First Postdoc Symposium Mainz

Information in response to the Coronavirus pandemic

In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and government restrictions on large gatherings, the organisers have decided to reschedule the 1st Postdoc Symposium Mainz to a later date. We will inform all participants about it and announce a new date on this page and by email as soon as a decision is made.

IMB prioritises the health and safety of all our employees and visitors. For further information on how IMB is handling the current coronavirus situation, please see our updated news page.


Are you a life science postdoc working in Mainz? Do you want to broaden your professional network, exchange new scientific ideas and equip yourself for the next step in your career?

Then join us at the 1st Postdoc Symposium Mainz.

Postdocs at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) Mainz value our postdoc community and the importance of this crucial career phase. We share experiences and support each other while gaining advanced training to become future scientific leaders. We also recognise other life science postdocs in the Mainz region who similarly want to equip themselves for scientific leadership and grow their professional careers.

The 1st Postdoc Symposium Mainz will bring together postdocs in Mainz to exchange scientific ideas and strengthen scientific networks. Among other highlights, the one-day symposium will feature a discussion panel with invited speakers in senior roles, sharing their experiences and discussing challenges and solutions for young researchers in the field.

This event is FREE and open to all life science postdocs in Mainz.

Join us if you want to network with other scientists in Mainz, broaden your professional network and learn how to advance your career! The 1st Postdoc Symposium Mainz will feature:

  • Scientific talks by postdocs in Mainz
  • A Career Talk by the director of an R&D department in industry
  • A Discussion Panel with science & industry leaders
  • Networking sessions to discuss scientific interests & career perspectives