Re-launch of Postdoc Periodical

PEC Members Sindhu Vangeti, Sohini Dutta, and Piyush Kumar revived the postdoc periodical and have just released the post-pandemic issue of November 2021.

The periodical introduces a few members of the current Postdoctoral Executive Committee (PEC) members and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA). The issue also highlights some recent and upcoming scientific meets/symposia, Cafe of the month and a piece on fall activities in and around New York.

Please feel free to download, read and share and provide your inputs as well as your contributions to the periodical.

If you want more information or to join the editorial team, please mail any of them.

Happy reading!!

Postdoc Periodical Page 1

ūüéÉ Halloween Social – Thursday 28th October, 5pm ūüéÉ

The spooky season is upon us, and temperature is dropping – but fear not, we will stand by you with hot cider, mulled wine, beer, tea, and Halloween candy!!

Join us next Thursday October 28th at 5pm on East Meadow for our end of month social – postdocs and students welcome!! Feel free to dress up or down as you like. (Due to the rain forecast, we have rescheduled the event to Thursday now).


Please RSVP via this link or scan the QR code below:

Looking forward to seeing you all in your fabulous selves,


PEC for Community¬†ūüĎĽ


‘Career in Medical Writing‚Äô webinar; Wednesday, October 27; 4 pm

Please join us for the ‚ÄėCareer in¬†Medical Writing‚Äô webinar on Wednesday, October 27 at 4pm with Anand Devasthanam.¬†Anand works as a content strategist at an advertising agency. Leveraging his 5+ years of core experience in scientific and medical writing, this talk will provide an overview of the medical writing field and will describe some actionable methods that scientists can implement to enter the fascinating world of medical writing. His freelance experience in career coaching, his strong drive to help writers discover the world of medical writing, and his ongoing passion for educating writers on overcoming imposter syndrome offers much to the evolving medical writing world.


You can join register for the event using the following LINK.


Professional Development Working Group, Postdoc Executive Committee

Summer Social (THAW & PEC), August 26, 6PM

Trainee Health and Wellness (THAW) and the Postdoc Executive Committee (PEC) present:

Summer Social


August 26th at 6 PM 

East Meadow 



Please RSVP using the QR code or the link below by this Friday so we can be sure to order the right amount of food and drinks.

RSVP here:


See you there!




(with support from the Office for Student & Postdoc Affairs, Women in Science, and the International Personnel Office)

Workshop on Grant-Writing (August 18, 2021)

How to successfully prepare and get your grant!


Save the Date


August 18

12 PM-1 PM

Registration link:


Laurel Morris PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She completed her PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2017 and then completed a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship at Mount Sinai before transitioning to Assistant Professor in late 2019. She received an NIMH K01 grant in mid 2019, which propelled her transition to Faculty level. Laurel also subsequently received a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from the BBRF Foundation in late 2019. Since then Laurel has started her own Lab at Mount Sinai, called the Cognitive and High-resolution Imaging in Psychiatry (CHIP) Lab.

During this workshop, Dr. Morris will share her successful experience and provide insightful advice on how to effectively prepare a grant as a young investigator.

Please, join us for this exciting event!

Organized by:

Professional Development Working Group

Postdoc Executive Committee (PEC)

Project Management for Academia and Industry Short Course 2019

Dear Postdocs,

The Postdoc Executive Committee is pleased to announce that the Project Management for Academia and Industry Short Course 2019 is now open for applications with a start date of May 2nd.

The course is designed to equip you with critical organization and management skills. Throughout the course, you will learn and practice skills that you can apply directly to your current and future project planning, team management, grant applications and budgeting.

For more information and to apply to the course, find attached a description of the course syllabus as well as the application form. Please fill out the application form and send it to by April 23rd, 2019. All postdocs who are accepted to the class will receive a certificate of completion, which is contingent upon their fulfillment of the required program components and attendance of all modules.

This program is supported by the Postdoctoral Office and The Office of Career Services and Strategy, the courses will be taught by Project Managers from the Institute of Genetics and Genomic Sciences with participation from The Alliance Management Office of Mount Sinai Innovation Partners.