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.
Category: <span>Social activities</span>


To uplift our everyday life during the Shelter-In-Place, our Social Committee organizes a series of bake-together online meetings. Led by a pastry wizard, Louise Frenck, we prepared a chocolate cake, lemon cake, and apple crumble so far. We meet weekly on Sundays at 3 PM.

Movie Nights

Our weekly movie nights make the movie watching during Shelter-in-Place a bit more social. Every week we vote for the movie we watch, and during the Netflix Party on Fridays with Berkeley Lab postdocs and friends, we comment real-time on the action on our screens. We have already watched: Outbreak …

Postdoc to Postdoc: Creating Personal Webpage

On Friday, October 4th, Ludovico Bianchi from the Computational Research Division lead a brown bag:; A Busy Scientist’s Guide to Creating a Personal Webpage. The talk provided an outline of the steps needed to create a personal webpage from a scientist’s perspective, starting from a brief introduction on key concepts of web development aimed to shed …