Office of Career Development launches Career Exploration Series

Dr. Saurabh Sen, principal scientist at Boehringer Ingelheim, recently gave the first career talk to UT Health San Antonio trainees as a part of the new Career Exploration Series. He holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Helsinki, Finland and completed his...
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Voelcker Fund awards $650,000 to cancer researchers on the rise

The Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund is awarding $650,000 to UT Health San Antonio to support innovative cancer research projects conducted by rising star faculty members. The Voelcker Fund Young Investigator Award provides each recipient $150,000 per year over three years,...
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When it comes to DNA repair, it’s not one tool fits all

Study shows great specificity of action by enzymes to correct double-strand breaks Our cells are constantly dividing, and as they do, the DNA molecule – our genetic code – sometimes gets broken. DNA has twin strands, and a break in both is considered especially dangerous. This...
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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Launches Student Directory

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio has launched a student directory which has profiles of our current students in our 18 academic programs in the biomedical sciences. To see the directory, click here.   If you are a current student and you...
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Entering Mentoring – July 2020

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) sponsors a workshop series to introduce effective strategies for successful mentoring of diverse trainees. Four consecutive weekly sessions explore proven approaches to the development and enhancement of effective mentoring relationships....
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Science Signaling Publication: Discovering a mitochondrial traffic officer protein

As a UT Health San Antonio Ph.D. candidate, under the mentorship of Dr. Madesh Muniswamy, I am studying mitochondrial biology and the many pathways involved in physiologic (healthy) and pathophysiologic (unhealthy) states. Mitochondria are double-membraned organelles that have a...
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UT institutions rise to No. 3 in world for most patents granted

University of Texas institutions are among the most innovative in the world. UT institutions collectively are ranked No. 3 in the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents for 2019, released today by the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property...
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COVID-19 safety precautions on campus

 As our community begins to steadily reopen, UT Health clinical activities continue to serve more patients with in-person and video visit options. Our academic and research community is also returning to campus. In order to protect our UT Health community, we are taking the...
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