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Double Feature: Kristen Noble – Alumna (Ph.D. ’12) and Associate College Advisor (Sutherland)

Oct. 31, 2018—by Ayesha Muhammad (G1) Dr. Kristen Noble is a 2nd year neonatology fellow, currently serving as an Associate Advisor for Sutherland College. She is also an alumna of the Vanderbilt Meharry Alliance MSTP, receiving her PhD from Susan Wente’s lab in 2012, where she studied proteins that regulate mRNA export, and MD from Meharry Medical...

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Senior Vice President at ABC News Gives Keynote Address at MSTP Leadership Workshop

Oct. 30, 2018—The MSTP Leadership Workshop (LW) I for junior graduate phase students was held on September 14th and attended by over 30 students in the graduate phase of training. The goal of this biennial workshop is to coach students on leadership competencies fundamental to success as a physician-scientist. As Dr. Chris Williams pointed out in his...

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Meet Bryn Sierra, MSTP Program Manager

Oct. 16, 2018—Bryn by the numbers 6 colleges attended over… 13 years, earning… 3 degrees 26 total lifetime moves 1 year left before the big 4-0 2 super cute kiddos 1 Mechanical Engineer husband with… 7 RC airplanes currently in the garage 10 years working at Vandy 2 years working at Vandy while commuting from Cookeville 5...

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The Newly Revamped MSTP Seminar Series

Oct. 16, 2018—The start of the academic year means the resumption of MSTP Seminar, and this year brings a few changes. One major change is the move from Light Hall to the new facilities in Eskind Biomedical Library and Learning Center. Between the updated technology and differences in room layouts, presenters and attendees will be adjusting to some major logistical changes....

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Vanderbilt MSTP Summer Scholars Attend the Leadership Alliance National Symposium Research Conference

Oct. 16, 2018—The six students in the Vanderbilt MSTP Summer Undergraduate Research Program attended the Leadership Alliance National Symposium Research Conference in Hartford, CT July 26-28 where each of the program participants presented their summer research projects in an oral presentation. This was a great opportunity to gain practice presenting their research to a national audience. While at the...

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Register for SEMSS 2018!

Oct. 16, 2018—The Vanderbilt MSTP is hosting the 8th annual Southeastern Medical Scientist Symposium (SEMSS) on November 10-11, 2018. This APSA regional meeting is a fantastic opportunity to network with physician-scientists and trainees of all levels. Learn more and register to attend here.

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MSTP Headquarters Move to Eskind Biomedical Library and Learning Center

Jul. 27, 2018—The newly renovated Eskind Biomedical Library and Learning Center is now open with beautiful new space dedicated to the MSTP and School of Medicine. The MSTP administrative offices are located on the 2nd floor of EBL. You can find Megan Williams in 221, Lourdes Estrada in 222, and Bryn Sierra in 223. Outside of the MSTP...

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G1 Students Share Lab Choices

Jul. 27, 2018—The Vanderbilt MSTP would like to congratulate the G1 class on completing their first two years of medical school and on joining the following laboratories & graduate programs for their graduate studies: G1 Student Graduate Program Mentor Sam Beik Cancer Biology Carlos Lopez, PhD Eric Donahue Cell & Developmental Biology Maureen Gannon, PhD Courtney Edwards...

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MSTP Retreat

Jul. 27, 2018—The annual MSTP retreat, organized by the rising G3 class, was held at Montgomery Bell State Park from June 30th to July 1st. The weekend offered a wonderful balance between scientific endeavors, professional development, inter-class mingling, and some well-deserved wellness! Not only that, the MSTP was able to take brand new headshots for our newly...

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33rd Annual National MD/PhD Student Conference

Jul. 27, 2018—The 33rd annual National MD/PhD Student Conference was once again held this year in Keystone, Colorado. Hosted by the University of Colorado MSTP and organized by 3rd year students, this conference seeks to bring together MD/PhD students from across the country to present their research while also interacting with other students and prominent researchers. This...

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