Tag Archive: National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Sep 27 2019

Don’t Go It Alone: The Successful Mentor-Mentee Relationship

Michael Marks, PhD, and Jing Karchin, PhD, were among three mentor-mentee pairs who participated in a panel discussion during the weeklong celebration of National Postdoc Appreciation Week.

By Barbara Drosey

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Sep 19 2019

Where Are They Now? Former Postdocs Talk Life After CHOP

Life after leaving research training is an open road for postdoctoral fellows full of potential career opportunities. Some involve innovative research in academia and industry, and others include exciting new responsibilities in non-research positions. At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, our postdocs go on to become teaching-focused faculty, consultants, principal investigators, journal editors, and in some cases, all of the above. 

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of National Postdoc Appreciation Week — and to guide current and future postdocs who might have a big question mark when it comes to their career paths — we connected with four former postdoctoral fellows who utilize the unique experience they gained at CHOP in a variety of different roles. Scroll down for some words of wisdom and inspiration from our postdoctoral alumni!


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