Breaking Down Bills with Alex McCoy: H.R.4372 – MSI STEM Achievement Act

Keeping up with congress can be a challenge, even when things seem to move at a snail’s pace. The slow pace, combined with all the small text filled with jargon, can really be a turn-off for a lot of people. As a result, most people can’t really be bothered to know, or care,...
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What You Missed From The Health Cell – State of the Industry

The Health Cell is a local San Antonio non-profit organization built around our growing biotechnology, medical, and military community. They host monthly events to encourage networking among the community and serve as a platform for innovation. Every year, The Health Cell turns...
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BMEGS-SA Invites Dr. Andrea Giuffrida To Share Wisdom

The Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Society (BMEGS-SA) for the joint Biomedical Engineering program between The University of Texas San Antonio and UT Health San Antonio is a graduate student society that is focused on creating a space for graduate students needs to be...
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Kristin A. Altwegg Receives AACR Associate Member Award at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2019

Kristin A. Altwegg, a CPRIT Predoctoral Fellow and third year IBMS Cancer Biology program doctoral candidate, received an American Association for Cancer Research Associate Member Award for her poster at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Below is her description of the...
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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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Trinity Tigers Bring 19th Annual Brain Bowl Trophy Back to San Antonio

Everyone was at the edge of their seats on the evening of April 16th, as the University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) comets and the Trinity University tigers went into the first tiebreaker of the 19thAnnual Brain Bowl since its commencement in 1998. Both teams entered the...
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The Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program- From Grad School to Industry

I am honored to be one of the first graduate alumni from UT Health San Antonio School of Biomedical Sciences to have been selected in the Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program (SMDP) as a MedTech Scholar. I first heard about this program from Dr. Teresa Evans, who shared...
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Dr. Chiquita Collins Visits Topic in Translational Science Class

Student Gabriel Catano writes about guest speaker Dr. Chiquita Collins‘ visit to the “Topics in Translational Science” class. Introduction to Dr Chiquita Collins: Dr. Collins was appointed in September 2017 as the Inaugural Chief Diversity Officer, Vice-Dean for...
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