Upcoming Events: TBA

Past Events:

Negotiating the Faculty Job Offer

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (OGPS) and the Graduate School will collaborate on this moderated 60-90 minute panel discussion. Gain valuable advice from faculty & top level administrators. 


  • Lucas Caretta, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Engineering
  • George Lisi, Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry
  • Benjamin McDonald, Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Jessica Plavicki, Ph.D.,  Manning Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Shipra Vaishnava, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Senior Associate Dean of Biology Edward Hawrot, Ph.D., and Associate Provost for STEM Initiatives Chris Rose, Ph.D., will present their perspectives in recruiting and negotiating and retaining new faculty members.

Open to all Graduate Students and Postdocs. Lunch will be provided. December 7, 2022 from 12:00 - 1:30 PM. Registration required. Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, Petteruti Lounge, 75 Waterman Street.

NSF GRFP Application Overview and Tips 

Submitting an NSF GRFP Fellowship and need some guidance preparing your application? This training session will cover: 

  • fellowship overview
  • tips on navigating the NSF process 
  • an overview of the components of the application

Presented by: Melissa Walsh, Ph.D.
Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Held in person at Friedman Hall, Room 101 
Register: https://forms.gle/37mNZ87yaduVVup29 

BioCON Industry Seminar Series

The BioCON team is pleased to announce their next speaker Kristin Horton, Ph.D. Dr. Horton is Sr. Director, Head of Translational Medicine at Rubius Therapeutics. All graduate and medical students, post-docs, and interested staff are invited to attend this event and learn about Dr. Horton's career path.
Date: May 18, 2022
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM via Zoom. Please RSVP!

Introduction to NIH Fellowship Submissions

Submitting an NRSA Fellowship and need some guidance preparing your application?  This basic training session will cover:

  • fellowship overview
  • tips on navigating the NIH process and the NIH
  • an overview of the components of the application 

Presented by: Melissa Walsh, Ph.D
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from Noon - 1:00 PM. 
Virtual session please register here. 
Open to all graduate students and postdocs. Hosted by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (OGPS).