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Postdoc Spotlight Series

Take a break, enjoy lunch and come network with your fellow researchers! Each month the Graduate Division hosts the Postdoc Spotlight Series Social. This one-hour event includes lunch and a presentation by a UC Merced postdoctoral scholar with time for questions and networking. All postdocs are welcome to attend!

Volunteers Needed! Please contact, if you are interested in presenting at a future Postdoc Spotlight event. This is a great opportunity to present your current research and receive feedback from your peers.


Past Topics/Presentations:

"The role of glutamatergic clock neurons in ethanol tolerance in fruit flies"
Presented by Dr. Anthony P. Lange, Postdoctoral Scholar in Quantitative Systems Biology, UC Merced
"A Demographic and Dietary History of Ancient Dogs in the Americas Using Ancient DNA"
Presented by Dr. Kelsey Witt Dillon, Postdoctoral Scholar in Evolutionary Genomics, UC Merced
"Çatalhöyük Digital Preservation Project"
Presented by Dr. Arianna Campiani, Postdoctoral Scholar in Digital Humanities, UC Merced
"Effects of Resource Fluctuations on Fitness and Sizes of Animals"
Presented by Dr. Uttam Bhat, Postdoctoral Scholar in Life and Environmental Sciences, UC Merced
"Preparing for Academic Job Opportunities"
Faculty Panel: Dr. Nancy Burke (Chair, Public Health), Dr. Rudy Ortiz (Chair, Molecular Cell Biology), Dr. Mark Matsumoto (Dean, School of Engineering) and Dr. Marjorie Zatz (Vice Provost and Graduate Dean)








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