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MU Postdoctoral Association (MUPA)

MUPA’s mission is to foster professional development and social interaction to provide community and a collective voice; and to liaison between postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and administration.
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MUPA Bill of Rights

The MU Postdoctoral Association created a Bill of Rights to outline how the condition of Postdoctoral Fellows can be maintained and improved.
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MUPA Board Members

Patrick Cavins, Ph.D.Association Chair

Department: Chemistry

MU Postdoctoral Association’s Travel Grant Application

MUPA Travel Awards – Call for Applications

Every year the MU Postdoctoral Association (MUPA) allocates special funds to help support postdoc attendance at conferences during their time at MU.  We are happy to announce that applications for MU Postdoctoral Association Travel Awards 2017-2018 are now open.

We strongly encourage all postdocs to apply for this award. Post-docs may receive up to $300 towards registration fees for any Meeting/Conference and/or training program taking place July 1st 2017 to June 30th 2018.

We particularly encourage postdocs who have not yet received an award from MU Postdoctoral Association, as well as those who are presenting work done whilst at Mizzou.

If you wish to apply please complete the attached application package and return it to 

The submission deadline is 6 PM, February 23rd 2018.