Providence Ghost Tour

Enter to win free tickets to our private group tour!  The BioMed Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies is thrilled to invite you to a Providence Ghost Tour! The OGPS private group tour will start at University Hall and explore historic and haunted locations throughout the East Side.  For more information on the tour itself, please visit  

Interested in coming along for this wicked good time? Visit before noon on Monday, October 16 and enter to win up to 2 tickets for the tourwinners will be notified on Monday, October 16. Those who do not win tickets will also be notified, and will be given the chance to sign up for the tour at their own expense (tickets are $15). Please feel free to contact with questions.
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Location: University Hall (facing Prospect St/Van Wickle Gates)


Join us after work for a casual evening of snacks, drinks and good company. Any and all postdoctoral fellows and associates at Brown are welcome, so come meet some new people! 
Date: Friday, October 27, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM 
Location: The Underground, Faunce House, 75 Waterman Street 
Sponsored by: Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies and The Graduate School  

Grantsmanship I: The Fundamentals of Grant Writing

Learn the fundamentals of grant writing, including identifying priorities & avoiding pitfalls when applying for the NIH’s project grants. Presented by Melissa Walsh, Ph.D, this workshop is open to all BioMed graduate students, postdocs, and faculty.
Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
Location: Salomon Center - Room 202
Presenter: Melissa Walsh, PhD, Training Grant Manager, Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies 

Grantsmanship II: The Peer Review Process

Identify priorities and avoid pitfalls when applying for federal funding; this workshop specifically addresses NIH F-series awards. How do funding agencies evaluate your grant applications? How do reviewers really assess your research? Join presenter Melissa Walsh, PhD, for an insider’s perspective on the review process and learn to tailor your grant proposals to meet agencies’ goals!
Date:  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 
Time:   Noon - 1:00 PM
Location: J. Walter Wilson, Room 203, 69 Brown Street
Presenter:  Melissa Walsh, Ph.D, Training Grant Manager