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Seeking Grad Students to Pilot Discovery Diagnosis Online Course

Jul. 5, 2019—We are looking for students to help pilot new, entireing online courses on topics related to drug discovery and development. We are particularly interested in recruiting students who are graduate, medical, or advanced undergraduate students. The current course pilots are listed below. More information can be found at the Drug Discovery Online website (https://vanderbilt.edu/drugdiscovery/courses/). Students...

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ASPIRE Module: Data Science Essentials 2019-20

Jul. 3, 2019—In the 2019-20 academic year, the BRET Office of Career Development is offering an ASPIRE module for biomedical graduate students and postdocs, Data Science Essentials. It is ideal for trainees who are interested in: learning what data science careers entail; acquiring introductory technical competencies to break into the field of data science; honing their communication skills, both...

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From Academia to Industry: An Amgen Perspective, Sept 18, 2019, Cambridge, MA, Call for applications via the ASPIRE Program

Jul. 3, 2019—The ASPIRE Program is partnering with Amgen, Cambridge, MA, to send two senior graduate students or postodoctoral fellows to this annual event: From Academia to Industry: An Amgen Perspective (Amgen Postdoc Day) Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Cambridge, MA Coordinated by the BRET Office of Career Development, Vanderbilt University  This program is designed for senior graduate students and postdoctoral...

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SPEX at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Postdoctoral Symposium, August 6th

Jul. 1, 2019—Oak Ridge National Laboratory Postdoctoral Association (ORPA) symposium on Tuesday, August 6th. SPEX (Southeastern Postdoctoral Exchange) Mission: To give postdocs opportunities to network and present their work in ways not normally available to them: through invited seminars, symposia, and targeted exchanges with other local institutes   Current Partners: University of Kentucky – Lexington and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (more to...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Scholar, Machine Learning, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Systems Medicine, and Department of Biomedical Data Science,Stanford University

Jul. 1, 2019—The Wall Lab in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Systems Medicine, and Department of Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University seeks a talented, highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with a background in machine learning and/or mobile and wearable computing. The Wall Lab is developing software for platforms including mobile phones and Google Glass to support...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow Position, Quantitative Single Cell Systems Biology, Neuert Lab, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Jun. 28, 2019—The Neuert Lab in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics focuses on quantitative understanding of fundamental molecular mechanism of signal transduction and gene regulatory processes in mammalian cells exposed to kinetic environments. We seek a highly motivated and talented researcher with training in mammalian cell biology with focus on signaling or transcription and some...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow Position, Single Cell Cancer Biology, Neuert Lab, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Jun. 28, 2019—The Neuert Lab in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and funded by the NCI – Pre-Cancer Atlas Consortium develops and applies novel multiplexed single molecule RNA-FISH assays to distinguish between individual normal and pre-cancerous cells. We seek a highly motivated and talented researcher with training in biomedical engineering or related field with focus...

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Fall Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

Jun. 27, 2019—Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Scholar position – Genomics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Jun. 26, 2019—Description The Wall Lab in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Systems Medicine, and Department of Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University seeks a talented, highly motivated researcher with a background in computational genomics. The group primarily focuses on identifying genetic risk factors in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with whole genome sequencing (WGS) datasets and...

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Tomorrow’s Professor: Finding Teaching Experience When You’re Not a TA

Jun. 24, 2019—Finding Teaching Experience When You’re Not a TA is a great resource from the Tomorrow’s Professor blog, curated by Rick Reis.  

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Job opportunity: Informal STEAM Educator for National School Tour, Wondergy, National Travel, Based in Philadelphia, PA

Jun. 24, 2019—Wondergy Science Education is seeking charismatic scientists who want to travel the USA presenting school assemblies. You’ll present an unscripted interactive show, engaging with students’ questions and ideas, and making it fun, educational, and exciting. You will visit over 80,000 students in over 30 states, and make a huge impact on the world. This is...

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Insight Fellows Programs are now accepting applications!

Jun. 19, 2019—The Insight Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students looking to transition to advanced careers in data and engineering. Over the past 6 years, we have helped over 1800 Insight Fellows become data scientists and engineers at over 700 leading companies. Insight is now accepting applications from graduating students (must have completed all coursework...

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CQS Summer Institute Registration is Now Open!

Jun. 19, 2019—Registration is now OPEN for the Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences (CQS) Summer Institute program of 2019!  OVERVIEW: Our CQS Summer Institute offers four great courses that will sharpen your quantitative research skills and give you methods and tools to deepen your understanding in biostatistics and bioinformatics.  Registration is expected to open in early May and participants are...

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UM Med School Postdoc Recruitment event “Postdoc Preview”

Jun. 19, 2019—The University of Michigan Medical School will host its next postdoctoral recruitment event October 10-11, 2019. We kindly ask that you explore Postdoc Preview and share this information with trainees, colleagues or departments that are especially strong in your field. Postdoc Preview introduces upper-level graduate students in the biomedical sciences to the excellent research and training opportunities...

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Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is seeking a consultant with expertise in higher education assessment

Jun. 18, 2019—The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is seeking a consultant with expertise in higher education assessment to help us conduct a survey of neuroscience departments and programs. If you have suggestions of individuals or groups who may be interested in learning more about this project, please contact sraver@sfn.org.   SfN conducts a periodic survey of neuroscience...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Scholar, Genomics, Wall Lab, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Jun. 17, 2019—The Wall Lab in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Systems Medicine, and Department of Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University seeks a talented, highly motivated researcher with a background in computational genomics. The group primarily focuses on identifying genetic risk factors in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with whole genome sequencing (WGS) datasets and analysis...

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Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program application now open!

Jun. 17, 2019—Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine welcomes applications for its Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program. The application period ois now open! The deadline to apply is September 6, 2019, and the 2020 session will last from January 21 until April 10. The Program...

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BCG Virtual Coffee Chats – June 26, 2019

Jun. 14, 2019—BCG Atlanta will be hosting virtual “coffee chats” on June 26 throughout the day for students interested in learning more about BCG consultancy. Alumna Dr. Aparna Shekar will be hosting the chats. Interested students register here https://talent.bcg.com/Events?folderId=10025867

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Job Opportunity: Summer Neuroscience Instructor, Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY), Baltimore, Maryland

Jun. 13, 2019—Summer 2019 Employment Opportunities Neuroscience Instructor We are currently seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates to work in our summer programs. You can apply to work for us through this link.  We are seeking individuals for the following course: Neuroscience (grades 7-10) In this course, students investigate the development, evolution, and structure of the brain...

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Fall Course offering in Dr. Meiler’s lab

Jun. 13, 2019—NEW APPROACHES FOR PRACTICAL AND TIME EFFICIENT CLONING, CONSTRUCT DESIGN AND THE STRATEGIC SELECTION OF PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTION TECHNIQUES. Course Description: Research techniques are always changing, they develop and improve and sometimes it is hard to stay fully informed. In this module we will talk about different methods and techniques you want to use to be...

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