Welcome & Get-Together Group


Welcome new postdocs and give them useful information about life in Heidelberg & work at DKFZ

Encourage networking & exchange of ideas by organizing monthly get-together events for postdocs from DKFZ & also other institutes in Heidelberg.

If you are interested, please sign up to the PostDoc mailing list ( PDN@dkfz.de ) by emailing the PDN speakers, so that you can get the invitation for future get-together events and other relevant information. And please spread the work especially among new postdocs in your group.

Previous Events

Lea Schroeder is currently organizing the get-together events. Look out for her emails!

Recent events:

  • June 2021: Online Game Night
  • December 2020: Online Pub Quiz
  • October 2019: Dinner at Taperie Ole Ole
  • July 2019: BBQ on the Neckarwiese
  • December 2018: Heidelberg Christmas Market
  • April 2018: Dinner at Urban Kitchen
  • February 2018: Bowling at Firebowl
  • January 2018: Dinner at Restaurant Merlin
  • November 2017: Wine Tasting at Fromagerie La Flamm
  • September 2017: Dinner at Restaurant Timanga in Planckstadt
  • August 2017: BBQ on the Neckarwiese
  • June 2017: Annual celebration of neighborhood Handschuhsheim - Hendsemer Kerwe
  • May 2017: Historical guided tour of the Heidelberg old town
  • April 2017: Italian Dinner at Carosello
  • March 2017: Thai Dinner at Bay Jok
  • February 2017: Turkish Dinner at Alte Gundtei
  • January 2017: Ice skating at the Eishalle Wiesloch
  • December 2016: Heidelberg Christmas Market
  • November 2016: International dinner at the DKFZ (prepared by postdocs)
  • October 2016: Bowling at Firebowl
  • September 2016: Dinner at Merlin
  • July 2016: BBQ on the Neckarwiese
  • June 2016: Football match live stream (Germany vs. Poland) at Urban kitchen
  • April 2016: Italian Dinner at Carosello
  • March 2016: BBQ at DKFZ
  • February 2016: Bowling at Firebowl
  • January 2016: Dinner at Schnitzelhaus Alte Münz
  • November 2015: Heidelberg Christmas Market
  • October 2015: Dinner at La Locanda
  • September 2015: BBQ at DKFZ
  • July 2015: Swimming in the Thermalbad and dinner/drinks at Merlin

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Running Group

The running group offers PostDocs the possibility to get to know each other and connect by running together. Runners of every level are welcome to join.

Usually, we choose between alternative tracks along the Neckar or the Philosophenweg and run for about 1 hour. If the group will be large enough and some of the participants favor a shorter track, we will split to a subgroup running for about 40 minutes and a subgroup running the long track.

Meeting point: Thursdays 6:00pm in front of the DKFZ main entrance.

Sign up - Do it!

Contact Person: Stefan Kallenberger, s.kallenberger@dkfz-heidelberg.de, phone: 54-51308, office: BioQuant R. 363

If you want to be included in the mailing list to receive weekly reminders or updates for the next meetups, please write Stefan an email.

We’re looking forward to you joining the meetup!

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