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UPDATE: December 4, 2015
 
Dear Postdocs,

Two upcoming workshops may of interest to you: Financial Fitness for Graduate Students and Postdocs on Dec 14, sponsored by the CIE and IREP Office, and Careers in Clinical Trials and Clinical Research on Dec 9, sponsored by the Graduate Career Association. Details and RSVP are below. 

Also, the Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists call just opened. Stony Brook can nominate 15 postdocs for this prestigious New York Academy of Sciences award that recognizes research conducted while a postdoc. On-campus nominations are due to the IREP Office by Jan 20. Consider nominating yourself!

Katy Flint Ehm
Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
postdocs@stonybrook.edu

Events & Classes

  1. Practical Professional Skills: Financial Fitness for Graduate Students and Postdocs, Dec 14, 12:30pm
  2. Careers in Clinical Trials Panel, Dec 9, 10am-12pm
  3. Become a science fair judge and broaden your own network

Funding & Jobs

  1. Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists
  2. Regeneron Award for Creative Activity in Biomedicine

Events & Classes


1. Practical Professional Skills: Financial Fitness for Graduate Students and Postdocs, Dec 14, 12:30pm







2.  RSVP: Careers in Clinical Trials Panel, Dec 9, 10am-12pm

Stony Brook's Graduate Career Association invites you to a panel on careers in clinical trials and clinical research featuring PhD professionals currently working those fields. The goal is to introduce PhD/Masters students and postdocs to clinical sciences as a career option. Attendees will also be able to network with the speakers during an informal reception. Lunch will be served.   

When: Wednesday, December 9, 2015, from 10am-12pm

Where:  Wang Center Room 301

For more information:
http://www.sbugca.org/



3. Become a science fair judge and broaden your own network

Several upcoming science fairs in the New York area are in need of qualified judges. The  fairs involve students doing high level high school research and attract many university professors and postdoctoral candidates judges. It is a wonderful opportunity to network with other scientists, to help and inspire aspiring research students.

WAC Invitational Science Fair, Great Neck High School North, Sunday, April 17, 2016
To register: If you can join us, please click on the link below and register as a judge, by clicking on the JUDGE button on the top left of our website: http://researchassociation.org/

See Invitation Letter

New York Science and Engineering Fair, Queens Hall of Science, Monday, March 21, 2016
To find out more information about the NYSSEF Fair, please go to the NYSSEF website: www.nyssef.org and if you would like to register as a judge, please fill out the NYSSEF Judges Registration form: http://www.nyssef.org/nyssef-isef-judges-registration/

See Invitation Letter

Long Island Science and Engineering Fair (LISEF), Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 and Thursday, March 10th, 2016
To register: Follow instructions here.

 

Funding & Jobs


1. Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists

The New York Academy of Science's Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists recognizes outstanding postdocs from the NY metro area institutions working in  the life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, and engineeringThree winners will each receive $30,000 in unrestricted funds and six finalists will each receive $10,000 in unrestricted funds.

Stony Brook University is invited to nominate up to 15 of its outstanding postdocs for this award each year. Note that it recognizes research conducted DURING your postdoc years, not graduate work. Feel free to nominate yourself or ask your advisor or department chair to nominate you. Details on how to apply are on the OPA Website.

HOW TO APPLY: http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/postdoc/opportunities/funding.html#blavatnik  

CAMPUS NOMINATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 20, 2016

QUESTIONS:
Email postdocs@stonybrook.edu


2. Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation in Biomedicine

Applications are now open for the 4th Annual Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation, which recognizes creative, "dream project" thinking from one biomedical graduate student and one biomedical postdoc with a $50,000 cash prize. Stony Brook can nominate two graduate students and two postdocs to this national competition.

To apply:  Application materials are due to the IREP Office by Monday, January 4, 2016. Applications should be sent via e-mail to Jennifer Green at irep @stonybrook.edu.  If you think you will apply, however, please send us an email as soon as you can to let us know.

Applicants need to submit a CV, two-page proposal on their "dream" project, an d 2-3 PDFs of publications ( SEE GUIDELINES FOR MORE DETAILS).
 
For more information: http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/postdoc/opportunities/funding.html#regeneron  
 
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