Posts in Announcements

2017 ASCB Keck Graduate Institute Summer Biotech Course

Kate Stuart
February 22, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), in partnership with Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive course from July 9-15, 2017, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA. This course will accommodate 50 graduate students and postdocs (international and domestic). The course registration fee is $300, with an additional, optional accommodations package of $570.

Apply now for AAAS-CASE workshop about science policy: Deadline extended!

Kim Petrie
February 17, 2017
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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is hosting a workshop in Washington, DC, about science policy. Vanderbilt University will be selecting 2 graduate students to attend. Expenses will be fully paid by The Graduate School or an ASPIRE travel scholarship through the BRET Office. (To qualify for ASPIRE funding, students must have passed their qualifying exams and be training grant eligible.)

Re-posted: Inspirational "Beyond the Lab" Career Videos

Kate Stuart
February 16, 2017
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https://vanderbiltbiomedg.com/2017/02/09/inspirational-beyond-the-lab-career-videos/

This post was originally posted on the Vanderbilt blog: Materials & Methods, a blog for emerging biomedical scientists. One of the greatest joys of working in the Office of Career Development is helping our graduate students and postdocs find meaningful careers after their time at Vanderbilt. We prepare them in a number of ways – through seminars, workshops, individual coaching and more – and it is exciting to see them engaged in career exploration and self-discovery.

Invitation to the Wond’ry's PostFlight program

Kate Stuart
February 16, 2017
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Aspiring Vanderbilt entrepreneurs who have a viable early stage idea are encouraged to attend the Wond’ry PostFlight program. PostFlight provides a step-by-step guide to launching a venture. Taught by the Wond’ry Mentors-in-Residence, who are experts in their respective fields, PostFlight is the perfect next step for graduates of the Wond’ry PreFlight program, entrepreneurs with a validated and market-ready product or technology, and/or those individuals who would like to learn how to launch a non-profit or for-profit venture. Each session will feature a guest speaker followed by a question and answer session with a panel of experts. 

Graduate & Professional Student Town Halls on Mental Health and Wellbeing

Kate Stuart
February 9, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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

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