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NPA-2012ConferenceLOGONational Postdoctoral Association Annual Meeting

Another great National Postdoctoral Association Annual Meeting was held this past week in St. Louis, MO. Argonne was represented by Postdoctoral Program Coordinator, Tina Henne, PSA Liasion Officer, Dooshaye Moonshiram, Argonne Representative to the Midwest Postdoctoral Forum, Bachir Aoun and CNM Manager of User/Outreach Programs, Katie Carrado Gregar.

Tina and Dooshaye presented a poster on behalf of the PSA and Postdoctoral Program Office on Best Practices for Establishing and Sustaining a Postdoctoral Mentoring Program. Bachir attended workshops on career development for postdocs and made some great connections through networking. Katie participated in a panel discussion on Diversifying Your Career Path, which was a common theme throughout the meeting.

Check the NPA website for updates on presentation slides and materials from the Annual Meeting. Click here for Resources for Diverse Career Paths.

Full write up coming soon!

Chicago Chapter of the American Chemical Society to Host Industry Panel

What: The Changing Chemistry Workplace: Industry Trends & Employment (Panel Discussion)

When: Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM (CDT)

Where: The Parthenon in Greektown, Chicago, IL

For full details and to register, visit the event website.

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About Kristene Henne

Kristene “Tina” Henne is Argonne’s Postdoctoral Program Lead for the Argonne Leadership Institute. In this role, she facilitates the postdoc appointment process, postdoc career development, mentoring, advises the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne and serves as a navigator for postdoctoral issues. Henne has a Ph.D. in biological sciences from Purdue University, a B.S. in biology from Governors State University, and an A.A.S. in radiography from Kankakee Community College. She came to Argonne as a postdoctoral researcher in the Biosciences Division in 2009 and became a program coordinator in 2011.
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