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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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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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