Posts in Announcements

Graduate & Professional Student Town Halls on Mental Health and Wellbeing

Kate Stuart
February 9, 2017
Posted in Announcements

You are invited to the Graduate & Professional Student Town Halls Hosted by the Chancellor's Strategic Planning Committee on Mental Health and Wellbeing Two opportunities to give your input on mental health and well-being at Vanderbilt University. Refreshments will be served at each event.   Sessions for Graduate and Professional students will be:             Monday, February 13th, 10 a.m. to noon in the Student Life Center BOT Room

The Lasker Foundation 2017 Essay Contest

Kate Stuart
February 8, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Lasker Foundation has launched its 2017 Essay Contest! This exciting challenge engages young scientists and clinicians in a discussion about the big questions in biology and medicine today, and the role of biomedical research in our society. The contest aims to build skills in communicating important medical and scientific issues to broader audiences.  

Laboratory Leadership Service fellowship with the CDC

Kate Stuart
February 7, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The CDC's Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) fellowship program prepares early-career laboratory scientists to become future public health laboratory leaders. LLS focuses on developing laboratory scientists who integrate safety and quality as principal elements in all of in their work, which is vital to protecting the public's health, safety, and security.

RadX Innovation Challenge: Kick-Off Event on Thursday, February 16, from 4:00 to 5:30 pm, at the Wond'ry

Ashley Brady
February 7, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Radx is a novel healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship incubator within the Department of Radiology. Our mission is to foster and support the development and commercialization of creative healthcare technology solutions. Teams will compete to develop creative solutions to unmet needs in health care, with two $10,000 prizes awarded to the winning teams.  Radx’s inaugural activity will be a four-month Innovation Challenge, described below. 

Internship Opportunity: Software Engineering Research intern, Flatiron Health

Kate Stuart
February 2, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Our engineering team The Flatiron Health engineering team builds and runs data processing pipelines, algorithmic and human-operated data curation tools, and customer-facing data analytics and visualization tools. We build systems that clean, structure and understand clinical-level patient data as we build the largest, most comprehensive set of oncology data intelligence. We scale pipelines to handle the world's oncology data with creative engineering solutions to open-ended oncology data problems. Read about our engineering culture!   Our data

Vanderbilt STEM Teaching Journal Club, speaker CIRTL's Jean Alley on Feb 9

Kate Stuart
January 27, 2017
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Vanderbilt STEM Teaching Journal Club will be meeting Thursday, Feb. 9 from 4-5pm in MRBIV 11455. We will be joined by Jean Alley of Vanderbilt CIRTL to discuss active learning strategies that promote diversity and inclusion. All graduate students, postdocs, and anyone interested in teaching are welcome - no experience necessary, just an interest to learn! Please contact tyler.perfitt@vanderbilt.edu with questions.

Postdoctoral fellowship opportunities - Harvard Data Science Initiative - apply now!

Kim Petrie
January 26, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Harvard University Data Science Initiative is seeking applications for its inaugural Harvard Data Science Postdoctoral Fellows Program for the 2017-2018 academic year. The normal duration of the Fellowship is two years. Fellows will receive a generous salary as well as an annual allocation for research and travel expenses.

Job and Volunteer Opportunities relating to science policy and advocacy

Kim Petrie
January 24, 2017

AMS Recruiting Volunteers for Climate Science Day on Capitol Hill The American Meteorological Society Policy Program is recruiting volunteers to participate in Climate Science Day on Capitol Hill on March 20 and 21. The purpose of the visits is to provide members of Congress the best possible access to scientific information on climate science for making policy decisions. Applications are due Feb. 10.  

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