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TOMORROW - From Observation to Opportunity (Accelerate Science Innovation & Entrepreneurship seminar)

Kim Petrie
October 22, 2013

TOMORROW, October 23 at 5:30pm, the Life Science TN Academic Alliance will host the next Accelerate Science Innovation & Entrepreneurship seminar. Dr. Tom Nabors speak about an idea from his dental clinic that became a product for a startup company (OralDNA Labs), which was acquired in a about a year by Quest Diagnostics. This is a wonderful success story and we can expect to learn a lot about how this particular entrepreneur brought a product to market. His talk is aptly titled “From Observation to Opportunity.”

International Research Opportunity for PhD students - Chateaubriand Fellowship

Kim Petrie
October 22, 2013
Posted in Announcements

The Chateaubriand Fellowship -  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) - is a grant offered by the Office for Science and Technology (OST) of the Embassy of France in the United States. The Chateaubriand Fellowship aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects by encouraging exchange at the d

Coming Soon: Interviewing with the Deans in Your Faculty Job Search

Kim Petrie
October 22, 2013

Preparing for a teaching/research career in academia? You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear about the academic interview process from the perspectives of three Vanderbilt University Deans. This panel discussion will be Monday, November 4, 2013, from 11:00am-12:00pm in the Bishop Johnson Black Cultural Center Auditorium. Advance registration is requested at http://goo.gl/U8NerB.  Sponsored by the Graduate School and GradLEAF.

RESCHEDULED - "Local Legislation: Spotlight on the Tennessee Medical Licensing Bill"

Kim Petrie
October 21, 2013

The Life Science Tennessee Academic Alliance is sponsoring a series of seminars this fall about science policy. The new date and time for "Local Legislation: Spotlight on the Tennessee Medical Licensing Bill" will be Monday, November 4 at 5:30PM. The seminar will be in Light Hall 512. RSVP here. Speakers will be Garry Latimer and Dr. Greg Stelzer. R. Garry Latimer, the President and CEO of DiaTech, and Dr.

What Every International Student Needs to Know about the US Job Search

International students and postdocs, you don't want to miss this upcoming workshop on the US Job Search by author Dan Beaudry! On Wednesday, November 13 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall Room 103, Dan Beaudry will present, "What Every International Student Should Know about U.S. Employment: A Recruiter's Perspective." Following his presentation, Mr. Beaudry will sign copies of his book, Power Ties. A limited number of books will be available for purchase at the book signing.

2013 Vanderbilt Health Care Conference

Kim Petrie
October 2, 2013

If you are interested in pursuing a career in health care industry business or policy, check out the Vanderbilt Health Care Conference hosted by the Owen Graduate School of Management. The 2013 Vanderbilt Health Care Conference will be held on Friday, October 25th, 2013 at the new Music City Center in Nashvill

FDA Virtual Hiring Event

Kim Petrie
October 2, 2013

Office of Generic Drugs (OGD), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the FDA is excited to announce our first Virtual Hiring Event scheduled for October 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM EST. You will have the opportunity to meet the Director of the office along with other staff members and learn firsthand about the positions available within OGD. CDER’s Office of Generic Drugs is seeking talented, highly motivated and qualified individuals to help implement the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012 (GDUFA).

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt Training Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer (Vanderbilt MAGEC)

Kate Stuart
October 2, 2013

The Vanderbilt Training Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer (Vanderbilt MAGEC) is accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship position. The MAGEC program is seeking candidates with a doctorate-level degree in epidemiology, genetics, or other related science who have a strong, demonstrable interest in cancer research.

CV/Resume Drop-In Clinic Hours are Changing

Kate Stuart
September 30, 2013
Posted in Announcements

Due to Kate Stuart beginning Maternity Leave next week, CV/Resume Drop-in Clinic hours will be amended to Wednesdays, 2-3pm, in Light Hall, Suite 340. Days that the clinic are cancelled altogether include: October 9, October 30, November 13, and November 27.  Please make a note of this. If you are still interested in this opportunity, please stop by on those Wednesdays with your prepared resume or CV. No registration required. For more information, contact Kim Petrie.

Career development at ADDC/LST conference next week

Kim Petrie
September 30, 2013

The conference will be held in conjunction with the annual meeting of Life Science Tennessee, our state life science advocacy organization. Student registration rates are $150, which includes an invitation to the opening reception, conference activities, and breakfast and lunch both days. Postdoctoral fellows are eligible to register at student prices.

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