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Dec. 8 Postdoc Meet & Greet: Holiday Edition

The Postdoc Association’s meet-and-greet event this month will feature homemade cakes and other goodies. Don your ugliest holiday sweater and share season’s greetings with fellow postdocs in the cafeteria’s dining hall starting at 4 p.m.

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Webinar Q&A on ‘Beyond the Professoriate’ Career-Search Service for Postdocs

Beyond the Professoriate provides career assistance for Ph.D.s and postdocs. Members of this service receive information, tools, and support to help launch meaningful careers. Join co-founders Maren Wood and Jennifer Polk for a 30-minute webinar Q&A for Lab postdocs at 1 p.m. on Dec. 6. Contact the Lab’s Postdoc Association for more information.

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Employee Discount for Dec. 7 Berkeley Symphony Concert

The Berkeley Symphony Concert Program II, Clyne and Rachmaninoff, takes place Thursday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall. Lab staff can purchase balcony seats for $10 with the code LABGRAD10, or rear or front orchestra, or rear-side mezzanine for $20 with code LAB20. Go here to purchase tickets. This offer is sponsored by the Lab’s Postdoc Association.

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Postdoc Meet-and-Greet on Nov. 16

The Postdoc Association is hosting a networking event for fellow postdocs and other Lab researchers on Thursday, Nov. 16. The gathering takes place at the cafeteria at 3:30 p.m. Light refreshments and traditional apple pies will be served to celebrate Thanksgiving.

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Joint Lab-MSRI Postdoc Halloween Celebration on Oct. 31

Lab postdocs are invited by their counterparts at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (17 Gauss Way in Berkeley) for a Halloween party on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 5:20 p.m. For those interested in carpooling, a group will depart the Advanced Light Source patio at 5 p.m. Registration is encouraged. Food and beverages will be provided.

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Postdoc Meet-and-Greet on Oct. 19

The event, hosted by the Lab’s Postdoc Association, will feature pumpkin pies, light refreshments, and some “spooky” action. Postdocs and others are invited to join the fun at 4 p.m. on the cafeteria patio area.

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Former Data Science Postdocs Give Oct. 12 Talk on Jobs

A panel of former postdocs will discuss how the Insight Data Science fellowship program has led to exciting job opportunities. The event will be held Thursday, Oct. 12, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. Register here.

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Employee Discount for Oct. 5 Berkeley Symphony Concert

The Oct. 5 concert – which includes a performance of Berkeley composer John Adams’ “Fearful Symmetries” – will take place at 7 p.m., at Zellerbach Hall. Lab staff can get a special rate of $10 for balcony seats with code LABGRAD10; and $20 for seats in the front or rear orchestra, or the rear mezzanine, with code LAB20. Go here to purchase tickets. For assistance, call (510) 841-2800, ext. 1.

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Postdoc Awareness Week: 10 Things You Should Know About Dimitri Panagopoulos

A researcher with the Energy Analysis and Environmental Impact Division, Panagopoulos has swum where very few others have dared go, dreams of sailing in an ancient vessel, and used to serve food during very sad occasions. Learn more about Panagopoulos here.

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Postdoc Appreciation Week: 10 Things to Know About Tetiana Shalapska

A researcher with the Materials Sciences Division, Shalapska is from a city full of lions, thinks life is like a box of chocolates, is a cheesecake afficianado, and is the baby of the family despite having a younger brother. Go here to learn more about Tetiana Shalapska. Read about postdoc Hang Deng tomorrow. Are there 10 things we should know about you or a colleague? Send email here.

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