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Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative Launches New Website

Written by Seth Bordenstein, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology The Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative, established in 2017 with the support of a Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) award, recently launched a new website. This initiative, which includes 135 members (both faculty and students) from five schools and colleges, aims to coordinate and accelerate…

Posted by on May 14, 2018 in News, TIPs 2017


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Innovating Change

Written by Alexa Levitt, Vanderbilt Class of 2020 The Initiative for Autism, Innovation and the Workforce (AIW) recently expanded its team by adding two undergraduate students. My name is Alexa Levitt and I am student ambassador at the Wond’ry. I discovered AIW on my very first day, and was intrigued by the center’s mission, which looks beyond…

Posted by on March 7, 2018 in News, TIPs 2017


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Registration Now Open – Symposium on HPV Infection and Associated Cancers

The HPV ACTIVE Trans-Institutional Program will sponsor a symposium on HPV infection and associated cancers. Details on the event, which will be held Friday, March 2, 2018, can be found below. What: Symposium on HPV Infection and Associated Cancers When: Friday, March 2, 2018 (8 a.m. – 12 p.m.) Where: VICC Conference Center (Room PRB…

Posted by on February 7, 2018 in News, TIPs 2017


Cindy Kam, William R. Kenan, Jr. Chair in Political Science.

Meet the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Faculty: Professor Cindy Kam

Written by Stephanie Wang, Vanderbilt Class of 2021 As a way to introduce you to faculty from the LGBT Policy Lab, first-year student Stephanie Wang will interview a different faculty member approximately each month and write a brief faculty profile. Stephanie reached out to the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab prior to her arrival on campus…

Posted by on February 5, 2018 in News, TIPs 2017


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Wrapping up Cervical Cancer Month with some insight into the importance of screening

Written by Howard W. Jones III, M.D., and Ronald D. Alvarez, M.D., of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology At the beginning of the 20th century, cervical cancer was the leading cause of death in women due to cancer in the U.S., primarily due to the fact that there was no effective screening strategy. The…

Posted by on January 23, 2018 in News, TIPs 2017


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Meet the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Faculty: Professor Jesse Ehrenfeld

Written by Stephanie Wang, Vanderbilt Class of 2021 As a way to introduce you to faculty from the LGBT Policy Lab, first-year student Stephanie Wang will interview a different faculty member approximately each month and write a brief faculty profile. Stephanie reached out to the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab prior to her arrival on campus…

Posted by on January 17, 2018 in News, TIPs 2017


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Introducing Data Science Visions

Written by Associate Professor Andreas Berlind Zeros and ones have become the new precious commodity in the current information age. It’s difficult to exaggerate the impact of data on government, business, society and academia. Organizations collect massive amounts of data and use it to inform all aspects of operations and decision making. For example, every…

Posted by on January 3, 2018 in News, TIPs 2017


Medicine, Health & Society professor Tara McKay.

Meet the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Faculty: Assistant Professor Tara McKay

Written by Stephanie Wang, Vanderbilt Class of 2021 As a way to introduce you to faculty from the LGBT Policy Lab, first-year student Stephanie Wang will interview a different faculty member approximately each month and write a brief faculty profile. Stephanie reached out to the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab prior to her arrival on campus…

Posted by on December 5, 2017 in TIPs 2017


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Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Members Present Research, Highlight Lab Activities at National Conference

Written by Kitt Carpenter, Professor of Economics Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Director Kitt Carpenter and Policy Lab Member Gilbert Gonzales presented research at the Fall Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management in Chicago on Nov. 3, 2017. APPAM is the premiere research association for public policy studies in the United States,…

Posted by on November 9, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


School of Medicine professor Gilbert Gonzales.

Meet the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Faculty: Professor Gilbert Gonzales

Written by Stephanie Wang, Vanderbilt Class of 2021 As a way to introduce you to faculty from the LGBT Policy Lab, first-year student Stephanie Wang will interview a different faculty member approximately each month and write a brief faculty profile. Stephanie reached out to the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab prior to her arrival on campus…

Posted by on November 2, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017