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Zuckerman Institute Postdoctoral Seminar Series

Ewoud Schmidt, PhD (Polleux lab), speaks about his research at a recent seminar (Credit: Sirin Samman for Columbia's Zuckerman Institute)

Promoting scientific exchange and inquiry among early-career neuroscientists

The Zuckerman Institute Postdoc Seminars (ZIPS) is a monthly seminar series designed by and for neuroscience postdocs at Columbia.

ZIPS provides a casual forum for postdocs to present projects in various stages of development. Each session will feature 20-minute talks by two postdocs working in different fields of neuroscience. Following each talk, a 10-minute Q&A period will allow the speakers to receive feedback on issues ranging from style and clarity of presentation to experimental design and future project directions. Both early- and late-stage postdocs are encouraged to utilize ZIPS to get wide-ranging feedback from fellow Columbia neuroscientists. All members of the Columbia community, including faculty, staff, postdocs and students, are invited to attend.

Monthly seminars will be held on Fridays at 4:00 pm at the Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia University’s Manhattanville campus. Light refreshments will be available prior to each seminar, starting at 3:45 pm.

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