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Registration to attend is now closed. 

The 2022 SOPS Annual Research & Career Symposium will be held on Tuesday, September 20th, 2022. 

The day-long symposium will be held at the Gatton Student Center with postdocs participating in a Postdoc Talk Competition and presenting posters at the Global Impact Poster Session. Additionally, the symposium will host sessions with panels discussing non-academic career options, nurturing research ideas, and improving PI-postdoc relationships. We are also thrilled to announce that this year Dr. Jennifer Heemstra will be our keynote speaker! We encourage all postdocs who have registered to attend what we hope will be a fun and engaging symposium event. To help you plan ahead all relevant symposium dates and deadlines have been outlined below. 

Aug 10 – Registration and abstract submission open 

Aug 26 – Abstract submission closes

Sept 2– Postdoc presenters announced

Sept 14 – Registration to attend closes

Sept 20 – Symposium 

Registration for this event is now closed. If you would like to attend, please contact Joseph Lutz, Director of Postdoctoral Affairs (
To learn more about the symposium visit the SOPS 2022 Annual Career & Research Symposium page.