Tag: TIPs 2017

  • Adaptive eBooks for Building Children’s Language Skills

    Adaptive eBooks for Building Children’s Language Skills

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) Led by an interdisciplinary team of Vanderbilt faculty with expertise in language, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence, this project will develop an adaptive eBook that represents a groundbreaking approach to foster early language. The ability to comprehend complex text is fundamental… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2017

  • Biomedical Microscopy – Immersion, Innovation, Discovery (BioMIID) at VBC

    Biomedical Microscopy – Immersion, Innovation, Discovery (BioMIID) at VBC

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Reinvestment Award (VRA) This project seeks to create a collaborative environment across three schools for biophotonics innovation and biomedical discovery within the Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center. Students, postdocs and faculty from engineering, physical sciences and biomedical sciences will work together to innovate – by building… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2017

  • Vanderbilt Brain Institute

    Vanderbilt Brain Institute

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Reinvestment Award (VRA) One of Vanderbilt’s flagship trans-institutional centers, the Vanderbilt Brain Institute (VBI) is home to the Neuroscience Training Program, the largest of Vanderbilt’s biomedical programs, with training faculty spread across 22 departments and five schools within the university and Medical Center. This… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2017

  • Initiative for Autism, Innovation and the Workforce

    Initiative for Autism, Innovation and the Workforce

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) This project will study the unique capabilities of autistic adults, as well as how to match these capabilities to 21st-century workforce needs and how to develop managers who can leverage the “autism advantage” to fuel innovation in their organizations. This initiative… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2017

  • A Reinvestment in Cryo-Electron Microscopy at Vanderbilt

    A Reinvestment in Cryo-Electron Microscopy at Vanderbilt

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Reinvestment Award (VRA) This project will reinvest in the Center for Structural Biology (CSB) by acquiring a new microscope that will enable the laboratory to remain on the cutting-edge of research. The Titan Krios will replace an aging microscope that is insufficient to support… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2017

  • Data Science Visions

    Data Science Visions

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (VRA) Data science is closely related to “big data”, which focuses on particularly large and complex datasets, but data science is more focused on the process of learning from, and making decisions based on, the data rather than the size of the… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2017

  • Addressing the Epidemic of HPV-Associated Cancers

    Addressing the Epidemic of HPV-Associated Cancers

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) This project will develop supportive infrastructure and educational programs that engage an interdisciplinary team of investigators comprised of faculty and students from across campus to lay the groundwork for a consortium focused on HPV-associated cancers. Faculty and students will conduct… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2017

  • Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab

    Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) The Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab will connect interdisciplinary faculty and students to broaden Vanderbilt’s international reputation on scholarship surrounding the correlates, causes, and consequences of LGBT-related public policies. Vanderbilt is currently one of a handful of top universities worldwide with multiple… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2017

  • Materials Durability and Environmental Research Facilities Hub

    Materials Durability and Environmental Research Facilities Hub

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Reinvestment Award (VRA) Vanderbilt’s researchers have provided national and international leadership in environmental sustainability and development/assessment of infrastructure materials.  The Materials Durability and Environmental Research Facilities Hub will provide core facilities in support of research on the performance and durability of natural… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2017

  • The Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative

    The Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) The Vanderbilt Microbiome Initiative (VMI) will provide Vanderbilt the opportunity to become the first university that unifies a major precision medicine initiative with personalized microbiome studies. The VMI will blend Vanderbilt’s clinical, basic, translational and educational endeavors into a community of… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2017