WISDOM’s 2020 executive officers

What is WISDOM? WISDOM stands for Women in Science, Development, Outreach and Mentorship. It is a student-run organization established for the purposes of providing support, professional networking, and mentorship opportunities for all graduate students with a focus on the...
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In Press: Cassidy Daw Speaks About Discovering A Mitochondrial Traffic Officer Protein

As a UT Health San Antonio Ph.D. candidate, under the mentorship of Dr. Madesh Muniswamy, I am studying mitochondrial biology and the many pathways involved in physiologic (healthy) and pathophysiologic (unhealthy) states. Mitochondria are double-membraned organelles that have a...
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Cassidy Daw Receives Two Grants

Cassidy Daw, a student in the Molecular Immunology & Microbiology discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program, has received two grants. She is in the lab of Dr. Madesh Muniswamy where she is working on applying basic discoveries about mitochondrial biology to...
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Petra Jans Pederson Wins Best Poster At LSOM Research Day

Petra Jans Pederson won Top Graduate Student Poster at this year’s Virtual Research Day 2020 hosted by the Long School of Medicine. Pederson is a 5th  year dual degree student (M.D./Ph.D.) in the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program, and a GS3 in the IBMS program in the...
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In Press: Shaimar Gonzalez Co-Authors A Chapter in Principles of Tissue Engineering

I recently co-authored a chapter entitled “Cell and matrix dynamics in branching Morphogenesis”for the fifth edition of Principles of Tissue Engineering, edited by Robert Lanza, Robert Langer, Joseph P. Vacanti, and Anthony Atala. The chapter focuses on branching morphogenesis, a...
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In Press: Daniel Chupp Publishes in Science Advances

The Pipette Gazette recently interviewed Daniel Chupp, a student in the Molecular Immunology & Microbiology discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program about his new publication, “B cell Sirt1 deacetylates histone and non-histone proteins for epigenetic...
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Meilinn Tram Named SGA Representative of the Year

Meilinn Tram, a second year D.D.S./Ph.D. student has been named Student Government Association (SGA) representative of the year. Tram has been part of SGA since starting the D.D.S./Ph.D. program in 2018. “I am humbled by being chosen for this award and being recognized for...
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In Press: Henry Miller Publishes First Author Paper in MDPI Cancers

Researchers in the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute recently published  in MDPI Cancers as part of a special issue on Ewing sarcoma. Their study, titled “Reconstruction of Ewing Sarcoma Developmental Context from Mass-Scale Transcriptomics Reveals Characteristics of...
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