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Searle Scholars Program

Limited Submission Opportunity: Searle Scholars

Jun. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt University may nominate two candidates for the 2019 Searle Scholars Program, which supports the independent research of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their first appointments as tenure-track assistant professors.

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Limited submission opportunity: 2018 Searle Scholars Program

Jun. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt may nominate up to two faculty members for the 2018 Searle Scholars Program.

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Zanic’s research recognized with 2016 Searle Scholarship

Apr. 28, 2016—An expert in the dynamic behavior of the microtubule cytoskeleton at Vanderbilt University is among 15 scientists in the chemical and biological sciences nationwide who have been named 2016 Searle Scholars.

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Universitywide limited submission opportunity: Searle Scholars Program

Jun. 12, 2015—Vanderbilt may nominate two candidates for the Searle Scholars Program for 2016.

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University wide limited submission opportunity: Searle Scholars Program

Jun. 10, 2014—Vanderbilt may nominate two candidates for the 2015 Searle Scholars Program, which supports the independent research of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their first appointments as tenure-track assistant professors. Grants are $300,000 for a three-year period. Applicants are expected to be pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology and related...

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Anthrax bacteria’s signaling systems

Apr. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt researchers have identified a new signaling system that anthrax bacteria uses to infect its host.

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Universitywide limited submission opportunity: 
Searle Scholars Program

Jul. 16, 2013—Vanderbilt may nominate two candidates for the 2014 Searle Scholars Program, which supports the independent research of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their first appointments as tenure-track assistant professors. Grants are $300,000 for a three-year period. Applicants are expected to be pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology and...

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Studies outline new model for staph bone infections

Jun. 20, 2013—Osteomyelitis, a debilitating bone infection most frequently caused by Staphylococcus aureus (“staph”) bacteria, is particularly challenging to treat.

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Searle Scholars Program seeks submissions

Jun. 7, 2013—Vanderbilt may nominate two candidates for the Searle Scholars Program for 2014, which supports the independent research of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their first appointments as tenure-track assistant professors.

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What do beer, dogs and cats have in common? A tale of microbial domestication

Jul. 12, 2012—Study maps the genetic changes involved in the domestication of Aspergillus oryzae, one of the fungi used to make sake, soy sauce and miso.

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Discovery of jumping gene cluster tangles tree of life

Feb. 4, 2011—Since the days of Darwin, the “tree of life” has been the preeminent metaphor for the process of evolution, reflecting the gradual branching and changing of individual species. The discovery that a large cluster of genes appears to have jumped directly from one species of fungus to another, however, significantly strengthens the argument that a...

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