Tay Lab

Women in STEM Postdoc Evening

Women in STEM (WiS Postdoc) is an informal peer mentoring group open to all female (or who identify as female) postdocs specialising in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) topics in Freiburg. We meet several times a year to share food and drinks. Registration through an official email account is required. Each gathering is limited to 12 participants. Unless permission is given, all conversations are confidential.

Contacts: Dr. Katharina Lischka <katharina.lischka(at)biologie.uni-freiburg.de> (Postdoc, Biology I) or Dr. Tuan Leng Tay <tuan.leng.tay(at)biologie.uni-freiburg.de> (Group Leader, Faculty of Biology)

Next event: Friday, 7th February 2020 with guest scientist Prof. Annegret Wilde (Molecular Genetics of Prokaryotes Lab; FRIAS Director for Natural & Life Sciences)

Topics at past events:

Friday, 13th December 2019

  • coaching and career planning
  • starting grants
  • lab management

Thursday, 19th September 2019

  • Family and Science
  • What to do after a first postdoc
  • How to start your own lab after being a postdoc

Friday, 5th July 2019

  • mentoring and coaching programmes for postdocs
  • postdoc fellowship and grant applications

Friday, 1st March 2019

  • time management / prioritisation
  • receiving mentorship
  • networking

Training in Scientific Management, Communication and Career Advancement

Scientific Writing Workshop

  • for MSc and PhD students
  • Saturday, 18th January 2020

Coffee and Career: CV Writing (with Dr. Julia Michael, Academic Coordinator for FRS postdoc programme)

  • Friday, 11th October 2019

Project Management and Team-building

  • for students, postdocs and research assistants
  • Friday, 6th and Saturday, 7th September 2019

CV Writing Workshop

  • for students and postdocs of the University of Freiburg
  • Saturday, 27th April 2019

CyberMentor – Die Online-MINT-Plattform nur für Mädchen!

Online mentoring programme for high school female pupils by volunteer mentors from STEM fields in higher institutions of learning and the industry.