Barcelona BioMed Workshop

How to be successful in your postdoctoral fellowship application

12 Jul 2016

Organizer: IRB Barcelona

Date: Tuesday, July 12,  10:00-12:30h
Place:Room Fèlix Serratosa, Parc Científic de Barcelona, Spain

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The lecture will provide an overview of the Postdoctoral Fellowship application process from three approaches:
•         Technical aspects of the calls (Grants Office)
•         Experience of successful applicants (Postdoc fellows)
•         Advice from “the other side” (evaluators of proposals)

10.00 - 10.30 – An overview of postdoctoral fellowship calls
Sonia Saborit - IRB Barcelona Grants Coordinator.
Carlos Barrabés - IRB Barcelona Grants Officer

10.30 - 11.15 – Success stories of postdoctoral fellows
Nina schweizer - EMBO fellow (J. Lüders’s lab)
Daniele Lo Re  - Beatriu de Pinós fellow (E. Giralt’s lab)

11.15 - 12.00 – Experienced evaluators point of view
Eimer Tuite  -  Evaluator of Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions and Senior Lecturer in Biophysical Chemistry at Newcastle University (UK).
Roger Gomis - Evaluator of Juan de la Cierva and Beatriu de Pinós fellowships  and Group Leader at IRB Barcelona.

12.00 – 12.30 – Round table involving all participants