Welcome to Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association (BLPA)

The Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association is an organization run by, and run for, postdocs and early career scientists working at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. We organize many activities to strengthen our ties to the Lab, to each other and to the (Berkeley) Bay Area. Check out our events, our LinkedIn page, our Facebook group. We also have information on working and living in this beautiful Lab and area. Don’t hesitate to contact us for any more information.

Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association (BLPA)

We are federating over 1000 postdoctoral researches affiliated with the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Our goal is to facilitate social interactions, scientific exchanges, seminars and general orientation.

Here is a list of things you might be interested in:

We’re happy to organize new events at the lab; if you’re interested in participating, please contact us.


If you are from UC Berkeley, you might want to say hi to our friends at Berkeley Postdoc Association (BPA) and the Visiting Scholars and Postdocs Association (VSPA). They have some good resources!

Ice Skating

Water in frozen form is not only below 0 °C or 32 °F or 272 K, as we as postdocs all know, but also slippery and very solid as we experienced! A group of postdocs went out & experienced the feeling of graciously sliding over this frozen substance on thin …

Insight Data Fellows Programs

Insight is now accepting applications from graduating students for our fellowships in: – Data Science (for PhDs & Postdocs) – Health Data Science (for PhDs & Postdocs) – Data Engineering (for Bachelors, Masters, or PhDs) – Artificial Intelligence (for Bachelors, Masters, or PhDs) – Data Product Management (for Bachelors, Masters, …