The life of an educator, as told by two Graduate School Alumni and Career Advisory Council members

Drs. LaGrange and Stout both graduated from our Health Science Center, LaGrange from the Department of Physiology (Dr. Vernon S. Bishop) and Stout from Pharmacology, laboratory of Dr. Bill Clarke, and are now touching the lives of students through their teaching. It is because...
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It’s All About The Pubs!

Are you interested in becoming a Principal Investigator? Do you want to know your chances of success? A recent study has developed a model that can predict the likelihood you will become a PI. Dare to give it a try?
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SACNAS Chapter: Building a Community

Often in science, we ask, "What is a gap that needs to be addressed, and how can I fill it once I recognize it?" One enterprising UTHSCSA graduate student did just that when she realized that there were no Hispanic student organizations that encompassed all the UTHSCSA programs.
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Dr. Doug Frantz: From Academia to Industry and Back Again. . .

Currently Dr. Doug Frantz is a faculty member at UTSA but his journey has not been traditional. Dr. Frantz cultivated his research talents as a graduate student at Texas A&M followed by a post doctoral fellowship in Zurich, Switzerland. He then transitioned into a highly...
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An exciting new method to induce pluripotent stem cells..NOT!

Fierce competition can sometimes promote sloppy, and even fabricated results. Such is the case in the field of stem cells, which has just been associated with the retraction of two "hot" papers in Nature.
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Who Is Training Our Future Biomedical Scientists?

Walking the grounds at the UT Health Science Center this summer are 63 high school students from school districts across San Antonio and the surrounding area from the Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy. The three year Voelcker Academy, now in its' 6th year and funded by the Max...
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Dr. Randy Goldsmith: Building Bridges from Academia to Industry

"I am building biotech companies in the same way that I build homes, starting with a strong foundation and from the bottom up." This is how Dr. Goldsmith described his process of working with entrepreneurs on a daily bases. Which, stems from his early experiences as a member of...
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Mikiten Research Forum 2014

"Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in." ~Author Unknown
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