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Job Posting: Genomic Analyst, GenomOncology

Kate Stuart
February 14, 2014

Genomic Analyst Role Description: GenomOncology has challenging opportunities for scientists of all experience levels who want to take their careers to a new level. We are actively pursuing candidates for our Genomic Analyst role to work onsite with our clients and assist in the analysis of both clinical and research sequencing data. The role would also involve assisting GenomOncology’s bioinformatics team in maintaining and developing capabilities for our clients.

ComSciCon: The Communicating Science workshop for graduate students

Kate Stuart
February 14, 2014

Communicating Science is a workshop series organized by graduate students, for graduate students, focused on science communication skills.  Our goal is to empower future leaders in technical communication to share the results from research in their field to broad and diverse audiences, not just practitioners in their fields.  For more information about ComSciCon events, read about our inaugural 2013 workshop.

How to Create a Plan for RCR Education for your NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award

Kate Stuart
February 13, 2014

Friday, March 21, 20149:00-10:00amCRC Conference Room (A-3210 MCN) Elizabeth Heitman is leading this presentation which will explore the criteria of and recommendations for creating a Responsible Conduct of Research education plan for an NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award application.  For more info, visit the workshop series site.

CBAS and VU-WiSE are hosting a t-shirt design competition!

Kate Stuart
February 11, 2014
Posted in Announcements

CBAS and VU-WiSE are hosting a t-shirt design competition!    Entries must be received by next Monday, February 17th.   In preparation for the Women in Science Symposium in April, the Chemical Biology Association of Students (CBAS) and Vanderbilt University Women in Science and Engineering (VU-WiSE) are hosting a t-shirt design competition!  

Job Opportunity: Senior Scientist, Abbott Laboratories

Kate Stuart
February 6, 2014

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 70,000 people.

PhD Career Connections: The Road to a Career in Writing with Your PhD

PhD Career Connections and the Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training present: "The Road to a Career in Writing with your PhD"featuring Elise Lamar, PhD, Stephen Ornes, and Bill SnyderWednesday, March 128:30-9:30amPRB 206Registration requested.

Internships with the Department of Education

Kate Stuart
January 31, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The Department of Education (ED) is the place where you can explore your interests in education policy research and analysis, or intergovernmental relations and public affairs, or even work with social media while learning about the role Federal Government plays in education. If the above appeals to you, then an internship at ED may be right for you.

Event: Careers in Campus Administration and Education: the Alternate Academic Path

Kate Stuart
January 31, 2014

Using your graduate degree in a university setting may take multiple paths. Join our alternate-academic panel, all of whom have used their degrees in non-faculty careers on a college campus.  Thursday, Feb. 274:00 – 5:30 pmLocation: Alumni Hall, Room 201 Panelists include:

Kerafast Lunch and Learn

Kate Stuart
January 31, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Save the date! Vanderbilt CTTC is planning a Lunch and Learn with Kerafast, a global leader in the commercialization of life sciences research tools. Kerafast has a program specific to universities that aims to commercialize research tools developed by faculty and staff. The event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 11, in Light Hall, room 415A-C. Time TBA. Click here to learn more about the program.

NIH Offers online SBIR Phase I Program for first-time applicants

Kate Stuart
January 31, 2014
Posted in Announcements

NIH offers online SBIR Phase I Program for first-time applicants The NIH SBIR Phase I Program for First-Time Applicants will be offered February 5 and 6, from 7 - 9pm, CST. The four-hour online program is designed to teach researchers, faculty members, graduate students, post-docs, and entrepreneurs how to create an SBIR company and apply to the NIH SBIR program. To learn more, click here.

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