Kristin Altwegg speaks about her experience as a 2021 AACR-Early Career Hill Day Delegate

It all started with an email in mid-November.  I looked at this email for days trying to decide what to do. Needing guidance, I brought it up at my weekly meeting with my primary mentor, Dr. Ratna Vadlamudi. We it discussed at length and  I made the decision to “go for it.” The...
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Meet The Researcher: Kristin A. Altwegg Speaks About Her NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship And Her Passion For Cancer Research

1) Your name, program, mentor name.  Kristin A. Altwegg, M.S., Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Ph.D. in Integrated Biomedical Sciences Program, Cancer Biology Discipline in the lab of Dr. Ratna K. Vadlamudi, Ph.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology   2)  Tell me...
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Ashlie Glassner First-Author Paper Focuses On Stigma By Engaging Persons Living With Dementia In Research

Ashlie Glassner, a student in the Nursing Science Ph.D. program, published a first author paper entitled “Fighting Stigma by Engaging Persons Living with Dementia in Research” in Issues in Mental Health Nursing about how the stigma around dementia has affected the level of...
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Kristin Altwegg selected for AACR Early Career Hill Day

Kristin Ann Altwegg, a fourth-year student in the Cancer Biology discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program at UT Health San Antonio, was selected to participate in the AACR Early Career Hill Day on Feb. 25. Altwegg is an affiliate member of the Mays Cancer...
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Kristin Altwegg Receives 3rd Place at Virtual Mays Cancer Center Retreat

Kristin Ann Altwegg, a fourth-year student in the Cancer Biology discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program at UT Health San Antonio, received 3rd place for the predoctoral poster presentation category at the Virtual Mays Cancer Center annual symposium....
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Shawn Flynn Has A New Publication In Drug and Alcohol Dependence

Shawn Flynn, a student in the Physiology and Pharmacology discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program has just published a first-author paper in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. The paper, “Discriminative stimulus effects of carfentanil in rats discriminating...
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Shaimar Gonzalez Elected As Student Board Member at SACNAS

I am glad to inform that I was elected to be a Student Board Member at SACNAS (Society for Chicanos/Hispanics and Native American in Science). I want to thank the students at GSBS, IMSD and everyone for their support. As I mentioned in the last piece, being elected for this...
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Hannah Elam Publishes Her First Scientific Publication!

Hannah Elam just published her first-author paper in Translational Psychiatry entitled “Orexin receptor antagonists reverse aberrant dopamine neuron activity and related behaviors in a rodent model of stress-induced psychosis.” Elam is a student in the Ph.D. in...
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