Postdoctoral Association (UPPDA)

The wide variety of events for postdoctoral scholars and associates provides opportunities to investigate career options, develop professional skills, network with colleagues, and celebrate the research accomplishments.
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm
The PORCH at Schenley, 221 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

UPPDA Happy Hour

Come meet your fellow postdocs over some drinks and snacks and get to know the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association and the Office of International Services.


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
S123 Starzl BST
Aaron D. DeWard, PhD
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Postdoc to Postdoc Logo

Title of This Month's Talk: “Characterization of Esophageal Stem Cells:Using Normal Stem Cell Biology as a Roadmap to Understand Disease”

To learn more about the speaker, click here.

Postdoc to Postdoc is a forum for postdocs to practice their scientific presentation skills to an audience of fellow postdocs. These are scheduled monthly, and complimentary lunch and soft drinks are provide


Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Vietnam Veteran’s Pavilion, Schenley Park

Postdocs and their families are invited to network and socialize at this UPPDA picnic event. A variety of free activities for the whole family including caricature drawings, face painting, balloon animals, crafts, games, etc.

A free shuttle from campus will be making a continuous loop beginning at 4:45 p.m. Last return trip will be 8 p.m.

Stops will include:

  • Corner of Darragh Street and Victoria Street
  • Scaife Hall entrance across from Petersen Events Center
  • O’Hara Street in front of Benedum Hall
  • O’Hara Street and Bigelow Blvd. across from Chevron Bldg. and behind Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Bldg.
  • Bigelow Blvd. and Tennyson Avenue
  • Corner of Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Blvd.
  • Vietnam Veteran’s Pavilion in Schenley Park

Click here for map of shuttle stops.


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