University of Rochester
Postdoctoral Association


About Us

The Postdoctoral Association (PDA) provides career development, networking opportunities, and professional recognition specifically for postdoctoral appointees. Through these efforts, we hope to contribute to the professional advancement of postdoctoral appointees and highlight our contributions to scientific research at the University of Rochester.

Career Development

Workshops, Trainings, and Awards


Seminars and Panel Discussions

Social Events

Gatherings, Activities, and Game Nights

Relevant Resources

Advertisement, Opportunities, and Support


Feb 4, 2022 - Christina Heil

New PDA executive team for 2022

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Sep 27, 2021 - Christina Heil

Announcement PDA Awardees

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Jun 25, 2021 - Christina Heil

K-Club - peer writing support group starting July!

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Our Team

Vikas Arige
Social Events & Buddy Program Coordinator
Odyssey Harrington
Sonali Sharma
Career Development Officer
Ben Mansky
Website Officer & Buddy Program Coordinator
Erin Davis
Christina Heil
Communications Officer
Eric Vaughn
Aditya Raghunandan
Lok Ming Tam
Diversity Officer