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ASPIRE Module: Networking Pacing, Fall 2020

Jul. 16, 2020—The ASPIRE Networking Pacing Module is a series designed to prepare participants to make the most of networking at an upcoming professional conference, networking event or through informational interviewing. Over the course of 8 weeks, we will break down the process of networking into approachable steps and provide real-world examples. The sessions will cover networking...

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Wondering how you can still grow and nurture your network during a pandemic?

Jun. 6, 2020—Check out this podcast :Hello Monday with Jessi Hempel with Reid Hoffman on ‘How to Network Now’ A lot of people are between jobs right now. In the past, “go network” would have been Jessi’s first advice on how to change that. But there is no “let’s grab coffee” right now. And even if you can...

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Job Search Series: Informational Interviews

Jun. 4, 2020—Wednesday, June 17 2:00 pm Virtual Kate Stuart, Assistant Director, BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program After the career symposium last month, many of the speakers emphasized the importance of informational interviews. Come learn about one the most powerful, yet underutilized, networking tools available to you. Find out what an informational interview entails, how...

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Life Science TN Virtual Beer & Biotech April 30

Apr. 16, 2020—On April 30, join Life Science Tennessee members from across the state for a virtual happy hour to stay connected and be inspired. We’re immensely proud of the way our members have stepped up to meet the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic at the local, state, national and even global level. During this virtual happy hour,...

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Neuroscience Scholars Program Application Window Jan 15 – Feb 19

Jan. 8, 2020—The Neuroscience Scholars Program (NSP) is an extensive two-year training program open to underrepresented neuroscience graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. NSP offers live events and webinars, a library of educational resources, and an online community for career connections and scientific and professional development guidance. NSP provides researchers with resources to cultivate long-term success through mentoring...

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SACNAS Seminar Launch, November 22

Oct. 21, 2019—Save the date for the upcoming SACNAS Seminar Launch, “Uniting Diverse Communities Through Science,” November 22, 2019 from 1:00-5:00 pm at Alumni Hall, followed by a catered networking social! This seminar features Drs. Nancy Carrasco (Vanderbilt University, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics), Suzana Herculano-Houzel (Vanderbilt Brain Institute), and Sonia Zarate (President, SACNAS), as the...

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Beer and Biotech, October 10th

Oct. 7, 2019—Please come to  Flying Saucer (111 10th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203) on October 10 starting around 5:30pm, to join Life Science Tennessee and the LST Academic Alliance to network with each other, idea share, and hear about the latest life science industry news. THE FIRST BEER IS FREE! This month’s speaker is Dr. Paul Folta, who has 25+ years international commercialization experience. His...

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Evolution@Vanderbilt Organization for Students and Trainees

Aug. 26, 2019—Excited about evolutionary studies? Want to participate in fun evolution activities? The Evolutionary Studies Initiative has created the Evolution@Vanderbilt Organization for Students and Trainees (EVOST). This group is designed to create a community of trainees (graduate students and postdocs) interested in evolution who want to participate in the Evolutionary Studies initiatives. Trainees can be interested...

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36|86: Startup Job Fair with Launch Tennessee

Aug. 8, 2019—Interested in exploring a career in the startup world? Join Launch Tennessee at our inaugural 36|86: Startup Job Fair, in conjunction with Live on the Green music festival in downtown Nashville. Friday August 30 and Saturday 31st, the 36|86 Pavilion at Live On The Green music festival will feature a Startup Job Fair. This casual...

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NSPN Southern Hub Retreat, Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Aug. 1, 2019—Save the Date: Saturday, September 14th, 2019 Location: Wondry Innovation Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN VSPG and SPEAR will host a team-building retreat for the Southern Hub at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN) to build a more informed and cohesive community and strengthen the National Science Policy Network’s presence in the Southern region. In addition to...

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ASPIRE Module: Networking Pacing, Fall 2019

Aug. 1, 2019—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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The State of AI & its Impact on Nashville: A Fireside Chat with Kirk Borne

Jul. 30, 2019—A night of meetups and a fireside chat with Kirk Borne, Booz Allen Hamilton, on the state of AI and its impact on Nashville. About this Event A night for ALL meetups to talk data and AI with Kirk Borne. Sponsored by the Data Science Institute at Middle Tennessee State University This is your opportunity to...

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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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