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Office of Postdoctoral Scholars

Overview

The mission of Office of Postdoctoral Scholars (OPS) is to enrich the training experiences and long-range outcomes of our Postdoctoral Researchers by: fostering a sense of community, new collaborations and providing industry leading research training support and career development opportunities. Our institution recognizes the valuable contributions made to the research enterprise and intellectual community by our Postdoctoral Researchers. The Office of Postdoctoral Scholars is dedicated to providing each postdoc and the faculty that mentor them the support they need to succeed. 

We are proud members of the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA).


Video

Post-Doctoral Scholar Investigating Promising Drug for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Panos Zanos, PhD is the 2017 winner of the Post-Doctoral Scholars Award. Working in the laboratory of Dr. Todd Gould, Dr. Zanos is investigating the pathophysiology of mood disorders. In this video, Dr. Zanos says ketamine, a kind of anesthetic, is showing promise as a new way to help people with treatment-resistant depression.



Upcoming Events

27Feb
9:00 AM | 685 W. Baltimore Street, MSTF Building, Room 316 This interactive workshop will assist postdocs in identifying non-NIH sources of funding for their research.
1Mar
1:00 PM | 655 W. Baltimore Street, Bressler Research Building, Room 14-007 This seminar will provide an overview of SOMâs corporate funding projects; how to identify traditional corporate funding opportunities from corporate sponsors and how to approach them, etc.
2Mar
9:00 AM | 685 W. Baltimore Street, MSTF Building, Room 316 This interactive workshop will assist faculty in identifying non-NIH sources of funding for their research.
8Mar
1:00 PM | 660 W. Redwood Street, Howard Hall, Room 224 This seminar will cover the basics of conducting human subjects research at UMB.
14Mar
8:00 AM | BioPark GRID, Suite 102 | 875 Hollins St. Join Women In Bio (WIB) Baltimore Meetups at the GRID, learn about "Pioneering Spirit or Stuck in a Rut? Keeping the Pioneering Spirit in Leadership."
11Apr
4:00 PM | Hosick Hall, 1st Floor Bressler Research Bldg. Join PPGM in welcoming Dr. Margaret Danielle Fallin "Can blood-based epigenetics research inform brain-based disorders?"
27Apr
9:00 AM | 660 W. Redwood Street, Howard Hall, Room 450 This seminar will introduce participants to the grant applications available through the VA, including eligibility requirements, tips for applying, and insights into the review process.