Event Schedule

Sunday, January 24, 2016, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

MGPA/BPDA PostDoc Ice Skating event

Community Ice Skating at Kendall Square (300 Athenaeum St., Cambridge MA 02142)

Come join your fellow Postdocs from across Boston in our second quarterly BPDA event! Our first event, Halloween Bash at Lir Bar, was a huge success and we hope to see everyone again on Sunday January 24 for some ice skating fun! Free admissions and free hot chocolate! Skate rental for adults is $8 and $5 for children 13 and under. Family and friends are welcome! Number of places is limited, please register at Eventbrite.

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 12:00 to 2:00 pm

MGPA Monthly Planning Committee meeting

CNY 114, conference room D2/D3

The Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA), with the support of the ORCD, offers career development, networking and social events specifically tailored for postdoctoral research fellows. All MGH postdocs are welcome to join the MGPA. Attend monthly planning meetings to:

  • Help plan upcoming events
  • Share your ideas for future events and initiatives
  • Become eligible for elected positions on the MGPA board, and MGPA travel awards

Please email MGPA to register

Friday January 29, 2016, 5 to 7 pm

MGPA Annual Meeting

MGH main campus, Simches Auditorium 3.110

Are you interested in learning about how to advance your future career? Come hear how the Massachusetts General Postdoc Association (MGPA) is providing training seminars, internships, and other resources to promote career development for postdocs at MGH. We will have talks by Dr. Dennis Brown, the Director of the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD), and the executive committee of the MGPA. We will also have a career development seminar, speaker TBA, to give you practical and applicable advice on defining your career path and how to build a presence in the life science community.

Please email MGPA to register

Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 6:30 to 9:30 pm

Pub Night & ICE Club Networking Event

Meadhall, 4 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA, Second floor

MGPA invites you to participate in our third networking event, an initiative of the MGPA’s Industry Careers Exposure (ICE) Club. Our goal is to expose MGH postdoctoral fellows to career paths in the life sciences industry. There will be a casual atmosphere allowing for MGH postdocs to meet and talk with people from industry, biotech and startups to share experiences and get advice, while enjoying drinks and appetizers. Some complimentary appetizers will be available.

Remember to bring your business cards!

Register here.

Please email MGPA to register


January 22nd, 2016

New Events online

November 25th, 2015

New Events online

October 28th, 2015

New Events online

September 22nd, 2015

MGPA Monthly Meeting agenda online

September 11th, 2015

The new Board & Subcommittees
page is online

September 2nd, 2015

New Events online