Q & A With Kristi Guerrero, Neurodegenerative Researcher

Kristi Guerrero is a student in our Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program (Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine) in the lab of Dr. Naomi Sayre. 1) Tell me the story of when you realized you were passionate about science. I honestly can’t remember a time before I...
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Doing Science Outreach with Palo Alto College STEM summer experience participants!

The Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) program from UT Health San Antonio had such a good time today doing science experiments with Palo Alto College STEM summer experience participants! The youth were here as part of a visit through the Students in the STEM...
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M.D./Ph.D. Students Match To Residency Programs

Please help us in congratulating our 2019 MD/PhD  graduates. Each of them matched to terrific residency programs at the top of their list. We truly wish them the best of luck in their future careers as Physician-Scientists. The South Texas MSTP had a terrific residency match for...
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Liesl Lawrence: The Horizon Award, Teaching Science and Ewing Sarcoma Research

Liesl Lawrence recently received the prestigious Department of Defense Health Program Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Horizon Award. According to the Department of Defense, the Horizon Award supports junior-level scientists...
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Shahida Flores Receives F31!

Shahida Flores, a student in the Cell Biology, Genetics & Molecular Medicine discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program has just received an individual National Research Service Award (F31 fellowship) funded by The National Institutes of Health/The...
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Molecular medicine professor Dr. Morita receives Rising STARs award

Masahiro Morita, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular medicine in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, has received a Rising STARs Award from the UT System. The award for early-career investigators comes with a $250,000 grant. Dr. Morita is also a member of...
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Texas Biomed scientists targeting factors involved in Hispanic childhood obesity

Dr. Melanie Carless and her collaborators will be studying an area of research called epigenetics – which describes changes to our DNA, RNA, or proteins that are affected by both the environment and genetic makeup and that regulate gene and protein expression. Her team will...
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Adrian Beckmann: Recipient of the Joe and Bettie Ward Award

Adrian Beckmann, received the Joe and Bettie Ward Award based on his excellent academic performance, character, and leadership. The award is presented to a graduate student in recognition of outstanding achievement in aging research.  Beckmann is currently working under Dr. Bess...
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