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<p class="MsoNormal">Greetings fellow postdocs!</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Our&nbsp;<b>monthly meeting is tomorrow evening at </b><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:red">from 6-7p&nbsp;</span>in the Medical Library’s Simbonis Conference (SHM L101A) and&nbsp;</b><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:red">all postdocs are
 welcome and encouraged to attend!</span></b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:red">&nbsp;</span>You can check our agenda to see what we have planned (attached to this e-mail). We will have light refreshments and discuss the upcoming plans for the YPA. We hope
 that you will consider joining us, but if you are unable to attend and have any questions or comments for the YPA, please don’t hesitate to let us know!</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">We also have some upcoming events that we want to let you know about!</p>
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<p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Yale School of Music Event</span></b></span><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="p1"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">The YPA invites you to join us in enjoying the final
</span></span><span class="s1"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Yale Philharmonia Concert</span></span><span class="s2"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"> of the season and experience the impressive ambiance of Woolsey Hall with the music of
<a href="http://music.yale.edu/concerts/series/philharmonia/"><span class="s3">Yale Philharmonia Orchestra</span></a>, one of America’s foremost music school ensembles!</span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s3"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><a href="http://music.yale.edu/faculty/oundjian-peter/">Principal Conductor Peter Oundjian</a></span></span><span class="s2"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"> leads the Yale Philharmonia and soprano
 Jin-Xiang Yu, winner of the Woolsey Hall Concerto Competition, in a program of works by Beethoven, Messiaen, and Adams.</span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2">&nbsp;</span><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="p3"><span class="s2"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt">April 21</span></b></span><span class="s4"><b><sup><span style="font-size:14.0pt">st</span></sup></b></span><span class="s2"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> at 7:30p in Woolsey Hall</span></b></span><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="p4"><span class="s2"><b><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Tickets: $6.50/person</span></b></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="p5"><span class="s5"><b><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Register and pay here by April 17</span></b></span><span class="s6"><b><sup><span style="font-size:12.0pt">th</span></sup></b></span><span class="s5"><b><span style="font-size:12.0pt"> 3PM:
</span></b></span><span class="s5"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><a href="http://ypa.yale.edu/ypa-school-music-event-philharmonia-concert-april-21st"><span class="s3"><b>http://ypa.yale.edu/ypa-school-music-event-philharmonia-concert-april-21st</b></span></a></span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><b><span style="font-size:12.0pt">&nbsp;</span></b></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="p2" style="border:none;padding:0in"><span class="s2"><i><span style="font-size:12.0pt">We will buy a block of tickets for postdocs and attend together. We look forward to seeing you in YPA Music Events!<o:p></o:p></span></i></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><u><span style="font-size:14.0pt">YPA Trip to the PEZ Factory</span></u></b><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><i><span style="font-size:11.0pt">&nbsp;</span></i><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">The YPA is paying for a bus to take up to 50 lucky postdocs to visit the PEZ Candy Factory in Orange, CT (about 15 minutes away from campus). This will be a great trip for families with young kids or postdocs who are young at heart! We
 will get to see where PEZ candies are made and get a chance to buy some yummy treats!</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:red">April 29<sup>th</sup> from 1-4p leaving from and returning to Phelps Gate on the Main Yale Campus</span></b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:red"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:red">Tickets: $4/person at the door (Bring cash to purchase tickets!)</span></b><span style="color:red"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:red">Register here as soon as possible:
</span></b><span style="color:#0070C0"><a href="http://ypa.yale.edu/PEZ"><b><span style="color:#0070C0">http://ypa.yale.edu/PEZ</span></b></a></span><b><span style="color:red"> (Bus is first-come, first-served)</span></b><span style="color:red"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:red">&nbsp;</span></b><span style="color:red"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><i>Email Judit (</i><a href="mailto:Judit.jimenezsainz@yale.edu"><i>Judit.jimenezsainz@yale.edu</i></a><i>) with any questions!</i></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><u><span style="font-size:14.0pt">YPA Postdoc Career Café: Deciphering the Grant Review Process</span></u></b><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">A discussion of what goes on behind the closed doors of the grant review panel, and how to successfully respond to critiques and criticisms. We will have a panel of professors who have sat on grant review panels and postdocs who have successfully
 navigated the grant process to discuss their experiences and take questions from the audience. If you have a specific question already, feel free to ask it in the registration form*.</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;color:red">April 27<sup>th</sup> from 2-3:30p in Brady Auditorium (BML B131)<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:red">Register Here: <a href="http://ypa.yale.edu/postdoc-career-cafe">
http://ypa.yale.edu/postdoc-career-cafe</a> <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt">*Unfortunately, due to time constraints we cannot guarantee that all questions will be answered, but we will do our best!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">We hope to see you at our upcoming events, and at our next monthly meeting tomorrow, April 11<sup>th</sup> at 6p in the Simbonis Conference Room in the Medical Library. As always, let us know if you have any questions or suggestions for
 new events and initiatives for the YPA.</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Have a great day!</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">- Drew and Katherine</p>
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