Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture: ‘Synthetic Genome Regulation for Cell and Tissue Engineering’
Apr. 18, 2019—The Downing Lab is interested in understanding how the chemical and biophysical microenvironment influences adult cell behavior and phenotype through epigenetic gene regulatory mechanisms.
Apr. 9, 2019—Brian Plosky, editor-in-chief of Molecular Cell, will discuss “Opening the Black Box of Scientific Publishing” on Monday, April 15, at 12:15 p.m.
Town hall discusses capital planning for academic buildings in A&S historic core and for sciences, engineering
Apr. 5, 2019—A recent town hall meeting brought together senior university leaders and several hundred Vanderbilt community members to discuss the findings of two capital improvement studies.
Mar. 21, 2019—Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Stephen Hann, whose research focused on understanding the regulation and function of the Myc oncogene, thought to be a driving factor in up to 70 percent of human cancers, died Feb. 27. He was 67.
Mar. 15, 2019—Erin Calipari, a principal investigator at the Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research, has dedicated herself to making groundbreaking discoveries. As the daughter of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari, she's embracing her platform to share important scientific breakthroughs with people who might not otherwise be paying attention.
Mar. 4, 2019—The eighth annual Advanced Imaging Mass Spectrometry laboratory course is scheduled for April 9–12 at Vanderbilt University. This is a unique educational opportunity designed to teach the procedures of MALDI Imaging Mass Spectrometry. The format includes both lectures and hands-on workshops with time dedicated to on-site demos from instrument vendors.
Feb. 28, 2019—David Cortez and colleagues have discovered a new DNA repair mechanism.
Feb. 28, 2019—The Discovery Science Emerging Scholars lecture series features promising young scientists making notable discoveries as postdoctoral fellows or early career faculty.
Feb. 27, 2019—Sandra Rosenthal will step down as director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering on June 30 following 12 years of service.