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All About Grants Podcasts

Oct. 29, 2019—by Julie Gannon (MSTP Financial Unit & Grants Coordinator) Developing a thorough understanding of the grants process takes time.  You can spend hours in workshops, webinars, or searching the internet for the information you need; or you can check out NIH’s All About Grants podcasts. More than 50 podcasts are available with topics such as...

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Podcast: MD/PhD Training – Life in the Graduate Phase

Oct. 16, 2018—Ben Fensterheim (M4) sits down with students from the Vanderbilt MSTP to discuss their training in the MD/PhD program (so far!). On the program: Rachel Brown, Maggie Axelrod, Lizzie Flook, Michael Raddatz, Abin Abraham, and Patrick Wu, all G2s. If you’re considering medical school, graduate school, or an MD/PhD program, or you’re in the midst of one right now, you will really appreciate the words that these...

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“The Effort Report”: A Podcast about Academic Medicine and Research

Jan. 30, 2018—by Camille Wang (M1) “The Effort Report,” a podcast hosted by Professors Elizabeth Matsui, MD, and Roger Peng, PhD, explores the intricacies and practicalities of academia. The show is directed at those who are in faculty positions, considering an academic career, or interested in academic medicine and/or research. Since its inception in July 2016, the...

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Podcast: Get to Know a Vanderbilt MSTP Student

Aug. 9, 2016—Podcast: Get to Know a Vanderbilt MSTP Student   Listen to G3 MSTP student Ben Fensterheim interview G1 MSTP student Cody Stothers, who has a very unique journey to the Vanderbilt MSTP.  It all started with strong grade school science and a Vanderbilt summer research internship program for high school students called The Aspirnaut Program. Listen to them...

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VU MSTP Podcast: Get to Know Vanderbilt MSTP Advising College Leader, Bruce Carter, Ph.D.

Jul. 21, 2016—VU MSTP Podcast: Get to Know Vanderbilt MSTP Advising College Leader, Bruce Carter, Ph.D. Listen to G2 MSTP student Ben Fensterheim interview Goodpasture College mentor and Professor of Biochemistry Dr. Bruce Carter about his thoughts MSTP training, family life, and why he enjoys mentoring. He also has a few stories about his graduate students’ successes...

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Podcast: Get to Know a Vanderbilt MSTP Student

May. 9, 2016—Podcast: Get to Know a Vanderbilt MSTP Student   Listen to G2 MSTP student Ben Fensterheim interview recent MSTP graduates Megan and Tanner Freeman about their research in virology and colorectal cancer, their experience matching into the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital system, and their advice for current and prospective MSTP students.  

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Podcast: Get to Know a Vanderbilt MSTP Student

Apr. 28, 2016—Listen to G2 MSTP student Ben Fensterheim interview G3 MSTP student Nathaniel Bloodworth  about his undergraduate research at Emory and Georgia Tech, how he became interested in bridging the fields of science and medicine, his current thesis in applying engineering principles to understanding pulmonary fibrosis, and his career goals in tissue engineering.      

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