Faculty Spotlight: Daniel Lodge, Ph.D.

Please tell me about yourself. I was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia where I completed my B.Sc. and Ph.D. at Monash University. I moved to the U.S. in 2004 to conduct postdoctoral research at the University of Pittsburgh before joining the Department of Pharmacology at UT...
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Q&A With Samantha Yee

Your name, program, mentor name. My name is Samantha Yee, but I prefer Sam as my nickname. I am a 3rd year Ph.D. student in Dr. April L. Risinger’s lab in the Physiology & Pharmacology discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program in the UT Health San Antonio...
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Office of Career Development Creates Resource Guide

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Office of Career Development has compiled a google doc of resources and events for graduate students. The document has multiple tabs covering a variety of resources including online events, career & professional development...
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GSBS Buddy Connections: Connecting with others during COVID-19

As a resource for the GSBS students during COVID-19, the GSBS has recently created the GSBS Buddy Connections. It is a program that facilitates networking for students from all of the different programs in the GSBS and assists to provide the support needed during these difficult...
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The Qualifying Exam: A Rite of Passage

As a typical second year Ph.D. student, I took my qualifying exam (QE) this year. However, it wasn’t a typical exam due to the coronavirus outbreak. The exam generally happens in a conference room in the physical presence of your committee members but students this year get to be...
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Faculty Spotlight: 21 Questions with Anibal Diogenes, D.D.S./Ph.D.

1) Please tell me about yourself. I am a clinician scientist with a D.D.S./Ph.D. dual degree.  I received my dental training in Brazil, and later a M.S. degree in Molecular Biology at University of Nebraska, and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology at UT Health San Antonio where I also...
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UTSA College of Engineering and Science Come Together with UT Health San Antonio to Donate Supplies to Frontline Medical Personnel

COVID-19 has put great stress on health care systems globally. A major area of concern is the dwindling of personal protective equipment reserves in hospitals and emergency clinics due to high demand and backordering in the supply chains. With research labs shutting down,...
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Richard De La Rosa: Helping The Field of Science

Richard De La Rosa’s earliest science project was creating a battery out of a potato for his 3rd grade class. “I cut a potato in half, put a nail on both ends and a penny. Then I tied a copper wire around the nails in order for the electrons to move through the system,” he sai...
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