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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!

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,


If you are thinking about a career in academia please join us for our next DCPDA workshop on "Negotiating a Faculty Position" on Tuesday, May 13 from 12-1:30 PM in Vail 513. 
Our panelists are going to be Prof. Yaniv Dover (Tuck School of Business), Prof. David Kotz (Computer Science and Associate Dean for the Sciences), Prof. Manabu Kurokawa (Pharmacology & Toxicology), Prof. Eric Schaller (Biological Sciences) and Prof. Dorothy Wallace (Mathematics).
The workshop will cover general questions as to what to expect and what can (or should not) be negotiated and there will be ample opportunity for you to ask any questions that you might have regarding academic negotiation.
The diverse panel with professors from various fields and career stages offers an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the process of faculty position negotiations. 
Lunch will be provided. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP by Friday, May 9th
We look forward to seeing you at the workshop!


Fellow Postdocs,

Need some advice on your chalk talk?, curious how to put one together?, or their evaluation?

Please join us for the DCPDA "Chalk Talk Workshop" on Wednesday, April 2 2014 from 12-1:30pm in Vail 614.

Our panelists Prof. James Moseley (Biochemsitry), Prof. Robert A. Cramer (Microbiology and Immunology) and Prof. Mary Hudson (Physics and Astronomy) will answer your questions and give you advice on your chalk talk, what you should and should not do, and how to best prepare.


Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP by Monday, March 31 to

We look forward to seeing you there!,




January 31, 12-2 pm
Chilcott Auditorium

Fellow Postdocs,

Please join us for a special workshop on "All you ever wanted to know about applying and interviewing for a position in industry (but were afraid to ask)".
We are bringing in Joe Tringali, an industry recruiter for the greater Boston area and career development speaker at the 2013 Experimental Biology Meeting. Joe is Managing Director of Tringali & Associates, Inc., and has over 20 years of progressive experience in the field.

Joe knows what companies are looking for in an employee and he can give practical advice on how to make your application stand out and what kind of questions to expect during the interview. 

The workshop will take place on Friday, January 31 starting at Noon in Chilcott Auditorium. Lunch will be served.

Joe is going to give two presentations titled:
 "The Industrial Hiring Process:  Learn the Nuances, Get the Offer" and
"10 Tough Industrial Interview Questions - 10 Good Answers".
The presentations will run from 12 to 2 PM. Afterwards, Joe is going to be available for another hour to answer additional questions.

We are expecting a high demand for this excellent opportunity to meet an industry recruiter and learn more about applying for industry positions, so please RSVP by Wednesday, January 29 to secure your spot.

This event is sponsored by DCPDA/Office of the Provost, the P.I. Track Group, the MCB Training Grant, the Immunology Training Grant and the M2P2 Training Grant.

Happy Holidays!,



Salvador Almagro-Moreno, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher and E. E. Just Fellow
President of Dartmouth College Postdoctoral Association

Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology