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Health Cell All-Networking Luncheon on March 4

The Health Cell, is hosting an All-Networking Luncheon, on March 4 at the Oak Hills Country Club. There will be open networking and table talk with broad representation across healthcare, medicine, biosciences, military and professional services.


Sabrina Martinez Works to Treat Fourth Main Cause of U.S. Hospital-Acquired Bloodstream Infections

Sabrina Martinez, a fifth year graduate student at the UT Health Science Center, is working on research on Candida infections, the fourth main cause of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections in the United States.

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Translational Science Ph.D. Offers Students Opportunities to Focus on Multi-Discipline Problems

The Translational Science Program offers a unique joint doctoral program that allows students the opportunity to take courses at four universities.


Nobel Prize Winner Peter Agre to Speak at UT Health Science Center on March 26

Dr. Peter Agre, a graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering the aquaporins, a family of water channel proteins found throughout nature. He is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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GSBS Alum Captain Elaine Por Speaks about the Military

Captain Elaine Por, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences alum speaks about her career in the military and why it's important for graduate students to learn about other career options.

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Military Health Interest Group Helps UT Health Science Center Students Navigate Military Life

Matt Lunati, John DeMis, and Rutger Gunther establish a Military Health Interest Group to to help military students navigate the Health Professions Scholarship Program requirements while also providing information on the military opportunities in San Antonio to all students.


Investing in Science Communication for Scientists

Government-funded scientific research helps push science to new frontiers every day, but scientists are just beginning to determine the best ways to tell the public about their work--and how to build those practices into graduate education.

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UT Health Science Center Ranked In The Top 4 for Number of NIH Grants

Two of the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio’s dual-degree programs each ranked in the top four programs in the country in percentage of students whose research is supported by National Institutes of Health (NIH) F30 or F31 grants.

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Head of NIDDK Speaks about Rise in Prediabetes

Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases spoke to the UT Health Science Center community on Feb. 10 in honor of the Frank Bryant, Jr., M.D., Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics. The lecture drew an audience of medical professionals, students and community members from throughout San Antonio.


Thoughts About Careers: Q&A Interview with Mikaela Sifuentes

Mikaela Sifuentes is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Texas Health Science Center in the Pharmacology program.


Network, Network, Network: Career Advisory Council Workshop

Graduate students and postgraduates attended the Career Advisory Council’s workshop on Feb. 9 focused on industry and entrepreneurship.


Translation Science Program Applications Due March 16

The Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science is currently accepting applications from doctoral students for the Translation Science program.


From Tel Aviv to Seattle To San Antonio

​We would like to welcome Charlotte Anthony as the newest member to our team at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health Science Center. Charlotte will be working as a Marketing Assistant in the Dean’s Office and will also be responsible for managing and updating our Facebook, Twitter, and Pipette Gazette Blog.


Depression’s Dance

Graduate student Jennifer Parrott discusses the research of her lab, that of Dr. Jason O’Connor, and how it fits into the context of a recent article by Discover Magazine that discusses how inflammation could play a key role in depression and on treatment devolvement. As such, biomedical research, including that conducted by many investigators here at the Health Science Center, strives toward examining alternate etiologies of depression with the goal of improving therapeutics.

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Announcing an Exciting New Opportunity

The Office of Career Development is excited to announce the launch of the Career Advisory Council Workshop series. These workshops will provide a unique opportunity for trainees to discuss with council members topics such as how to maximize your expertise as a scientific professional in your chosen field.