Class of 2021 Incoming Student Spotlight: Matthew P. Gonzalez, Translational Science Ph.D. Program

Tell me about yourself. My name is Matthew Paul Gonzalez. I am a Hispanic first-generation college student with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Kinesiology. I am also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning...
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Afaf Saliba Selected as TL1 Scholar

Afaf Saliba, a third-year Ph.D. candidate in the Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) program has been selected as a Translational Science Training TL1 scholar for 21-22. The Translational Science Training (TST)...
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Samantha Yee Featured on the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Website for Community Outreach

Samantha Yee, a doctoral student in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program, is featured under the “Names to Know” section of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) website, under the get involved section for NOCC communities for San Antonio. The San Antonio...
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UT Health San Antonio PREP Students Successfully Enter Ph.D. Programs

UT Health San Antonio has made a significant addition to the suite of NIH funded programs that broaden participation in biomedical research related careers. The recently awarded UT Health-LINK program is one of only 43 NIH funded (Post-Baccalaureate Research Education...
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Kirsten Verkamp Receives A $15,000 Scholarship Award As A Veteran’s Health Scholar

Nursing Science student Kirsten Verkamp was chosen to receive the Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare Scholar Award for the 2021-2023 cohort. The award is given by Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare. Kirsten will join a cohort of Jonas Scholars, which will comprise 75...
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Briscoe Library’s Image of Research Photography Competition 2021 winners

Now in its fourth year, the Image of Research Photography Competition continues to draw students, faculty and staff from across the institution.   “The annual competition allows scientists to merge art and science and look at the exciting research happening on campus through...
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South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program Students Match To Residency Programs

“I’m so proud of my students,” said Dr. Jose Cavazos, professor and assistant dean for the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program. “They are finding exciting opportunities that fit their families and are able to continue growing as physician-scientists.” Jacob is...
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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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