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Current Student Resources

Please view information on the links to the right. They will be updated with pertinent information and resources as you make plans to begin your graduate training at Vanderbilt. Please email Carolyn Berry with any questions that you have regarding your transition.

You can also find additional resources through the BRET office.

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Faculty Currently Accepting Students: you will need your VUnetID to access this list.

BRET Career Development ASPIRE program: visit here for information on career development, programs, and programming.

Wellness and Counseling: visit here for resources related to health and wellness resources, health insurance, spiritual life, and the Chalkley Critical Need Fund.

Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD): The Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) at Vanderbilt University exists to increase the number of PhDs awarded to graduate students in biomedical research who are underrepresented in science.

Vanderbilt Program in Molecular Medicine: A unique training program available to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Biomedical Sciences at Vanderbilt University allowing for integration of thesis work with important clinical, disease-based areas.

Training Resources through the BRET office: many online resources for academic and professional competencies.

NSF-GRFP Workshop: In fall, the ASPIRE team runs workshops and peer review session for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program applicants.