Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Adriana D. Benavides, Associate Editor for Cancer Immunology Research for the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

Dr. Adriana D. Benavides is the Associate Editor for Cancer Immunology Research (CIR) for the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). She graduated in 2014 with a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology. She was a member of Dr. Ellen Kraig’s lab studying the effects of...
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Dr. Paolo Casali Receives Grant From Lupus Research Alliance

Paolo Casali, M.D., Zachry Foundation Distinguished Professor of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics and Professor of Medicine, has just been awarded the Target identification in Lupus grant from the Lupus Research Alliance. The grant was for a project entitl...
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Raksha Parthasarathy: My first memory of science was the Science Express, a science museum on wheels

When Raksha Parthasarathy was in the 6th grade, her science teacher took her entire class to see the “Science Express,” a 16 coach train sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Each of the coaches has models, audio-visual displays and hands-on...
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In Press: The Latest Journal Publications From Students (Spring 2019)

83 students had citations in academic journals this spring semester, 50 were first author publications and 34 were second author publications! Our students published in journals such as Aging Cell, Cell Reports, Psychopharmacology, PLOS One, Issues Ment Health Nurs, and Methods...
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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Ken Peterson, a reflection back

Kenneth M. Peterson, graduated with a Ph.D. in Microbiology in 1988 (now the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program—Molecular Immunology & Microbiology discipline). His mentor was Dr. John Alderete and his dissertation was on “Studies on the Biology of a...
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Candidacy Ceremony & Convocation 2019: Finding a Legacy

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio was pleased to invite our very own alumnus Leland Page, Ph.D., to deliver the candidacy ceremony address. Dr. Page received his Ph.D. from our Radiological Sciences program– Medical Physics track in 2012....
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Dr. Armand Brown Publishes First Author Paper in American Society for Microbiology’s mBio

Dr. Armand Brown is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).  He graduated with a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology in 2014.  His first author publication,...
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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Daniele Provenzano and his work at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

When did you first become interested in science? Raised in the Swiss Alps, my parents instilled in me a keen appreciation for the arts, humanities and nature; values that motivate me to this day.  I honestly did not find science particularly fascinating during my early schooling...
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