Virtual Mikiten Graduate Symposium Scheduled for Sept 25, 2020

The Terry M. Mikiten Graduate Research Symposium promotes excellence in research through mentorship, collaboration, and student interaction. The event is organized by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio and is generously supported by the Mikiten...
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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Hosts Virtual Candidacy Ceremony

Over 300 people tuned in for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio’s first ever virtual candidacy ceremony on Aug. 21 which celebrated the achievements of graduate students who have passed their qualifying exam. The graduate scho...
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Virtual Chat with the Dean

Join us for a chat with Dr. David Weiss. Based on student input, we will have an alternating schedule. Schedule Friday, August 28 at 4 p.m. Add to Calendar Friday, September 11 at 4 p.m. Add to Calendar Thursday, September 24 at 4 p.m. Add to Calendar Friday, October 9 at 4 p.m....
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Labroots/UT Health San Antonio Science Writing Contest Submissions Due July 30

“If science, like art, is to perform its mission truly and fully….its achievements must enter not only superficially but with their inner meaning into the consciousness of people”—Albert Einstein. We were blown away by the quality of recent student-submitted articles we have...
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Researchers discover a new class of synapse-saving proteins

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) have discovered a new class of proteins that protect synapses from being destroyed. Synapses are the structures where electrical impulses pass from one neuron to another. The...
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Dr. Petra Jans Pederson Publishes in the Journal of Natural Products

Dr. Petra Jans Pederson was first author on the paper “Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells Exhibit Differential Sensitivity to Cardenolides from Calotropis gigantea” which was published on July 10 in the Journal of Natural Products. Dr. Pederson is a recent graduate...
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Samantha Yee Featured on SA People Project

Graduate student Samantha Yee was recently featured on SA People Project. Yee, a rising fourth year Ph.D. student in Dr. April Risinger’s lab in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program in the Physiology & Pharmacology discipline, is also the 2020-2021 Student Government...
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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Launches Student Directory

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio has launched a student directory which has profiles of our current students in our 18 academic programs in the biomedical sciences. To see the directory, click here.   If you are a current student and you...
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