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Postdoc Appreciation Week

The National Postdoc Appreciation Week aims to recognize the tremendous contributions that postdoctoral fellows make to science every day. In 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives officially recognized this event sponsored by the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA).


National Postdoc Appreciation Week - 2014

National Postdoc Appreciation Week Events:

  • Monday  Onstead Ice Cream Party  1-2:30 pm
  • Tuesday SCR1/2  Ice Cream Party 12 noon-1:30 pm
  • Wednesday SCR1/2 Breakfast (bring your Mentor) 9-10:30 am
  • Thursday Onstead Breakfast (bring your mentor)  9-10:30 am
  • Friday Onstead The LEGO Movie (family friendly) and Games 5-8 pm

More details will follow.


National Postdoc Appreciation Week - 2013

National Postdoc Appreciation Week - 2012

National Postdoc Appreciation Week - 2011

Lunch and lectures

  • Work-Life Balance: Challenges Facing Postdocs, featuring Warren Holleman, Ph.D., Professor, Behavioral Science
  • Conflict Management in the Workplace, featuring William Brock, Ph.D., Professor, Experimental Radiation Oncology, and Ombudsperson
  • Funding Opportunities and Grant Basics for Postdoctoral Fellows, featuring Michael LeMoine, Jr., Training Specialist, Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Postdoctoral Cake and Coffee Breaks, held on South Campus and Main Campus.

National Postdoc Appreciation Week - 2010 

Postdoctoral Coffee Breaks and gym bag distribution

First Annual National Postdoc Appreciation Day - 2009

In conjunction with Postdoktoberfest 2009, hosted by the Postdoctoral Offices of MD Anderson Cancer Center, UTHSCH, and Baylor College of Medicine

© 2014 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center