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UPDATE: December 17, 2015
Dear Postdocs,

A quick pre-holiday break update with some funding and career development opportunities. Also a postdoc social meet up TOMORROW NIGHT!

OF NOTE: Anyone with a current New York Academy of Sciences membership who would like to renew for $10 with our special  discounted memberships deal, the deadline to renew without a lapse in membership is today (extended from yesterday). The final, final deadline to sign up for the 2016 calendar year is still Jan 22.

Happy Holidays from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs!

Katy Flint Ehm
Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Events & Classes

  1. SBU-BNL Postdoc Meetups Resume! Tomorrow, Fri, Dec 18, 7:30pm
  2. Harvard Medical School Career Development Series for Postdocs


  1. Biomedical Technology Development Grants: Proposal Deadline: Jan 7


  1. Renew your $10 NYAS Membership by today

Events & Classes

1. SBU-BNL Postdoc Meetups Resume! Tomorrow, Fri, Dec 18, 7:30pm

Come out for a social meet up with SBU and Brookhaven postdocs this Friday night. Hang out and meet postdocs outside your lab and campus. Food and drink available for purchase. 

When: Friday, Dec 18, 7:30pm

Where:  BBD’s (49 Route 25A, Rocky Point). 

Questions:  Email to contact the organizers. 

2 Harvard Medical School Career Development Series for Postdocs

Harvard Medical School and the Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP) invites all postdocs ( particularly African-American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian/Alaska Native individuals) to attend the Career Development Series for Postdoctoral Fellows, Biomedical Science Careers Student Conference and New England Science Symposium (NESS). There is no registration fee for these programs, but separate pre-registration is required for each program.

Friday Afternoon, April 1, 2016  – Harvard Medical School
“Strategies for Effective Communication”  for Postdoctoral Fellows

    To RSVP or for more information:  pinar_kilicci-kret@hms. or
Friday Evening, April 1 and Saturday, April 2, 2016  –  The Westin Copley Place Boston
Biomedical Science Careers Student Conference

     Application Deadline: February 3, 2016                            
    To request an application:

Sunday, April 3, 2016  - Harvard Medical School
New England Science Symposium

    Deadline for Abstract Submission January 7, 2016
   To submit an abstract or for more information:
For more information on each program please see flyer and NESS brochure.



1. Biomedical Technology Development Grants: Proposal Deadline: Jan 7

The Long Island Bioscience Hub (LIBH) technology development grants are a multi-tiered funding initiative aimed at collectively contributing to a pipeline of commercially promising biomedical technology in the region. Faculty members, physicians, medical fellows and post-doctoral associates from Stony Brook University, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and Brookhaven National Laboratory are eligible to apply, and funding opportunities range from $50K to $100K per year.

Additional information about these programs, and the mission of the Long Island Bioscience Hub, can be found on the Center for Biotechnology website.   Deadline for submission is 11:59PM, January 7th, 2016.  Applications should be submitted in the required format by the deadline. Incomplete submissions and submissions after the deadline will not be considered.

See the FLYER for additional details.

Li Liu at or 631.632.1665



1.  Sign up for your $10 NYAS Membership

To support your professional and career development, Stony Brook is offering interested students and postdocs the opportunity to sign up for a heavily discounted membership to one of the oldest and most prestigious scientific organizations in the United States, the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS).

Sign up now through January 22, 2016 for an annual student membership with NYAS for only $10. 

Current NYAS members may also renew under this arrangement. To avoid a lapse in your membership term, renewing NYAS members need to enroll by DECEMBER 17th (TODAY)