Jul. 17, 2020—Experts from Lewis-Burke Associates LLC will cover the spectrum of available funding opportunities as the federal research enterprise seeks to tackle COVID-19 and its effects. The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, July 30, from 1 to 2 p.m. and will be broadcast remotely.
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.
Jul. 14, 2020—Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering Cynthia Reinhart-King's trailblazing cancer research will be supported by a three-year, $1 million grant from the prestigious W. M. Keck Foundation. Her research takes a bold engineering approach to sort breast cancer cells based on their behavior first and has produced compelling data that show less migratory cells create more metastases, contradicting the prevailing hypothesis on how cancer spreads.
Jul. 12, 2020—The VINSE Spotlight Podcast interviews researchers associated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering to highlight the depth and breadth of discoveries and innovations related to the institute.
Jul. 9, 2020—Experts from Lewis-Burke Associates LLC will discuss existing and emerging funding opportunities to conduct research on health disparities. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, from 11 a.m. to noon and will be broadcast remotely.
Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization breaks records in rapid facilitation of COVID-19 related agreements
Jul. 9, 2020—To keep pace with Vanderbilt researchers developing COVID-19 solutions, the Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization has facilitated three license agreements, 11 patent applications and 43 material transfer agreements in record time.
Jul. 9, 2020—VU and VUMC (combined) may select one applicant for the Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics. These three-year career development awards enable junior faculty members to carry out innovative bioethics research that goes beyond current work in bioethics.
Jul. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Memorial Foundation Grant program. The Memorial Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to people who live in the geographic area served by Nashville Memorial Hospital.
Jul. 8, 2020—Assistant Professor of Chemistry Steve Townsend has been named to this year’s class of Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awardees. Every year, the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation supports the careers of a select number of faculty in the chemical sciences who are in the first five years of their academic career, exhibit a strong body of research, and demonstrate a commitment to teaching.
Jul. 8, 2020—The Office of the Vice Provost for Research will host four webinars this summer to help Vanderbilt faculty learn about funding opportunities from a variety of federal agencies. All four webinars will be broadcast remotely.
Jul. 6, 2020—Vanderbilt University is ranked 36th in a 2019 U.S. patents report released by the by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
Jul. 6, 2020—The VINSE Spotlight Podcast interviews researchers associated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering to highlight the depth and breadth of discoveries and innovations related to the institute.