Past Event

2018 Postdoctoral Research Symposium

December 4, 2018
1:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Milstein Family Heart Center

We invite you to celebrate the research and scholarly accomplishments of Columbia University postdocs at the 2018 Columbia University Postdoc Research Symposium, occurring on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the Milstein Heart Conference Center on the CUIMC campus. 


1:00 – 3:00 PM:         Poster Session 1

3:30 – 5:00 PM:         Keynote Speaker: Mike Massimino

Mike Massimino is a former NASA astronaut and the first person to tweet from space. He is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University, and the Senior Advisor for Space Programs at the Intrepid  Sea, Air, and Space Museum.

5:00 – 7:00 PM:         Poster Session 2 and Reception

7:00 – 7:30 PM:         Awards Ceremony


To RSVP to this important event, please click the following hyperlink:


The abstract submission deadline for postdocs is Friday, November 9 at 11:59 PM, and we are asking faculty to encourage their postdocs to participate. Several $500 poster prizes will be awarded at the symposium to top posters*. Faculty are also encouraged to attend the symposium in support of their postdocs. There are also opportunities for faculty to serve on the poster judging committee, if interested.

Postdocs interested in presenting a poster at the symposium must use the following link to submit an abstract:



Contact Information

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs