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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.

All sessions will be held virtually via Zoom.Please register at the link in each post to receive the Zoom login information for the scheduled event. 

Training Stage Key

Sessions are open to PhD Students at any stage of their training and all are welcome to attend. However, many topics are most relevant at specific stages. Each session is designated as such. Please use this key as a guide to determine which would be most beneficial to you

Year 1/2Year 3+All Years

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ASPIRE Bistro 2020-2021

DateTitleSpeakerTraining Stage
August 20, 2020
ASPIRE for Career PlanningThe ASPIRE Team
October 8, 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
November 5, 2020
Applying for Fellowships & NRSAsKim Petrie, PhD
Assistant Dean for Biomedical Career Development, Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Administration
December 3, 2020
Savvy Science: Professionalism Strategies for SuccessKate Stuart, Assistant Director, BRET Office of Career Development
January 7, 2021
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
February 4, 2021
Maximizing your Research EffortsKathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
March 4, 2021
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
April 8, 2021
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
May 6, 2021
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

 

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