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postdoc

[ pohst-dok ]

noun

  1. a postdoctoral award or scholar.


adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of postdoc1

First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening

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Example Sentences

Even during the pandemic, he still has a research lab with postdocs, and in November the FDA approved a drug for a premature aging condition known as progeria that was built on his research.

From Time

I was lucky to have a great group of graduate students and postdocs who I leaned on when my husband, Mike, got sick.

So Kanwisher, along with her postdoc Katharina Dobs and other colleagues, turned to deep nets for help.

The idea, he says, is to make sure that all students, postdocs, staff, and faculty experience a sense of value and belonging that nurtures creativity and innovation.

In work led by then-postdoc Jonathan Friedman, members of Gore’s lab isolated eight bacterial strains from soil and pitted them against each other in various combinations in their 96-well plates.

I was recruited back to the Texas Medical Center here after my postdoc.

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