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Project Title: The State of the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers Revisited

PIN: PGA-COSEPUP-10-02         

Major Unit:
Policy and Global Affairs

Sub Unit:
Committee on Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Public Policy

Finneran, Kevin

Subject/Focus Area:
Policy for Science and Technology

Meeting II: The State of the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers Revisited
December 12, 2011 - December 13, 2011
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Marion Ramsey
Phone: 202-334-2424


The National Academies
Keck 110
500 Fifth St NW
Washington, DC 20001


Monday, December 12, 2011

10:30 AM to Noon
“International Perspectives on Postdoctoral Research and Training”
Max Vögler, Director, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft North America Office
Debapriya Dutta, Counselor, Science and Technology, Embassy of India

1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
“Matching Postdoctoral Training and Labor Market Needs”
Michael Teitelbaum, Senior Advisor, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

2:30 PM to 3:45 PM
Closed session

3:45 to 5:30 PM
“Perspectives from International Postdoctoral Scholars”
Zoe Fonseca-Kelly, Senior Research Fellow, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Marcel Haas, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Space Telescope Science Institute
Aurélie Névéol, Research Fellow, National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information
Satyaveda Bharath, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland

5:30 PM
Open session adjourn

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
“Update and Discussion: NIH Advisory Committee to the Director Working Group on the Future Biomedical Research Workforce”
Sally Rockey, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
"Postdoctoral Training and Career Outcomes in Biomedical Research"
Shulamit Kahn, Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, School of Management, Boston University

10:00 AM
Open session adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Gregory Petsko
Sibby Anderson-Thompkins
Russell Bernard
James Plummer
Nancy Schwartz
Paula Stephan
Lorraine Tracey
Allison Woodall
Joan Woodard

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The committee members discussed individual expectations, study challenges and requirements, as well as additional information resources that will be needed to complete the study. The committee members also reviewed the project timeline and next steps.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 14, 2011