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WCMC School-wide Activities


A. Annual WCMC Postdoctoral Research Day. Fellows are invited to present their research as talks or posters.

Research Day, September 18, 2014. The Annual Weill Cornell Postdoctoral Research Day was held on September 18, 2014. The Keynote Speaker was Dr. Shahin Rafii, and his talk was followed by a talk by Dr. Michael Foley,Director of the Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute. The organizers included Dr. Alison Urvalek and Dr. Kwame Osei-Sarfo, postdoctoral fellows in the lab of Dr. Lorraine Gudas.


Drs. Alison Urvalek, Lorraine Gudas, and Gianina Panaghie, a former Pharmacology PhD student who now does research at PTC Therapeutics in New Jersey, enjoy the poster session. Many former graduates from the Pharmacology PhD program are invited back to network with current students and fellows.


Research Day, April 4, 2013. The 8th Annual Weill Cornell Postdoctoral Research Day was a huge success. The day featured a keynote address by Dr. Petsko, a pharma panel discussion, & a lively poster session.








Research Day, April 10, 2012
The 7th annual Weill Cornell Postdoctoral Research Day, held on April 10, 2012, was a great success! Here are some pictures from the poster session, one of the events this day. The Postdoctoral Research Day celebrates the activities and research achievements of the postdoctoral fellows here at Weill Cornell.






Research Day, April 6, 2011





Research Day, April 16, 2010.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QZ344PJtgw




B. WCMC Postdoctoral Fellow Association. This association runs many school-wide social and scientific events each year. To go to the website for this organization, click here.

C. Career Pathways Seminar Series. Monthly (generally) talk at 5or 6PM for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on various career choices. There is a chance to talk to the speakers following the seminar.

D. Office of Diversity. Faculty Development lunch seminars, 3-4 times a year. Last one was on Work/Life Balance, March 15, 2010. Postdoctoral fellows are all invited to attend. Announcement about the seminars are sent by Francoice Freyer and can also be viewed here.

E. Club Biomed. Club Biomed is a partnership of students, fellows, faculty, and their associates created to: * Study companies that develop biomedical products * Pool our resources to purchase companies that we believe will be successful. If you would like to learn more about it, follow this link: http://www-users.med.cornell.edu/~jawagne/Biomedical_Science_Investm.html

F. Principles of Clinical Pharmacology Course offered by CTSC. Principles of Clinical Pharmacology (Dr. Marcus Reidenberg) This is a formal graduate school course that is part of the MS in Clinical Investigation program initiated by the CTSC and meets Tuesdays during the Fall at 4 pm. Some of the Pharmacology seminars are part of the course. This course is based on an NIH clinical pharmacology course of 30 hours available on the Web. The text for the Weill Cornell course is the text of the NIH course. The course is 10 hours long. Outside speakers are part of the course. This year, three people from industry and Dr. Robert Temple from the FDA will be giving presentations on drug development from their respective points of view.



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