Nicole Hensch Receives The Greehey Graduate Fellowship in Children’s Health

Nicole Hensch, third year Ph.D. candidate in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program, has recently been awarded the Greehey Graduate Fellowship Award. The Greehey Graduate Fellowship Award recognizes students researching children’s cancer within the Greehey Children’s...
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Joint Research Collaboration expedites launch of zebrafish embryos to space

Kristina Andrijauskaite, a Ph.D. candidate in our Translational Science program at UT Health San Antonio has been working on a space related project. Project McXIMUS, which stands for Microgravity characterization eXperiment in Microgravity Universal Spacelab, is the name of the...
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2019 Crush Foundation Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium Now Accepting Submissions

The 2019 Crush Foundation TBI Symposium Program will feature keynote lectures, free paper sessions, oral presentations and posters. The Symposium key dates are as follows: Call for Abstracts Now open! Call for Abstract Deadline December 1, 2019 Author Notifications December 9,...
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Words From Our GSBS Presidential Ambassador: Highlights from the 2019 President’s Gala

This past weekend I had the incredible opportunity of attending the 12th annual President’s gala, the largest our university has ever seen. The event took place downtown at the luxurious Grand Hyatt hotel, and had nearly 1,200 students, professors, and notable guests from our...
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Harnessing the Genome: A Summary of Dr. Julian Savulescu’s Talk

Humans have been practicing gene editing for centuries. We have been modifying everything for as long as we have been on this planet. Fluffy the family Shih Tzu, was the product of choosing mutations we liked from wolves and selectively breeding them. We selected the...
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Denisse Paredes Awarded the Jess Hay Chancellor’s Fellowship

Denisse Paredes, a fourth-year graduate student in the Neuroscience discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program has been chosen to receive the UT System Jess Hay Chancellor’s Graduate Student Research Fellowship. The UT System Jess Hay Chancellor’s Graduate...
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Graduate Students Attend Lunch with BiomedSA Recipient of the 2019 Award for Innovation in Healthcare & Bioscience

GSBS students enjoyed an informal lunch on Sept. 19 with Stephen Badylak, D.V.M., Ph.D., M.D., the recipient of the 2019 BioMedSA Award for Innovation in Healthcare & Bioscience. Dr. Badylak is a pioneer in the field of stem cell and tissue regeneration and currently is...
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Stephanie Fedorchak Receives T32 Fellowship

Stephanie Fedorchak, a student in the Neuroscience discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program was recently selected as a Neuroscience T32 fellow. She is currently in the lab of Dr. Carie Boychuk. Her co-mentor is Dr. Teppei Fujikawa. According to the National...
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