Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity Archives
Biomedical Sciences graduates driven by promise of discovery
May. 16, 2019—Eighty-seven students earned doctoral degrees in the biomedical sciences from Vanderbilt during the 2018-2019 academic year.
Linda Sealy receives 2018 AAAS Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement
Feb. 15, 2018—Professor Linda Sealy has won the AAAS Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement for her continued efforts to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in STEM Ph.D. programs.
Vanderbilt earns top rankings, including a No. 1, for successful minority recruitment in master’s and Ph.D. programs
Dec. 12, 2016—"Diverse: Issues In Higher Education" has ranked Vanderbilt University No. 1 in the country for the number of doctoral degrees awarded to African Americans in the biological and biomedical sciences.
Study reveals how protein helps cells tolerate DNA damage
Jul. 16, 2015—Vanderbilt and Stanford investigators have discovered how a protein that's part of the DNA replication "machinery" helps cells tolerate DNA damage.