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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UT Health San Antonio’s SACNAS Chapter Participates in Seminar at Texas Lutheran University

The UT Health San Antonio SACNAS Chapter spoke on Sept. 7  at Texas Lutheran University (TLU), as part of the university’s seminar series. The seminar was intended to inform students about the various careers in biomedical research, introduce them to SACNAS and its mission...
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Learning from Leaders: Role Models for Women in the Life Sciences

Catherine Cheng writes about role models from the Life Science Women's Conference 2018.
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Jodie Gray: My experience with the UT System Student Advisory Council

Jodie Gray talks about her role as Chair of the University of Texas System Student Advisory Council for the 2017-2018 year.
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Closing the Gap: Career Training for Scientists Beyond the Bench

The Commercialization Catalysts (Comcats) are a group of students who work with the Office of Technology Commercialization on campus. Catherine Cheng, one of the group's original founders, talks about the genesis of the group.
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