The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology has partnered with the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to present the 2012 Workshop for Postdocs Transitioning to Independent Positions. The workshop will be held on March 12-13, 2012, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., and is designed to provide information for postdoctoral researchers making the transition to professional independence.
Sessions include speakers from academia and industry who will present information on career planning, grant writing, networking and job interview skills. Also included in the program, is a special session will that address specific issues facing underrepresented minority researchers in their transition from postdoctoral training to their first independent positions.
UPDATE: The registration deadline for the workshop has been extended to Jan. 6, 2012 All ASBMB postdoctoral members, particularly those from underrepresented minority groups, are encouraged to apply. FASEB is also pleased to provide up to $1,250 in travel support to all eligible attendees. For more information and to register, click here.