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Public Policy, STEM & You: Past Participants Tell All!

Kim Petrie
July 22, 2016

Interested in learning about ways to engage in STEM Policy through Vanderbilt resources? Join the Graduate School for this informative panel discussion with graduate students who have participated in past STEM policy events.   Public Policy, STEM & You: Past Participants Tell All! Thursday, Aug. 11 5:00 – 6:00 pm 201 Alumni Hall Sponsored by the Graduate School 

Job Opportunities: Multiple Open Positions at DiaTech Holdings, Franklin, TN and San Diego, CA

Ashley Brady
July 22, 2016

DiaTech Holdings  (DTH) is an emerging biotechnology company specializing in cutting edge technologies utilizing molecular based clinical assays to generate actionable data for improved patient outcomes. We are currently focused on the MiCK, CEER, and flow cytometer technology platforms for use in our clinical assay development and FDA validation studies with the primary emphasis in oncology.

NIH Loan Repayment Program - apply July 1 through November 15

Kim Petrie
July 20, 2016
Posted in Announcements

NIH reissued notices for its various Loan Repayment Programs (LRP), which can ease some of the burden from your student loans. You may want to consider applying if you're an eligible doctoral-level clinician or researcher who's committed to conducting qualified research for at least two years. You can get up to $35,000 to offset your educational debt each year.

Center for Teaching provides Just In Time workshops

Kate Stuart
July 19, 2016
Posted in Announcements

https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/jittconf/

It’s never too late to make a good decision, right?  Although planning fall courses starts long before the start of classes, the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching recognizes that many instructors are still making course design and implementation decisions right up to the wire.  That’s why we’re offering a variety of teaching workshops for Vanderbilt instructors on August 22nd and 23rd, right before the first day of the fall semester.

Autism Science Foundation Inviting Applications for Pre- and Postdoctoral Training Awards Training Awards

Kate Stuart
July 19, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Autism Science Foundation is inviting applications to its Pre- and Postdoctoral Training Awards and Medical School Gap Year Research Training Awards program from graduate students, medical students, and postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing careers in basic and clinical research relevant to autism spectrum disorders.

Job Opportunity: Data analysts positions, Diffusion Imaging, Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Kate Stuart
July 14, 2016

Data analyst positions in diffusion imaging are available at the Section of Biomedical Image Analysis (SBIA), Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Candidates must have a background (Bachelors or Masters) in Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics or Math.  Experience in diffusion image analysis, statistical packages and python programming is a plus.

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral positions, Diffusion Imaging, SBIA, Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Kate Stuart
July 14, 2016

Postdoctoral positions in diffusion imaging are available at the Section of Biomedical Image Analysis (SBIA), Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Candidates must have a background in Electrical or Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Math or MR Physics.  Experience in diffusion imaging is a plus.

Job Opportunity: Immunology Postdoc, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Kate Stuart
July 14, 2016

The Laboratory of Dr. Matthew Bettini has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral scientist within the Diabetes and Endocrinology Section of the Pediatrics Department at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a background in Immunology that can independently carry multiple projects. The postdoctoral scientist would be a part of a group of Immunologists studying central and peripheral tolerance of self-antigens in models of autoimmunity.

SAVE THE DATE: 2016 Federal STEM Policy & Advocacy: An Inside the Beltway Look

Kim Petrie
July 7, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Are you a STEM PhD student or postdoctoral fellow interested in a career in science policy? The 3rd Annual workshop, "Federal STEM Policy & Advocacy: An Inside the Beltway Look" will be October 12-14, 2016. Hosted by the Vanderbilt Office of Federal Relations in their Washington, D.C., office, the workshop offers an inside look at how STEM policy is made and careers in policy and advocacy. Thirty Vanderbilt graduate students, postdocs, and undergrads will be selected to attend. Travel scholarships are available. 

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Kate Stuart
July 6, 2016

This is position in the laboratory of Durga Singer, MD, in the Department of Pediatrics.   As a newly minted independent investigator, Durga is doing very interesting work in the areas of hematopoiesis and tissue macrophage biology as they relate to obesity-induced inflammation and metabolism.  Project areas include:  1. Mechanisms driving hematopoiesis in diet-induced obesity, including changes in the bone marrow niche.  2. Sex differences in diet-induced obesity. 

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