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The 13th Annual VPA Symposium


This year's symposium will be held April 9th, 2019 in the Student Life Center.

VPA Symposium 2019 Overview

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The VPA Annual Symposium is the premier event that highlights postdoctoral research across different fields from both VU and VUMC. It also serves as a venue for postdocs to network with each other, faculty, other members of the Vanderbilt community and leaders in several industries pertinent to postdoctoral development.

Our Keynote Speaker is Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff, a molecular biologist, executive, and diversity advocate. Dr. Villa-Komaroff is a consultant and speaker, founder of Intersections, SBD and founding member of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). Her storied career will be a message for all to see!

Also, new this year to the Symposium, Dr. Villa-Komaroff will give a general audience lecture on April 8th at 6pm at the Wond'ry. 


Follow this link for complete information about symposia from previous years!