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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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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Allie Vaiana Receives a Society for Neuroscience Trainee Professional Development Award

Allie Vaiana (Sharp) received a Society for Neuroscience Trainee Professional Development Award. According to the Society of Neuroscience website, the Trainee Professional Development Award recognizes undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who demonstrate...
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Svatek Lab Publishes In Journal for Immunotherapy of Cancer

Dr. Robert Svatek and his laboratory have a new publication in the Journal for Immunology of Cancer. Ji N, Mukherjee N, Reyes RM, Gelfond J, Javors M, Meeks JJ, McKonkey D, Shu Z-J, Ramamurthy C, Dennet R, Curiel TJ, Svatek RS. Rapamycin enhances BCG-specific γδ T cells during...
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