As part of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, the College of Biological Sciences will host a Postdoc Appreciation Ceremony to say "thanks" to all CBS postdocs and research associates for their hard work and contributions to the College's success. There will be tasty food, cool beverages, lots of nice people, and Dean Forbes and Professor Wilmot will announce the 2017 winners of the CBS Postdoc Awards. This a new initiative, allowing all members of the CBS community to nominate postdocs and research associates for four awards. Award categories are for outstanding contributions in terms of Service to the Community, Outreach and Communication, Impactful Research, and Teaching and Mentoring.Nominations can be submitted by email to Professor Carrie Wilmot and should include a letter from the postdoc/research associate's faculty mentor, as well as an up-to-date CV for the postdoc/research associate. Nominations will be accepted until September 11.