GSBS Alumnus Named As New Director for the Achieving in Research, Math and Science Center at New Mexico Highlands University

Dr. Kelly Trujillo is the new director for the Achieving in Research, Math and Science Center (ARMAS) at New Mexico Highlands University. The nationally acclaimed ARMAS Center provides comprehensive science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) support services to...
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Dr. Armand Brown Publishes First Author Paper in American Society for Microbiology’s mBio

Dr. Armand Brown is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).  He graduated with a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology in 2014.  His first author publication,...
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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Daniele Provenzano and his work at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

When did you first become interested in science? Raised in the Swiss Alps, my parents instilled in me a keen appreciation for the arts, humanities and nature; values that motivate me to this day.  I honestly did not find science particularly fascinating during my early schooling...
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Alumna Dr. Aparna Gorthi Receives AACR-AstraZeneca Stimulating Therapeutic Advances through Research Training Grant

Dr. Aparna Gorthi, was in the IMGP Cancer Biology track in Alex Bishop’s lab, graduated with her Ph.D. degree in August 2015. While in the program, Aparna was the recipient of the department’s Rennels Memorial Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies in 2013, an annual award that...
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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Pramod K. Mishra, Founder and COO, iGenomeDx Inc

When did you first become interested in science? I became interested in science during high school. However, it was not until my master’s degree, when I decided to pursue a career in science. Tell me more about your career path. Why did you pick The University of Texas Health...
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Dr. Calais Prince Selected for an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Calais Prince, a CSB graduate program alumna who was selected for a competitive and prestigious 2019-2020 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship. Calais will work as a Health Policy Fellow in...
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Dr. Dina Tom: Vaccine decisions impact the entire community

Dr. Dina Tom, GSBS alumna and UT Health San Antonio professor of pediatrics was quoted in an article about the growing number of families opting to not vaccinate their children which is causing concern in the local medical community who are worried about the impact on public...
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Novel gene therapy reduces schizophrenia symptoms

Jennifer Donegan, Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio Jennifer Donegan, Ph.D., and colleagues at UT Health San Antonio describe a novel, experimental approach to treating schizophrenia in the journal Nature Communications (published June 27). If developed into a human therapy, the...
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