Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training

New graduate student Kaitlyn Gallagher, right, is all smiles after Kathy Gould, PhD, senior associate dean for Biomedical Research Education and Training, helps her into her lab coat. Admitted to the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (IGP) in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Gallagher was among 117 new PhD students welcomed during the recent ceremony in Langford Auditorium. (All photos by Erin O. Smith)

‘Simple Beginnings’ ceremony welcomes doctoral students

“Simple Beginnings” is Vanderbilt University’s annual ceremony that welcomes each new class of doctoral students in the biomedical and biological sciences.

Simple Beginnings

Vanderbilt held its annual Simple Beginnings ceremony for new doctoral students last week in Light Hall.

Hubaida Fuseini, right, earned her PhD in Microbe-Host Interactions, working with Dawn Newcomb, PhD.

Biomedical Sciences graduates driven by promise of discovery

Eighty-seven students earned doctoral degrees in the biomedical sciences from Vanderbilt during the 2018-2019 academic year.