STEM Postdoc Symposium features a public poster session on April 24

Annual symposium highlights research from early career scientists at UC Santa Cruz

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The UCSC STEM Postdoc Symposium on Wednesday, April 24, will include a public reception featuring poster presentations by early career scientists at UC Santa Cruz. The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center, with free food and drink provided by local partners. Guests are encouraged to register in advance at

"The poster session will give us a chance to communicate to the general public about the exciting and novel research being conducted in the various areas at UC Santa Cruz," said Smrithi Rajendiran, a postdoctoral researcher in biomolecular engineering.

The UCSC STEM Postdoc Symposium is an annual symposium dedicated to highlighting research from early career scientists at UC Santa Cruz. UCSC faculty, staff, postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduates are welcome to attend the symposium, but advance registration is required. Postdoctoral researchers and graduate students will be presenting their research in clear, concise talks and posters that are accessible to a broad STEM audience.

Keynote speakers at the symposium will include Cori Bargmann, head of science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; Michael Rosbash, 2017 Nobel Laureate in Medicine; and Daphne Koller, CEO of Insitro.

The symposium is organized by the UCSC STEM Postdocs Association (USPA).