Posts in Announcements

Atlanta BEST Magazine: Call for articles

Angela Zito
April 25, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Atlanta BEST Magazine came out with its first Issue in August 2013. This magazine, for the most part, is run by trainees in the Atlanta BEST program and other BEST institutions. Contributing writers and inspiration come from firsthand Atlanta BEST program experiences, the nationwide consortium of BEST institutions, and engaged people who have messages to share with those working toward strengthening the biomedical workforce. 

Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program opens May 1, 2017

Kate Stuart
April 13, 2017
Posted in Announcements

On Monday, May 1, 2017, the application will open for The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program. Graduate and professional school students and those who have completed graduate studies within the last five years are eligible to apply.

Science Salon hosted by VU-WiSE, April 18

Kate Stuart
April 12, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Join Vanderbilt Women in Science and Engineering (VU-WiSE) for a Science Salon celebrating the work of women in STEM at Vanderbilt. VU-WiSE is a community and support network of women in science, engineering and mathematics at Vanderbilt. Our members range from undergraduate students to faculty and staff.

Call for bloggers - NIH Extracellular RNA Communication Program Blog Series

Angela Zito
April 10, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training & NIH Extracellular RNA Communication Program   Call for Bloggers 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.

Insight Data Science Fellows Program Expands to Seattle!

Angela Zito
April 5, 2017
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Insight Data Science Fellows Program Expands to Seattle! Insight is expanding to Seattle this summer. The first session of the Insight Data Science Fellows program based in Seattle will begin in July, with mentorship from data teams at Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, and many more data teams. This Insight Fellows Program, like all Insight programs, is tuition-free.

Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication, Boston, MA

Angela Zito
April 5, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Rita Allen Foundation and WGBH Boston are pleased to announce the Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication. This new program will provide a year's support for one fellow to study the field of science media, experiment with successful media formats and work to expand science literacy in the general public.  The fellow will embed at WGBH, one of the pre-eminent science media producers in the US and home to the flagship public media science series NOVA.

VU-WiSE Event: Elevator Talk Salon

Kate Stuart
April 3, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Elevator Talk Salon April 18, 2017 4-6 PM Alumni Hall 201 4-5 PM Elevator Talk presentations 5-6 PM Reception – Meet and Mingle This event is a chance for our members to present and learn about the work in STEM being done by women at Vanderbilt and to meet and network with VU-WiSE members.

Writing Opportunity: Angelman Biomarkers/Outcomes Measures Alliance

Ashley Brady
March 31, 2017
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The Angelman Biomarkers/Outcomes Measures Alliance (ABOM) is seeking volunteer writing support for their organization. Barbara O'Brien (current Neuroscience graduate student) is working with Dr. Terry Jo Bichell (Vanderbilt University graduate school alum, Bowman Lab, Neuroscience) on building the Angelman Biomarkers/Outcome Measures (A-BOM) Alliance Reports page (http://www.angelmanbiomarkers.org/reports.html).

"PhD Careers in Think Tanks," VersatilePhD panel discussion, April 3-7

Angela Zito
March 27, 2017

PhD Careers in Think Tanks April 3-7, 2017 STEM PhDs can positively impact society by working in "think tanks", non-academic research organizations that influence public policy around an important issue or cluster of issues. Think tanks hire PhDs to conduct and evaluate studies and help develop policy recommendations.

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