Posts in Workshops and Seminars

Dissertation Writing Workshop Series

Rachel Howell
September 12, 2014

Fridays in October, Buttrick 202This series will address a range of issues that writers across the disciplines face as they tackle their dissertations. Participants can register for the entire series or for individual workshops at:

PhD Career Connections: College Teaching

Join us as we talk to two professors in different academic settings. Tuesday, October 149:00-10:00amPRB 206 Mark Forsyth, PhD, Associate Professor, The College of William and MaryYanice Méndez-Fernandez, Assistant Professor, Trevecca Nazarene University  

VU-WiSE Elevator Talk Salon

Rachel Howell
September 8, 2014

VU-WiSE Elevator Talk Salon Thursday September 18, 2014Elevator Talks: 4-5 pm | Casual Social: 5-6 pm 201 Alumni Hall Join us for either or both sessions! This social event is open to all.  Bring a friend ... or three! Learn about four scientists’ exciting research while polishing their elevator talks. Followed by a Casual Social with light refreshments.

Unique data science training program

Rachel Howell
September 8, 2014

Insight Data Science is an intensive six week post-doctoral training fellowship bridging the gap between academia and data science. Based in Silicon Valley and New York City, the program enables scientists to learn the industry specific skills needed to work in the growing field of big data at leading companies. Full tuition scholarship for all Fellows. Learn more and apply on line here:

Registration open for a joint meeting of the Midwest and Southeast Chapters of the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities, Opryland Resort, Nashville

Rachel Howell
September 3, 2014

Registration is open for the combined meeting of the Midwest Association of Core Facility Directors and the Southeastern Association of Shared Resources at the Opryland Resort in Nashville, October 9-11, 2014.  This annual meeting is focused on administrative and scientific topics relevant to all shared resource directors and personnel.

ASPIRE Modules: 2014 Fall Courses announced

Kate Stuart
August 13, 2014

The BRET Office of Career Development is excited to announce new programming being offered this fall as part of the ASPIRE Program! We are introducing five new ASPIRE Modules designed to provide graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with career exploration and training enhancement opportunities. The ASPIRE Modules are short, non-credit-bearing courses intended to help you develop professional skills in business, clinical research, and communication.

SAVE THE DATE: Life Science Tennessee Annual Conference and Venture Forum

Kim Petrie
June 5, 2014

The annual meeting of Tennessee's life science industry organization, Life Science Tennessee, will be October 20-22, 2014, in Nashville. Life Science Tennessee's Annual Conference and Venture Forum will bring a robust schedule of top speakers, panels and showcases. This year's line-up features the Third Annual Venture Forum, a technology showcase, as well as an Academic Alliance poster session.