April 21, 2011

Postdoc research symposium set

This year's Postdoctoral Association and Shared Resources Research Symposium will be held Tuesday, April 26.

The daylong symposium will feature presentations by postdoctoral research fellows and resource directors, a poster session and awards, and a keynote address by North Carolina entrepreneur and biotech executive Christy Shaffer, Ph.D.

The presentations will begin at 10:30 a.m. in 208 Light Hall, followed by the poster session at 1 p.m. in the lobbies of Light Hall and Langford Auditorium.

Shaffer’s talk, which will begin at 3:30 p.m. in 208 Light Hall, is entitled “My journey as a scientist to CEO to venture capitalist and philanthropist.”

It will be followed at 4:30 p.m. by awards for best posters, “Postdoc of the Year” and “Mentor of the Year.”

For more information, contact Greg Digby, Ph.D., at gregory.j.digby@vanderbilt.edu.