Post-docs Take First Place in 2019 Pumpkin Carving Contest

Association of Post-doctoral Scholars

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The post-docs took first place in the 2019 Pumpkin Carving Contest for their diorama entitled, "Roswell Postdocs Around the World" celebrating the diversity of our post-doc community at Roswell Park.

Who We Are

The Association of Post-doctoral Scholars (APoDS) is a professional organization for scientific post-doctoral scholars working at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. The organization is headed by an executive committee of current Roswell Park post-doctoral scholars. This committee meets every first Thursday of the month to address issues affecting current post-docs, plan career-advancement programs and plan social gatherings.

Mission Statement:

  • Promote productive dialogue between Post-doctoral scholars and the administration
  • Provide a forum to share research interests
  • Address issues relevant to post-doctoral scholars
  • Provide opportunities to obtain skills for advancing the careers of post-doctoral scholars

APoDS Executive Meetings:

These sessions feature peer-led grant and publication critique; career and grant discussion with faculty members; data presentation; outside speaker presentations and novel technique/method seminars. The goal of the club is to foster collaboration between scientific post-doctoral scholars, improve scientific skills and prepare participants for attaining their career goals.