Postdoc Resources

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Postdoc Socials
First Thursday Each Month
5:30-7:30 pm

Family & Friends are encouraged to join!

Food trucks on site.  Look for the UF Postdocs sign.

First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville, FL

Lunch and Learn: From Poster to Peer-Reviewed Publication 

Registration Closes Tomorrow! – 6/12**

Presented by Terry Kit Selfe, DC, PhD, UF Health Science Center LibrariesCommunication Word Cloud
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Noon – 1 p.m. (lunch provided)
Room 2161 South, Clinical and Translational Research Building (CTRB)

You’ve done the work. You’ve presented a poster. Now learn how to turn your poster into a publishable article. This workshop will cover: How to structure the manuscript, reporting guidelines for your study type, finding a journal, and other elements.

Register here by Wednesday, June 12 >

Presented by the UF Health Science Center Libraries and the UF CTSI


NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) Program: Informational Webinar June 19th
The webinar will be on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 2:00- 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

To attend the webinar, please Join WebEx meeting at shortly before 2:00 p.m. EDT.
Meeting number (access code): 626 200 454
Meeting password: nigms
You can also attend by phone by calling 650-479-3208.

Slides will be posted on the NIGMS PRAT Program website following the webinar. More information can be found here:
The NIGMS PRAT Program is a competitive three-year postdoctoral fellowship program that provides high quality research training in the basic biomedical sciences in NIH intramural research laboratories. The program prepares trainees for leadership positions in biomedical careers through mentored laboratory research, networking, and intensive career and leadership development activities.


New Postdoc Orientation

Are you a new postdoc, or just interested in learning more about the resources available to you at UF? Sign up for an upcoming New Postdoc Orientation session. New Postdoc Orientation is offered quarterly throughout the calendar year. All sessions are streamed live via Zoom.

Registration is now open for the following sessions:

Download the Postdoc Resource Guide

Download New Postdoc Orientation Slides

Genomics: Insights, Accepting Short Articles on Genomics Research for the Public
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) has partnered with the Smithsonian to provide a monthly online digital publication called Genomics: Insights for post-baccs, graduate students, and postdoctoral trainees to communicate research topics and findings in the field of genomics!
Published articles will include content spanning a variety of disciplines within genomics and be written to concisely communicate findings to a lay audience. Communicating science to the public is an important skill for scientists and this is an exciting opportunity to develop scientific communication skills!
Submit by July 16th, 2019 to be considered for the August 2019 Publication
Submissions must be between 500-1500 words and can include a maximum of 2 exhibits (figures or tables).
• Who is eligible to submit: Post-baccs, Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Trainees
• What to submit: a) Interesting genomics research you wish to communicate with the public b) An article demystifying public perception of a genetics and/or genomics concept regarding a recently published or discussed scientific finding c) An overview of a cutting-edge topic within the field
• Who will review: The NHGRI Trainee Editorial Board will review based on overall relevance, overall timeliness, scientific merit, editorial aspects (grammar, format) , and non-technical literacy
Download a sample submission.
Download the submission details.
Questions? Contact the NHGRI Trainee Editorial Board and submit your articles to

Submit your UF Postdoc Profile

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is in the process of updating our website and we want to highlight our current postdocs. We invite you to submit content for your profile and let us help you enhance your online professional presence. The online submission form can be found here and current profiles can be viewed here. Note that a professional style profile picture is required. If you do not have a photo, contact Lily Lewis to schedule your photo shoot prior to submitting your profile. Please feel free to contact Lily Lewis if you have any comments or questions about the submission form or would like assistance crafting your content.

Submitted by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs


Postdoc HR Issues

Insurance and Benefits: If you have questions about benefits enrollment or eligibility, please contact UF’s Human Resource Services’ GA and Post Doc Associate Benefits Office at or (352) 392-2477.

Employee Issues: If you are experiencing an issue with your supervisor that is not resolved in your department and need assistance or guidance, please contact Mr. Brook Mercier in Employee Relations in UF’s Human Resource Services.  Mr. Mercier can be reached at 392-1072 or

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FREE Affiliate NPA Membership:  If you would like to receive an invitation join the National Postdoctoral Association or if your invitation has expired and you need to be sent a refreshed invitation, please contact Lily Lewis <> to receive an invitation.