Events

Upcoming Events at Brown University

1st Quarterly Cookie Hour

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016  
Time: 8-10 am
Location: BioMed Center, Room 202 (Purple Palace)

Join us as you start your day for coffee and a treat! Meet OGPS staff and ask questions or share what you’d like to see offered, and enter to win some awesome science-themed prizes! All BioMed masters students, doctoral students, and postdocs are welcome!

Postdoctoberfest 2016

Date: Friday, September 23, 2016  
Time: 5-7:30 pm
Location: The Underground (ground floor of Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, 75 Waterman Street)

In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, the BioMed Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the Office of the Dean of the Faculty invite all postdocs to Postdoctoberfest 2016! Join us after work for this popular annual event--a casual evening of snacks, drinks, and good company. Any and all postdoctoral fellows and associates at Brown are welcome! We hope to see you there.

F-Series Fellowship Submission Info Session

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016  
Time: Noon -1:00 pm
Location: J. Walter Wilson, Room 302 

Are you planning to submit an NRSA F-Series Fellowship for the upcoming December 8 deadline? Could you use some guidance in preparing your application?

This basic training session, presented by Justine Allen, PhD, Training Grant Manager in the BioMed Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, will cover -

  • fellowship overview
  • program announcement vs. instructions
  • tour of available resources
  • timelines and administrative contacts

This session is open to all BioMed graduate students, postdocs,faculty and staff. We look forward to seeing you there!  Space is limited. Please register here.

Postdoc PPAC group tickets to WICKED

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016  
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Providence Performing Arts Center

All tickets have been sold--check back for another show in the coming months!

Visit to the Broad Institute

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016  
Time: 10 am-5 pm
Location: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA
Registration: bit.ly/BroadVisit

Join us for a tour of the facilities and a chance to learn about what it's like to work at The Broad Institute. Registration is limited--sign up soon!

Grantsmanship I: Fundamentals of Grant Writing

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: TBD
Registration: TBD

Career Conversation with Rayna Carter Truelove, PhD

Date: Friday, October 21, 2016  
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Come hear Rayna Carter Truelove, a PhD alum from Brown's Neuroscience program/NIH GPP, talk about her career path. More details to come!

Providence Ghost Tour

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Time: 7:30-9 pm
Location: TBD (within walking distance of campus)

Get in the Halloween spirit by joining OGPS on a Providence Ghost Tour! On this private group tour you will hear tales of haunted spots all over the East Side. Sign up coming soon!

VersatilePhD Presentation/Workshop with Paula Chambers (CEO of VersatilePhD)

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Come hear from the CEO of VersatilePhD on what her website can offer you and how to make the most of the skills you’ve gained during your doctoral education on the job market. More information to come!

Grantsmanship II: Peer Review Process

Date:  Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: TBD
Registration: TBD

Art of Science 2016

Submission Deadline: Friday, October 28, 2016
Reception Date:
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time: 5-7 pm
Location: Sidney Frank Hall Atrium

The goal of this project is to find creative ways to display the aesthetic sides of your research. We are currently accepting submission of works of art (any medium) to be displayed at the reception/art gallery on 11/16! Please see the event's website for details.

2nd Quarterly Cookie Hour

Date: TBD (December 2016)
Time: 8-10 am
Location: TBD

Join us as you start your day for coffee and a treat! Meet OGPS staff and ask questions or share what you’d like to see offered, and enter to win some awesome science-themed prizes! All BioMed masters students, doctoral students, and postdocs are welcome!

Note: If there is inclement weather and the University is closed, any event listed will be cancelled, and possibly rescheduled at a later date. Call the Brown Snow Line at 863-3111 for further information, or listen to local school closings.