To Be a Postdoc, or Not to Be a Postdoc?

If you are trying to decide whether to conduct a postdoc or want helpful tips on how to find a postdoc that’s right for you, then join us for this informative seminar and panel discussion. Panelists will include scientists who used successful postdocs to land faculty positions and prestigious jobs in industry.

Whether you are a student who just passed your qualification exam or are preparing to defend your thesis, you should be thinking about whether a postdoc is right for you sooner than later.

During this seminar and panel discussion you will learn how to:

  • Decide whether a postdoc is right for you
  • Search and apply for strategic postdoc positions
  • Discover which career paths require a postdoc
  • Prepare for and conduct a successful postdoc


This event is only open to students and postdocs at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Date & Time(s)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67th Street
Room RRL-116
New York, NY 10065


For further information about this event, please contact Thomas Magaldi, PhD, Administrator, Office of Career Services, at or 646-888-3507.

Registration Details

Registration is required for attendance.



Semanti Mukherjee, PhD
Manager, Statistical Genetics
Regeneron Genetics Center
Postdoc at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
PhD from Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School

Lucia Regales, PhD
Consultant Medical Science Liaison at
Eli Lilly and Company
Postdoc at MSK
PhD from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Daniel Heller, PhD
Assistant Member at MSK
Postdoc at MIT
PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Lukas Dow, PhD
Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College
Postdoc at MSK and CSHL
PhD from Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Melbourne, Australia


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