend.
Want to practice a conference or job talk? Or a presentation to your department?  Register here or contact Mary Frances Ypma-Wong with any questions.

UCI Postdoctoral Association Monthly Picnic- PDA website
Wednesday, June 27-12:00-1:00pm, Aldrich Park outside of BC Cavern-campus map

PDA Monthly Meeting- PDA website
Join your fellow postdocs to plan professional and social events.
Wednesday, July 11, 12:00-1:00pm, Biological Sciences III, Room 2120

Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation Sesson:
July 24, 2018 3:00-5:00pm  Register
Graduate Resource Center
Postdocs are welcome to attend select or all sessions listed below:

3:00-3:30pm-Postdoc Benefits and Q&A- UCI Human Resources
3:30-4:15pm-Career Development For Postdocs- Mary Frances Ypma-Wong, PhD
4:15- 4:30pm-Postdoc Association (PDA) Greeting
4:30-5:00pm- Union Presentation- Li Yu, UAW Local 5810
5:00- Enjoy Happy Hour with Postdoctoral Scholar Association (PDA) members.

Monthly PDA Game Night- PDA website
Join your fellow postdocs to play board games and enjoy the evening.
see PDA Facebook page for next announcements.

Mark Your Calendars!

The 2018 Annual UCI Postdoctoral Scholar Research Symposium is scheduled for Friday, September 28.  Applications for speakers and poster sessions will be available in July.
Location: UCI Applied Innovation
2:00 Check-in
2:30 Opening Remarks and Speaker Sessions
4:15 Poster Sessions
5:15 Dinner & Networking
6:15 Keynote Address
6:45 Awards and Closing Remarks


Graduate Resource CenterClick here to download flyers with details and click here to register.

  • Certificate Programs- Activate to Captivate and Mentoring Excellence
  • Professional Services- Includes Job Search Strategies, Enhancing your CV and Cover Letter, Interview Techniques and Practice 
  • Funding- How to Find Funding Opportunities, NIH NRSA Grant Review Process and NIH K Award Review Process 
  • Advance Training Boot Camps- Includes Salary Negotiation Training and Interview Skills Bootcamp 

Division of Teaching Excellence & Innovation (DTEI)- Click here to learn more about workshops.

UCI Libraries Workshops- Check back in Fall.

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Calendar

This calendar includes events sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Graduate Resource Center (GRC), UCI Postdoctoral Association (PDA), GPS-BIOMED and other campus units.

New Funding Opportunities

See funding webpage