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ASPIRE Bistro for PhD Students

Explore topics in career development and professionalism.

ASPIRE Bistro for PhD Students is a monthly seminar series featuring professional development topics of interest to biomedical graduate students. Conversations and questions are encouraged. Since the topic will change each meeting, feel free to attend as often as you wish.

All past session handouts can be found via the special Vanderbilt Box Bistro folder

Subscribe to the series Google Calendar here, or click on the links in the table to add individual sessions to your own calendar.

Share the series! Download the Fall 2019 flyer here.

ASPIRE Bistro 2019-2020

DateTitleSpeakerLocation
Wednesday,
September 4, 2019
Maximizing your Research EffortsKathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental
Biology
Light Hall 407
Wednesday,
October 2, 2019
The Next Step: Applying for a Postdoc or Your Post-Grad JobKathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental
Biology
Light Hall 415
Wednesday,
November 6, 2019
Applying for Fellowships & NRSAsKim Petrie, PhD
Assistant Dean for Biomedical Career Development, Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Administration, and
Melissa Krasnove,
Training Grant Development and Support Specialist
Light Hall 415
Wednesday,
December 4, 2019
Savvy Science, Professionalism Strategies for SuccessKate Stuart, Assistant Director, BRET Office of Career DevelopmentLight Hall 415
Wednesday,
February 5, 2020
Exploring and Preparing for Faculty CareersKathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental
Biology
TBD
Wednesday,
March 5, 2020
Building your BiosketchAshley Brady, PhD
Assistant Dean of Biomedical Career Engagement and Strategic Partnerships
Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Administration
TBD
Wednesday,
April 1, 2020
The Next Step: Applying for a Postdoc or Your Post-Grad JobKathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental
Biology
TBD
Wednesday,
May 6, 2020
Preparing to MentorKathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental
Biology

Beth Bowman, PhD Assistant Director, Graduate Programs in Biomedical Sciences
Co-Director, Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy
TBD
Wednesday,
May 27, 2020
A Fair Look: How to Review a PaperKathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental
Biology
TBD

Questions or suggestions for other topics?  Email Kate Stuart at kate.stuart@vanderbilt.edu