NYU School of Medicine Postdoctoral Program

Welcome to the New York University School of Medicine's Postdoctoral Program. We are delighted that you have chosen NYU to continue your research training. With over 50 centers, 30 academic departments, and 376,000 square feet of research laboratories, this great research community has long kept our institution on the cutting edge of scientific discovery and innovation. Our Postdoctoral scholars are a valued segment of this research community and they come to us from all over the globe both to train with our skilled faculty and to contribute to our successes. We highly value these contributions and our office seeks to enhance, support and promote our scientists during their time with us. It is our hope that this website will introduce you to the many opportunities and resources available to further enhance your postdoctoral experience here at NYU School of Medicine.


Here's What's Happening this week:

Monday April 21,

9:30-10:30am, Skirball 2nd Floor Conference.  "Ion Efflux and Influenza Infection Trigger NLRP3 Inflammasome Signaling in Human Dendritic Cells"  Thesis Defense: Melissa V. Fernandez, PhD Candidate. Thesis Advisor: Nina Bhardwaj, MD, PhD

Training Program: Pathobiology. Click here to view more details.

2:00 PM, Skirball 4th-floor Seminar Room, IMMUNITY AND INFLAMMATION PROGRAM SEMINAR presents, "Transcription factors regulating the magnitude of T cell immune responses and host protection against microbial infection" Takeshi Egawa, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Faculty Host: Dan Littman 

4pm, Alumni Hall B, Dr. Susan Gasser from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research will give the Honors Lecture "Heterochromatin and Nuclear Organization Through Development" on Monday, April 21, 2014. If you need more information, please email Josephine.Markewicz@nyumc.org 

Tuesday April 22,

10:30am-12pm, IDP Course.  Fully booked.

12pm, 660 First Avenue, 4th Floor large conference room.  "Improving the RF Safety in High Field MRI"  Pizza and Drinks will be served.  Click here to find out more.

12:30 PM, Coles Building, Room 109, NYU Medical Center 

NYU Scientist Training Enhancement Program
Co-Directors: Keith James Micoli
Christine Ponder
Carol Shoshkes Reiss

Panel Discussion: NYC and NYS Board of Health Careers

NYC and NYS Board of Health careers, Dr. Marcelle Layton is our guest.
We will provide pizza and beverage

6:30pm, Skirball 3rd Floor Conference Room, NYU Medical Center, 550 1st Avenue, NY, NY, 10016.  NYU Biotechnology Association Case Study Series presents "Next Generation Analgesics: Targeting Pain Through Ion Channel Modulation."  Speaker:  Nicolette Cocco, Graduate Student.  For more information click here or to register.  DRINKS AND SNACKS WILL BE SERVED.

Wednesday April 23,

11-12pm,  Smilow 1st Floor Seminar Room, "Novel roles for H3K4 mono-methylation in gene repression and Sin3 recruitment". Click here for more information.

3:00 - 4:00pm, Skirball Institute - 4th Floor Seminar Room, INSTITUTE FOR SYSTEMS GENETICS SEMINAR Javier Apfeld, Ph.D Harvard Medical School "C. elegans aging has potential" Host: Gabrielle Rieckhof, Ph.D Information: 646-501-0144.  Click here to view the flyer. 

4:30-5:30pm, NYULMC-Skirball 4th floor seminar room, Breast Tumor Evolution, Host: Dr. Barcellos-Hoff, (Refreshments will be served). Click here for more information.  

Thursday April 24,

12:30pm, New York Academy of Sciences Greenwich Street, New York, NY.  "Building a collaborative international network", for more details click here.

12:00pm, Skirball 3rd-floor Seminar Room, Immunology Club Seminar Series presents, "Innate Immunity and Malaria". Douglas Golenbock, M.D. Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Physiological Systems Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. Faculty Host: Kathryn Moore

2:00 PM in the Skirball Fourth Floor Seminar Room. Edward Pearce Ph.D. From the Washington University will be presenting his seminar "Metabolic Transition Underlying the Activation of Mononuclear Phagocytes". Click here for more information.

Friday April 25, 

10-11 am, Coffee with Keith located on Smilow Lobby, right under the Smilow Multipurpose and Seminar Rooms.

**Last day to register for "The only difference between a researcher and a patient is a diagnosis".  Click here to find out more information.

Saturday April 26,

All day event!  First Postdoc Hike of the Year.  If you're interested in joining us, click here to find out more information.  Click here to find out more info.

Confident Communicators of Science for those who registered.  (Fully Booked).  For more details and the syllabus, click here. 

"Sense to Synapse 2014" mini-symposium will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the New York University Washington Square Campus. Key-note speakers for the event include: Prof. Jonathan Demb (Yale), Prof. José Pena (Albert Einstein), Prof. Frederick Sachs (Buffalo), Prof. Ofer Tchernichovski (Hunter College) and Prof. Glenn Turner (CSHL). The key-note lectures will be complemented with 8 short talks by graduate students, postdocs and young faculty. The event will start at 09:00 AM and will conclude a little after 05:00 PM with an informal reception for the attendees. For more information click here to view the flyer.  Click here to register for the event. 


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