Postdoctoral Association

The Fox Chase Postdoctoral Association, formed in 1998, consists of postdoctoral trainees and graduate students. Our role is to make the postdoctoral experience at Fox Chase as rewarding as possible, both inside and outside of the laboratory. Postdoctoral trainees at the Center do this through their daily contacts with each other, and many participate regularly in informal social and sporting activities.

In a more formal context, members of the association are involved in organizing the following events, with the aim of providing additional opportunities for postdocs to present their work, meet with visiting scientists and help with career choices.

Postdoctoral Training

  • Career seminars
  • Invited speakers
  • Distinguished lecturer meetings

Contact Information

Amanda Purdy, PhD
Director of Academic Affairs
Academic Affairs Coordinator

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