Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Science Day

Science Day

Science Day goals

  • Promote “centeredness” by providing a scientific forum.
  • Provide an opportunity to present significant research findings.
  • Encourage research collaboration.

A Tradition With Innovation

The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center supports basic/molecular, applied, and clinical research and training. The VKC has more than 300 faculty researchers, staff, and affiliate members working together across disciplines to create basic and clinical scientific discoveries, to translate research into best practices, and to train the next generation of researchers and practitioners. The ultimate goal is to make positive differences in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

2018 Science Day - Monday, January 23, 2018

2018 Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Science Day will take place Tuesday, Jan. 23, beginning at 12:00 p.m. at Vanderbilt University Student Life Center. Posters will be hung in the Commodore Ballroom from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. with the program beginning at noon in the Board of Trust Room. Science Day festivities will include lunch, two poster sessions, a keynote, and a Data Blitz, closing with a wine/cheese reception. More information will be posted on this page as it is available.


Elizabeth Turner, Science Day Coordinator, (615) 322-8240

View the 2016 Science Day flier