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August 28, 2013

Announcements & News

Postdoc Pub of the Week

Wai Kong Law is currently a Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Postdoctoral Fellow in Medical Biophysics. His current research interests include low level vision, image processing, vascular segmentation, intracranial aneurysm detection, spinal image analysis and brain image registration. Read More

PAW Team Entering the Terry Fox Run - September 15

The Terry Fox Run is happening right here on campus on Sunday September 15th. This event helps support research labs across Canada to help fight cancer. With an impressive 84 cents of every dollar raised going toward research this is certainly a great cause. Sign up for the team or make a donation today.  Read More

Postdoc Appreciation Week - Save the Date

The week of September 16 - 21, 2013

The School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies and PAW will offer a series of events during the week of September 16 – more details will follow soon.

Mitacs Workshop: Effective Networking - September 18

This half-day workshop is designed by industry experts to provide insight and interaction along with the know how to build and stabilize business relationships through effective networking. Read More

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Postdoctoral Potluck Lunch - September 19

We are celebrating Postdoc Appreciation Week at Schulich.  Make or bring your favourite dish and join us for lunch.  Beverages will be provided.  Register Online

Commitment to the Community - Share Your Story of Community Support

It’s time to celebrate all that our faculty, staff and students are doing to make our community a better place. Whether you give back on a local, or global level, work in a soup kitchen or volunteer your time on a local board, we want to know your story. Please click here to share your story and learn more about our Commitment to Community initiative.

Calling all Artists and Photographers - New School Calendar

Are you an artist, or photographer? If so we would like to hear from you. We are producing a School calendar featuring the art and photography of our faculty, staff and students. Send us an image of your work before August 30 to have your artwork/photography included. You can send your image to comms@schulich.uwo.ca. Read More

Funding & Opportunities

Western Position Available - Microbiology & Immunology

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Rodney DeKoter, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. The DeKoter lab has a long-standing interest in regulation of immune system development by transcription factors.  Read More

Mitacs Accelerate Postdoctoral Fellowships

Mitacs-Accelerate is Canada’s premiere research internship program. It connects companies with over 50 research-based universities through graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, who apply their specialized expertise to business research challenges. MInimum stipend for postdocs is $25,000 a year for 3 years.  Application deadline is September 20, 2013. Read More

Fulbright Canada

Fulbright runs a wide range of programs and services that support exceptional Canadian students and scholars who wish to study, do research or lecture in the United States.  Read More

Postdoctoral Community

Staffing Notice

Julaine Hall, the current Postdoctoral and Gradaute Recruitment Coordinator, will begin a secondment to Research Development & Services (RDS) on Sept 1.  Julaine's new role in RDS will be Consultant, Research Development (Awards and Distinctions). Please direct all general inquiries to gradstudies@schulich.uwo.ca

New Scholars to Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

We are happy to welcome the following new postdoctoral scholars to the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry community:

Kyle Biggar - Biochemistry
Lauren Solomon - Physiology & PharmacologyN
oelle Ochotny - Physiology & Pharmacology
Stacey Espinet - Psychiatry
Asghar Talebian - Robarts (Brain & Mind)
Brigitte Cadieux - Microbiology & Immunology
Su Ye - Medicine

PAW Monthly Social

The Postdoctoral Association at Western be hosting monthly social events on the last Thursday of every month starting at 4:30 pm at the Grad Club.  Read More

International Gap Junction Conference - Award Winner

John Kelly, a postdoctoral fellow in the  Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, was awarded first place for both the poster and podium presentations at the International Gap Junction Conference.  The conference took place from July 13 - 18 in Charleston, South Carolina.  Read More

Contact Us

If you have a recent paper, award or other accomplishment you would like to share please contact the Graduate & Postdoctoral Affairs Office: gradstudies@schulich.uwo.ca