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MSU-PDA is a volunteer based organization that depends on the community of postdoctoral scholars here at Michigan State University. 

The MSU-PDA’s mission is to:

  • Help postdocs achieve their professional and personal goals while at MSU.
  • Provide resources for social and career development.
  • Initiate a mutual dialogue with the University administration.
  • Create a well-recognized postdoctoral community.


Upcoming events:

  • MSU-PDA Exploring Career series is back!
    • Make sure to reserve a spot to have lunch with professionals whose careers have brought them outside of academia and participate in a Q&A session; space is limited! RSVP here! 
    • When: Thursday, February 20th, 12-1pm
    • Where: Food Science and Toxicology Atrium
    • Who: Richard W. Chylla, Ph.D., CLP, RTTP; Executive Director, MSU Technologies Kristin Shannon, Ph.D.; Radiochemist, Niowave, Inc. 


  • February Social Event: Purchase your ticket here, and please RSVP here.



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Contact Us

By email:

We have a postdoc listserv!

To subscribe to our email list, email and in the body of the message (not the Subject) type: SUBSCRIBE MSUPOSTDOCS

To unsubscribe from our email list, send a blank email to:

By mail:

Chittenden Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824



Slack (email for invitation)

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