Words of WISDOM by Empowered Women

“Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong; it’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” G.D. Anderson Many girls around the world do not have the freedom to pave their own paths. Some societies, raise young...
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Alumni Video Spotlight: Phillip Webster, Ph.D. speaks about his role in bioinformatics and personalized medicine

Name: Phillip Webster Class Year: 2019 What is your current profession? Genomics Scientist What led you to choose UT Health San Antonio? They had a few mentors who’s projects I was interested in. What did you do after graduating? I did a postdoc at the University of Michigan...
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Dr. Philip LoVerde: A Lifelong Passion for Schistosomiasis Research

For almost 50 years, Dr. LoVerde has been working on schistosomiasis research and continues to travel around the world doing field research.
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Move on from DNA editing; RNA editing is here

A few years ago, the diagnosis of transthyretin amyloidosis, a slowly progressing disease that involves the buildup of abnormal protein deposits in the body’s organs and tissues was a death sentence for the patient. Three decades of CRISPR research has changed that and...
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Denisse Paredes Selected for the 2022 American College of Neuropsychopharmacology URM Near-Peer mentorship program

Denisse Paredes has been selected by the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) as a Mentee participant in the 2022 ACNP URM Near-Peer mentorship program. She is a student in the Neuroscience discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program. Her mentor...
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Anner Harris Receives TDPA Award from the Society for Neuroscience

Anner Harris, a second-year student in the Neuroscience discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Program has been awarded the Trainee Professional Development Award from the Society for Neuroscience. According to the Society for Neuroscience’s website, the Trainee...
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Meet The Researcher: Sarah DiDomenico Expects That More Therapeutics Will Use Synthetic Lethality

Sarah DiDomenico always gravitated toward science in school, but she credits her eighth-grade science teacher for really igniting her passion. “She often taught off-textbook, engaging us in many hands-on projects, and showed me the joy in learning and discovery,” she said. Sarah...
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In Press: Nicole Hensch’s Co-first author Cancer Research Paper fully published/available online

Nicole Hensch, a graduate student in the Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences PhD program, recently published a co-first author paper in Cancer Research entitled “SNAI2-Mediated Repression of BIM Protects...
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