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The NPA 11th Annual Meeting was held March 15 - 17, 2013, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina

More than 300 postdoctoral scholars, postdoctoral administrators and faculty participated in the event. We wish to thank all of this year's attendees, volunteers, and supporters for making the 2013 Annual Meeting a huge success.


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Keynote

The Economics of the Postdoctoral Position

Presenter:Paula Stephan, Ph.D., 2012 Person of the Year by Science Careers; Professor, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research; Visiting Faculty Member, Department of Economics S. Cognetti de Martiis, University of Turin, Italy

 

Download this presentation: 2013 AM - Keynote - Paula Stephan


Plenary Sessions

Plenary Session I: Tools and Resources for Achieving Core Competencies

Presenters: Philip S. Clifford, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professor of Anesthesiology and Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin,NPA Advisory Council Member; Alison Mitchell, Director of Development, Vitae, United Kingdom; Randall K. Ribaudo, Ph.D., Co-founder, SciPhD Training Programs, President, CEO, Human Workflows, LLC
Moderator: Keith Micoli, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Program Director, Ethics Program Coordinator, Adjunct Assistant Professor, New York University School of Medicine, Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences; Treasurer, NPA Board of Directors

 

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Plenary Session II: Mentoring for Diversity, Mentoring for Success

Presenters: Linda Tillman, Ph.D., Professor of Educational Leadership, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

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Workshops

A Coaching Approach to Postdoctoral Scholar Engagement and Development

Presenters: Michael J. Forlenza, Ph.D., M.P.H., Assistant Dean, School of Leadership and Professional Advancement and Director, Professional Coach Certification Program; Steven K. Wendell, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, School of Dental Medicine and Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Development, Schools of the Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

 

Download this presentation: 2013 AM - Workshop - Coaching - Steve Wendell

 

A Postdoc's Guide to NPA's Resources: Everything Postdocs Need to Know!

Presenters:Gaurav Basu, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Intrexon Corporation, and Vice Chair, NPA Resource Development Committee; Sanjukta Chakraborty, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Associate, Texas A&M Health Science Center, and Chair, NPA Resource Development Committee

 

Academia to Entrepreneur: How to Start Your Own Company

Presenters:William Gunn, Ph.D., Head of Academic Outreach, Mendeley Ltd.; Elizabeth Iorns, Ph.D., co-founder and CEO, Science Exchange

 

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Data on Postdocs in the U.S.: Where Do We Stand Now, and Where Do We Need to Be?

Presenters: Cathee Johnson Phillips, M.A., Executive Director, National Postdoctoral Association; Melanie V. Sinche, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

 

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Expand Your Research and Presentation Capabilities Using Prezi

Presenters: Krystal Dole, Ph.D., Candidate, Dept. of Cell & Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, Medical University of South Carolina; Michael Hance, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Cell & Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, Medical University of South Carolina; Jay Morris, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Molecular Medicine, U. of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

 

Download this presentation: 2013 AM - Workshop - Prezi - Jay Morris

 

Far from the Homeland: How Helping Internationals Adjust to Academic Life in the United States also Benefits Training of All Postdocs

Presenters: Ian Brooks, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and NPA International Officer; Willem Jaap Hillenius, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Biology, College of Charleston; Hainan Lang, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina; Baebel M. Rohrer, Ph.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical University of South Carolina
Moderator: Edward Krug, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs, Medical University of South Carolina; Shen Lin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Shriners Pediatric Research Center, Temple University

 

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2013 AM - Workshop - Homeland - Handout
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How to Advocate for Postdocs

Presenters: Juliet Moncaster, Ph.D., Senior Postdoctoral Associate, Boston University School of Medicine, and Chair, NPA Advocacy Committee; Tyrone Spady, Ph.D., Legislative Affairs Officer, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

 

Job Offer Negotiation Skills for the Scientist

Presenters: David G. Jensen, Columnist, AAAS ScienceCareers.org, Moderator AAAS Forum

 

Negotiating for Equal Pay in the Postdoctoral Community and Beyond

Presenters: Erin Cadwalader, Ph.D., Phoebe S. Leboy Public Policy Fellow, Association for Women in Science; Donna J. Dean, Ph.D., retired Senior Federal Executive, National Institutes of Health; Executive Consultant, Association for Women in Science; Career Consultant, American Chemical Society

 

Orientation Strategies for Effectively Integrating Postdocs into your Institution

Presenters: Tom Geoghegan, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, School of Medicine, University of Louisville; James Gould, Ph.D., Director, Office for Postdoctoral Fellows, Harvard Medical School

 

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Postdoc Diversity: A Solution for Faculty Diversity

Presenters: Cara Altimus, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Jennifer R. Cohen, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Felix Rivera, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Environmental Health Science, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

 

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Setting Expectations and Managing Conflicts in Research Teams

Presenters: Anna K. Kopec, Ph.D., Research Associate, Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation, and Co-Chair, Postdoctoral Association, Michigan State University (MSU); Antonio A. Nunez, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Associate Dean of the Graduate School for Academic Affairs and Post-doctoral Training, MSU

 

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Straddling Two Worlds: Addressing the Needs of First Generation Scholars

Presenters: Kristene "Tina" Henne, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Program Coordinator, Communication, Education and Public Affairs, Argonne National Laboratory; Karri A. Holley, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Higher Education, University of Alabama; Giselle Sandi, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory
Moderator
: Jennifer Hobbs, Ph.D., Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Northwestern University

 

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2013 AM - Workshop - Straddling - Giselle Sandi

 

Top 10 Behavior Mistakes for Interpersonal Communication

Presenters: Mary M. Mitchell, President, The Mitchell Organization

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