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Postdoc Research Day 2019

Come one, come all to the return to of Postdoc Research Day (PDRD) on October 17th 2019! PDRD 2019 is organized by the WCM PDA in conjunction with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. This year, postdocs will be hosted for a half-day event including scientific talks and networking opportunities. The event will be initiated with a Keynote address from 2017 Nobel Laureate Michael Young and will be followed by oral and poster presentation competitions, culminating in a reception complete with tables from local biomedical companies. PDRD 2019 will be an opportunity for Weill Cornell postdocs to share their own research and learn from one another.

Abstract submissions are open from July 15th to August 31st and a special gift will be given to early registrants. You may choose to be selected for oral presentations, in which the top abstracts will be highlighted in competition. Money prizes will be awarded for outstanding oral and poster presentations.

Register and Submit Your Abstract Here:

Preliminary Schedule of Events (subject to change):
1:00 - 1:15 Dean's Introduction - Dr. Barbara Hempstead 
1:15 - 2:15 Keynote address - Dr. Michael Young (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017) 
2:15 - 2:45 Coffee break
2:45 - 4:00 Postdoc oral presentations
4:00 - 4:15 Coffee break & poster setup
4:15 - 5:30 Career panel discussion
5:30 - 7:30 Poster presentations & Networking Reception 

Keynote and opening will take place in Uris Auditorium (1300 York) and will be followed by postdoctoral-centered events in Belfer Research Building.

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs 1300 York Ave, Suite A-139 New York, NY 10065 Phone: