Posts tagged Skill Development

Apply for VU Program in Molecular Medicine

Kate Stuart
April 12, 2016
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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!

This week with CIRTL... Using Visuals, Teaching Philosophies, and more!

Kate Stuart
April 11, 2016
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This week CIRTL is hosting a journal club, workshop, and Teaching in the US event - each touching on different aspects of teaching practices and philosophies. Our workshop is only available to students who registered ahead of time, but our journal club and Teaching in the US discussion are drop-in events open to all.

RCR Day 2016: May 16

Kate Stuart
April 5, 2016
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The annual full day RCR training is scheduled for Monday, May 16th from 8 am-5:30 pm in 208 LH.     RCR Training Day FAQ's Pre-registration IS required by following this link- http://bit.ly/229Lx1D (also available on the RCR page of the BRET website)

BEST Call for Bloggers

Kate Stuart
March 20, 2016
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Your school’s BEST career development program is part of a national NIH effort to help biomedical PhDs and postdocs prepare for a variety of career options. Only a handful of schools have programs like yours and we want to reach out to those of you interested in scientific communication and outreach careers and provide you with an opportunity to showcase your skills as well as gain experience.

Apply now for this unique short-term opportunity teaching science to undergraduates

Kim Petrie
March 16, 2016
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Citizen Science is a scientific literacy program required of all first year students at Bard College, regardless of intended major.  Held in January, this intense academic program introduces our students to scientific thinking by engaging them in problem-based learning classroom, computing and laboratory experiences. We are currently accepting applications from excellent scientists with a demonstrated interest in excellent undergraduate education.

Postdocs: Apply now for grant writing and professional development coaching group sponsored by NMRN

Kim Petrie
March 8, 2016
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NRMN is a nationwide consortium of biomedical professionals and institutions collaborating to provide all trainees across the biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences with evidence-based mentorship and professional development programming that emphasizes the benefits and challenges of diversity, inclusivity and culture within mentoring relationships, and more broadly the research workforce. The goal of the National Research Mentoring Network is to enhance the diversity of the NIH-funded research workforce.

REDcap Day, Conference May 2, 2016

Kate Stuart
March 6, 2016
Posted in Announcements

We are happy to announce the first ever Vanderbilt REDCap Day! Mark your calendars for Monday, May 2nd. Check in begins at 8am in the Light Hall, North Lobby and presentations are tentatively planned from 9am to 3pm, in Light Hall Room 208. 

STEM Pedagogy Journal Club: next meeting Thursday March 10th

Ashley Brady
March 1, 2016
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The STEM Pedagogy Journal Club Thursday, March 10th 4pm 11455 MRBIV At this meeting, we will be joined by Dr. Lori McGrew, Professor of Biology at Belmont University. Our article discussion will focus on using case studies as a learning tool in the college classroom. As part of our discussion, Dr. McGrew will share her experiences with using case studies in her own courses at Belmont. The article that will be discussed is:

2016 Intensive Management Training Course via ASCB & Keck Graduate Institute

Kate Stuart
February 18, 2016
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The course will introduce PhD scientists to the skills they need to thrive in industry and will expose them to the culture, organizational structures, and practices of life science companies through MBA-style case-based classroom experiences, networking, professional development workshops, and a team-based project.

STEM Pedagogy Journal Club with Cynthia Brame

Kate Stuart
February 17, 2016
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STEM Pedagogy Journal Club is a monthly meeting of graduate students and post-docs interested in science education and the latest practices in teaching. This month, Dr. Cynthia Brame, assistant director of the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching and the BOLD Fellows, will be joining us to discuss blended learning

Center for Teaching hires Graduate Students!

Kate Stuart
February 1, 2016
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Each year the Center for Teaching (CFT) hires a number of graduate students as part of its efforts to mentor and train graduate students, including those serving as teaching assistants or instructors of record here at Vanderbilt as well as those interested in developing teaching skills for future faculty careers. The CFT has several types of positions available for graduate students for the 2016-2017 academic year.  

Student Research Productivity Workshops, Spring 2016

Kate Stuart
February 1, 2016
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http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/students/workshops.php

Spring 2016 Workshops, at the Central Library, room 418a Research doesn't have to be overwhelming! Learn how to increase your productivity and improve your coursework. Drop in, no need to RSVP. Picking the Perfect Topic  Find out how concept mapping can jump start your research and help you focus your research statement. Wednesday February 10, noon - 1:00 p.m.

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