Activities & Events

Modified: April 11, 2016

Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching offers a range of opportunities for graduate students and postdocs to think about ways to translate their disciplinary perspectives into effective teaching strategies. Check out upcoming workshops for graduate student and postdoctoral fellows.

Modified: December 22, 2015

One Book One Northwestern Events

The One Book One Northwestern book for 2015-16 is "The Inconvenient Indian" by Thomas King. There are several events scheduled each month, please check out the calendar of events for more details.

Modified: December 21, 2015

Navigating the Research Enterprise - January 11th!

The next session for First Mondays Faculty Development Seminar Series, Navigating the Research Enterprise, will be on January 11th at 12pm in Baldwin Auditorium. This series is open for early career faculty members and postdoctoral fellows at Northwestern.

Modified: December 21, 2015

Upcoming NUPF Events!

Mark your calendars for an INVO seminar on patenting on January 21st!

Modified: December 21, 2015

Upcoming CHIentist event!

Join fellow postdocs in the Chicago area for the next CHIentist event on January 11th at Headquarters Beercade- River North!

Modified: December 21, 2015

Check out Versatile PhD Resources!

Access explore careers, job postings, contacts, and online panels through the Northwestern Versatile PhD portal! Upcoming panels include careers in business, software engineering and technical writing!!

Modified: December 20, 2015

Merck Darmstadt Germany Innovation Cup 2016

Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) will conduct the 6th Merck Innovation Cup Summer Camp from July 3rd-8th. The Innovation Cup brings together a promising new generation of talent in a meeting of the generations with senior Merck managers and researchers and accomplished Merck retirees. Applications are due by January 31st.

Modified: December 7, 2015

CBC Postdoctoral Research Grant Program

CBC Postdoctoral Research Grant Program LOI submissions are due January 28th by 5pm (mandatory). This program is designed to provide funding to postdoctoral fellows for research carried out under the supervision of the postdoctoral fellow’s faculty mentor/advisor in core research facilities at the CBC universities. The technology provided by the core facility MUST be NEW to the postdoctoral fellow’s faculty mentor’s laboratory.

Modified: December 2, 2015

DOM NICE group seminar - December 4th

Birds & Bees of Academic Medicine: Forum for Questions you were Afraid to Ask!

Modified: November 24, 2015

Holocaust Educational Foundation's Winter Open House

Holocaust Educational Foundation (HEF) invites the Northwestern community to their Winter Open House on December 9th from 4-530pm. The open house will be held at the HEF offices at 619 Emerson Street, Room 103. Food and beverages will be served. Please see this flyer for more information.

Modified: November 23, 2015

BioProfessionals Series

Join Bioprofessionals for upcoming panels/worksops and connect on LinkedIn!!

Modified: November 23, 2015

Full-time positions at McKinsey & Company!

Learn about McKinsey & Company's paid internship and full-time associate opportunities online during web presentations or their YouTube careers playlist. Apply for full-time positions and internships now! Deadline for applications is December 7th!

Modified: November 23, 2015

GapSummit 2016

GapSummit is Global Biotech Revolution’s (GBR) international and intergenerational leadership summit in biotechnology, hosted at the University of Cambridge, UK. GapSummit 2016 will be welcoming applications from Leaders of Tomorrow across all regions of the globe. Enthusiastic students, postdocs, entrepreneurs and early-stage professionals are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is November 29th.

Modified: November 20, 2015

HR Announcements

Important HR Announcements: Distribution of W2 & 1095C forms will be handled by Equifax and expansion of Northwestern University’s Educational Assistance Plans!

Modified: November 20, 2015

Check out upcoming events at the Women’s Center!

Check out other upcoming programming, including the New Mom's group and Leadership Roundtable Session on December 2nd!

Modified: November 20, 2015

Pathways to the Life Science Industry Webinar

Many PhDs could use practice in the development of advanced cognitive skills and broadened perspectives to effectively contribute in the life science industry. Check out the next webinar focusing on the transition from bench to business on December 1st!

Modified: November 20, 2015

INVO Practicum program - Applications for January 2016 are now open

Are interested in learning more about the technology transfer process? The INVO Practicum is a new program open to all Northwestern students and postdocs who are interested in learning more about the technology transfer process as well as being exposed to the vast areas of innovation at Northwestern. The applications for the January 2016 are now being accepted! Application deadline is November 30th.

Modified: November 20, 2015

GCC Virtual Career Fair

SAVE THE DATE: Ph.D. & Master's Virtual Career Fair sponsored by Graduate Career Consortium will take place on March 2nd! Postdocs, Ph.D./Master's students & Alumni are invited to attend!

Modified: November 3, 2015

Sg2 Information Session

Sg2 (Health Care & Hospital System Consultancy) representatives will be on campus in Spring quarter 2016. Keep an eye out for announcements next year!

Modified: November 3, 2015

TGS Day Out for Student and Postdoc Parents

Please, mark your calendars now for the next TGS Day Out on December 5th at Navy Pier's Winter WonderFest! Registration will open on November 6th! Check your inbox on November 6th for the invitation and registration links! Please note: This event is only for CURRENT postdoctoral fellows and TGS graduate students with children.

Modified: October 28, 2015

Faculty Recruitment Info Session - November 17th

Singapore University of Technology and Design will be on Northwestern's Evanston campus on November 17th for a Faculty Recruitment Info Session: Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Singapore University of Technology and Design. There will also be a faculty interview preparation session hosted by NCA, TGS and OPA on November 9th. More details are available.

Modified: October 23, 2015

P&G at Northwestern on October 30th

P&G will be on Northwestern's Evanston campus on October 30th from 3-5pm in the Tech Building, Room L251. Save the date and plan to attend!

Modified: October 21, 2015

Apply for the OneStart Program for Healthcare Business Ideas

The OneStart 2016, the world's largest life sciences and healthcare accelerator program, is now accepting applications from young entrepreneurs. Applications are due in December 1st by 659pm (CT) and 35 semi-finalist teams are selected to attend a two-day Biotech Bootcamp based in San Francisco on February 19th and 20th.

Modified: October 21, 2015

TGS Professional Development Workshop Series

Check out the new sessions for Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows!

Modified: October 21, 2015

Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Symposium at UIUC

The Society for Postdoctoral Scholars (SOPS) will be hosting the 6th Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium on February 5th. Mark your calendars for this day of oral and poster presentations and valuable networking opportunities. Abstracts submission and registration is now open and will be open until January 15th.

Modified: October 21, 2015

Future of Research - Chicago

FOR-Chicago will be held on October 29th at Prentice Hospital Conference Center located on Northwestern University's Chicago campus. The symposium will be a a one-day series of panel discussions and participant-led workshops to discuss challenges and propose solutions and initiate discussions with key stakeholders to improving the framework for American science. Updated agenda now available.

Modified: October 20, 2015

Black House Listening Sessions

A series of four Listening Sessions began on October 14th for Northwestern students, staff, faculty, and alumni to give feedback on the proposal for Campus Inclusion & Community to move two of its offices into the Black House. A committee of Northwestern students, faculty, and alumni is charged with providing recommendations on the purpose and use of the Black House. The next sessions will be held on November 16th and 20th.

Modified: October 19, 2015

2016 ASM GAP Opportunities

Check out several upcoming 2016 ASM Graduate and Postdoctoral Professional Development and Fellowship Opportunities

Modified: October 19, 2015

NPA Annual Meeting

Call for Travel Award and Childcare Applications for the 14th National Postdoctoral Association Annual Meeting Now Open

Modified: October 19, 2015

New England Science Symposium

The 15th Annual New England Science Symposium (NESS) will be held on April 3rd from 745am to 415pm at The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA). The deadline to submit abstracts is January 7th.

Modified: October 19, 2015

Diversity Career Expo

Come and explore your Career opportunities at 6th Annual IACS Diversity Career Expo on October 22 from 10.00 AM to 3.00 PM at the Hilton Chicago at 720 South Michigan Avenue. Register to attend.

Modified: October 16, 2015

MATTER events

MATTER is a community of healthcare entrepreneurs and industry leaders working together in a shared space to individually and collectively fuel the future of healthcare innovation. Check out upcoming programming at MATTER!

Modified: October 12, 2015

Institute for Defense Analyses Info Session

IDA is looking for motivated individuals interested in tackling complex problems related to national security, and has found that graduate students and postdocs from math, science, and engineering are often good fits for their organization. Info sessions will take place in Tech Institute Building, First Floor, Room K140 from 11AM-12PM on October 14th. Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy their resumes to the session.

Modified: October 9, 2015

Upcoming Exhibitions at the Block Museum

The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art is the fine arts museum of Northwestern University and Chicago’s North Shore. Check out the Block Museum's webpage for more information, including more information about one of the current exhibitions Geof Oppenheimer: Big Boss and the Ecstasy of Pressures and one of the upcoming exhibitions A Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde: 1960s ­ 1980s.

Modified: October 9, 2015

ADCA Coffee Chat Series

ADCA coffee chat with McKinsey Reps!

Modified: October 7, 2015

Abbott Molecular Information Sessions

Join Abbott Molecular for Information Sessions on October 13 (Evanston) & 14 (Chicago)! RSVP to attend!

Modified: September 22, 2015

Free webcast - Funding: Writing a Successful Grant Proposal

Becoming an independent researcher in academia is crucial to achieving future success. Part of that journey starts with getting your own funding. Join Nature Jobs for an informative live 60 minute webcast on September 30th from 10-11am CST.

Modified: September 21, 2015

Science Café Evanston

Science Cafe is a forum for the discussion of important and interesting scientific issues. They are informal and accessible - much more so than a public lecture. It's an opportunity to gather with old and new friends in a relaxed atmosphere while participating in a program of very cool scientific 'stuff'! No cover charge, EVER!

Modified: September 21, 2015

Bright Horizons Webinar – Creating Successful Parent/Teacher Partnerships

Creating optimal parent/teacher partnerships takes skill and know-how; you need to understand the goals, your responsibilities, and the line between advocating and over-involvement. Join Bright Horizons for a free webinar taking place on September 29th at 1130am (CST).

Modified: September 21, 2015

Destination Europe

Destination Europe will take place on October 16th at Hotel Monaco (225 N Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60601). This event will be of interest to research faculty, post-docs and graduate students at Northwestern University as it will showcase research career and funding opportunities in Europe for researchers of any nationality, at all stages of their research careers. Register by October 5th.

Modified: September 21, 2015

EURAXESS Science Slam 2015

Do you want to share your research with the world and win a free trip to Europe? NUPF is proud to support Euraxess Science Slam 2015 with the finals to take place on October 19th, from 4:30-8:30 PM at Northwestern Prentice Women’s Hospital, Conference Room L, 3rd floor, Chicago Campus (250 E. Superior Ave).

Modified: September 18, 2015

13TH ANNUAL CBC SYMPOSIUM

The 13th Annual Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC) Symposium, “The Unseen Majority: Microbes In Health And Disease" will take place on October 23rd from 9am to 6pm at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Feinberg Pavilion Conference Center, 3rd floor (251 East Huron Street Chicago, Illinois, 60611). Registration is now open and will close September 23rd at 12pm.

Modified: September 18, 2015

Rush NPAW - MATTER seminar

Academic Affairs and the Office of Mentoring Programs at Rush University will celebrate NPAW on September 23rd from 1145am-1pm with a talk by Patrick Flavin and Eric Alvarez about MATTER: a community of healthcare entrepreneurs and industry leaders working together in a shared space to individually and collectively fuel the future of healthcare innovation.

Modified: September 11, 2015

Deloitte Life Sciences Case Competition

Deloitte will be hosting a life sciences case competition on September 25th. Deadline is September 18th, apply today!

Modified: September 11, 2015

Argonne Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium

Registration has been extended for the Argonne Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium taking place on October 8th. Argonne welcomes all postdocs and senior-level graduate students to register as an attendee or poster presenter.

Modified: September 4, 2015

Programming for Biologists

There is a new group starting up on the Chicago campus to provide basic computational skills instruction for biology students, postdoctoral fellows, staff, and faculty. No previous experience is required! Plan to attend the first session on September 24th!

Modified: August 31, 2015

National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week 2015

Check out and register to attend the expanded programming in celebration of National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week (NPAW) 2015!

Modified: August 27, 2015

Science Club Postdoc Volunteer Opportunity

The Science Club is seeking individuals to volunteer at an after school science mentorship program. More details are available!

Modified: August 20, 2015

PepsiCo Career Exploration Day

The New York Academy of Sciences and PepsiCo will host a special Journey through Science Day at the Academy's headquarters in New York City on December 14th. Individuals in the Life Sciences, Engineering, Food Sciences and Material Sciences are invited to apply for this unique opportunity to interact with PepsiCo's R&D leadership, learn about their efforts to develop products rooted in science-based nutrition, and get an exclusive glimpse of how science has shaped their careers, and gain an understanding of what it is like to work in a global team environment. Submission deadline is September 25th!

Modified: August 19, 2015

Grant Writing for Underrepresented Minorities seminar

The National Research Mentoring Network invites postdoctoral/post-residency trainees and junior faculty to apply for a Grant Writing for Underrepresented Minorities seminar: Help, Opportunity and Experience (GUMSHOE). The seminar will begin with an event on October 21st-23rd in Denver, and followed by mentoring over the subsequent 6-months.

Modified: August 17, 2015

Oystir: Launch Your Career

Check out a new FREE website and resources for the job search process, including several upcoming webinars on consulting careers!

Modified: August 14, 2015

Inside HigherEd Webinar: Faculty Salaries

Join Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman, Inside Higher Ed editors, in a free webinar on August 20, at 2 p.m. CST, where they will discuss these topics and more.

Modified: July 20, 2015

Software Carpentry Bootcamp - August 21-22

Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. The workshop will take place August 21-22 in Technological Institute, M152 (McCormick, Evanston Campus. Register today!

Modified: July 20, 2015

Joint Chicago-area Postdoc Social on July 25th!

Join fellow Chicago-area postdoctoral fellows on July 25th at 6:30pm at Wendella Chicago at Sunset Boat Tour. Take advantage of this great opportunity to enjoy Chicago from a different point of view, and mingle with postdocs of the whole Chicago area!

Modified: July 20, 2015

Northwestern Visualization Services - Chicago campus presentation

NUIT's visualization group will present an overview of the advanced visualization services currently available to the Northwestern research community on July 22nd from 11am-12pm in the Searle Seminar Room (Lurie Research Building, 303 E Superior, Chicago campus).

Modified: July 20, 2015

Skin Disease Research Center

Come and learn about new services offered by the Skin Disease Research Center Skin Tissue Engineering, Morphology and Phenotyping, and DNA/RNA Delivery Cores on July 28th from 830am-1230pm in Baldwin Auditorium (303 E Superior, Lurie Research Building, Chicago campus).

Modified: July 20, 2015

Elsevier Resources and Programs

Are you interested in science writing? Check out the Elsevier STM Digest Research Ambassador program! Also, check out the resources Elsevier has developed for researchers!

Modified: July 15, 2015

5th Annual CLP Core Crawl

The Fifth Annual Chemistry of Life Processes Institute (CLP) Core Crawl will be held on July 16th from 3-5 PM. This two-hour lively and interactive event encourages researchers to socialize, network and “crawl” between ten core facilities located in the Richard and Barbara Silverman Hall for Molecular Therapeutics and Diagnostics, located at 2170 Campus Drive on the Evanston campus.

Modified: June 19, 2015

Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy - Call for Applications

The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy is pleased to announce the theme for its 2015 program, Digital Rebirth, which will address the coming smart era as a result of digital integration; explore the crossroads of digital manufacturing, smart cities, and energy in the form of the smart grid and transportation; and consider how these innovations can usher in a more sustainable future. Applications are due July 1st!

Modified: June 18, 2015

CHOP Translational Research Workshop for Basic Scientists

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute is now accepting applications for its second Translational Research Workshop for Basic Scientists. Applications are due June 19th, so if you are interested, apply today!

Modified: June 18, 2015

Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar

Join fellow junior faculty and post-doctorates September 18th-21st at The Westin Buckhead in Atlanta, GA for a three-day, multi-cultural career development seminar for those who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine. Registration is now open!

Modified: June 15, 2015

Negotiation: Critical Skills and New Methods to Boost your Success

Learn innovative negotiation tools from two of the world’s leading negotiation experts — Professor Leonard Riskin of Northwestern Law School and Professor Daniel Shapiro of the Harvard Negotiation Project. The Summer Institute in Negotiation will take place August 5th-7th on the Chicago campus. More details are available.

Modified: June 15, 2015

Northwestern Summer Writers' Conference

The Northwestern University Summer Session is pleased to announce the 11th annual Northwestern Summer Writers’ Conference, a three-day summer institute that will take place from July 30th thru August 1st on the Chicago campus. Check out the Northwestern Summer Writers’ Conference webpage for more information and to register!

Modified: May 22, 2015

RA Capital Management is coming to Chicago!

RA Capital Management is coming to Chicago to meet with NU postdocs and students! Find out how to sign up for a time to meet with members of the RA Capital team!

Modified: May 19, 2015

Rush University Mentoring Program Symposium

The Offices of Academic Affairs and Mentoring Programs at Rush University cordially invite you to participate in the Mentoring Programs First Annual Symposium, to be held on August 5th, 2015, at the Searle Conference Center on Rush University's Medical Campus (1725 W. Harrison St., 5th Floor, Professional Bldg Chicago, United States), from 1-6 pm. Abstracts due by June 19th!

Modified: May 18, 2015

NULabs Genetics and Genomics Cluster Symposium

Mark your calendars for the Annual NULabs Genetics and Genomics Cluster Symposium. This year's symposium will take place on August 3rd, from 1-6pm in Baldwin Auditorium (303 E. Superior, Chicago campus). All postdocs and graduate students are invited to submit an abstract of their work for a poster session in the Ryan Atrium during the symposium.

Modified: May 15, 2015

Mentoring Orientation for Postdocs and PhD Students

This workshop will help post-doctoral fellows and graduate students outline summer projects, set goals with summer advisees, structure interactions, and problem solve as issues arise. The next session will take place on May 28th (Chicago)!

Modified: May 4, 2015

Graduate Women in Science Eta Chapter General Meeting

Postdoctoral fellows are invited to attend the Graduate Women in Science Eta Chapter General Meeting on May 11th from 6-8pm at the Goethe Institut!

Modified: May 4, 2015

Upcoming OPA Professional Development Workshops

The OPA will also be hosting Individual Development Plan (IDP) Building workshops on May 22nd from 12-115pm in The Graduate School Conference Room (Evanston campus) and on June 22nd from 1215-130pm in GRAY SEMINAR ROOM (Lurie Research Building, 303 E Superior, Chicago campus). Register Now!

Modified: April 28, 2015

CGSA Non-Academic Careers Panel

Join CGSA for a Non-Academic Careers Panel being held on May 5th from 4-530pm in Baldwin Auditorium (Lurie Research Building, 303 E Superior, Chicago).

Modified: April 27, 2015

Women In Bio-Chicago Explores the Evolving Landscape of Biosimilars

Please join the Chicago Chapter of Women in Bio on April 30th for a panel discussion that will explore the business, regulatory, and legal issues facing the biosimilar industry today, and take a look at what this industry will face in the future. More details available!

Modified: April 24, 2015

IO Food Truck Event

The IO Staff are delighted to invite you to the 2nd Annual IO Food Truck Festival on May 21st from 5-7pm at The International Office (630 Dartmouth Place, Evanston, IL 60208). There will be free cake in celebration of the 100 year anniversary of when the IO house was built. Join IO for this fun and tasty event, but don't forget to bring $$$ for other food trucks!

Modified: April 22, 2015

SciPhD - New website and Virtual Career Center for Graduate Students and Postdocs

SciPhD has a launched a new website including a NEW Virtual Career Center for Graduate Students and Postdocs. SciPhD will be hosting a series of webinars and the first free webinar will be on April 28th at 10am CST about career opportunities for scientists in the life science industry (and will be repeated on April 29th at 10am CST). Check out the site and register to attend the webinar today!

Modified: April 22, 2015

RSG Research Communication Program

Want to learn how to communicate your reserach more effectively? Applications for the RSG Research Communication Summer Program are now being accepted and will be due May 18th! Apply today!

Modified: April 20, 2015

Invitation to Accreditation Open Fora on April 27th

Northwestern is currently undergoing its decennial review for reaffirmation of accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission. This review will culminate in a campus visit by a seven-member evaluation team representing the Commission on April 27th and 28th. Students, faculty, and staff of Northwestern University are invited to meet with the visiting team reviewing the University’s accreditation during open sessions to be held on the Evanston campus on April 27th from 3:00 to 3:50 p.m. Separate sessions will be held during this timeframe for students, faculty, and staff, more information is available.

Modified: April 20, 2015

2015 NIH Career Symposium - May 15

The 8th Annual NIH Career Symposium aims to highlight the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers. The symposium will take place on May 15, from 8am – 415pm at the Natcher Conference Center, Building 45 on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

Modified: April 17, 2015

Relay For Life of Northwestern

Relay For Life at NU will take place May 15th-16th, sign up for the race today to support Relay for Life!

Modified: April 15, 2015

Gender and Sexuality Resource Center Upcoming Events

Register to attend the Safe Space Ally Workshops in April and May! Also, check out an upcoming panel session on April 30th!

Modified: April 14, 2015

Forum on Socioeconomic Diversity at Northwestern with President Schapiro on April 17.

Join Northwestern Quest Scholars Network and Associated Student Government (ASG) on April 17th, from 2-330pm in Harris Hall, Room 107 (1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208) for an open forum with President Schapiro on how to improve the representation of first-generation and low-income students at Northwestern.

Modified: April 13, 2015

Going on the Job Market Q&A Series

The NUIN Postdoctoral Affairs Committee is pleased to announce the third annual "Going on the Job Market Q&A series" will take place on April 16th and 23rd and May 7th, 14th and 28th. This year the series will be held on the Evanston campus in Cook Hall Room 3118A/B and teleconferenced to Wieboldt Hall room 421 on the Chicago campus.

Modified: April 8, 2015

Effective Communication to Foundations Workshop

The Office of Foundation Relations is hosting a workshop, Effective Communication to Foundations: Four Keys to Successful Proposals, on May 5th (Chicago campus) and May 7th (Evanston campus). Postdocs may register for a waitlist that will be used to fill open spots closer to the date of the workshops.

Modified: April 7, 2015

Ashfield Healthcare Communications Information Session

Join Ashfield Healthcare Communications for an information session taking place on April 8th, from 5-7pm in Abbott Hall, Room 1504!

Modified: April 6, 2015

Panel on Work/Life Balance in Academia (Northwestern Graduate Women's Month 2015)

Join Association for Women in Chemistry (AWC), Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) & Women in Philosophy (WiPhi) during Graduate Student Women’s Month for a Q&A with panelists who will share their thoughts and experiences with balancing work, life, and family in an academic career. This is event will be held on April 10th, from 1-2pm in Room 2378 of the Frances Searle Building (2240 Campus Drive, Evanston).

Modified: March 31, 2015

Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day will take place on April 23rd on both campuses. This event provides young girls and boys with extensive opportunities to learn about the careers available to them and learn about men and women excelling across all occupations. Registration opens April 3rd!

Modified: March 19, 2015

Seminars Around Campus

Join the Center for Genetic Medicine for the Silverstein Lecture Series on April 8th and 9th. Join CLP for a seminar presented by Leroy Hood, MD, PhD on May 20th.

Modified: March 19, 2015

2015 Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute Symposium

Please join the Northwestern faculty on March 27th for an informal and interactive discussion geared toward healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with brain tumors. The most up-to-date research, surgical, and clinical evidence based information will be presented which will be reinforced through case discussions.

Modified: March 19, 2015

Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K!

Please join the Lurie Cancer Center for the 22nd annual event that brings survivors, families and friends together with physicians, scientists and healthcare providers to walk, run and celebrate the steps we’re taking to overcome cancer. The morning will be filled with entertainment, a picnic, t-shirts, activities for the family and more!

Modified: March 19, 2015

AHEAD@NU - Networking Reception at the Block Museum

Please join AHEAD@NU for a networking reception on March 26th from 4-6pm and explore the new exhibitions the Block Museum!

Modified: March 19, 2015

Keck Graduate Institute Course

The American Society for Cell Biology is hosting the second edition of the Keck Graduate Institute course from July 12th-24th at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA. Applications are due April 15th, more information is available.

Modified: March 18, 2015

2015 Summer Institute: Mechanobiology of the Brain at Carnegie Mellon University

Attendees will participate in two weeks of lectures and hands-on training in engineering, biology, and physical science laboratory techniques by experts in the field. Topics included neuroscience, cell mechanics, molecular biology, medical science, micro fabrication, and imaging.

Modified: February 27, 2015

Upcoming Symposia at Iowa State University, Harvard University, and University of Chicago!

Check out these upcoming symposia in at Iowa State, Hardvard University and University of Chicago! Please note, March 2nd is the deadline for the symposium at University of Chicago!

Modified: February 26, 2015

Intellectual Property 101 - Rush University Seminar

Interested in learning more about intellectual property? Rush University invites all postdocs to a seminar that will provide an introduction to intellectual property and the academic technology transfer process. Will be held on Rush University's campus on March 6th from 12-1pm.

Modified: February 20, 2015

Present your work at Research Day on April 2nd!

Research Day is a campus-wide event to promote faculty and trainee development through the sharing of exciting research and conversation with colleagues.

Modified: February 19, 2015

Planning and Presenting a Conference Poster - Chicago Campus Workshop

his workshop will teach the basics of poster design, introduce some of the tools available, and focus on utilizing the best means of reaching your audience.

Modified: February 16, 2015

Open Forum: Associate Provost for Diversity & Inclusion - February 17th

Northwestern University is conducting a search for candidates for the Associate Provost for Diversity & Inclusion. Postdoctoral fellows are strongly encouraged to attend one of two open fora on February 17th on either the Evanston or Chicago campus! **Change in location on Chicago campus**

Modified: February 12, 2015

Society for Neuroscience 2015 Annual Meeting

The SfN Annual Meeting will take place on March 20th on Northwestern's Chicago campus! The registration is now open! Last day to register for the meeting is on March 6th. Prospective attendees can still register onsite on March 20th, but onsite registration will NOT include lunch. Abstract submission deadline is February 20th.

Modified: January 29, 2015

Winter 2015 Startup Series - Forming a Company

Commercializing innovation and launching high-tech startups spans a breadth of activity and new ground for many in academia. EnterpriseWorks Chicago, the incubation arm of Innovate@UIC, has designed a series of events as an introduction to the legal, financial and business planning issues early stage innovators needs to know.

Modified: January 28, 2015

Biocareers Institutional Membership has ended as of January 2015

For career resources, job fairs and professional development opportunities, please check out the OPA webpages along with our News and Events feeds!