Past Events

Postdoc Appreciation Day 2017

Congratulations to our 2016 Postdoc Poster Competition finalists!

Poster Competition

1st Place ($500 Travel Award)

Natalia Torres, CVRTI , “Excitation-Contraction Coupling in the Absence of Insulin Receptors in the Mouse Heart”

2nd Place

Salah Sommakia, CVRTI: “Mitochondrial Cardiomyopathies Feature Enhanced Mitochondrial Calcium Signaling”

Co-3rd Place

Adam Hanley, College of Social Work”Does Mindfulness Meditation Change the Self?”

and Malini Rajan, Human Genetics “Nuclear Hormone Receptor-14 Integrates Iron Uptake and Innate Immunity in Caenorhabditis Elegans through PQM-1 Signaling”

Postdoc Pitches Competition

1st Place: Gaelle Batot, Biochemistry, “Working Toward a Cure for HIV”

UPDA Photo Contest 2017 Results

Congratulations to the 2017 UPDA Photo Contest winners, who got $50 Amazon gift cards! See all the pictures of the contest on our Facebook page.

1st Place: Enrique Balderas for “Traverse”

2nd Place: Raziye Mohammadpour for “Valentine Kiss (KB Cancer Cells Under Confocal Microscope)”

Co-3rd Place: Tie Jiban Saikia for “Snow and the City” and Gaëlle Batot for “Life Outside of Lab: Backcountry Skiing”

Postdoc Appreciation Day 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 Postdoc Poster Competition finalists!

1st Place ($500 Travel Award)
Laura Lupi from Chemistry for “Role of stacking disorder in homogeneous ice nucleation”
2nd Place
Jeremy Duncan from Surgery for “Emx2-Cre Defines Transcriptionally Distinct Populations of Vestibular Hair Cells Organized About the LPR”
Co-3rd Place
Judith Simcox from Biochemistry for “Global analysis of plasma lipids identifies liver derived acylcarnitines as a fuel source for brown adipose thermogenesis”

Natalia Torres from the Cadiovasculary Research & Trainin Institute (CVRTI) for “Activation of Reverse Na+/Ca2+ Exchanger by Skeletal Na+ Channel Isoform Increases Excitation-Contraction Efficiency in Rabbit Cardiomyocytes”

Past Lunch & Learn Summaries





 Postdoc Winter Workshop Summary

11-16-17 “But I Didn’t Mean It Like That” – Recognizing and Responding to Bias & Microaggressions