Welcome to the Office of Postdoctoral Education!

Our mission is to be an advocate and resource for postdoctoral researchers. The activities sponsored by this office are designed to complement the excellent research training by MCW faculty mentors. Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.

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Upcoming Events

Spotlight Seminar: Basic Science to Business: An Unexpected Journal into Entrepreneurship May 9

12:00 PM  - 1:00 PMH1210/30/50

Presented by Michael James, PhD, Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology, MCW. This talk will be about the realization that your basic science has commercialization potential, and that the path for a basic scientist to directly make a difference in human health can be through entrepreneurship. It will include a discussion of an experience in the Milwaukee site NSF I-Corps program, and the business plan that came out of that experience. Light lunch provided. Please RSVP  to paeason@mcw.edu.

Spotlight Seminar: Pursing a Teaching Career in Higher Education May 23

12:00 PM  - 1:00 PMH1210/30/50

Presented by Christine L. (“Holly”) Snyder, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Carroll University. Practical experience from a MCW Alumna, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. Light lunch provided. Please RSVP to paeason@mcw.edu.

Spotlight Seminar: Transitioning from the Academy to Industry June 13

12:00 PM  - 1:00 PMH1210/30/50

Presented by Sheldon Garrison, PhD, Director of Pediatric and Rare Diseases, R&D Group, Promentis Pharmaceuticals Inc. Practical experience and advice from a former MCW Postdoc and PICO consultant. Light lunch provided. Please RSVP to paeason@mcw.edu.

Spotlight Seminar: Research Scientists in Academia (MCW) June 27

12:00 PM  - 1:00 PMH1210/30/50

Presented by Kathleen Boyle, PhD, Research Scientist II, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Hiromi Sato, PhD, Research Scientist II, Medicine/ Infectious Diseases, MCW. Research possibilities in Academia without being a PI or Teacher. Light lunch provided. Please RAVP to paeason@mcw.edu.

Upcoming Courses

Advance: From Postdoc to Faculty
Advance: From Postdoc to Faculty is a 9-month mentoring program with the goal to retain female postdoctoral fellows as they move up in academic rank and, in time, lead to an increase in female leadership. This program is sponsored by the Women's Faculty Council and Office of Postdoctoral Education. Review program details and register on the program information page.

Contact Us

Office of Postdoctoral Education
Medical Education Building, M1420
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226


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