Final Words: Trevi Ramirez Mancilla and the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program

Your name, program, mentor name. Trevi Ramirez Mancilla IMGP- Physiology, South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program (STX-MSTP) Gregory Aune, M.D., Ph.D. When did you realize you were passionate about science? I always loved learning about how things in the natural world...
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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Sealy Hambright, Scientist at the Center for Regenerative Sports Medicine at the Steadman Clinic

Dr. Sealy Hambright graduated from UT Health San Antonio in 2017 from the Biology of Aging track. He currently works as a Scientist at the Center for Regenerative Sports Medicine at the Steadman Clinic, part of the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. When did you first become...
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Final Words: Marija Anne Djurkovic

1) Your name and program. Marija Anne Djurkovic, Master of Science in Immunology and Infection 2) Please tell me about yourself, why did you pick UT Health San Antonio, and your program. I am originally from Mission TX, a relatively small town that is part of the Rio Grande...
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Alumna 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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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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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Rachele Berria, Global Vice President and Head of Medical Diabetes at Sanofi

When did you first become interested in science? I remember being a kid counting cars driving through my neighborhood and grouping them based on colors and makes…those were my first statistical, observational attempts! The turning point happened at the age of 15 when, helping a...
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Ming Gao Will Be Starting His Postdoc at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas

Congratulations to one of our students in the Cancer Biology (CB) track, Ming Gao, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation recently! Ming will be starting postdoctoral training shortly in the lab of James Brugarolas, M.D., Ph.D. at the University of Texas Southwestern...
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Dr. Nourhan Abdelfattah first author paper published in Nature Communications!

Congratulations to alum Dr. Nourhan Abdelfattah whose first author paper “MiR-584-5p potentiates vincristine and radiation response by inducing spindle defects and DNA damage in medulloblastoma” has been published with Nature Communications! She is also co-author on...
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