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Vanderbilt receives NIH award to enhance student diversity in biomedical sciences

Jul. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt awarded NIH funds to establish the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) program to support diverse and research-focused undergraduates in biomedical sciences.

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Master’s program in biomedical sciences marks year two

Sep. 9, 2019—The master’s program in biomedical sciences recently welcomed 16 students to its newest cohort. The program, which launched last year, prepares students for a broad array of health professional careers.

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Registration open: 2019 BRET Annual Career Symposium, ‘Influencing Human Health with Your Ph.D.’

May. 9, 2019—Hosted by the BRET Office of Career Development and the Training Grants in Biomedical Sciences.

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Nominations for Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar now open for female graduate students in biomedical sciences

Jul. 2, 2018—Nominations for the Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar are now open for female graduate students in the biomedical sciences. The deadline is Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at 5 p.m. 

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Master of Laboratory Investigation program accepting applications for fall 2018

May. 25, 2018—The School of Medicine's Master of Laboratory Investigation program is accepting applications for fall 2018 through July 30.

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Journey of discovery starts from Simple Beginnings

Sep. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt University welcomed 104 new doctoral students Sept. 1 during the eighth annual Simple Beginnings ceremony in a Light Hall lecture room filled with family members and other well-wishers.

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Support first-year School of Medicine Ph.D. students through ‘Simple Beginnings’

Jul. 20, 2017—Sponsor a lab coat for a new biomedical sciences doctoral student in the School of Medicine through the Simple Beginnings program.

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Program helps Ph.D. students find non-academic careers

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.

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Support first-year School of Medicine Ph.D. students through Simple Beginnings

Jul. 26, 2016—Sponsor a lab coat for a new doctoral student in the biomedical sciences through the Simple Beginnings program.

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Promise of discovery drives Biomedical Sciences graduates

May. 19, 2016—In a twist on the usual research narrative, Justin Siemann, Ph.D., who celebrated his doctoral degree in Neuroscience at last week’s Graduate School Commencement, conducted research on patients first, and then moved to the laboratory bench.

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New BRET course offers scientists business, management training

Feb. 4, 2016—When it comes to discovery, scientists are among the smartest people around. They may not be as skilled at managing their labs or businesses, however.

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Supportive environment spurs Biomedical Sciences graduates

May. 14, 2015—“It takes a village to raise a scientist.” That’s how Shenika Poindexter describes Vanderbilt University’s approach to graduate training in the biomedical sciences.

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