Leader in Vanderbilt drug discovery efforts, Craig Lindsley named interim editor-in-chief of ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science
Jun. 12, 2020—Craig Lindsley, William K. Warren, Jr. Chair in Medicine and university professor of biochemistry, chemistry and pharmacology, has been named interim editor-in-chief of the journal "ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science."
Jun. 11, 2020—The VICC SPORE in Breast Cancer announces a Career Enhancement Program funding opportunity that aims to attract, develop and mentor promising basic, translational and population-based research scientists, including physician scientists, into breast cancer research.
Jun. 11, 2020—The VICC SPORE in Breast Cancer announces a Developmental Research Program pilot funding opportunity focused on catalyzing innovative and transformative breast cancer-related projects that promote discoveries in basic and translational research focused on metastatic disease.
Jun. 11, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate up to three tenure-track faculty per department for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships. The goal of the fellowships is to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.
Jun. 4, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate two candidates for the National Endowment for the Humanities' 2021 Summer Stipends program. Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences or both.
Jun. 4, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate two candidates for the 2021 Searle Scholars Program, which supports the independent research in chemistry and the biomedical sciences of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their first appointments as tenure-track assistant professors.
May. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit three letters of inquiry for The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Grants. Vanderbilt is eligible to apply for the following foundation’s programs: Private Higher Education, Interfaith Leadership and Religious Literacy, and Public Educational Media. Grants range from $25,000 to $400,000, but are typically $350,000.
May. 14, 2020—Zhijun Yin, PhD, assistant professor of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has received the National Cancer Institute’s Method to Extend Research in Time Award (or MERIT Award) for Early Stage Investigators.
Apr. 26, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit up to two proposals, one in Medical Research and one in Science and Engineering, for the W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is currently soliciting concept papers that will be presented to the Keck Foundation for feedback in a consultation phone call in the winter of 2020.
Apr. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may select one nominee for the V Foundation 2020 Robin Roberts Cancer “Thrivership” Research Grant. The V Foundation has established this initiative, in honor of Robin Roberts, to fund research related to cancer survivorship and reduction of long-term complications of cancer treatment.
Apr. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may submit one proposal for the Edward Mallinckrodt Foundation Grant Program. The foundation supports early stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease.
Apr. 17, 2020—Tracy Sharpley-Whiting, a renowned scholar on race, gender and culture and chair of African American and Diaspora Studies, has won a Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.