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Call for Posters – Translational Research Forum

Jul. 9, 2019—Call for Posters 2019 Translational Research Forum The 2019 Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum will feature more than 25 nationally recognized Vanderbilt researchers presenting their translational science, as well as special guest speaker Dr. Suzanne Oparil. A poster session will provide students and investigators in health research at Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC) and Meharry Medical College...

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SPEX at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Postdoctoral Symposium, August 6th

Jul. 1, 2019—Oak Ridge National Laboratory Postdoctoral Association (ORPA) symposium on Tuesday, August 6th. SPEX (Southeastern Postdoctoral Exchange) Mission: To give postdocs opportunities to network and present their work in ways not normally available to them: through invited seminars, symposia, and targeted exchanges with other local institutes   Current Partners: University of Kentucky – Lexington and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (more to...

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Drug Discovery and Development Colloquium 2019

May. 20, 2019—The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Student Chapter of the American Association for Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) will be hosting our 6th Annual Drug Discovery and Development Colloquium (DDDC) on the UAMS Campus in Little Rock, Arkansas from Thursday, June 13th to Saturday, June 15th. The UAMS AAPS Student Group invites you to register for this event. All presenting...

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National Science Foundation (NSF) Program Officer Jan Cuny Talk – Monday 5/13

May. 9, 2019—Towards a more Inclusive and Diverse Computing Community Dr. Jan Cuny, National Science Foundation (NSF) Monday, May 13th, 3:30pm Cohen Memorial Hall, 203 https://events.vanderbilt.edu/index.php?eID=128400 All students should have the opportunity to take rigorous computer science (CS) courses that are relevant to their lives and their interests, courses that engage and inspire them. Whether they are...

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Interested in defense, intelligence, or consulting careers? Attend the DTRA Chem/Bio Defense Science & Technology Conference this November.

May. 9, 2019—The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) will host the 2019 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology (CBD S&T) Conference at the Duke Energy Convention Center, in Cincinnati, Ohio, November 18-21, 2019. Collaborate with more than 1,500 scientists, program managers and leaders from across the globe who are committed to making the world safer by...

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VUADCC hosts alumna Aparna Shekar, BCG

Apr. 26, 2019—The Vanderbilt University Advanced Degree Consulting Club (VUADCC) is pleased to share an opportunity for an informal, in-person chat with BCG consultant, Dr. Aparna Shekar, on May 9, 2:30-3:30PM. Dr. Shekar received her PhD in Pharmacology in early 2019 and joined BCG shortly thereafter. This is a valuable opportunity to listen to her experience in...

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Applying for AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Roundtable Discussion

Apr. 26, 2019—Are you interested in a career in science policy? Have you thought about applying for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Program? Join us for this informative roundtable discussion with Shilpy Dixit, Teddy van Opstal, and Phil Ko, PhD, who have all been through the process of applying and interviewing  for this prestigious program. Bring...

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American Society for Microbiology Student Chapter General Interest Meeting

Apr. 9, 2019—The general interest meeting for the Vanderbilt student chapter of the American Society for Microbiology will be held on April 26th at 4 pm in MRBIII U5202. Anyone who is interested in microbiology careers is welcome, including students, postdocs, and staff. We will be discussing what our group has done in the past as well...

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Enabling Innovation Initiative (eI2) Seminar: “From the Trenches: Perspectives on Launching a Company from Academia”

Mar. 29, 2019—Please join us next Friday for Jeff Conn and Brian Laden’s presentation: “From the Trenches: Perspectives on Launching a Company from Academia” This seminar will take place on Friday, April 5 at 2:00 PM in 214 Light Hall. Jeff Conn is the Lee E. Limbird Professor of Pharmacology and Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery. Brian Laden is the co-found and Managing Director of TriStar...

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Tech Venture Challenge Final Pitch April 11

Mar. 27, 2019—The Tech Venture Challenge, hosted by Vanderbilt University’s Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization, will conclude with the final pitch on April 11. The Tech Venture Challenge is an annual competition designed to provide networking and educational opportunities for Vanderbilt students from a variety of backgrounds including science, business, and law. Under the guidance of...

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Lecture by Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff, April 8th

Mar. 26, 2019—Join the Wond’ry to welcome guest lecturer Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff, a pioneering scientist who helped discover how to synthesize insulin in the 1970s… and that was just the beginning. Register here 

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Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop and Equal Pay Day events

Mar. 22, 2019—The Vanderbilt Women’s Center will be conducting a Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop on April 4. Be sure to register here, and catch the other great Equal Pay Day events the week of April 1.

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Graduate Student Appreciation Day on April 5th

Mar. 22, 2019—Be sure to catch the Graduate Student Appreciation Day on April 5th, hosted by the Office of LGBTQI Life and the Women’s Center!      

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2019 Vanderbilt National Public Health Week

Mar. 22, 2019—2019-National-Public-Health-Week April 1 – 5, 2019 Join the Vanderbilt MPH Program, along with students, faculty, and staff from across the university and medical center to discuss issues important to improving health and wellness in our community and around the world. All are welcome to attend!  Monday, April 1 Disparities and Access to Healthy Food in Nashville...

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Careers in Science Policy: Q&A with Kei Koizumi

Mar. 19, 2019—Careers in Science Policy: Q&A with Kei Koizumi Thurs, March 28, 2019; 4:00 – 5:30 pm Featheringill Hall, Rm 138 RSVP requested:  https://calendly.com/ruth-schemmer/sci-policy-careers Kei Koizumi is a Senior Advisor in Science Policy at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He joined AAAS in February 2017 after 8 years as Assistant Director for...

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TennCare Career Day on March 22

Mar. 11, 2019—The Vanderbilt MPH Program is co-sponsoring TennCare Career Day on March 22 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The event is free and lunch will be provided. See below for more information.  TennCare-Career-Day-Agenda-3.22.2019

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Event: How to Give a Lightning Round Talk: Tips for the Annual Symposium

Mar. 6, 2019—The Lightning Round Talk at the Annual Postdoctoral Symposium is designed to be an introduction to your research and poster to generate interest in all the great things we do as postdocs. Think of it as a 5- 10 min elevator speech. During this session, we’ll answer all your questions about how to deliver a...

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Vanderbilt MPH Program Information Session Thursday, March 14

Mar. 4, 2019—The Vanderbilt MPH Program is hosting an Information Session on Thursday, March 14 at 4:00 p.m. in Buttrick Hall 310 for any interested faculty, staff, or students who want to learn more about public health at Vanderbilt.

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Transitioning to a Career in Regulatory Affairs: a Two-Day Campus Workshop

Jan. 17, 2019—The BRET Office of Career Development is excited to welcome Linda Bowen, a senior regulatory policy and intelligence leader and speaker, to lead the special opportunity: Transitioning to a Career in Regulatory Affairs The workshop will be held on Friday, March 8 AND Saturday, March 9, both days from 8:00am to 4:00pm, in Light Hall....

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Vanderbilt Library Design Challenge: Design a Better Library

Jan. 15, 2019—The Vanderbilt Library Design Challenge will be held February 16 and 28, 2019 and is open to all Vanderbilt students interested in learning about design thinking and the principles of human-centered design* and applying those principles to make the library’s collections, facilities, and/or services and programming more accessible and meaningful for users. For more information: http://researchguides.library.vanderbilt.edu/designchallenge (registration...

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