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Laine Russell Distinguished Early Career Fellowship applications now being accepted via Oak Ridge Natl Lab

Kate Stuart
October 8, 2015
Posted in Announcements

ORAU is pleased to provide the information below regarding an opportunity available to all institutions. This notice is a service to ORAU Sponsoring and Associate Institutions. Please forward within your institution and broadly to colleagues as you feel appropriate.


Laine Russell Distinguished Early Career Fellowship applications now being accepted


Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Network presents the Workshop Series, Fall 2015

Kate Stuart
October 1, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Week 3 Preview: Value Proposition and Customer Segments- with Dr. John A. Bers

Dr. John A. Bers will discuss the Value Proposition and Customer Segments portion of the Business Model Canvas, which are imperative to the viability of any business and for which all of the other business model building blocks depend on

Scientific Advisor - Patent Prosecution Law Firm in Austin, TX

Kim Petrie
October 1, 2015

Scientific Advisor - Patent Prosecution Law Firm Position within the life sciences-focused patent counseling and prosecution. Position is located in Austin, TX.


Duties include:

- conduct prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses

- analyze patent and scientific papers and documents to assist patent agents and attorneys on patent prosecution and counseling

- draft patent applications and responses to office actions

- advise agents and lawyers on technology issues


Webinar series on engaging scientists and engineers in public policy starts September 29

Kim Petrie
September 25, 2015

The Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy (ESEP) Coalition, a group founded in 2013 and hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), is hosting a new webinar series on the importance of scientists and engineers engaging in public policy at all levels of government. The first webinar of the series will be Tuesday, September 29, 4:45 p.m. EDT. Registration is available here.

Vanderbilt Entrepreneurial Network (VEN) Fall Education Series

Ashley Brady
September 22, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The Vanderbilt Entrepreneurship Network (VEN) is putting together a collaborative effort to engage, enhance and educate the Vanderbilt community on entrepreneurship and technology commercialization. The founding organizations within VEN are LifeScienceTN Academic Alliance (LST-AA), the Center for Tech Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC), and the Vanderbilt Innovation and Entrepreneurship Society (VINES).

Next Data Science Fellowship program from the Data Science Incubator begins January 4 - Apply now

Kim Petrie
September 18, 2015

The Data Incubator is an intensive six-week data science Fellowship that  prepares top science and engineering graduates to work as data scientists and quants in the private sector. We then  help you find jobs at some of the world's top companies. The program is free for Fellows. Employers pay fees if they hire from the program.Join us in person  in NYC, DC, SF, or online!