ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows
Explore topics in career development and professionalism.
The ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows is a seminar series featuring career development and professionalism topics curated specifically to help postdoctoral fellows maximize their training and successfully transition to their next career stage.
All past session handouts can be found via the special Vanderbilt Box ASPIRE Cafe folder.
All sessions are held from 11am – 12pm on Thursdays.
Add the sessions to your calendar here!
Training Stage Key
Sessions are open to Postdoctoral Fellows 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
|Postdoctoral fellows||First half of training period||Second half of training period||All years|
2022 – 2023
|September 22, 2022||Creating inclusive lab environments||Felysha Jenkins, Ph.D., Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Manager, Basic Sciences||Light Hall 214|
|December 1, 2022||K awards: Which one is Right for You?||Abigail Brown Ph.D., BRET Director of Outcomes Research||Light Hall 214|
|January 26, 2023||The ins and outs and ups and downs of peer review||Roger Colbran, Ph.D., Professor, Vice Chair, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics||Light Hall 214|
|May 11, 2023||Setting Up and Running a New Lab||Neil Dani, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology|
Kathy DelGiorno, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Andrew Folkman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
|Light Hall 214|
Questions or suggestions for other topics? Email Ashley Brady at firstname.lastname@example.org.