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Announcements & Editorials

October 28, 2022: Donor Establishes the Dr. Roger Chalkley Critical Need Fund

In recognition of Roger Chalkley, retired senior associate dean for biomedical research education and training, Dr. Tom Daniel, a former Vanderbilt professor, biotechnology R&D leader, and venture investor, has established the Dr. Roger Chalkley Critical Need Fund to support biomedical graduate students who encounter unanticipated financial challenges. Read more.

September 1, 2022: Basic Science researchers gain access to BioRender Premium

Thanks to a partnership between the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Basic Sciences, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, and the Office of the Provost, all graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, staff, and primary faculty in Basic Sciences will gain access to BioRender Premium for the duration of a one-year pilot license beginning on September 1, 2022. Read more.

June 21, 2022: Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences names renowned scholar John Kuriyan as next dean

Vanderbilt University has named John Kuriyan, one of the world’s leading structural biologists, as its next dean of the School of Medicine Basic Sciences. Read more.