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Audience for 2019 Postdoc Slam cheers finalists on.

Postdoc Slam wins the 2019 NPA and Elsevier Award

November 12, 2019
The 4th Annual UCSF Postdoc Slam competition has won the 2019 National Postdoctoral Association and Elsevier “Most Collaborative Event” Award!
Four prizewinners of UCSF Postdoc Slam 2019

Postdoc Slam: It's a Wrap!

September 20, 2019
September 19, 2019 — The 4th Annual UCSF Postdoc Slam drew a standing-room-only crowd to Mission Bay to see 10 three-minute talks by this year's postdoc finalists, providing an accessible glimpse at their complex research. Congratulations to the four prize winners, who were announced during the...
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2019 Postdoc Slam Finalists

August 29, 2019
The finalists in the 2019 Postdoc Slam competition at UC San Francisco have been announced! These ten postdocs, representing a wide range of disciplines, will compete to win a top prize of $3,000 at a lively event on September 19.

Postdoc Kara McKinley, PhD Awarded Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation

By Erik Rotman on July 18, 2019
Kara McKinley, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, is one of two recipients of the 7th annual Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation. McKinley received her award – which includes a $50,000 cash prize – at a ceremony on July 17.

UCSF Shares Postdoc Insights at NPA Conference

April 30, 2019
Christine Des Jarlais, UCSF’s assistant dean for postdocs and career development, recently took Postdoc Slam “on the road” so to speak when she presented her poster “UCSF Postdoc Slam: A Celebration of Postdoctoral Research” at the annual National Postdoctoral Association Conference in Orlando, FL...
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Winners of Travel Award Announced

December 11, 2018
Announcing the first recipients of the new Berkelhammer Postdoc Travel Award.
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Postdoc Sona Chowdhury Takes Top Prize in 2018 Postdoc Slam

December 07, 2018
Sona Chowdhury, PhD, was one of 10 UCSF postdocs who competed in the final stage of the third annual Postdoc Slam held on September 26. The live competition took place in a packed Byers Auditorium in Mission Bay and was also livestreamed to the Parnassus campus.