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PostDoc Retreats

PostDoc Symposium 2024

Save the Date!

The Heidelberg Postdoc Symposium 2024 will take place on June 7th, 2024 at the DKFZ communication center. With the support of the Health and Life Science Alliance and the DKFZ, we look forward to welcoming Postdocs from DKFZ, EMBL, Heidelberg University, Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit (ZI), University Clinic Mannheim, and DKTK partner sites. Postdocs will have the opportunity to share their research through poster sessions and invited short talks. Networking will take place over coffee breaks, lunch, and a networking dinner.

Please check back in April for details and registration.


PostDoc Symposium 2023

We had a fantastic turnout at the DKFZ Postdoc Symposium 2023. There were a total of 39 participants and the event featured a mixture of talks and posters, with engaging discussions and insightful questions from the audience.

We had an excellent talk from the keynote speaker (Elias Eckert, Scientific Alliances Director of BioNTech) with an inspiring presentation. Very good talks and poster presentations from all the postdocs. The event was possible thanks to the casino and catering people and AV people who worked hard in making the event a success.


PostDoc Retreat 2022

In May 2022, the 10th Postdoc Retreat at DKFZ with postdocs from DKFZ, DKTK, and IARC took place as a hybrid event. We had two days full of exciting events and would like to thank our keynote speakers Lisa Sevenich and Moritz Gerstung, the presenters of our workshops on "Storytelling", "Towards your future career", "Effective Communication", and "Taking Decisions", our round table representatives as well as all of you for presenting your work and discussing interesting topics and issues.

PostDoc Retreat 2021

In April 2021, the PDN organized a virtual PostDoc Retreat. Besides DKFZ-internal sessions with selected oral presentations, we had the pleasure to listen to and discuss with our keynote speakers Maria Colomé-Tatché and Serge Hercberg. Additionally, there were workshops on "Close and far Future" with Daniel Mertens and "Storytelling" with Jonathan Talbott as well as round table discussions on a variety of topics.

We thank everyone for their active contributions!

PostDoc Retreat 2020

Our 2020 Retreat had to be postponed to 2021 due to the pandemic situation.

PostDoc Retreat 2019

In November 2019, the PDN organized the PostDoc Retreat onsite at the DKFZ in the Communication Center jointly with the Young Academics Conference (YAC). In parallel the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut (PEI) Information Day was taking place. 

Besides an interesting scientific programme, a very insightful workshop on "Communicating Science with Pen and Paper" was held and the event closed with a group dinner at Braustädel. 

PostDoc Retreat 2018


In October 2018 the DKFZ Postdoc Network organized the annual retreat for Postdocs again at the beautiful monastery in Neustadt. For more information on the programme, speakers and social events click here.

PostDoc Retreat 2017

© PDN 2017

In October 2017 the DKFZ Postdoc Network organized the annual retreat for Postdocs again at the beautiful monastery in Neustadt. For more information on the programme, speakers and social events click here.


PDN 2023

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