RWJMS Hosts Successful Post-Doc Symposium

“Negotiate for the Life and Career You Want” was the theme of the Sixth Annual Post-doc Appreciation Day Symposium at RWJMS Sept. 17.

Shirley Tilghman, professor and former president of Princeton University, was the keynote speaker. The daylong event also offered a career panel, roundtable networking, a poster session and presentations.

Dr. Shirley Tilghman delivering keynote speech. 

2014 Poster Award Winners:  1st William Wu, 2nd Sarah Radford and 3rd Jeremy Bird.

Pictured:  Poster Award Winners William Wu and Sarah Radford, 2nd and 3rd from the right, with
Dr. Martha Soto,  Dr. Krishna Tobon, PDA President and Dr. Stephen Shannon, PDA Vice President
Not pictured:  Poster Award Winner Dr. Jeremy Bird.

Three postdoctoral fellows were chosen by their peers to deliver the oral presentations:
Dr. Alexander Perryman, NJMS, Dr. Ukpong Eyo, Rutgers, and Dr. Zhou Dai, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Andrew Thomas, Dean of GSBS at NJMS, and Dr. Martha Soto, Director for Postdoctoral Career Development at Rutgers-RWJMS, listening to the keynote speech. 

Dr. Krishna Tobon, president of the Rutgers-RWJMS Postoctoral Association, and Dr. Erin Heckler, PDA officer at Rutgers-NJMS. 

Photos courtesy of Dr. Jianfeng Wang, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School