Mission statement: The goal of the Newark division of the Rutgers PDA is to provide support for career development and community engagement to postdoctoral fellows, research associates, and visiting scholars. The Rutgers-Newark PDA consists of three (3) committees:

Community Development Committee (Chair: Akshay Gupta) – The CDC organizes events that bring together different members of the Rutgers-Newark PDA community.

Join us for our weekly coffee meet-ups!

When: Fridays, 10-11 AM

Where: Room C686, Medical Science Building, Newark, NJ

Career Exploration Committee (Chairs: Alison Obr and Jillian Dietzold) – The CEC invites postdocs to think about life beyond the fellowship/associate period in biweekly roundtable discussion sessions.

When: alternating Wednesdays, 3-5 PM

Where: Room C686, Medical Science Building, Newark, NJ

Fundraising Committee (Chair: Vishwendra Patel) – The FC plans fundraisers and seeks out sponsorships from the local business community.

No events are currently scheduled.

For more information about the Rutgers-Newark PDA, please contact Dr. Doreen Badheka, the GSBS/SGS Program Director of Special Projects, at badhekdk@gsbs.rutgers.edu.