May. 3, 2021—“Careers for the Citizen Scientist,” this year’s career development symposium through the ASPIRE program, will be May 6-7. Biomedical science graduate students and postdoctoral fellows can learn about career paths blending communication and science and hear a keynote from esteemed virologist Vincent Racaniello.
Apr. 16, 2021—Vincent Racaniello, Higgins Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University Medical Center, will deliver the keynote address at the 2021 ASPIRE Career Symposium hosted by the Vanderbilt BRET Office of Career Development. Racaniello's virtual talk will be on Thursday, May 6, at 7 p.m. CT.
Jun. 21, 2018—Biomedical science trainees at Vanderbilt have a new career exploration option starting this fall — they can get a taste of what it means to be a “data scientist.” The Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) Office of Career Development’s ASPIRE Program received a Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) grant to support a new ASPIRE Module...
Aug. 18, 2016—In 2013, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) received one of 10 grants from the National Institutes of Health called BEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) to help train scientists for a variety of diverse careers.
Jun. 16, 2016—Don’t worry, there is life — and a good job — at the end of graduate and postdoctoral training. But it won’t drop in your lap. You have to reach out and talk to people.
Feb. 26, 2015—Five months ago D’Anne Duncan, Ph.D., was a third-year postdoctoral fellow in ophthalmology and visual neuroscience at Vanderbilt University. Today she’s program manager of a national consortium that is helping scientists-in-training prepare for today’s broad sweep of career options.
Feb. 12, 2015—A half-day workshop for Vanderbilt University graduate students and postdoctoral research fellows on “building professional relationships” will be held from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the Student Life Center.
Sep. 26, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop “bold and innovative approaches to broaden graduate and postdoctoral training.”