Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association

The Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association is an organization run by and for about 1000 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. Our goal is to facilitate social interactions, scientific exchanges, seminars and general orientation.
Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association

Bowling night

First Bowling night among LBNL postdocs at the Albany Bowl. The postdoc got a chance to show their mastery of the conservation of momentum laws. The contenders were heavily defeated by Jana, with the quite remarkable score of 179. Well done !

WD&E Fall 16 cohort for undergraduate research interns

We are looking for a few post-docs who might like to present about their career and/or research efforts to the Fall 2016 cohort of Workforce Development & Education undergraduate research interns at Berkeley Lab. The interns are either community college or 4-year university students, and some are recent university graduates …

Bay Area Scientists in Schools

Bay Area Scientists in Schools (BASIS) is one of the largest science outreach organizations in Berkeley, with over 500 scientist volunteers. BASIS volunteers teach fun, hands-on science lessons in local elementary classrooms. Most volunteers adopt tried-and-tested lessons; others choose to develop their own. It’s a great opportunity for researchers to make …

Series X : Mike Witherell

We were delighted to welcome LBNL director Mike Witherell, who kindly accept to kick-off BLPA’s Series X seminar, were outstanding scientists undergo a full X-Ray analysis of their career and share their advice on how to be a successful and relevant scientist. During his talk, he emphasized the importance of …