2012 Postdoctoral Research Symposium
In honor of 2012 National Postdoc Appreciation Week, Stony Brook University's Office of Postdoctoral Affairs will be holding its first Postdoctoral Research Symposium on Thursday, September 20. Postdocs from Stony Brook University, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory are invited to participate and attend. Our goal is to promote a sense of community by having Postdocs from all three institutions informally educate each other about their research. The event is also meant to give Postdocs an opportunity to network with Stony Brook faculty, graduate students, staff and local employers. For those interested in participating, please see the deadlines that apply.
PRESENTATION GUIDELINES AND DEADLINES: July 15 - see instructions
For those participants interested in giving a 10-minute presentation of their research, please submit a 250-500 word abstract and register by 7/15. Please see the instructions for further details.
POSTER GUIDELINES AND DEADLINES: August 15 - see instructions
For those participants who would like to present a poster of their research, please submit the title of your poster and register by 8/15. See instructions for further details. Graduate students are welcome to present posters at this event.
EVENT REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 15 - All attendees must complete a registration form in order to attend this event, regardless of whether or not you are giving an oral presentation or presenting a poster. Registration will close on September 15 at the close of business. Anyone trying to register after September 15 must contact the event organizers at email@example.com.
AGENDA, see full program brochure here
|10-10:15 AM||Opening remarks
|10:30-noon||Concurrent Postdoc Presentations
Wang Center, Lecture Halls 1&2
|noon-1:30 PM||Poster Session & Networking Lunch
Posters: Wang Theater Lobby
Networking Lunch: Wang Chapel
|1:30-2:30 PM||Keynote Address
|2:30-3:00 PM||Awards presentations and Closing remarks
Dr. Elizabeth Iorns
Dr. Elizabeth Iorns
From Academia to Entrepreneur:
Dr. Elizabeth Iorns is co-founder and chief executive officer of Science Exchange, the online marketplace for science experiments. The mission of Science Exchange is to improve the efficiency of scientific research by making it easy for researchers to access resources and experimental expertise at any research institution. She has a Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from the Institute of Cancer Research in London, and a Post Doctorate in Cancer Biology from the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine. Her research has focused on identifying mechanisms of breast cancer development and progression. Based on her own experiences as a young investigator seeking core facility capabilities and collaborations outside her home university, Dr. Iorns co-founded Science Exchange in 2011. She has received a range of honors, including the 2012 Kauffman Foundation Emerging Entrepreneur Award, the Expedition Inspiration Fund for Breast Cancer Research Young Investigator Award and is a graduate of the Y Combinator Summer 2011 program.
|Time||Lecture Hall I||Lecture Hall II|
|Moderator: Lidia Sobkow||Moderator: Nadine Dalrymple|
|10:30||Alberto Perez||Gretchen Lopez|
|10:45||Zulema Cabail||Jordan Hay|
|11:00||Jonathan Halverson||Thirumalini Vaithianathan|
|11:15||Guangliang Liu||Christian Roessler|
|11:30||Miguel Ruiz Oses||Juliana Tafrova|
|11:45||Javier Palazuelos||Salvatore Fazio & Benedetto DiRuzza|
The program of abstracts and poster presentations can be found here.
Visitor parking: Visitors should park in the Administration Parking Garage. Visitors are also welcome to park in the M&H metered parking lot just north of the Wang Center. Meters will be suspended for the event so there will be no charge. Both parking lots are viewable here.
Problems or questions: Conference Coordinator Lynn.Allopenna@stonybrook.edu or call 631-632-9712
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