Apr. 21, 2021—Roger Chalkley, professor of molecular physiology and biophysics and senior associate dean for biomedical research education and training, will retire this summer, his department has announced.
Apr. 16, 2021—Sonya Neal, assistant professor at the University of California–San Diego, will discuss “Rhomboid Pseudoprotease Dfm1’s Role in ERADicating Multi-Spanning Membrane Substrates” on Friday, April 23, at noon CT. It is the next School of Medicine Basic Sciences Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture.
Apr. 15, 2021—Charles Sanders, PhD, and colleagues show how a “supertrafficking” mutant potassium channel contributes to heart rhythm abnormalities.
‘GQ’ magazine’s global editorial director to discuss addiction and art at Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research event April 21
Apr. 13, 2021—In recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month, the School of Medicine Basic Sciences will host a conversation between Will Welch, global editorial director of "GQ" magazine, and the Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research on Wednesday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to noon CT.
Apr. 13, 2021—Gregor Neuert has discovered that cells respond differently to acute and gradual stress. This finding will transform how cell signaling is understood and inform the drug discovery processes.
Apr. 9, 2021—After graduating with a Ph.D. in cell and developmental biology from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences, Alissa Guarnaccia will begin a rare postdoctoral research position with health care biotechnology giant Genentech.
Apr. 7, 2021—"Vestigo," a publication by the School of Medicine Basic Sciences, provides an in-depth view of research happening in the Vanderbilt community, highlights trainee accomplishments and celebrates the success of Basic Sciences faculty. The Winter 2021 issue is now available online.
Mar. 30, 2021—The summer 2021 Artist in Residence program applications are now open to all undergraduate students nationwide. Applications submitted online will be accepted until April 2. The residency is facilitated by the Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation.
Mar. 22, 2021—Assistant Professor of Pharmacology Erin Calipari will share insight into how addiction has changed due to COVID-19 at fundraiser for local nonprofit Mending Hearts.
Mar. 22, 2021—In recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the School of Medicine Basic Sciences will host a panel discussion, "On the Cutting Edge: Research Toward a Cure for Colorectal Cancer,” on Tuesday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to noon CT.
Mar. 19, 2021—Chrystal Starbird, a postdoctoral fellow in Yale University's Department of Pharmacology, will discuss “Structural Basis of TAM Receptor Oligomerization” on Friday, April 2, at noon CT via Zoom. The Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Biochemistry.
Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology’s 500th seminar to feature acclaimed biochemist and inventor Michael Marletta
Mar. 17, 2021—The Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology’s 500th seminar speaker will be award-winning biochemist, inventor and educator Michael Marletta. His talk will take place on Wednesday, March 24, at 12:15 p.m. CT, when he will discuss the vitality and toxicity of nitric oxide in the body.