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2024 Columbia University Postdoctoral Research Symposium

May 3, 2024
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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50 Haven Avenue, Ballroom

The Office for Postdoctoral Affairs and Early Career Research (OPA) and the Columbia University Postdoctoral Society (CUPS) invite you to celebrate the research and scholarly accomplishments of Columbia University Postdocs and Associate Research Scientists at the 2024 Columbia University Postdoctoral Research Symposium, occurring on Friday, May 3, 2024, in the Haven Ballroom (50 Haven Ave.) on the CUIMC campus. Refreshments and snacks will be served. 

Schedule

1:00 – 2:30 PM       Poster Session 1 

2:30 - 3:30 PM        Networking Reception 

3:30 – 5:00 PM       Poster Session 2

The call for abstracts is now open! Several $500 top poster prizes will be awarded after the symposium. The abstract submission deadline is March 15, 2024
 

We are proud to announce the call for nominees for OPA's SCOTT SMEMO SERVICE AWARD and CARLOS RUEDA DIEZ TEACHING AWARD is open. The deadline to submit your nominations is April 19, 2024. 

SCOTT SMEMO SERVICE AWARD:
Nominations should be for postdocs who have given their time to serve the postdoctoral community for its betterment. Examples of service might include being an active member of CUPS, serving on the University senate, organizing a seminar series for postdocs, leading a peer mentoring group, and advocating for improvements in postdoctoral training and life at Columbia, among others. 

CARLOS RUEDA DIEZ TEACHING AWARD:
Nominations should be for postdocs who have given their time to teaching or mentoring others. Examples of this might include being an active presence in classrooms, volunteering in mentoring programs, acting as a mentor to others, creating events geared towards teaching, and teaching others overall.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2024 SYMPOSIUM SPONSORS:

Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science

Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute

Office of Research, Columbia Climate School/ Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory

Office for Research, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Office of the Dean of Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Office of the Executive Vice President for Research

Office of the Vice Dean for Research Strategy & Innovation, Mailman School of Public Health

 

Contact Information

Office for Postdoctoral Affairs and Early Career Research
212-305-4073