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Vanderbilt Integrated Training Alliance

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Welcome to the Vanderbilt Integrated Training Alliance, an annual Postdoctoral Program in Biomedical Sciences for postdocs doing high impact biomedical research in a culturally and academically diverse environment. Vanderbilt offers a world-class biomedical research center located within a college campus, providing a unique opportunity to maximize your exposure to scientific diversity, and your scientific potential as a postdoc.

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine hosts over 330 postdoctoral scholars in the biomedical sciences, representing the best recent Ph.D.s from all over the world. In addition to outstanding research, Vanderbilt postdocs benefit from award-winning postdoctoral professional development programs through the Vanderbilt Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) Office of Career Development ASPIRE program. Administered through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs in the Provost’s office, Vanderbilt University also supports an active Postdoctoral Association.

Vanderbilt has the scientific diversity and resources to support your growth as an independent scientist. Here are just a few of the research areas and resources available to you as a postdoc at Vanderbilt:

Research Resources

Cell Imaging Shared Resource

Mass Spectrometry Research Center

Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center

BioVU Vanderbilt DNA Databank

VANTAGE/VANGUARD: Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics

Research Areas:


Cell and Developmental Biology

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics


Center for Structural Biology

Quantitative Systems Biology

Vanderbilt Brain Institute

Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research

Vanderbilt Center for Stem Cell Biology

Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology

Vanderbilt Institute of Infection, Immunology and Inflammation

Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center

Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology

Vanderbilt Diabetes Center

Vanderbilt Genetics Institute

Vanderbilt Institute of Imaging Science

Vanderbilt Center for Precision Medicine

Warren Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery