• Data Blitz - Deadline Extended!

    Submitting an abstract to Data & Dine? Sign up to practice your poster talk at the Data Blitz! For more information, check out our event page. To register, click here.

  • Melissa Bilec wins the 2016 UPPDA Mentor Award
    Melissa Bilec wins the 2016 UPPDA Mentor Award

    Congratulations to Dr. Bilec, who will be honored for the Mentor Award at this year's Data & Dine Symposium. For more information, click here.

  • Data & Dine Symposium
    11th Annual Postdoctoral Data & Dine Symposium

    Pitt Postdocs are welcome to present a poster at the 2016 Data & Dine Symposium. The submission deadline is approaching, so submit your abstract here by May 6th!

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. Frances Belmonte.


  • 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!