Upcoming Events

October 2016

Tuesday October 4th


Postdoc Journal Club-October 2016

“Zika Virus NS4A and NS4B Proteins Deregulate Akt-mTOR Signaling in Human Fetal Neural Stem Cells to Inhibit Neurogenesis and Induce Autophagy”

Presenter: Joydeep Ghosh, PhD

When:  Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Where: Research II (R2) 301

All postdocs, students, and faculty are welcome!

Breakfast will be available.

Co-sponsored by IUSM Postdoctoral Association and the IU Simon Cancer Center

Friday October 7th

2nd Annual IUSM Postdoc Symposium 

The IUSM Postdoctoral Association is pleased to announce the 2016 IUSM Postdoc Symposium is now accepting registration and abstract submissions.

This half-day symposium will take place on Friday, October 7 and will feature Keynote Speaker, Dr. Lakshmi Sastry-Dent from Dow AgroSciences, a poster session and oral presentations by your fellow IUSM and IUPUI postdocs. For more information, visit the symposium website: https://iusmpostdocs.wordpress.com/2016-iusm-postdoc-symposium/

Symposium registration and abstract submission are FREE, and ALL postdocs have the opportunity to show off your work at a poster or oral presentation.

Register at:  https://goo.gl/forms/sn3Yj2iGBQTGUovE2

Also, we need faculty to help judge the poster and oral presentations. Please forward this information to any faculty who might be willing to help. They can register for the symposium, and note their interest on the registration form at:  https://goo.gl/forms/sn3Yj2iGBQTGUovE2

2016 IUSM Postdoc Symposium

When:  Friday, October 7, 2016  from 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Where:  Van Nuys Medical Science Building

Abstract deadline: Friday, September 9, 2016

Symposium website: https://iusmpostdocs.wordpress.com/2016-iusm-postdoc-symposium/

Registration/abstract submission: https://goo.gl/forms/sn3Yj2iGBQTGUovE2





MAY 2016

Monday May 23rd

NetworkIN – Mon, May 23 6:30 – 8:30 PM at

Where:  The SkyFarm at Eskenazi Health

When:  6:30-8:30pm

You are invited to an evening of networking with representatives from companies across Indiana.  The list of invitees includes industry and biotech companies as well as representatives from a variety of other careers.  This event will facilitate conversation between members of the IUSM community and potential employers.  It is a great way to learn about available opportunities and enhance network development.  Individuals at all stages of their career are encouraged to attend.  Please dress in business casual attire.  We hope that many of you will join us and look forward to seeing you there.  Email inbio@iupui.edu with any questions.

Please RSVP at http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/networkINRSVP

Special Remarks from Dr. Marta Piñeiro-Núñez (Eli Lilly)

Wednesday May 25th

Postdoc Live! – Wed, May 25 2:00 – 3:00 PM in R4 101

Mark your calendars!  Postdoc Live! is the monthly seminar series sponsored by the IUSM Office of Postdoctoral Affairs highlighting postdoctoral research at IUSM. To make this program a success, we need YOUR participation! Support your fellow postdoc by coming out to the seminar. ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!

Also on Wednesday, May 25th:

IUSM Faculty Appreciation Event

When:  Wed, May 25th 2:00-3:00 PM

Where:  R3 Atrium

The first annual faculty appreciation event will be held on Wednesday, May 25th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM in the R3 Atrium. This event is being planned and implemented by graduate students and postdocs. Please invite your PI to attend and RSVP at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DMGAFacultyAppreciation

Tuesday, June 7th

IUSM Postdoc Journal Club

When:  Tues, June 7th 9:00-10:00 AM

Where:  R3-301

The June  IUSM Postdoctoral Journal club will be held on Tuesday, June 7th from 9:00 – 10:00 am in R2 Room 301  

Hongge Li from the laboratory of Louis Pelus, PhD will be presenting “Survivin Modulates Genes with Divergent Molecular Functions and Regulates Proliferation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells through Evi-1 ” from Leukemia.  2015 February ; 29(2): 433–440. doi:10.1038/leu.2014.183. 

Also, we are also searching for volunteers to present at the Postdoc Journal Club.  We meet the first Tuesday of each month in R2-301.  Please email Mary Saunders if you would like to present in the upcoming months (mrsaunde@iupui.edu).