Postdoc to Postdoc: a peer-to-peer mentoring conversation!

We launched a new peer-to-peer mentoring activity! Last Wednesday, Louise Lassalle, a postdoc in the Molecular Biophysics and Integrated Bioimaging Division, shared her personal experience with the green-card application process. Do you have an idea for the postdoc-to-postdoc talk topic? Do you want to share your personal experience? Contact us! …

BLPA at National Postdoc Annual Conference

Our BLPA representatives together with the LBNL Postdoc Manager have an amazing opportunity to participate in the National Postdoc Association Annual Conference in Orlando. The NPA Conference is the largest national conference and networking event dedicated to the postdoctoral community. This year the conference gathered about 500 postdoctoral scholars and …

Hike Mount Diablo

On Sunday April 7th, 19 Berkeley lab postdocs went on a hiking trip to Mount Diablo State park, about an hour away from Berkely. Hiking up from Junction Ranger Station to the summit of Mount Diablo, we were treated to beautiful views of the green hills, blooming flowers and grazing …

LINC Launch March 27th

Thank you all for giving our newest program LINC, Lab-Industry Networking Connection, such a warm welcome last Wednesday March 27th! We had a great afternoon where five industry leaders joined us to discuss about their science and career paths. Our distinguished panelists had very diverse backgrounds and shared with us …

Christin Buechner – Energy Sciences Area

Ngoc Bui, Fadji Maina and Sneha Jani   Words Christin Lives By: “No blame, No guilt, No excuses!” ~ Jean-luc Doumont   Christin’s journey to Berkeley Lab Yearning to continuously explore fundamental science, Christin joined Berkeley Lab as a Feodor-Lynen Postdoctoral Fellow in January 2018, after earning a PhD in fundamental surface …

Escape room

On Saturday, March 30, BLPA went to the Madame Tussauds Escape Room in San Francisco. The two groups successfully escaped in less than the regular time! We had a lot of fun and we hope to do it again. Thank everyone for coming!