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Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lectures

Please join us on March 17 at 9:00 am for the Emerging Scholars Lecture featuring Daniel Castro, Ph.D., University of Washington: “Next-Generation Approaches for Investigating Neuropeptidergic Circuits in Reward and Motivation”  Read more

Undergraduate Immersion

The Undergraduate Immersion experience in the School of Medicine (SOM) provides Vanderbilt undergraduates a comprehensive mentored experience in discovery research. Projects should address a specific scientific question or gap in knowledge with systematic and methodologically rigorous investigation. Learn more about this program here.

Dean’s Faculty Fellows program recognizes early-stage faculty

The School of Medicine Basic Sciences has established a new Dean’s Faculty Fellows program designed to recognize the efforts of faculty in the early stages of their career. The inaugural recipients of this award are Marija Zanic, assistant professor of cell and developmental biology, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and biochemistry, and Manuel Ascano, assistant professor of biochemistry and pathology, microbiology and immunology. Read more.

Nobel Laureate Stanley Cohen Dies

It is with tremendous sadness that we share news of the passing of one of our greats. Professor Stanley Cohen passed away this morning on February 5, 2020. For now, we wanted to inform the Vanderbilt community of this unfortunate loss. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Stanley Cohen Innovation Fund. Read more.