Susan R. Wente
Feb. 19, 2014—Watch John Geer and Susan Wente, executive committee co-chairs, discuss the importance of the Academic Strategic Planning process.
Feb. 17, 2014—The first of three faculty town hall meetings to update and engage Vanderbilt’s faculty on the four foundational areas driving the strategic planning process is scheduled for Feb. 27.
Oct. 24, 2013—A multidisciplinary study conducted by the combined efforts of Vanderbilt University graduate students has led to the first evidence that abnormal messenger RNA export from the nucleus to the cytoplasm can cause human disease.
Sep. 5, 2013—Vanderbilt University welcomed 98 new doctoral students into its scientific community last week during the fourth annual “Simple Beginnings” ceremony in a Light Hall lecture room packed with family members and other well-wishers. “Today you are officially joining our Vanderbilt family,” said Susan Wente, Ph.D., associate vice chancellor for Health Affairs and senior associate dean...
Aug. 29, 2013—When it comes to government funding of basic science training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, Vanderbilt University Medical Center hit a grand slam this year, officials said.
Aug. 22, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has appointed additional faculty to contribute to the campuswide strategic planning effort that an executive committee began over the summer.
Jul. 5, 2013—An executive committee has been named and will meet regularly this summer to develop a framework of ideas to guide a university-wide academic strategic planning process that will set the course for Vanderbilt’s future.
Apr. 25, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is celebrating its women scientists with five events this month that feature inspiring women sharing their research achievements and lives.
Nov. 1, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has stepped up its support of research aimed at cracking the mysteries of the genome, the master DNA code.
Sep. 10, 2012—The 2012 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science has been awarded to Yale University professor Joan Steitz, Ph.D., whose pioneering work has helped reveal and clarify the complexities of RNA and the roles that RNA molecules play in health and disease. The prize, established by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 2006, honors nationally and internationally...
Sep. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center welcomed 109 new doctoral students into the scientific community last week in the third annual “Simple Beginnings” ceremony.
Aug. 30, 2012—The Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research at Vanderbilt has received a $10.5 million federal grant to continue its groundbreaking research on serotonin signaling in the brain for another five years.