Researcher looking at petrie dish culture

The Oregon State University Postdoctoral Association (OPA) is a postdoc organization which provides opportunities for professional development and networking for all OSU-affiliated postdocs. We also work with the Associate Dean of the Office of Postdoctoral Programs (OPP) in the Graduate School to improve the postdoctoral experience across OSU. Check out the OPP newsletters on their site. You can also connect with us and keep up to date with our events and general information relevant to the OSU postdoctoral community by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.


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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD APPLICATIONS NOW DUE: The OSU Postdoctoral Association (OPA) is pleased to again invite applications for professional development awards of $1000 each. Applications are due Friday September 29th at 5pm by email to Awards recipients will be announced at our annual Fall Research Symposium.

Read more about the awards and the application process here:


PEERS AND BEERS: The OSU Postdoctoral Association (OPA) invites you to meet, mingle and network with your peers the 3rd Friday of each month. The next meeting will occur Friday, September 15th @ 6pm. Please join us at Downward Dog: 2305 NW Monoe Ave, right near campus.


Photos!  Please send us photos of yourselves in action. 


The OPA would love to feature our postdocs and RAs on our webpage. Please send photos to Thank you!


TRIVIA NIGHT- please join your fellow postdocs at Applebee's the 1st tuesday of every month @9 pm.