2008 VICB Golf Scramble Photographs
Andy Felts braved the last wave of rain showers on the practice range.
Real golfers ignore the elements.
Andy Vila sports the latest in rain gear.
Melvin Fitzgerald is ready to go.
Phil Kingsley likes the soft greens.
Players enjoyed box lunches filled with protein, carbs, and most importantly - sugar!
The 1:30 tee time was preceded by a quick game of bumper cars.
Emily Days
Mike Warnement (l) and Don Stec (r)
Dr. Marnett thanks VICB Scramble sponsor - Hamamatsu!
Rain showers quickly pushed through the area.
Steve Bolin gives final instructions.
Felts & Co saddle up.
Keenan Days, Mike Perry, Rick Romaine, Emily Days
Alan Brash prepares to launch a monster drive.
Mike Warnement, Don Stec, and Gary Sulikowski consider their options.
Hint: It's behind you, Charlie.
"I knew it all along."
"It breaks left....definitely...."
"...or maybe right."
Dave Vigerust puts a ball in flight (just above tree line) on #2 .
Andy Felts and Kwangho Kim
Sam 'the Man" Saleh!
Bill Schultz, John Cleator, Dave Vigerust
#10 Green - Longest Putt
Tony Scoville, Larry Marnett, Melvin Fitzgerald, Scott Hiebert


Welcome to the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology. The VICB is a trans-institutional initiative between the College of Arts and Science and the School of Medicine. The Institute's mission is to provide research and training in the application of chemical approaches to the solution of important biomedical problems. The proximity of the Chemistry Department and the School of Medicine facilitates this process. Our members represent a range of research interests and technologies with particular strengths in analytical methodology and molecular imaging, cellular responses to chemical stress, small molecule discovery, enzyme and receptor chemistry, proteomics, structural biology, and chemical synthesis.

The VICB provides a fertile ground for graduate education. Three parallel tracks exist for training students in VICB laboratories: the Chemistry Department Graduate Program, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, and the Chemical and Physical Biology Graduate Program. Each of these programs provides a different environment for graduate training suited to the needs and interests of the individual student. An active seminar program supplements formal classroom training. The VICB provides fellowships and salary supplements to outstanding applicants. All applicants to each of the three graduate programs are considered equally for these awards so a separate application is not necessary.

Vanderbilt has a rich assortment of core facilities that provide access to techniques and equipment at the frontiers of biomedical research. The VICB operates the Molecular Recognition and Screening Facility, which generates monoclonal antibodies and single-chain antibodies and also provides access to high throughput screening of chemical libraries for interrogation of biological function. Links to other institutional core facilities are provided.

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