Posts in Workshops and Seminars

Insomniac’s Paradise: A Sleep-Inducing Foray into the World of Patents

Kim Petrie
October 25, 2013

The Life Science Tennessee Academic Alliance announces the next installment of the Accelerate Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship series, taking place November 19 at 5:30pm in the Owen Graduate School of Management Room 230. “Insomniac’s Paradise: A Sleep-Inducing Foray into the World of Patents” will be presented by Alan Bentley, M.S., Assistant Vice Chancellor of the Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization. Learn everything you need to know

Vanderbilt MPH information sessions to be held in November

Kim Petrie
October 24, 2013

Vanderbilt’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program is hosting two campus information sessions in November for prospective students.  Vanderbilt’s M.P.H. program prepares leaders to make an impact on today’s most pressing and complex health challenges.  Learn more about our innovative program from M.P.H. faculty members, current students, and program staff at one of our upcoming campus information sessions:           

TOMORROW - From Observation to Opportunity (Accelerate Science Innovation & Entrepreneurship seminar)

Kim Petrie
October 22, 2013

TOMORROW, October 23 at 5:30pm, the Life Science TN Academic Alliance will host the next Accelerate Science Innovation & Entrepreneurship seminar. Dr. Tom Nabors speak about an idea from his dental clinic that became a product for a startup company (OralDNA Labs), which was acquired in a about a year by Quest Diagnostics. This is a wonderful success story and we can expect to learn a lot about how this particular entrepreneur brought a product to market. His talk is aptly titled “From Observation to Opportunity.”

Coming Soon: Interviewing with the Deans in Your Faculty Job Search

Kim Petrie
October 22, 2013

Preparing for a teaching/research career in academia? You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear about the academic interview process from the perspectives of three Vanderbilt University Deans. This panel discussion will be Monday, November 4, 2013, from 11:00am-12:00pm in the Bishop Johnson Black Cultural Center Auditorium. Advance registration is requested at http://goo.gl/U8NerB.  Sponsored by the Graduate School and GradLEAF.

RESCHEDULED - "Local Legislation: Spotlight on the Tennessee Medical Licensing Bill"

Kim Petrie
October 21, 2013

The Life Science Tennessee Academic Alliance is sponsoring a series of seminars this fall about science policy. The new date and time for "Local Legislation: Spotlight on the Tennessee Medical Licensing Bill" will be Monday, November 4 at 5:30PM. The seminar will be in Light Hall 512. RSVP here. Speakers will be Garry Latimer and Dr. Greg Stelzer. R. Garry Latimer, the President and CEO of DiaTech, and Dr.

What Every International Student Needs to Know about the US Job Search

International students and postdocs, you don't want to miss this upcoming workshop on the US Job Search by author Dan Beaudry! On Wednesday, November 13 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall Room 103, Dan Beaudry will present, "What Every International Student Should Know about U.S. Employment: A Recruiter's Perspective." Following his presentation, Mr. Beaudry will sign copies of his book, Power Ties. A limited number of books will be available for purchase at the book signing.

2013 Vanderbilt Health Care Conference

Kim Petrie
October 2, 2013

If you are interested in pursuing a career in health care industry business or policy, check out the Vanderbilt Health Care Conference hosted by the Owen Graduate School of Management. The 2013 Vanderbilt Health Care Conference will be held on Friday, October 25th, 2013 at the new Music City Center in Nashvill

FDA Virtual Hiring Event

Kim Petrie
October 2, 2013

Office of Generic Drugs (OGD), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the FDA is excited to announce our first Virtual Hiring Event scheduled for October 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM EST. You will have the opportunity to meet the Director of the office along with other staff members and learn firsthand about the positions available within OGD. CDER’s Office of Generic Drugs is seeking talented, highly motivated and qualified individuals to help implement the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012 (GDUFA).

PMF Program Coffee Chat is TODAY and next Wednesday

Kim Petrie
September 25, 2013

The PMF Class of 2014 tentative application period is from Tuesday, October 1 through Tuesday, October 15, 2013. We recommend you apply early and set aside ample time to complete the entire application. The Become A PMF section on the PMF website will soon be updated for the PMF Class of 2014 application cycle.

More Law-related Campus Events

Kate Stuart
September 16, 2013

More opportunities in Law… Did you enjoy Seth Ogden’s PhD Career Connections talk on Patent Law and want to know more about law school? Two opportunities on campus may be of interest to you. First, the Vanderbilt Center for Student Professional Development is hosting a Law School Fair in the Student Life Center Ballroom on September 19 from 2-5:00PM. Speak to Admissions reps from varied law schools to find out which school is right for you.

CIRTL Coffee Hour for Postdocs

Kate Stuart
September 9, 2013

CIRTL is inviting you to join them for a series of panel discussions designed around the theme of Career Development. The first of the series is being held this coming Monday, Sept 9, 2013, 3:45 – 5:15 p.m.  in 110 Featheringill Hall.  The topic is Careers in STEM.  The background to the series is described below.  Please join us and invite other postdocs who you know to come with you.

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