Graduate Division

PostDoc Weekly 1-8-2018



Weekly PoWER Group Meeting-Postdoc Writing Editing and Review Group- All postdocs welcome to write and review in a quiet and productive atmosphere.  Contact Mary Frances Ypma-Wong PhD ( for more information.
Friday from 8:30am-10:30am, BioSci III, Rm 1120 Register

PDA Monthly Meeting- PDA website
Wednesday, January 10, 5:30-7:00pm, Biological Sciences III, Room 2120

PDA Bowling- Irvine Lanes
Saturday, January 20, 6-8pm- check PDA Facebook page for details

Postdoctoral Scholar Orientation Session-Additional Details
January 24, 2:30-5:00pm 
Graduate Resource Center- Register

PDA Strategies for Success Series
Presenting Brett Goldsmith, PhD- Founder and CTO, Nanomedical Diagnostics, San Diego, CA
Tuesday, January 30, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Graduate Resource Center, 3100 Gateway Study Center-Register

Postdoc Association (PDA) Monthly Picnic Lunch
Wednesday, January 31,11:45am~ 1:00pm by BC Cavern, at the outside tables.  Map
All postdocs are invited; we discuss a range of topics from fun things to do in So. California to employment opportunities.  Picnic is always the last Wednesday of each month. Bring your lunch-dessert provided.

PDA Strategies for Success Series-Research Careers in the Industry Sector
Panel event, followed by small groups to allow more specific questions
Wednesday, February 21, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Graduate Resource Center, 3100 Gateway Study Center-Register


Graduate Resource Center- Click here to learn more about workshops.

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

Division of Teaching Excellence & Innovation (DTECI)

Course Design Certificate Program
AIRB Rm. 1030- DTEI Learning Studio
Wednesdays, February 7, 14, 21, 28-1:00-3:00pm                              
This certificate program covers the foundations of successful course design. Click here for additional details, register, and  check for additional Winter quarter offerings.

Upcoming Events for Postdoctoral Scholars

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