Upcoming and Past PDLC meetings

Upcoming PDLC seminars. All seminars are on Friday in Barker 434 at noon. Lunch is provided to MCB postdocs.


January 13, 2017 - NO PDLC

February 3, 2017 - Staff Scientist Positions in Academia with Monika Sigg, PhD (King Lab), Patricia Grob, PhD (Nogales Lab), and Eva Schmid, PhD (Fletcher Lab).

March 3, 2017 -  Transitioning from a postdoc to faculty position. Speakers: Sarah Stanley & Dave Savage.

April 7, 2017 - Biotech. Joint MCB/IB lunch club. Details TBD.

May 5, 2017 - TBD


December 2, 2016 - Chalk talk. Professor Dirk Hockemeyer (MCB, UC Berkeley).

November 4, 2016 - NIH F32 Fellowships & the Sponsored Projects Office (SPO). Emily Stoops (Drubin Lab, MCB, UC Berkeley) & Kevin Mark (Rape Lab, MCB, UC Berkeley) , and SPO contracts and grants officers, Greta Devol & Margert Ngyuen.


October 14, 2016 - Writing a successful K99/R00 Grant Proposal. Achim Werner (Rape Lab, MCB, UC Berkeley) , Peter Walentek (Harland Lab, MCB, UC Berkeley), and Becky Lamason (Welch Lab, MCB, UC Berkeley).

September 2, 2016 - Planning Meeting

June 3, 2016 - Biotechs. Dr. J. Graham Ruby (Calico Labs), Dr. Calvin Jan (Calico Labs), Dr. Peter Skewes-Cox (Novartis), Dr. Amy Kistler (Novartis).

April 1, 2016 - Chalk Talk. Michael Rape (MCB, UC Berkeley).

March 18, 2016 - Academic Teaching Positions. Professor Brian Thornton (University of San Francisco). 

February 5, 2016 - The Last Step: Faculty Offer Negotiations. Professor Richard Harland (MCB).

January 29, 2016 - Applying and Interviewing for Faculty Positions. Gloria Brar (MCB, UC Berkeley), and Seth Finnegan (IB, UC Berkeley)


December 4, 2015 - Campus Shared Services and the Sponsored Projects Office (SPO). Jim Fong (CSS, UC Berkeley), Joy Ayson-Yu (SPO, UC Berkeley), and Jessie Brown (SPO, UC Berkeley)

November 6, 2015 - WRITING A SUCCESSFUL K99/R00 GRANT PROPOSAL. Fenna Sille (Public Health, UC Berkeley) and Achim Werner (MCB, UC Berkeley)

October 9, 2015 - Planning meeting





02/04/11 Exploratory meeting to gauge interest in regular MCB postdoc gatherings

03/04/11 Academic job market panel discussion with Professer David Bilder and current applicants

04/01/11 NRSA fellowship and K99/R01 grant advice from current awardees

05/06/11 Informal research chalk talk by Ling Song (Rape Lab); Roundtable discussion about issues concerning postdoc parents

06/03/11 Leveraging postdoc experience to obtain a job in industry