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Ask the Dean: If you had one question for Dr. Weiss, what would it be?

We are launching a new Q&A column called "Ask the GSBS Dean" which will be used to strengthen relationships in our GSBS community.


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National Postdoctoral Association Meeting Highlights Importance of Career Development

As a postdoc at the University of Texas San Antonio, I was lucky enough to be chosen to receive a travel award for the 2015 National Postdoctoral Association Meeting on March 13-15 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Campus.


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Egregious Scientists & Misconduct in Science: Responsible Conduct for Research Jeopardy

Postdoctoral trainees and graduate students joined in a game of Responsible Conduct for Research (RCR) Jeopardy as part of the March’s Spotlight on Research Integrity workshop.


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Pei-Yin Hsu Wins Travel Award

​Pei-Yin Hsu, a graduate student in the Cellular and Structural Biology program has just been selected for a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Travel Award.


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Grad Student Peter LoCoco Organizes the Inaugural CIPN Symposium

After learning that there were no symposiums in his area, Peter LoCoco decided to organize his own symposium for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in Santa Barbara.


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Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter Agre: Young Scientists Shape the Future

Nobel Laureate and Director of the John Hopkins Malaria Research Institute Dr. Peter Agre spoke to a jam-packed room on Thursday at the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio about the important role that young scientists have in shaping our future.


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Welcome Ursula to the GSBS Team!

Ursula Villarreal-Moura will be working as the Academic Programs Coordinator for the IBMS Program and will be assisting students with course registration, IMPACT, and health insurance enrollment.


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Shh! Don’t Tell My Advisor I Want A Non-Academic Job

The Chronicle of Higher Education just published, “Pushing for Culture Change, Ph.D.’s Explore Careers Beyond Academe” which highlighted the growing presence of graduate students looking of jobs beyond academia.


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Career Advisory Council Workshop Focuses on Careers at Teaching Institutions

Career Advisory Council members Dr. Jessica Ibarra, Dr. Lila LaGrange, Dr. Tim Raabe, Dr. James Roberts, and Dr. Brian Stout spoke about careers at teaching institutions.


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Fiesta of Education on April 9

Come learn about how UTHSCSA faculty are engaging students and innovating in the classroom on April 9 at the Fiesta of Education.


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Dr. Dustin Green Works on Pain Research At Johns Hopkins

Dr. Dustin Green will be working on pain research in Dr. Xinzhong Dong’s lab at Johns Hopkins University.


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Pathways to Careers in Science Workshop Highlights Changing Academic Workforce

Dr. Andrea Giuffrida spoke about the changing academic workforce at the Pathways to Careers in Science workshop alongside panelists Dr. Robert Balster, Dr. Amy Hauck Newman, Dr. Timothy Raabe, and Maj. Stuart Tyner.


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Biomedical Product Development Course Connects Students to Entrepreneurs

Students in the Biomedical Product Development Course meet representatives from different biotech companies in San Antonio.


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M.D./Ph.D. Student Vinh Dao Works to Push the Boundaries of Science

M.D./Ph.D. student Vinh Dao works tirelessly in the field of cancer immunotherapy to push the boundaries of science.


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March 23- 25 Gifts for Children Book Fair

The book fair will be on March 23rd, 24th, and 25th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. located on the main campus in the hallway next to Subway.


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High School Students Win at Alamo Regional Science Fair

​Several high school students mentored by Dr. Sunil Ahuja’s laboratory won at the Alamo Regional Science and Engineering Fair.


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Interested in helping make UT Health Science Center better? Join QEP.

The UT Health Science Center is recruiting for Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Task Force members. Graduate students are encouraged to apply!


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Pressing News: Postdoc Series From Nature

Nature has a new series of blog posts about postdoctoral research positions, exploring what they are, what options researchers have and where postdocs go next.


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D.D.S./Ph.D. Student Nick Dybdal-Hargreaves Aims to Help Patients with Oral Cancers

Nick Dybdal-Hargreaves, a third year D.D.S./Ph.D. student in the COSTAR Training Program works to become a clinician scientist.


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How Big Is Your Lab? Adding More Members Can Be Counterproductive

​A recent article in Science Magazine that for the average-sized laboratory adding one lab member was correlated with an extra quarter publication. However, as lab size increased, productivity continued to go up but at a slower and slower rate.


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M.D./Ph.D. Student Justin Drerup Wins Peer Award

​M.D./Ph.D. student Justin Drerup was voted as “best talk” by his peers at this weekend’s 6th Annual M.D./Ph.D. Student Retreat.


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Teaching the Art of Science Video

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is excited to announce the release of "Teaching the Art of Science," a new video featuring students and faculty members describing their experience at the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio.


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Recruitment Spotlight: Sadiya Ahmad

An interview with Sadiya Ahmad, a prospective student during recruitment week at UT Health Science Center in San Antonio.


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Know anyone who could apply? Graduate Student Research Prize now accepting entries

Entrants for the 2015 prize must have been awarded their Ph.D. between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2014.The research described in the entrant’s thesis must fall within the categories of Cell and Molecular Biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Ecology and Environment or Translational Medicine.


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The Ethics of Authorship in Scientific Publications: Who Wrote This Paper Anyway?

The seminar, “Who Wrote This Paper Anyway? The Ethics of Authorship in Scientific Publications,” reviewed the criteria for authorship along with tips on how to avoid authorship disputes.


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Graduate Student Association Hosts Speed Networking Event

Students, trainees, and professionals met on Feb. 24 for the Graduate Student Association’s (GSA) Speed Networking event at Little Woodrow’s.