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National student research symposium brings undergrads from across country to campus

Aug. 9, 2019—More than 150 undergraduates from across the nation who participated in the Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy presented at the program’s 17th annual student research symposium on Aug. 1.

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Annual Simple Beginnings ceremony and reception Aug. 30

Aug. 9, 2019—The Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training will hold its annual Simple Beginnings lab coat ceremony on Friday, Aug. 30.

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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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Basic Sciences students, staff, faculty showcase talent

Jan. 4, 2019—Graduate students, staff and faculty across the biology and biomedical science disciplines took a break from their research to showcase their other talents—singing, dancing, instrumental performance and displaying art—during an event hosted by the Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training in December.

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Eighth annual Simple Beginnings ceremony and reception

Aug. 23, 2018—The Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training will hold its eighth annual Simple Beginnings lab coat ceremony on Friday, Aug. 31.

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Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy holds 16th annual Student Research Symposium

Aug. 6, 2018—The Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training hosted the 16th annual Student Research Symposium, the culmination of more than 100 undergraduate students’ summer research experiences as part of the elite Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy.

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New BRET course offers introduction to data science

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...

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Number of minority trainees on rise, but not minority faculty

Jan. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt investigators examined the entire training pathway of potential biomedical research faculty and found two key points of loss: during undergraduate education and in transition from postdoctoral fellowship to tenure-track faculty.

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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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More than 120 undergrads gain graduate-level research experience through VSSA

Aug. 4, 2017—Students hosted by the elite Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy presented their research—from stem cells to Zika—at the 15th annual Student Research Symposium held Aug. 3 at the Engineering and Science Building.

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15th annual VSSA Student Research Symposium is Aug. 3

Jul. 12, 2017—Undergraduates from around the country will present their research conducted at Vanderbilt this summer during the Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy’s 15th annual Student Research Symposium. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 3, at the Wond’ry.

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Biomedical Sciences graduates driven by pursuit of discovery

May. 18, 2017—When Allison Norlander was visiting biomedical science graduate programs in 2011, she nearly crossed Vanderbilt off her list before she even visited. After six interview trips, she was worn out.

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