Join us for the Welcome Back Picnic on Saturday, 8/24/19, from 11am-2pm at Woodland Park

Dear SOPS Community,

Our second annual SOPS Welcome Back Picnic will be held on Saturday, 8/24, from 11am-2pm at Woodland Park in the shelter near the tennis courts and playground. We’ll provide drinks and the main dishes (City BBQ + veggie burgers), you bring any dishes or desserts that you’d like to share. We’ll have some entertainment options available (bubbles, chalk, soccer) – please let me know if you’d like us to organize any specific games or activities for children or adults, we can always use fresh ideas!

Business meeting and elections - Thursday, 7/18 - 2pm - BBSRB 202A

Dear SOPS,

Please join us on Thursday, 7/18, for our July general business meeting. Elections will be held, so please come vote and consider running for one of our elected positions: President, Vice President, co-VP / chief operating officer, Treasurer, Secretary. 


You can also volunteer to be Social Chair or to serve on the Symposium organizing committee!

The meeting will be in BBSRB 202a.

Thanks, and see you there!

Lindsey (outgoing VP)

Bioethics seminar 4-12-19: Of Mice and Men

The UK Society of Postdoctoral Scholars cordially invites you to Bioethics Seminar entitled “Of Mice and Men: what you need to know about animal and human research at UK” to be held on Friday, April 12th, 2019 from 12-1pm in BBSRB 202A.


This seminar, presented by representatives from the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration, Office of Research Integrity and Division of Laboratory Animal Resources, will briefly cover:

1) processes and regulations that guide human research, clinical trials, and animal studies at UK

Pazzo's Post-Symposium Dinner - June 1st, 2018 - 5pm

Post-Symposium Dinner

When: Friday, June 1, 2018 5:00 pm Where: Pazzo's Pizza Pub (385 S Limestone, Lexington, Kentucky 40508) Description: After the Fourth Annual Research Symposium, network and socialize with the presenters and attendees over dinner at Pazzo's! We'll meet at the Jacob's Science Building at 4:45 pm to walk over, or meet us there. Look for the SOPS sign!

Professional development workshop - Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

In conjunction with the Life After Graduate School week-long event there will be a professional development workshop that will feature stations on personal branding, interviewing skills, and resume building this coming Tuesday, April 17th from 3-4 PM in W.T. Young Library. Coffee and pastries will be provided. Please plan to come if you can and spread the word interested postdocs and graduate students.