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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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Beer and Biotech May 9th

Apr. 18, 2019—On May 9, join Life Science Tennessee and the Academic Alliance in Nashville at the Flying Saucer to network with each other, idea share and hear about the latest life science industry news. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nashville-beer-biotech-may-tickets-60467383572

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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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Life Science TN’s Beer and Biotech: March 14

Feb. 28, 2019—The Academic Alliance is the leading host of Life Science Tennessee’s Beer & Biotech events. On March 14, join us in Nashville as our members and friends socialize at Flying Saucer to network with each other, idea share and hear about the latest life science news from interesting speakers. Thu, March 14, 2019 5:30 PM...

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BCG is coming to campus, March 19

Feb. 27, 2019—Join us for an Employer Informational Panel with BCG! The event will provide highlights to the Bridge to BCG Program as well as understanding a day in the life of a BCG Consultant. This event is strictly for advanced degree students and postdoctoral fellows. This event is brought to you by the BRET Office of...

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Nashville Networking Opportunity with the Southeast Chapter of the American Medical Writers Association

Feb. 20, 2019—Join fellow AMWA members for a casual evening of networking at Diskin Cider in Nashville, TN. See you there! Thursday, March 14 5:30-7:30pm Diskin Cider 1235 Martin St Nashville, TN 37203 RSVP at the link below: https://www.evite.com/event/01194E5FV45YAMSPAEPJGF2DVWC44Y/rsvp

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Coffeehouses with the Graduate Student Life Coach

Feb. 4, 2019—Stop by for coffee, cookies and conversation with your colleagues and the Graduate Life Coach For those for whom the main VU campus is most convenient – Last Thursday of the month Spring 2019 Dates:  February 28, March 28, April 25, 4:00 – 5:00 PM – Alumni Hall Cafe For those for whom the Medical...

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ComSciCon 2019 Flagship Workshop, this year in San Diego

Feb. 4, 2019—We are excited to announce the 7th annual ComSciCon Flagship Workshop, happening July 11th-13th, 2019, now in San Diego, CA! To apply, see the application page here. Follow us on Twitter (@comscicon), and tweet with the hashtag #comscicon19 ! For more information, please contact comscicon19@comscicon.org or sign-up for our informational email list. Acceptance to the workshop is competitive; attendance is free, and travel...

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Vanderbilt Science Policy Group meeting 1/17 at Flying Saucer

Jan. 15, 2019—Interested in science outreach and communication? Want to network with public and health policy experts in Nashville? Thursday, Jan 17th, 5:30-7:30PM, Flying Saucer Join Vanderbilt Science Policy Group for FREE FOOD and a discussion on advocacy and policy with Rep. John Ray Clemmons (D, TN 55th), Dr. Stephen Patrick (VUMC, opioid policy expert), Collier Roberts (VU state policy office), and Megan Lane (lobbyist, fmr. LA for...

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NCI’s Graduate Student Recruiting Program, May 7-8, 2019

Jan. 9, 2019—There is still time to apply to the 4th Annual Graduate Student Recruiting Program held May 7-8, 2019!  Graduate students who apply and are invited to visit NIH have a distinct advantage in obtaining postdoc positions. Please  visit the GSRP website for useful information to assist them in completing their application.  The deadline for submission is January 31,...

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American Society for Microbiology Vanderbilt Student Chapter general interest meeting

Jan. 4, 2019—The Vanderbilt student chapter of the American Society for Microbiology is holding a general interest meeting on January 25th for anyone interested in participating in or joining the group. Our organization is open to students, staff, postdocs, and anyone else currently in or working toward a career in microbiology. We will go over some of...

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ASPIRE Module: Networking Pacing Module, Fall 2018

Jul. 20, 2018—Will you be attending SFN, American Heart, American Society of Cell Biology Conference this fall?  Let’s work together to better prepare for these networking opportunities!  The ASPIRE Networking Pacing Module is a series designed to prepare attendees to incorporate networking into their everyday activities and prepare them to network at an upcoming conference. The ASPIRE Networking Pacing...

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Event: Supporting Career Development of Women and Minorities in STEM

Jul. 18, 2018—The Inclusivity in the Biosciences Association (IBA) is hosting a half-day symposium to discuss women and minorities in the postdoc-to-faculty transition. We will have six speakers from several institutions in middle Tennessee to present research and professional expertise on the topic and discuss how institutions can better support the transition of women and minorities into faculty positions. Speakers from:...

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Lecture: Collaborating with Industry to Advance Basic Science Research, April 6

Mar. 30, 2018—Members of the Vanderbilt community are invited to a presentation and reception this April 6th highlighting Vanderbilt’s industry engagement efforts, with a focus on our just-announced collaboration with Deerfield Management (you can access the press release announcing the collaboration at  https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/03/28/deerfield-management-and-vanderbilt-university-announce-the-launch-of-ancora-innovation/).    The Deerfield collaboration will provide opportunities for researchers developing biological insights with potential...

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Advance Into Consulting (AIC) half day program through Bain & Company

Mar. 15, 2018—Advance Into Consulting (AIC)   AIC is a half-day program intended for Advanced Degree candidates actively pursuing a consulting career in 2019. The events will feature an interactive exercise to highlight the way our case teams approach a problem and work together. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and hear from our current...

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Attend ArtLab: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Science March 1-2.

Feb. 12, 2018—We invite you to attend ArtLab: Exploring the intersection of Art and Science March 1-2. Please see the schedule below and register for the event here.

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VU-WiSE general body meeting on February 7th at 4:30 pm

Jan. 29, 2018—VU-WiSE is having a general body meeting on February 7th at 4:30 pm. This meeting is an update for current members and an opportunity for interested students to join. VU-WiSE aims to develop a community of women in STEM at Vanderbilt (undergrads, graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff) and support the personal and professional development...

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National Cancer Institute’s Graduate Student Recruiting Program (GSRP) now accepting applications

Jan. 11, 2018—Applications are currently being accepted for the National Cancer Institute’s Graduate Student Recruiting Program (GSRP)!   The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is committed to fostering a diverse community of scientists and expanding the representation among its trainees. The Graduate Student Recruiting Program is a competitive program that aims to facilitate senior graduate students obtaining postdoc positions...

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