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Vanderbilt to host seventh international conference on tetraspanin scaffolding

Jun. 7, 2013—Experts from around the world will come to Vanderbilt June 18-21 for the seventh international summer research conference to discuss the role of tetraspanins and related membrane scaffolding proteins in biology and disease. Much of the communication that takes place between a cell and its environment is performed by transmembrane proteins. The availability and activity...

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Future of black church focus of Vanderbilt Divinity conference

Mar. 22, 2013—Prominent scholars will explore the current and future impact of the black church during a time of deep divisions in race, culture and religion at a Vanderbilt Divinity School conference April 3-5.

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Conference for adults with siblings with disabilities April 5-6

Mar. 11, 2013—The 2013 Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters conference will be held April 5-6 at the Holiday Inn-Vanderbilt, located at 2613 West End Ave. in Nashville. The conference is open to adult siblings who have a brother or sister with a disability, siblings-in-law, cousins and professionals interested in sibling issues.

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Haslam to headline ‘Research Universities and the Future of America’

Jan. 9, 2013—Gov. Bill Haslam, Sen. Lamar Alexander, Sen. Bill Frist, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and School of Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet will headline a working meeting hosted at Vanderbilt to discuss a recent report from the National Research Council of the National Academies titled Research Universities And The Future Of America: 10 Breakthrough Actions Vital To Our Nation’s Prosperity And Security.

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Synesthesia conference set for Oct. 1-3 at Vanderbilt

Sep. 13, 2010—A conference on synesthesia will bring psychologists, neuroscientists and artists to Vanderbilt University’s Wilson Hall Oct. 1-3 to discuss the latest information about what is described by some as a unique “sixth sense.” Randolph Blake, Centennial Professor of Psychology, and Edward Hubbard, a post-doctoral fellow in psychology and human and organizational development, are hosting the...

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