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PEO Scholarship for female US and Canada resident doctoral students, 2020 applications

Aug. 5, 2020—Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) is a unique advocacy group for women that has roots dating back to the 1860′s. The sisterhood runs several projects designed to advance education among women, including its International Peace Scholarship, Program for Continuing Education, Doctoral Scholar Awards, and the P.E.O. STAR Scholarships for high school seniors.  As if that were not enough,...

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Interactive Webinar on BWF Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI)

Jul. 28, 2020—Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI) provide $500,000 over five years to bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty service. These awards are open to U.S. and Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents. Learn more and join us as we welcome Dr. Louis Muglia, MD...

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Workshop: Summarizing & Visualizing Data in Microsoft Excel Using PivotTables and PivotCharts, July 31

Jul. 28, 2020—Jul 31, 2020 Summarizing & Visualizing Data in Microsoft Excel Using PivotTables and PivotCharts (Theresa Scott PhD, Senior Application Developer, VUMC Division of Neonatology) The topics to be covered in this Workshop include the “why” of PivotTables, common terminology, creating a PivotTable, modifying a PivotTable, and creating a PivotChart. All workshops are held on Friday...

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CIRTIL Fall Registration opens 8/10

Jul. 27, 2020—Are you a STEM grad student, postdoc, or early career faculty looking to improve your teaching? This fall CIRTL is offering a range of programming designed to dig into specific aspects of inclusive, effective, evidence-based STEM pedagogy. You can see a list of our offerings: fall courses, MOOCS,  and drop-in event series. Schedules will be...

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Maximizing Your Virtual Potential

Jul. 24, 2020—By Ashley Brady, PhD July 14, 2020 The Coronavirus Pandemic has compelled us all to shift abruptly to a virtual world, embracing video conferencing tools like Zoom and Skype to conduct our normal business. This has certainly created challenges as we learn to operate in this new environment, but this virtual world has also opened...

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Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program application: new application dates!!

Jul. 24, 2020—Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine welcomes applications for its Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program. The application period is now open! The deadline to apply is **April 30, 2021**, and the 2021 session will last from **August 30** until **November 19**. The Program...

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Novartis 2020 Quantitative Sciences Academia-to-Industry Symposium August 18-19

Jul. 17, 2020—Register for an exciting symposium designed to connect university students with quantitative scientists at Novartis. Participants will hear about quantitative research and real world experiences working in an organization built on Data & Digital, analytics, and predictive modeling. Agenda August 18th 1:00pm-1:30pm EDT: Keynote presentation – Jay Bradner, M.D., President of NIBR 1:30pm-2:15pm EDT: Career...

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10x Genomics Zoom – Resume Workshop

Jul. 17, 2020—This workshop is being presented by the 10x recruiting to provide insight about resume/interview tips, social media guidelines, and more! About this Event Wed, July 29, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM CDT The 10x recruiting team is happy to announce the first resume workshop to help students and professionals in the job market to...

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23rd Annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium – Registration is open!

Jul. 16, 2020—Biomedical PhDs & Postdocs: Don’t miss the 23rd Annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium – Registration is open! Provides trainees and early-career scientists with an opportunity to explore various career options in the biomedical sciences and create a contact network as they plan for their future careers. While this event is typically held in-person, with multiple...

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NIH Director’s COVID-19 Emergency Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional)

Jul. 15, 2020—Limited Submission Opportunity – Institutional Nomination Required NIH Director’s COVID-19 Emergency Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional)   Eligible candidates interested in being one of VU’s or VUMC’s nominees should contact LSO@vanderbilt.edu as soon as possible. Institutional nomination is required.   Overview: VUMC may submit two applications to the NIH Director’s Emergency Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical...

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NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional)

Jul. 15, 2020—Eligible candidates interested in being one of VU’s or VUMC’s nominees should contact LSO@vanderbilt.edu as soon as possible. Institutional nomination is required.   Overview: VUMC may submit two applications to the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award. The award, part of the NIH High-Risk High-Reward Research program, supports exceptional investigators who wish to pursue independent research essentially after completion...

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VSPG Chat with Dr. Heather Bloemhard

Jul. 15, 2020—The Vanderbilt Science Policy Group is excited to announce a webinar and discussion with Dr. Heather Bloemhard, Assistant Director of Federal Relations in Vanderbilt University’s Office of Federal Relations. The webinar will take place on Thursday, July 23rd from 5:00-6:00 pm CT. We plan to discuss the state of policy during a global pandemic, how...

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VSVS needs assistance in preparing science kits

Jul. 14, 2020—VSVS still needs a little more help…! We’ll be packing kits to make science accessible to hundreds of kids who may otherwise not be able to afford the kits. If you have time July 15, and/or July 23 you can sign up here! Why we need extra support: As a consequence of COVID-19, undergraduate students are unable...

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iBiology Course – Share Your Research: How to Give a Good Talk, Starts July 27

Jul. 9, 2020—ABOUT THIS COURSE Giving a research talk (say, at a conference, to your department or in your research group meeting) is a really important part of a scientist’s career. But, putting together and delivering a talk can be a nerve-wracking struggle. Maybe you have little to no experience giving research talks. Or maybe you’ve been...

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Insight Fellow Program, Fully Remote for Fall, Applications due July 20th!

Jul. 9, 2020—INSIGHT FELLOWS PROGRAM – FULLY REMOTE FOR FALL 2020 We’re now accepting applications from graduating students (must have completed all coursework by September 14th in order to participate full time) for our fall sessions. *While Fellows can attend the program from anywhere, they will still interview for roles in their chosen program location. All eligibility...

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FOCUS co-leaders needed

Jul. 7, 2020—The first year biomedical sciences PhD program, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, is recruiting senior grad students and postdocs to serve as FOCUS Co-Leaders for 2020.  FOCUS sessions are small group literature discussions for first year graduate students.  Co-Leaders will be paired with a faculty member and learn how to teach small group discussion sections.  The time commitment...

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Hello PhD podcast Episode131: How to Host a Dissertation Defense On Zoom

Jul. 4, 2020—Hello PhD podcast Episode 131. How to Host a Dissertation Defense On Zoom It’s finally here! The day you’ve been preparing for for the last five years! Your experiments are finished, papers published, and your dissertation has been typed, referenced, printed, and distributed. Now, it’s time to stand proudly before your committee and a room full of...

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Internship outside of ASPIRE: Analytics Intern, Healthcare Bluebook (full time for 8 weeks), Nashville, TN

Jul. 3, 2020—Analytics Intern at Healthcare Bluebook 5880 Nolensville Pike, Suite 200 Nashville, TN 37211 Your Job Will Be: As an Analytics Intern, you will assist the Analytics team to ensure our member-facing data is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. You will have the chance to work closely with all groups within the Analytics team. You will...

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Penn Global Genomics & Health Equity Fellowship 2020

Jul. 1, 2020—See more information here

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McKinsey & Company – Upcoming Application Deadline Reminder for Advanced Degree Students

Jul. 1, 2020—Just a reminder of our upcoming fulltime Associate and MD Fellow application deadline on July 12th. This application deadline applies to allPhDs, Post-docs, medical students, interns, residents, fellows, and non-MBA Master’s candidates (who expect to complete their master’s program four years from the time they received bachelor’s degree) who anticipate completing their program or degree...

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