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Vanderbilt astronomers continue international effort to map and analyze universe in greater detail than ever

Nov. 16, 2017—Vanderbilt astronomers will carry out detailed studies of nearby stars orbited by planets with the potential to harbor or sustain life.

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Meet Vanderbilt’s first Academic Pathways fellows

Oct. 27, 2017—Seven outstanding Ph.D.’s with diverse backgrounds and experiences have come to Vanderbilt to pursue postdoctoral training with an eye toward academic careers.

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Office of Postdoctoral Affairs celebrates Postdoc Appreciation Week

Oct. 12, 2017—The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs recently sponsored a number of events marking Postdoc Appreciation Week, which honors postdocs’ contributions to the Vanderbilt community.

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Crime casts pall on Central America’s Northern Triangle

Oct. 3, 2017—LAPOP research shows that crime prevalence impacts economic progress in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras

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Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellows application opens Oct. 1

Sep. 26, 2017—The Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellowship program is a research/mentorship program administered by the Graduate School designed to bridge fellows between academic training and entry-level faculty positions.

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New research on Fragile X syndrome reinforces importance of early detection

Aug. 25, 2017—New insights into the long-lasting effects of Fragile X syndrome on connections in the brain during early development highlight the importance of early detection and treatment.

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Office of Postdoctoral Affairs launches online postdoctoral appointment management system

Aug. 11, 2017—Beginning Aug. 16, postdoctoral appointments will be managed in REDCap and processed through the Graduate School.

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Deciphering potent DNA toxin’s secrets

Aug. 1, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers uncover the secret of the remarkable potency of the DNA toxin yatakemycin, which could someday be harnessed to fight cancer.

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Astronomers discover exoplanet hotter than most stars

Jun. 5, 2017—Astronomers at Vanderbilt and Ohio State have discovered a planet like Jupiter zipping around its host star every day, boiling at temperatures hotter than most stars with a giant cometary tail.

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First cohort of Academic Pathways Fellows chosen

May. 17, 2017—The innovative program addresses the acute need for greater diversity in the professoriate by offering a specialized postdoctoral program for scholars from underrepresented backgrounds.

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Wisecaver named Vanderbilt ‘Postdoc of the Year’

Apr. 21, 2017—Accomplished postdocs and faculty "Mentor of the Year" honored at annual Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association and Shared Resources Symposium April 19.

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New method for tapping vast plant pharmacopeia to make more effective drugs

Apr. 14, 2017—Geneticists have developed an effective new method for identifying the genes that produce the chemicals plants use to protect themselves from predators, which are an important natural drug source.

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