Posts in Workshops and Seminars

National Academies of Science to sponsor Communication Workshop on December 9-10

Kim Petrie
December 4, 2013

On December 9-10, the National Academies of Science is sponsoring a science communication workshop, Sustainable Infrastructure for Life Sciences Communication. Leaders from the life sciences community and research organizations can join in person or by webcast to explore the barriers to public communications in the life sciences.

Interested in a career in clinical genetics? Attend the special educational session for students at the ACMG annual conference in Nashville in March.

Kim Petrie
November 25, 2013

If you are a graduate student considering a career in clinical medical genetics, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) announces a (FREE!) special educational session for students to be held at ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Nashville, TN. The 2014 ACMG meeting being held March 25-29 is the educational and networking event for medical and clinical geneticists, genetic counselors, and other medical practitioners who are providing comprehensive diagnostic, management and counseling services for patients with, or at risk for, genetic

Career-related events at International Education Week

Kim Petrie
November 6, 2013

International Education Week is an annual initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, http://iew.state.gov/, to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the U.S.  Vanderbilt is celebrating IEW with a range of events, including some with a career and professional development focus.

"Students for Science Policy" events with the Academic Alliance of Life Science Tennessee

Kate Stuart
November 5, 2013

The Academic Alliance of Life Science Tennessee has a new program for graduate, law, and business students interested in learning about and gaining experience in science policy.  This program will complement LifeSciTN's initiatives to advance the life science industry in Tennessee and will connect their advocacy initiatives to our students.

Kenny Gibbs to discuss science policy and research on career choice of STEM PhDs

Don't miss the November PhD Career Connections seminar about Science Policy on Wednesday, November 13! The speaker is Dr. Kenny Gibbs, who recently finished a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship at the National Science Foundation. During his AAAS Fellowship, Kenny conducted research about factors that influence career choice of STEM PhD students and postdoctoral fellows.

General interest meeting for Vanderbilt Women in Science group

Kim Petrie
October 25, 2013

There has been a recent effort to develop a Women in Science and Engineering Initiative across the Vanderbilt campus. This new venture will host a general interest meeting on Friday, November 1st from 3-5pm in 208 Light Hall. This meeting is open to ALL students, fellows, faculty and staff. The group will give updates on their current efforts, and solicit suggestions and ideas of what you would like to see happen as this initiative develops at Vanderbilt. Additionally, the group will describe ways to help and become involved.

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).

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