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<p class="MsoNormal">Hello Fellow Postdocs,</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">We had our monthly meeting last Tuesday and you can find the minutes from that meeting here. We also have a few great events coming up that we will tell you about below. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, concerns
 or suggestions for the YPA. </p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:red">TODAY</span>: YPA’s First Postdoc Community Forum!</b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>September 19th, 12pm-1:30pm | Harkness Auditorium (333 Cedar Street) | Lunch Provided!</b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>What is this forum?</b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">This is a town hall meeting to bring together university administrators and YOU!</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>What are the goals of the forum?</b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">1.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Communicate</b> our needs to each other and to senior university administrators.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">2.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Learn</b> about university resources for postdocs.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">3.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Brainstorm</b> practical ways to increase the quality of postdoc life at Yale.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">4.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Celebrate </b>National Postdoc Appreciation Week.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><u><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__docs.google.com_forms_d_e_1FAIpQLSeOxz31A0BMA7rFK8bw8AuEmz9Wd2IueQBhDZCVwbY8pqovew_viewform-3Fusp-3Dsf-5Flink&d=DwMGaQ&c=cjytLXgP8ixuoHflwc-poQ&r=jEMEzv3YuhtD66jYlv3rVnwWAY8EjUjkZEnYRuKWVJ4&m=jJ7Hm_myMkFt4epfGTxRcv-2XPKnnbeosByWfHkwq54&s=Rc952LvanHgzhn1gxygw7kzqdNp39IkIv0yTOBbwr3k&e="><b>RSVP HERE (We want to have enough food for everyone)</b></a></u></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Go to our website for more information:</b> <a href="http://ypa.yale.edu/forum2017">
http://ypa.yale.edu/forum2017</a></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><i>Organized by the Yale Postdoc Association and Sponsored by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion</i></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Third Annual Postdoc Potluck<o:p></o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Friday, September 22<sup>nd</sup> from 6:30-8:30p</b> <b>
| Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine 206 (BCMM 206)</b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Cook your favorite dish (or buy it from your favorite restaurant) and join us for food, fun and networking with your fellow postdocs! Make sure to bring enough to share!</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Postdoc Career Café:</b> <b>Transitional Grants</b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>October 11<sup>th</sup>, 2017 - 2-3:30p | Brady&nbsp;Auditorium (BML&nbsp;B131)</b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Discussion of what kind of grants are available to help you transition to a faculty position, and what the process for applying for them entails. Panel includes professors and researchers who have sat on grant review panels and/or successfully
 obtained career transitional grant funding. Coffee and snacks will be served!</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><i>Panel will include:</i></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Rong Fan, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Elena Gracheva, Assistant Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Neuroscience</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Rachel Jamison Perry, Associate Research Scientist, Internal Medicine</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">We hope to see you at our events soon!</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Thanks,</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Drew and Drago<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:black"><a href="http://ypa.yale.edu/"><span style="color:blue">ypa.yale.edu</span></a>&nbsp;•&nbsp;<a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.google.com_maps_place_Yale-2BUniversity_-4041.3163244-2C-2D72.9223431-2C17z_data-3D-213m1-214b1-214m2-213m1-211s0x89e7d9b6cd624945-3A0xae34a2c4b4d30427-3Fhl-3Den&d=DwMGaQ&c=cjytLXgP8ixuoHflwc-poQ&r=jEMEzv3YuhtD66jYlv3rVnwWAY8EjUjkZEnYRuKWVJ4&m=jJ7Hm_myMkFt4epfGTxRcv-2XPKnnbeosByWfHkwq54&s=D3vDjxzK2zQAjFuzF07h39WBotu6aKecNlpG6N_KyjU&e="><span style="color:blue">Yale
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:#0432FF"><a href="http://ypa.yale.edu/"><span style="color:#0432FF">ypa.yale.edu</span></a>&nbsp;•&nbsp;<a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.google.com_maps_place_Yale-2BUniversity_-4041.3163244-2C-2D72.9223431-2C17z_data-3D-213m1-214b1-214m2-213m1-211s0x89e7d9b6cd624945-3A0xae34a2c4b4d30427-3Fhl-3Den&d=DwMGaQ&c=cjytLXgP8ixuoHflwc-poQ&r=jEMEzv3YuhtD66jYlv3rVnwWAY8EjUjkZEnYRuKWVJ4&m=jJ7Hm_myMkFt4epfGTxRcv-2XPKnnbeosByWfHkwq54&s=D3vDjxzK2zQAjFuzF07h39WBotu6aKecNlpG6N_KyjU&e="><span style="color:#0432FF">Yale
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