☞ February 12, 2020


Strategies for Success in a Research Lab


A discussion with SIM Board members in regards to how to succeed in research labs, including experiences and tips from people in different sorts of research labs. There will be a PowerPoint presentation followed by a question and answer session.


Location: Buttrick 204


Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM 




☞ February 19, 2020


Partners in Research Interest Meeting 


An interest meeting providing details for our newly launched event, Partners in Research. Partners in Research provides an opportunity for students to shadow in research labs. At this meeting, we will be discussing the logistics of this program, how to apply, and answer any questions in regards to the program.


Location: Stevenson 4327


Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM




☞ March 12, 2020


How to Read a Scientific Paper/How to do Scientific Writing


SIM Board members will provide an opportunity to learn tips on how to approach scientific reading as well as scientific writing. It is essential to learn these fundamentals to create a solid foundation for further scientific improvement. We will provide some examples and discuss as a group how we would approach it.


Location: Buttrick 205


Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM




☞ March 26, 2020


Minorities in Research


This event features a panel of underrepresented minorities in different departments at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt Medical Center. They will be discussing their unique experiences in the research fields as well as any advice for undegraduates. A question and answer session will then follow.


Location: Stevenson 4327


Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM




☞ April 8, 2020


Gap Year Panel


This event is geared towards students planning on taking a gap year. Some students know exactly what they want to do during that year, while others have no idea what to pursue. There are a vast number of potential jobs, activities, and research opportunities that premed students can take advantage of in order to attract medical schools and learn valuable lessons before beginning their medical education. In this event, a panel of students will go over the best opportunities to pursue over a gap year.


Location: Stevenson 4327


Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM



☞ April 21, 2020


Destress Event


Come join SIM Board Members and friends for Chick-fil-a, ice cream, and Krispy Kreme and destress before finals!

Location: Buttrick 112


Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM