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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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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Final Words: Rolando Treviño Jr and the Identification of Novel Antischistosomal Drugs

Your name, program, dissertation title. Rolando Trevino Jr, M.S. in Immunology & Infection, Identification of Novel Antischistosomal Drugs Please tell me about yourself, why did you pick UT Health San Antonio, and your program. I have always been interested in science....
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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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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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Scientists research a solution to the metabolic crisis

Scientists in Texas and Pennsylvania have identified a protein sensor that restricts how much sugar and fat our cells convert into energy during periods of starvation. It is possible, the scientists say, that the sensor could be fine-tuned to prompt more sugar and fat conversion...
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Do Masks Really Help Reduce The Spread of Coronavirus?

Wearing a mask in public has become a mandate in many cities and states across the U.S. And as many craft individuals flock to Etsy to fulfill this demand, others wonder the efficacy of donning a mask to prevent infection. Recently, a company called Smart Air performed an...
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Questions Amid COVID-19: FAQ’s Answered By A Microbiologist

With so much information going around about COVID-19, it’s often hard to parse out the facts from the noise. Based on what is currently known, here we will demystify and answer some frequently asked questions about coronavirus, its impacts on human health and what comes next....
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