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NAS Report: Sexual Harassment Briefing

The National Academy of Sciences conducted an on-campus briefing of their  “Consensus Study Report on Sexual Harassment of Women in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,” for Basic Sciences faculty, students, postdocs and staff. If you missed it, you can still view online simulcasts here (faculty presentation) and here (student and postdocs presentation) . See Flyer View   NAS-Report   Go to Project Safe


What is social media good for, and how can you make best use of it?

Basic Sciences is considering running a workshop and/or a panel discussion on the use of social media in our professional lives. Whether you have no experience at all or whether you’re a #ScienceTwitter veteran, we want to know if you would find this opportunity beneficial. If you’re a Vanderbilt faculty member, a lab manager, or simply someone who manages a lab’s social media accounts, please fill out our survey to let us know your thoughts.

New online courses announced

The Department of Pharmacology and Basic Sciences are proud to announce the launch of the new didactic resource Drug Discovery Online! These two-week, online mini-courses are perfect for graduate or medical students and even advanced undergraduates. Four courses have now launched, and are open to the first 30 VU students to complete the interest form.