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Dear East-Baltimore Postdocs,
We hope you are still doing well and enjoying the cooler weather. Fall colors are starting to breakthrough. At JHDPA we are looking forward to celebrating Halloween with all of you!

What’s happening this week (and next)?

Halloween Costume/Decoration Contest
The pandemic will not withhold us from celebrating Halloween! Send us (jhpda1@gmail.com) a picture of your Halloween decoration, your pumpkin carvings or scary costume and win one of the Doordash gift cards! We will collect pictures from Oct 20 - 30 (till 5pm) and contact the winners the week after. Let's get spooky!

Two Exciting PhD Scientist Positions at Biotech Startup
A Postdoctoral position is available at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute within in the laboratories of Dr. Shawn E. Lupold, Ph.D. and William Isaacs, Ph.D. More HERE.

Postdoctoral Position Available for Prostate Cancer Research
A Postdoctoral position is available at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute within in the laboratories of Dr. Shawn E. Lupold, Ph.D. and William Isaacs, Ph.D. More HERE.

iCAN- PHD CAREERS: DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES
Thinking about the next career move? Come Discover The Possibilities at the iCAN Virtual Career Panel. During this panel discussion, you will hear from alumni and other PhD professionals in very different fields about their career journeys, life on the job, and have your questions answered. Register in Handshake-http://ow.ly/NBsH50BKTPT


Succeeding as a Postdoc- Online Course

Are you a postdoc looking for flexible professional development? Are you looking for a place to connect with and regularly interact with other postdocs? This opportunity was created for you!

The Postdoc Academy is running a free digital professional development program designed specifically for postdocs titled "Succeeding as a Postdoc", and is now open for registration. More HERE.


Request to participate in a survey regarding interest in JH Covid-19 part-time lab tech job
The Pathology Department is preparing a special clinical laboratory devoted to testing for the SARS CoV-2 virus. This will be a high-throughput lab testing up to 4,000 samples per day and reporting results back to patients. The people being tested will be a mix of symptomatic patients from the Hopkins Health System and asymptomatic students, faculty and staff as part of a screening program. If you're interested in this job, take the survey here:
https://forms.gle/cpvbvZ18xHm3UBhj6
Read more about the position HERE.

Productivity and Well-Being Accountability Group

UHS Wellness has designed a program to build community and develop skills that will support your well-being and enhance your productivity. Attend these 30 minute modules to help cope with stress. More HERE.

Useful links

Help with mental health

Did you know that you can access free sessions with a counselor at UHS Mental health? Additionally, you can access free virtual meditation session and a host of other resources to help you ward off the blues. UHS Wellness has compiled a list of mental health resources HERE.


Did you know October is depression awareness month? In honor of depression awareness month Hopkins mySupport Program is offering a series of webinars on dealing with depression. More HERE.

Interesting Read of the Week
FAQs on Protecting Yourself from COVID-19 Aerosol Transmission.

Up-to-date info from leading expert scientists -- updates faster than WHO and CDC recommendations. Link to the Doc HERE.