Reunion Walkabout

Join us for the Alumni Walkabout on Friday afternoon!

After noon on Friday, different departments and programs will be hosting forums, seminars, poster sessions, and other opportunities to connect and engage with faculty, alumni, and current trainees. The list below is evolving! Check back periodically for more details.


Group   Details
BRET Office of Career Development Free professional headshots for alumni, 11am-4pm, Medical Center North studio, Room C-2207
Biochemistry Coffee Reception, 1:00-2:00pm (Light Hall 618, common area)
Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences Ice Cream Social at 2:00pm, Lab tour at 3:00, MRB III, 8th floor atrium

Cancer Biology

Department of Cancer Biology Social, 2-4 pm, Preston Research Building 898J

Cell & Developmental Biology

"Latest Discoveries from CDB Benches" 
afternoon snacks and conversation with researchers and Nikon COE facility users, 2-3:30pm (Third floor Atrium of MRB 3)

Chemical & Physical Biology Program CPBP Reception, 3-4pm (Common Area, 6th floor, Light Hall 618)
CORE Facilities and Shared Resources Tours
Alumni will visit two of five available "sister" cores. Selection of cores will be done via a REDCap survey on a first-come, first-served basis. Tours begin in the North Lobby of Light Hall. Additional information will be provided at the Reunion (ie: meeting times and which tours you will take). See full descriptions of all five tours here.

Tour #1: VANderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics (VANTAGE) and Flow Cytometry Shared Resource

Tour #2: Vanderbilt Antibody & Protein Resource (VAPR) and High Throughput Screening Facility

Tour #3: Cell Imaging Shared Resources (CISR) and the Nikon Center of Excellence

Tour #4: Mass Spectometry Research Center and Proteomics Core

Tour #5: Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) for Human, Small Animal and Molecular Probes/Radiochemistry

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

MPB Alumni Symposium (register here)

1:00 – 4:00  Symposium presentations – 214 Light Hall

4:00 – 5:00  Poster Session – Light Hall North Lobby

Neuroscience Coffee Reception with alumni and students, 6131 MRB III, 2-3pm
Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology Welcome Reception, Room A5305 MCN, 1-3pm
Pharmacology 26th Annual Joel G. Hardman Student-Invited Pharmacology Forum, Student Life Center, 1-6pm
The Wond'ry Visit the Wond'ry for an Open Tour from noon to 1pm, after the Morning of Discovery.