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Postdocs

Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about College of Biological Sciences postdoctoral appointments.

CBS Postdoc Symposium

The College of Biological Sciences invites its postdoctoral scientists and staff to come together to share their science, core facility capabilities and postdoctoral experiences for a Postdoc Symposium. The event includes lightning talks, a panel discussion and free lunch! RSVP at z.umn.edu/cbspostdoc by Wednesday, April 5.

Event Details

  • Wednesday, April 19
  • 8:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Cargill Building, St. Paul Campus

New Research Group Management Course

Professional development for postdoctoral scientists and senior graduate students

This CBS professional development course, led by Carrie Wilmot and Jennifer Powers is aimed at postdoctoral scientists and senior graduate students who envision transitioning to a project or group leadership position in academia, industry, or government research.

Connecting Remnants of Prairies Past and Present

CBS researchers study prairie plant dispersal in an effort to aid prairie restoration and conservation

David Moeller and Allison Shaw
Above: David Moeller and Allison Shaw at the CBS Conservatory (Photo: Jonathan Pavlica) Below: Lauren Sullivan and Allison Shaw in the field

Big Insights From Blind Fish

Grand Challenges team integrates genomic techniques to reveal mechanisms of adaptation in Mexican cave fish populations.

Peter Tiffin, Courtney Passow, Suzanne McGaugh

From left: Peter Tiffin, Courtney Passow, Suzanne McGaugh

Getting to the Y

This Grand Challenges in Biology research team looks to develop a clearer picture of sex chromosome evolution, key to a better understanding of chromosomal disorders.
 

Brandvain, Zarkower, Blackmon
From left: Yaniv Brandvain, David Zarkower, Heath Blackmon

CBS People: Meet Max Kramer

This postdoctoral associate in the Department of Biology Teaching and Learning came full circle back to the Twin Cities.
 

Max Kramer

You grew up in St. Paul. Where did you get your undergraduate and graduate degrees?

I received my undergraduate BA from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR, and my Ph.D. from New York University in New York City.