Annual Postdoctoral Research Day

       It is with utmost happiness to announce that we will be holding our Annual Postdoctoral Research Day in December 16th 2014.
This year we will hold a variety of events: Two workshops on presentation skills, our research slam and a poster session.
We will be honored to have President Hanlon ’77 as our keynote speaker!
Here’s the schedule (subject to minor changes):
(At the Life Sciences Building 100, Oopik auditorium)

12.30-2.15pm: Double Workshop on presentation skills and stage presence

2.15-2.30: Coffee break 

2.30-2.40: Opening remarks

2.40-3pm: Keynote address: President Philip Hanlon ’77 

3-5pm: Research slam

(At Life Sciences Building gallery , next to Oopik)

5-6.30pm: Poster session and wine and cheese reception

TGIP (Postdoc Night Out)

Fellow Postdocs,
We will be holding our TGIP (Postdoc Night Out) next Thursday (23rd) at 7pm at candela tapas lounge.
Kevin Hainline, a fellow Postdoc at the Physics and Astronomy department, will give us an informal talk about his work: “The Hunt for Hidden Supermassive Black Holes
DCPDA will provide food (delicious tapas) and drinks (sangria).
Hope to see all of you there!

National Postdoc Appreciation Week Reception

To celebrate the National Postdoc Appreciation Week, all postdocs and their advisors are invited to a reception at DCAL (102 Baker Library) on Thursday, Sept 18, 5-6:30 pm.

Please be part of this event to learn more about the Dartmouth College Postdoctoral Association (DCPDA) and The Office of Outreach and the Dartmouth Center for Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

See you there.

Upper Valley Biotech Networking event


Join us at the Upper Valley Biotech Networking event co-sponsored by Dartmouth’s Office of Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer, Adimab, Celdara Medical, ImmuNext, and MassBio. At our past event, participants took advantage of meeting over 100 biotechnology and healthcare professionals of Upper Valley.

When: Thursday, September 11th;  from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (open bar from 6 to 7 pm)

Where: Maffei Arts Plaza, Dartmouth College, Hanover (see attached map)

Who Should Attend: Biotech Industrial Scientists, Postdocs and Graduate Students, Business Development Professionals

Please RSVP using Eventbright link:

Please help us to spread the word and we hope to see you on September the 11th!

DCPDA Workshop “Academic Job Search and Interview”

Do you consider a career in academia and wonder how to best search and interview for a faculty position? Then you might be interested in the upcoming Dartmouth College Postdoctoral Association (DCPDA) workshop on how to apply and interview for an academic position.
Our panelists Prof. Margaret Ackerman (Thayer School of Engineering), Prof. Stephon Alexander (Physics and Astronomy), Prof. Hannah ter Hofstede (Biological Sciences) and Prof. Jason McLellan (Biochemistry) will answer your questions and give you advice on how to prepare, what to expect and what you should (or should not) do in order to get a faculty position.

Please join us on Tuesday, Oct 21, from 12-1:30 pm in Vail 513.
Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP by Friday, Oct 17 to Katja.Koeppen[at]

We look forward to seeing you there,