Spring 2022 GSBS Travel Awards

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) is now accepting applications for the Spring 2022 GSBS Travel Awards. This year the committee will entertain applications for in-person as well as virtual conferences. Awardees will receive up to $1,500 to help defray expenses...
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P&P Graduate Student, Samantha Yee, named the Pharmacology Department Graduate Student of the Year

Samantha Yee, 5th year PhD student in the laboratory of Dr. April Risinger, was awarded the Matthew P. Rowan Student of the Year Award on October 13th, 2021. The award is named after one of our students that was tragically taken from us a few years ago and presented yearly to a...
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Dr. David Morilak Receives 2021 Faculty Senate Administration Leadership Award

David A. Morilak, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Pharmacology and director of the Neuroscience discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program is the recipient of the Faculty Senate Administration Leadership Award. Dr. Morilak also serves as the director for...
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CPRIT Awards $23 million to UT Health San Antonio and affiliated researchers  

Cancer research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also referred to as UT Health San Antonio, is getting a $23 million boost from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Various laboratories of UT Health San Antonio will...
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Farewell to Amber Yuker and Welcome Tiffany Thompson

We would like to announce that Amber Yuker, Manager of Academic Programs, in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences will be leaving us this Friday, September 3rd. I am sure you all have worked with Amber in one way or another in her past six years at UT Health San Antonio or...
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Candidacy Ceremony and Convocation 2021 Combined Into One Event

What a year it has been for this year’s candidates. Much of in-person learning has shifted into a virtual format and many events have been cancelled. With minor modifications, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted an in-person convocation and candidacy ceremony....
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Samantha Yee Receives National Cancer Institute’s F99/K00  

Samantha (Sam) Yee has been awarded the National Cancer Institute’s F99/K00 predoctoral to postdoctoral fellow transition training grant. She is a senior graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. April Risinger in the Department of Pharmacology. The F99/K00 (Predoctoral to...
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Graduate School Candidacy Ceremony and Convocation 2021

Friday, August 20, 2021 Candidacy Ceremony and Convocation Friday, August 20, 2021 3:30 p.m. via Livestream Due to updated University guidelines, only participants and their invited UT Health San Antonio affiliated guests may attend in person. GSBS Grab-and-Go Meal from Chris...
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