Program for the 7th Annual Postdoc Research Day

Research Day Abstracts 

9:00 - 9:15  Opening & Welcome
9:15 - 10:15

Talk Session 1


Samantha Sherman Anastasia Ufimtseva
Mikhail Kanygin Anirban Kar
Sabine Mathesius Deepak Gupta 

10:15 - 10:30 

Screen Break

10:30 - 11:15

Navigating Postdocs: A Panel Discussion

A lively discussion featuring former SFU Postdocs Viridiana Perez, CEO & Co-Founder of NANOSentinel; Simone Brugiapaglia, Assistant Professor at Concordia University; and Adrian Lai, Senior Research Scientist at Lululemon R&D. Our guests will reflect on their postdoc experience at SFU (and in general), things they wish they had known, and thoughts on getting the most out of the postdoc experience and beyond.

11:15 - 12:45 

Poster Sessions


Lizzie Dingle Samantha Sherman Padmapriya Muralidharan
Eric Jones Roshanak Zabihi Ali Taherifar
Marine Randon Hajar Chihab Daniel R Y Gan

12:45 - 13:00 


13:00 - 14:00

Talk Session 2


Jean-Francois Bruxelle

Daniel Higginbottom

Anil Ufuk Batmaz

Antoine Dillinger

Juan Ferrer

Pietro Spagnoletti

14:00 - 14:30 

Keynote Presentation

A Conversation with Dr. Jeff Derksen, Dean and Associate Provost of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at SFU. Dr. Derksen will sit down with us to discuss his journey as a Postdoc and the importance he puts on research especially during uncertain times.

14:30 - 15:00

Prizes & Closing