Andries Zijlstra newscast on FOX 17
Groundbreaking research right here in Nashville may help doctors predict when cancer is about to spread. Vanderbilt scientist, Andries Zijlstra, has teamed up with doctors in Canada to make what could be a life-saving discovery.
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Four PMI faculty members were among the 18 Vanderbilt University faculty members recently elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in recognition of their "scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications."
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Kirsten Guckes, graduate student, Maria Hadjifrangiskou Lab, PMI. Collaborating with Thomas Stricker Lab, PMI.
Lisa Lojek, graduate student, Eric Skaar Lab, PMI. Collaborating with Borden Lacy Lab, PMI.
Kalpana Manthiram, M.D., Fellow, Kathy Edwards Lab, Pediatrics. Collaborating with Kelli Boyd Lab, PMI.
Paula Zamora, graduate student, Terence Dermody Lab, Pediatrics/PMI. Collaborating with Richard Caprioli Lab, Biochemistry.
Dr. Larry Swift remembers 1971 as a postdoc - Faculty, residents AND students all gathered at the same time in the Pathology Library (C3323 MCN) for Pathology Grand Rounds!
Jay Jerome to Direct Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular Pathology
W. Gray (Jay) Jerome, Ph.D., Associate Professor, has been named Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) for the Program in Cellular and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Jerome will assume his new responsibilities immediately. He will succeed Dr. Sarki Abdulkadir who is stepping down from his DGS responsibilities as he prepares to leave Vanderbilt.
Join me in congratulating and thanking Jay for taking on this important responsibility. Sam Santoro
Larry Swift, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, has been appointed to fill the newly created position of Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology. In this role Dr. Swift will manage the appointments and promotions process for the department, oversee the mentoring programs for all junior faculty, and establish new activities and programs to facilitate and support the continued career development of faculty at all ranks. Read more…