Meet Ashley Braddom: The 2021 GSBS Presidential Ambassador Scholar

Ashley Braddom is this year's GSBS Presidential Ambassador Scholar.

Graduation Ceremony Unites All Five Schools

UT Health San Antonio held its first ever in-person commencement ceremony for graduates across the five schools.

Final Words: Abdulhafiz Imam Aliagan, IBMS, Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine

Abdulhafiz Imam Aliagan will be joining Pfizer as a Senior Scientist in the Biomedicine Design team in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Final Words: Killian Fischer, CHP, Doctorate of Medical Physics Student | Radiation Therapy Track

Killian Fischer will be starting a position as the medical physicist at Mercy Health Lorain Cancer Center in Elyria, Ohio.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Launches A Science Coloring and Activity Book

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio is proud to announce the creation of our new coloring book, the Pipette Kids Science Coloring and Activity Book. The book is available on Amazon.com for $12.99.

Academics

Clare Murray Selected as TL1 Scholar

Clare Murray, a student in the South Texas Medical Scientist Training (M.D./Ph.D) Program, has been selected as a Translational Science Training TL1 scholar for 21-22. The Translational Science Training (TST) TL1 Program at UT Health San Antonio is supported by a NIH / National...
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Kristi Dietert Selected as TL1 Scholar

Kristi Dietert, a student in the Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program, has been selected as a Translational Science Training TL1 scholar for 21-22. The Translational Science Training (TST) TL1 Program at UT...
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Noah Sanchez Selected as TL1 Scholar

Noah Sanchez, a student in the Medical Physics track of the Radiological Sciences Ph.D. program, has been selected as a Translational Science Training TL1 scholar for 21-22. The Translational Science Training (TST) TL1 Program at UT Health San Antonio is supported by a NIH /...
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Translational Science Research Featured At “T1-T4 In 3 Minutes” Event

Two graduate students won awards at the 3rd annual “T1-T4 In 3 Minutes Challenge” event hosted by the Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science on July 7 at UT Health San Antonio. The cross-collaborative event between the IIMS Community Health Advisory Board (CHAB),...
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Students

Class of 2021 Incoming Student Spotlight: Morgan Thomas, IBMS Program, Neuroscience

My name is Morgan Thomas. I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. I went to undergrad at Oberlin College in Ohio where I majored in Neuroscience with a minor in Africana Studies. After completion of my bachelor’s degree, I accepted a position as a Research Technician in a...
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Class of 2021 Incoming Student Spotlight: Meghan Neill, M.S. in Cell Systems & Anatomy (Anatomical Sciences Track)

1) Tell me about yourself. I recently graduated from Texas Lutheran University with a B.S. in biochemistry and a minor in business. Some of my hobbies include traveling, reading, and listening to crime podcasts. I’m looking forward to spending the next two years at UT...
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Class of 2021 Incoming Student Spotlight: Marissa Brown, Radiological Sciences Ph.D. (Medical Physics)

Tell me about yourself. My name is Marissa Brown and I am an incoming Ph.D. student in the Radiological Sciences (Medical Physics) program. After high school, I attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where I received my undergraduate degree in Nuclear Engineering. I...
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Mustafa Mithaiwala First Author Review Article Published In Cells

Mustafa Mithaiwala, a student in the Neuroscience discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program and laboratory of Dr. Jason O’Connor, recently had a first author review article published in the peer review journal Cells. Cells is an international, peer-reviewed,...
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Faculty

Dr. James Lechleiter mentioned on MedCityNews

Congratulations to Dr. James Lechleiter, professor in the Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy and the inventor and patent holder on technology licensed to Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals. Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals was mentioned on MedCityNews for completing a Series A funding that...
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Dr. Evelien Bunnik Featured in San Antonio Magazine About Her Research On COVID-19

Evelien Bunnik, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics at UT Health San Antonio, was interviewed by the San Antonio Magazine about her work researching COVID-19. Bunnik shifted her focus in April, working with an infectious...
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Dr. Martin Paukert Quoted in Article About How Alcohol Limits The Ability To Pay Attention

Dr. Martin Paukert, assistant professor in the Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology was quoted in KSAT.com in a news article about how alcohol limits the ability to pay attention. Read the article, “Researchers in San Antonio discover how alcohol limits the...
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Three faculty members selected to UT System’s Shine Academy

UT Health San Antonio faculty members Babatunde “Kay” Oyajobi, MD, PhD, MBA; Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, PhD, OTR; and Moshtagh Farokhi, DDS, MPH, have been selected as members of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine Academy of Health Science Education. Dr. Oyajobi is the interim...
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Alumni

Morgan Bucknor: My New Life in Australia

1) When did you first become interested in science? Growing up in the foreign service required my family and I to pick up and move overseas every couple years. We were posted at U.S. Embassies in Southeast Asia, Africa, and Europe. During my time in the beginning of middle...
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Alumna Sarah Khoury Creates A Website To Spark Scientific Communication

We are coming out of one pandemic, but the pandemic of distrust in the scientific community remains strong. With every update, the public loses more and more confidence in the ability of science to make life easier. Science is commonly misrepresented, with a significant portion...
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From Anatomy Student To Dental School: Kathylin Mei Li Hester

Kathylin Mei Li Hester is a 2019 graduate of the M.S. in Cell Systems and Anatomy program (Anatomical Sciences Track). She is now attending dental school at UT Health San Antonio. 1) When did you first become interested in science? 4th grade when we started learning basic anatomy...
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Final Words: Abdulhafiz Imam Aliagan, IBMS, Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine

Your name, program, dissertation title, mentor.  Name: Abdulhafiz Imam Aliagan Program: Integrated Biomedical Sciences (IBMS), Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine Dissertation title: Role of the inner mitochondrial membrane protein (Mic60) in Parkinson’s disease...
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Community

Sharing Your Science: Resources from Houston’s ComSciCon 2021 Meeting (Part 2)

Read Part 1 Whether you are volunteering at science fairs or speaking with policymakers, creating engaging conversations on scientific topics is a key skill we as scientists can develop to connect with the community. To further improve these skills, the Houston chapter of...
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Sharing Your Science: Resources from Houston’s ComSciCon 2021 Meeting (Part 1)

This article is part of a series by Katie Lillis, here is Part One and here is Part Two. As scientists, sharing our work complements the experiments themselves. The ability to clearly communicate our findings and their implications is crucial for building a foundation of...
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Briscoe Library’s Image of Research Photography Competition 2021 winners

Now in its fourth year, the Image of Research Photography Competition continues to draw students, faculty and staff from across the institution.   “The annual competition allows scientists to merge art and science and look at the exciting research happening on campus through...
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Volunteers Needed To Help With Fiesta Medal Sales

Fiesta week is on!! June 17 – 27, 2021 Volunteers are needed to help sell Fiesta Medals on Long Campus. Sign up with our new volunteerism platform, ENGAGED. New members can join UT Health San Antonio ENGAGED and sign in with your UT Health San Antonio credentials. Scroll down to...
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