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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:Calibri">Hello Fellow Postdocs,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:Calibri"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="border:none;padding:0in"><span style="font-family:Calibri">We have a couple of really great events coming up soon, and would love to have you join us. We also held our monthly meeting last week and you can find the official meeting
 minutes at the bottom of this e-mail. As always, all postdocs and their friends and family are welcome at our events, and if you have any questions or suggestions for us don’t hesitate to let us know at
<a href="mailto:ypa@yale.edu">ypa@yale.edu</a>. Have a great week!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="border:none;padding:0in"><span style="font-family:Calibri"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><u><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Calibri"><o:p><span style="text-decoration:none">&nbsp;</span></o:p></span></u></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><u><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Calibri"><a href="http://ypa.yale.edu/postdoc-orientation-201">Postdoc Orientation 201</a> – Useful for Postdocs Here for 6 Weeks or 6 years!</span></u></b><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:red">March 31<sup>st</sup>&nbsp;from 12-1:30p&nbsp;</span></b><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Calibri">at the&nbsp;<u><a href="http://ctl.yale.edu/">Center for Teaching and Learning</a></u>&nbsp;(301
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri">Job search help - including CV review and mock interviews</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri">This event is the next step after you have attended the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs orientation that all Yale postdocs have in their first months here. We believe that it will be
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<b><u><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:black">Yale School of Music Event –
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<span style="font-family:Calibri;color:black">Horowitz Piano Series<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b>and discussion</b><span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>with<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://music.yale.edu/faculty/chen-melvin/"><span style="color:#954F72">Dr.
 Melvin Chen</span></a><span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>–<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><i>All-French program including Chausson Concerto, Op. 21</i></span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:red">April 5<sup>th</sup><span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>at 7:30p in Morse Recital Hall</span></b><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:Calibri;color:red">Includes a special ‘Meet the Artist’ session with Dr. Chen after his performance!</span></b><o:p></o:p></p>
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<span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:black">Dr. Chen has a doctorate in chemistry from Harvard U. and a double master’s degree from the illustrious Juilliard School in piano and violin. He is a world-renowned soloist and chamber musician
 and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Kennedy Center, and Boston’s Jordan Hall, in addition to other appearances throughout the United States, Canada, and Asia.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:Calibri;color:black">E-mail us at
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<span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Century Gothic&quot;;color:#ED7D31;letter-spacing:.75pt;mso-fareast-language:JA">Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | 6 pm | Medical Library L101A<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Jenny Feng&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Kristen Murfin &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Katherine Hastings&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Jenny Cheng<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Sandra Martinez-Morilla&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Judit Jimenez Sainz&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Andrew Hastings&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Grace Lyall
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Burak Dura&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mahdis Shayan&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Nadia Ayal-Lopez&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Alexandre Jourdon<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Courtney Frederick&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Christoph Zimmer&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Dragomir Milovanovic&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Esra Karaca<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Leepakshi Khurana&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Kuldeep Gupta&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mancy Tong&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Saman Doroodgar<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Valentino Constantionou&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Maria Fernanda Forni<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Century Gothic&quot;;color:#4472C4;mso-fareast-language:JA">Organization<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Presented on remaining budget. After expenses for already planned events, ~$500 remaining in budget until July.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Short report on National Postdoc Association meeting by
<b>Andrew and Katherine</b>. Presented a poster focused on the Postdoc Orientation 201 and got very positive feedback. They are preparing a more detailed report that will be presented to the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs on Wednesday March 29<sup>th</sup>,
 and then distributed to all postdocs.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Postdoc Buddy program presented by
<b>Christoph</b>. Pairs new incoming postdocs with more established postdocs to help make the transition easier. Low and flexible time-commitment. Working with
<b>Grace</b> and the OPA to develop further. <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Esra Karaca</span></b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA"> is our newest Networking subcommittee
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</span></span></span><![endif]><b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Dragomir</span></b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA"> presented on an opportunity for
 postdocs to help with running alumni weekends (compensation offered). Will put more information on website and Facebook.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">All members of the YPA subcommittees should send their updated bios (no more than 120 words) and a picture to
<b>Daniel (jianyu.wu@yale.edu)</b> to incorporate into the website.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Future cooperation with Rivendell Institute (religious studies) – fostering spiritual formation and the exploration of the intersection between
 ethics and academia.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">YPA website had 584 visits from 424 unique users in February (484 visits from 350 unique users in January)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Jenny F and Courtney</span></b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA"> met with Maria from
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">All postdocs are required to undertake training on sexual harassment, but the consensus at the meeting was that more could be done in this
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</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Proposed a<b> ‘postdoc forum’
</b>to give an opportunity to hear from the postdoc community about what they feel needs to be a focus for advocacy. Deputy Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the Medical School offered to help with funding for this event.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></span></span><![endif]><b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Orientation 201: An Introduction to Resources Available to Postdocs at Yale – March 31<sup>st</sup> at the Center for Teaching and Learning</span></b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">.
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</span></span></span><![endif]><b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Postdoc Career Café</span></b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">: Demystifying the
 Grant Review Process. <b>Mahdis</b> is working to get panelists. ~2 faculty members who have reviewed grants and ~3 postdocs who have received feedback on grants. Will be held in late April.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span></b><span lang="EN" style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">was a success. Great feedback.</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<b>Yale School of Music</b> events:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">April 5<sup>th</sup> – Horowitz Piano Series with Melvin Chen<o:p></o:p></span>
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<span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">Sign up by March 28<sup>th</sup> at 3p!<o:p></o:p></span></li></ul>
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<span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Palatino Linotype&quot;;mso-fareast-language:JA">April 21<sup>st</sup> – Philharmonia Orchestra (Graduate Student Orchestra)<o:p></o:p></span>
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<b>April 29<sup>th</sup> from 1p-4p</b>. Bus for up to 55 people paid for by YPA.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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