• National Postdoc Appreciation Week

    NPAW 2016 is this week! Check out our event calendar for the list of NPAW activies. For more information about NPAW, click here.

  • Picnic in the Park

    On Thursday, September 22nd, from 5-8pm, the UPPDA will be hosting its annual fall postdoc picnic. Registration ends TODAY, September 18th. For more details, click here.

  • PAW Social Hour

    We're capping off PAW with a Social Hour at The Porch at Schenley on Friday, co-hosted by Pitt-CIRTL. For more information, visit our events page. To register, click here.

  • PAW Donut Day!

    Oh, Mondays - you're made so much better with coffee and donuts! Stop by one of our three locations (with your postdoc ID!) to grab a morning treat. For details, click here.

Highlight Stories

  • Postdoc to Postdoc (P2P)

    Formerly known as Postdoc Lunch Live! Sign up now to join the audience for the next event. We are also looking for presenters for upcoming months. Read More.

  • Get Involved!

    The UPPDA is run entirely by volunteers. The 2016 UPPDA Board was recently elected, and will start their term in January. Not be interested in serving on the Executive Board? There are many other smaller roles for which we need willing volunteers. A list of current projects is available.

  • UPPDA Facebook Group

    In order to facilitate increased networking and communication among postdocs at Pitt, we have now created a group on Facebook. Create a free account on Facebook (if you don’t have one already), and check out our group here!

  • Postdoc Spotlight

    UPPDA introduces the 'Postdoc Spotlight' section on the UPPDA website! The Postdoc Spotlight section aims to showcase one UPPDA member every month and bring the postdoc community at Pitt closer.

    Learn more about our featured postdoc, Dr. Dushani Palliyaguru.


  • Postdoc Social Hours

    Please join us for upcoming social events! We have a social hour and a picnic planned for the fall. Check our calendar for updates for events over the summer!

  • Career Development Opportunities

    Links to career development events are continuously being added - check out our Career Development page here for updates.

  • Postdoc Career Club

    The UPPDA Career Development Committee has created Postdoc Career Club. Check out the Career Club page for more information.