Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association

Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association

News and Upcoming Events

Online Game Night

On Wednesday, January 20th we invite you to our online game night starting at 7:30 pm. Sign up in this spreadsheet. We have a game room for Among Us and Codenames this week.

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Movie Night

Get your popcorn ready, and join our movie night with Teleparty to watch Dolemite Is My Name on Friday, January 22nd, 8 PM. Sign up here.

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Postdoc Labmate Program

Have you just started at the Lab? We would like to give you the opportunity to find support and connect with others. Wanna be a labmate for our new postdocs? Sign up to our program!

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Language Tandem

Would you like to practice your language skills via Zoom? Join our Language Tandem. Sign up here.

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COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 precautions, we have to cancel all planned in-person BLPA events. Join the Online activities we’ve prepared for our community.

Past events

Cultural lunch – Holiday Traditions
During our cultural lunch on Friday, December 11, we share holiday traditions that are celebrated around the world. Elle Barnes from USA, Jonelle Basso from...
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Cultural Lunch – Italy
On Friday, November 13, we travelled to Italy during our Cultural Lunch brown bag series with Alice Gatti from the Computational Research Division. You can...
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Cultural Lunch – Germany
On Friday, October 15, we travelled to Germany during our Cultural Lunch brown bag series with Lisa Claus from the Computational Research Division. You can...
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Postdoc-to-Postdoc – Science Pitch
On Friday, September 18th, Maria Żurek, a postdoc in the Nuclear Science Division, let a Postdoc-to-Postdoc brown bag about best practices for an elevator pitch...
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Cultural Lunch – Kerala
On Friday, August 21st, Sooraj Radhakrishnan, from the Nuclear Science Division, presented a cultural lunch about "Kerala - one of many Indias".  If you missed...
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Cultural Lunch – From Wuhan to the US in COVID era
On Friday, August 7th Kang Yao, a postdoc in the Energy Storage & Distributed Resources Division, shared with us “12.25.2019 - 6.25.2020 my story from Wuhan...
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Cultural Lunch – Trinidad and Tobago
On Friday, July 24th our Cultural Lunch brought us to Trinidad and Tobago, thanks to Jonelle Basso, a postdoc in Joined Genome Institute. If you...
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Cultural Lunch – Queer Culture
On Friday, June 26th our Cultural Lunch celebrated the Queer Culture. Amalie Thewarta, a postdoc in the Materials Sciences Division, talked about "Pride: a beginner's guide...
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Resources

BLPA Board

BLPA is made up of volunteers – and we are always looking to grow! Are you interested? Do you want to know about the inner workings of BLPA and contribute to the postdoc community, building a larger network? Please contact us (postdoc (at) lbl.gov) or sign up to check out one of our many committees!

 

 

Lisa Claus
Co-chair

Computational Research Division

Oisín Creaner
Co-chair

Computational Research Division

Louise Frenck, Committee Leader
Outdoor and Community Building (Social)

Materials Science Division

Pramod Bhuvankar, Committee Leader
Communication

Energy Geosciences Division

Gözde Barım, Committee Leader
Lab-Industry Networking Connection (LINC)

Energy Storage & Distributed Resources Division

Maria Żurek
Webmaster

Nuclear Science Division

Karol Krizka
Treasurer

Physics Division

Joseph Stevens
Board Member

Joint BioEnergy Institute

Pei Li
Board Member

Energy Geosciences Division