Newest Member of the GSBS Office: Mary Bradley, MLA as the Director of the Office of Career Development

We are so pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Mary Bradley, MLA as the new Director of the Office of Career Development at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio. Mary comes to us with a strong history of experiences in helping trainees in the...
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10 Tips for Getting Started in Biomedical Sciences Consulting

Graduate students and postdoctoral scientists in the biomedical sciences often contemplate the next steps in their career. I graduated with a Ph.D. in Cellular and Structural Biology from UT Health San Antonio in 2013 and completed five years as a postdoctoral scientist at Texas...
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Becoming Science Innovators with Enventure

The 21stcentury is the time of rapid progress that requires a collaborative group of talents and innovators. It is a time when more and more doors open to those with professional degrees. Students and young professionals are no longer obligated follow a single career track. With...
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Conversations with Alumni Series: Dr. Carmen Hinojosa-Laborde Speaks About Life as a Military Scientist

Dr. Carmen Hinojosa-Laborde spoke to a group of graduate students at April’s Graduate Student Association meeting as the final speaker of the Conversations with Alumni Conversation series. Dr. Hinojosa-Laborde grew up in San Antonio and went to St. Mary’s University. “I realized...
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Conversations with Alumni Series: Dr. Monica Mann, Life As A Patent Agent

Alumna Dr. Monica Mann returned to campus on March 14 to speak at March’s Conversations with Alumni Series hosted by the Graduate Student Association where she spoke about her career as a patent agent at Parker Higherlander, PLLC in Austin, Texas. She completed her Ph.D. in the...
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How to present technical topics to non-techies

“So, what do you do?” It’s one of the first questions people ask when they meet you. For many, a simple response suffices: “I’m a market researcher”, or “I work at Company X,” or “I do corporate accounting” and the conversation moves forward. But for those of us in technical...
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Alum Dr. Travis Block: What are Jobs in Industry Like?

Dr. Travis Block, senior scientist at StemBiosys, Inc. recently spoke to a group of graduate students at the Graduate Student Association’s monthly meeting. Block, an alumnus of the Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. program graduated in 2017. While as a student, he was active in the...
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6 Tips to Successfully Navigating the Transition From Mentee to Mentor

Dr. Tiera Coston from Xavier University of Louisiana spoke to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on Nov. 2 about tips to transition from mentee to mentor. “You will be mentored all your life,” she said. “Right now, your role as a mentor is increasing more and more.”...
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