Alumna Dr. Neelam Mukerjee Receives New Discoveries Research Young Investigator Award

Dr. Neelam Mukerjee, who graduated from the Cellular and Structural Biology program (focus on Cancer Biology) in 2015, has just received the New Discoveries Research Young Investigator Award from Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network. According to BCAN’s website, The New...
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Meet Ileana Pedraza, a Master of Science degree in Immunology and Infection graduate

Ileana Pedraza was one of the many students who participated at the UT Health San Antonio Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Commencement ceremony last month. Pedraza graduated with a Master of Science degree in Immunology and Infection, a two-year program focused on...
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Amy Brito Delgado: Medical Physics is a Field That Mixes Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Medicine

Amy Brito Delgado grew up in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, 200 miles south of Tucson, Arizona. She was interested in science because she had a biology teacher who gave her the chance to do research at a young age. “Everyone wanted to be an astrophysicist like Carl Sagan, and I did...
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21 questions with GSBS Alum: Dr. Rugmani Iyer, Senior Scientist with Merck Research Laboratories

1) When did you first become interested in science? It was in my tenth grade I got interested in science. My first lab experiment was when I joined a research institute as a summer intern and the excitement I felt when I accomplished first successful experiment helped me make the...
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Dr. Randall Lanier, Alumnus and Current Chief Science Officer of Chimerix Speaks to Students

Alumnus Dr. Randall Lanier spoke about his experiences in drug development as the chief science officer of Chimerix on May 28 at the Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy seminar. “Drug discovery is resource intensive in terms of time, human power, and money. You may go...
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Final Words: Macie Mattila and her love for dentistry, osteoporosis research and the next step of dental school

Your name, program, thesis title. Macie Mattila, Master of Science in Cell Systems and Anatomy, “Caspase-2 in Osteoclasts: A Tale of Deletion and Overexpression” Please tell me about yourself, why did you pick UT Health San Antonio, and your program. When I was seven years old, I...
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Final Words: Catherine Cheng and Biology of Aging

Your name, program, dissertation title. Catherine Cheng, Integrated Biomedical Sciences. “Sex differences in longevity and lifespan-extending drug efficacy in genetically heterogeneous mice: Age-specific effects and gonadal contributions.” Please tell me about yourself, why did...
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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Randall Lanier, Chief Science Officer of Chimerix

Dr. Randall Lanier, chief science officer of Chimerix, will be speaking on Tuesday, May 28 at 11 a.m. in room Med 209L. Here is the link about the event. When did you first become interested in science? The answer depends on how you define science.  I was one of those kids who...
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