About the Biomedical Postdoctoral Council & Newsletter

The Biomedical Postdoctoral Council

The Biomedical Postdoctoral Council (BPC) consists of postdoctoral fellows from the School of Medicine, the School of Veterinary Science, the School of Dental Medicine, the School of Nursing, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, and the Monell Chemical Senses Center. The BPC seeks to foster a sense of community, provide resources for career and personal development, and provide a framework for representation on campus and in the local community for postdoctoral scholars. You can learn more on the BPC Homepage.

The Biomedical Postdoctoral Council Newsletter Mission

The BPC Newsletter covers both Penn BPC events and broader issues relevant to postdocs in the biosciences. Our writers come from a variety of fields, and write on topics including scientific research, science policy, career issues, and lifestyle. We provide a flexible platform for biomed postdocs to get involved in scientific writing. Whether you have experience in science writing, or would like to develop new skills in this area, the BPC Newsletter provides opportunities to build and refine your abilities in science writing.

BPC Newsletter Ongoing activities

The BPC Newsletter is published quarterly.

Get Involved!

If you would like to write for the BPC Newsletter, please contact the Editor in Chief, bpc.newsletters at gmail.com.

If you have a story or event relevant to biomedical postdocs that you would like covered, please contact bpc.newsletters at gmail.com.

2013-2014 BPC Newsletter Editorial Board

  • Liisa Hantsoo, Editor in Chief
  •  Daphne Avgousti
  •  Rosie Mott
  •  Reeteka Sud
  • Andrew Voyiadjis
  •  Caleph Wilson

2017-2018 BPC Newsletter Editorial Board

  • Natoya Peart, Co-Editor-in-Chief
  • Ariel Ketcherside, Co-Editor-in-Chief

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