Following huge success last year, the UCI Postdoctoral Association and the UCI Graduate Division, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs was proud to host the 2017 Annual UCI Postdoctoral Scholar Research Symposium, "Postdocs at the Forefront".


Congratulations to our prize winners!


1st: Carey Y. L. Huh, Neurobiology and Behavior

2nd: Jessica L. Bolton, Pediatrics; Anatomy and Neurobiology

3rd: Antara Das, Developmental and Cell Biology


1st: Praveer Sharma, Developmental and Cell Biology and Lina Meinecke, Mathematics

2nd: Chao Feng, Pharmaceutical Sciences

3rd: Niki Osborne, Criminology, Law and Society


The Cove @ UCI Applied Innovation

5141 California Ave #250, Irvine


Thursday, October 5, 2017, 2:00-7:00 PM

2:00 Check-in
2:30 Opening Remarks and Speaker Sessions
4:15 Poster Sessions
5:15 Dinner & Networking
6:15 Keynote Address
6:45 Awards and Closing Remarks


This year's symposium included nine talks by postdocs from across campus, two poster sessions, keynote address by Dr. Donovan German (Assoc. Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology), and a UCI postdoc and networking/social hour with dinner and beverages.

Important Dates

July 28 Abstract submission opens
August 25 Abstract submission closes
September 8 Notification of acceptance for speakers
September 15 Extended deadline: Poster abstract submission closes
September 22, 25 Workshops by Bri McWhorter
October 5 Symposium!