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Research Day 2018

Postdoc Research Day 2018

Thank you for making research day a great success!

More photos here!



What: Postdocs from all fields are invited to present their work, participate in a professional development workshop, network and mingle.
When: Friday December 14, 12pm-6pm
Where: Rockefeller Center

Schedule of events:

12:00 - 12:30 PM     Lunch, registration
12:30 - 12:45 PM     Welcome talks
12:45 - 2:15 PM       “Improv your leadership skills” by Jake Livengood
2:15 - 2:30 PM         Coffee break
2:30 - 3:30 PM         six short talks
3:30 - 5:00 PM         poster / exhibition session
4:30 PM                    Reception catered by Hanover Inn
5:30 PM                    Awards (bragging rights and prizes!)

“Improv your leadership skills” by Jake Livengood:

Jake partners with graduate students at Tufts Public Health & Professional Degree Programs for career and professional development and has worked in higher education since 2002 as an instructor, career advisor and administrator. He received the MIT Infinite Mile Award for Innovation and Creativity for developing and facilitating improv workshops to help with training and professional development. He is a graduate of the Improv Asylum Training Center in the North End of Boston. With the last name "Livengood," this career path is quite fitting. He has a PhD in Higher Education Leadership, thereby making him Dr. Livengood. (But please call him "Jake"). For more info:

Postdoc speakers (6 short talks):

Sociology - Jun Zhao
Astronomy - Alberto Masini
Epidemiology - Travis Masterson
Psychiatry - Angela Henricks
Biochemistry - Susu He
Tuck - Sina Ansari


Research Day 2017 was a great success! Click here to see a report and here for many pictures from the event.


Research Day 2013 was held on December 12 and featured a keynote address by Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon '77, 20+ research posters, 70+ attendees, and 6 participants in Dartmouth's first-ever Research Slam!

Research Day 2013 Abstract Book

Call for participants