Posts tagged Career Options: Research and Development

PhD Career Connections: Preclinical Research Services

Join us in welcoming back alumnus Chris Rogers, PhD. Dr. Rogers is the Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder of Exemplar Genetics, a company focused on the development and study of improved models of human disease.

Journey Through Science Day - PepsiCo R&D career event hosted by New York Science Alliance

Kim Petrie
July 6, 2016
Posted in Announcements

On November 14, 2016, the New York Academy of Sciences and PepsiCo will host a special Journey through Science Day at the Academy's headquarters in New York City. Fifty exceptional students and early career scientists (MS, PhD, postdoc) will be selected for this unique opportunity to interact with PepsiCo's R&D leadership, learn about their efforts to develop products rooted in science-based nutrition, and get an exclusive glimpse of how science has shaped their careers.

Procter & Gamble hosts FIRST

Kate Stuart
April 12, 2016
Posted in Announcements

FIRST (Focusing on Industrial Recruitment of Scientific Talent) is a Procter & Gamble sponsored conference targeted to PhD and Postdocs in STEM fields to gain a deeper understanding about industrial research careers.   P&G in collaboration with its minority scientists and the PhD recruiting office developed the conference 26 years ago (1990). The Conference will be held September 18-21st, in Cincinnati, Ohio (all expenses paid)

Apply for VU Program in Molecular Medicine

Kate Stuart
April 12, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Vanderbilt Program in Molecular Medicine is a unique training program available to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Biomedical Sciences at Vanderbilt University allowing for integration of thesis work with important clinical, disease-based areas. This program provides a supervised experience, including didactic and experiential courses, seminars and individual experiences, under the guidance of a clinical mentor and a basic science mentor. Apply for a spot in the program by July 1!

It's Symposium time! 2016 brings Careers in Industry.

This year, the BRET Office of Career Development is excited to welcome research and development professionals in industry. The unique perspectives, as well as practical tips about applying to jobs in industry, will be helpful to explore as well as strategize a career in industry.

Beyond the Lab: Nuruddeen Lewis, Drug Discovery

Kate Stuart
April 8, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Nuruddeen Lewis, PhD, Scientist, Cellular and Translational Immunology group, EMD Serono. Dr. Lewis spoke at a PhD Career Connections seminar in November, 2014, and we were glad to meet with him for an interview for Beyond the Lab!

Beyond the Lab: Karissa Culbreath, Medical Genetics

Kate Stuart
April 3, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Karissa Culbreath, the Scientific Director at Tricore Laboratories. Dr. Culbreath was a speaker at the 2013 Annual Career Symposium, and she shares her bio below. 

Job Opportunity: Applied Research Scientist at Molecular Sensing, Inc., Nashville, TN

Ashley Brady
February 3, 2016

Molecular Sensing Inc., is seeking an experienced biophysicist or biochemist for scientific application work at our headquarter laboratories in Nashville, Tennessee. Major responsibilities involve development of binding assays and characterization of drug-target interactions for our pharmaceutical client’s as part of our Drug Discovery Services outsourcing business.

Job Posting: Scientist II, R&D, Insight Genetics, Nashville, TN

Kate Stuart
November 3, 2015

INSIGHT GENETICS CULTURE Insight is proud of its culture, which focuses on providing a meaningful and challenging work environment where individuals are part of a team and are recognized for their creativity and ability to meet company goals. We offer a competitive salary, as well as medical and life insurance. SCIENTIFIC ENVIRONMENT

Event from Chemistry: Implementing Molecular Phenotyping and Systems Medicine Approaches in Personal and Public Healthcare

Kate Stuart
October 30, 2015

The Chemistry Graduate Association of Students (GSAC) and the Chemistry Department would like to extend an invitation to you to attend the 14th Mitchum E. Warren, Jr. Lecture in Chemistry: November 9th, 2015 4:15pm-5:30pm 208 Light Hall   

Job Opportunity: Clinician Position Specification, Foci Cognitive Training, Chattanooga, TN

Kate Stuart
August 26, 2015

Foci Cognitive Training is a new and innovative cognitive training company that specializes in the use of non-medicinal (technology-driven) interventions to alleviate the symptoms of ADHD and associated disorders.  Focusing primarily on children ages 5-20, the business will use neurofeedback training and working memory exercises as its primary modalities of therapy.  

ASPIRE Internship: NextGxDx

Ashley Brady
August 24, 2015
Posted in Announcements

ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: NextGxDx, Inc Product Development Analyst 810 Crescent Center Drive, Suite 280 Franklin, TN 37067   NextGxDx ( is a startup healthcare IP company located in Franklin, TN at the Cool Springs Life Science Center.  Our mission is to help physicians search, compare, and order the right genetic test, the first time.