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M.D./ Ph.D. Student Vinh Dao Featured in Our Stories!

Graduate student Vinh Dao has been featured on the UT Health Science Center "Our Stories" page.

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Life As An International Postdoc: Julien Matricon

Julien Matricon, a postdoc from France discusses his experience as an international postdoc at UT Health Science Center in San Antonio.

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Final Words: John Walker Explains How to Balance Life in Graduate School

John Walker, a recent graduate of the Radiological Sciences program explains why he chose his program and his best memories in graduate school.

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Calais Prince Follows Her Passion as a Researcher

Calais Prince is passionate about research as well as increasing diversity in STEM.


Self-Branding & Professional Social Media: Tips for Graduate Students

Dr. Lindsay Bira, a Ph.D. in clinical health psychology, discusses the importance of social media and branding in developing her business.

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Turner Conrad: Biodefense is Not Something We Want to Take Our Eyes Off Of

Turner Conrad, a fourth year Ph.D. student in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, explains why biodefense is important.

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Career Advisory Council Member Dr. Jerry Wilmink Speaks About Entrepreneurship At The Health Cell

Career Advisory Council Member ​Dr. Jerry Wilmink spoke at this month’s The Health Cell event about his early career, the formation of WiseWear, and what it’s like to be an entrepreneur.


Four Faculty Members Selected for UT System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

We are delighted to announce that four distinguished members of the faculty at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences have been selected to receive the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award from the UT System. The award is the foremost teaching honor in the System, and recognizes excellence of the highest degree.

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Register Now: Career Advisory Council June 29 Workshop on Careers in the DOD and Military

The Career Advisory Council Workshop on June 29 will focus on careers with the Department of Defense and U.S. Military.

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Journal Club: Thinking Critically About Data

Journal clubs help graduate students to learn critical skills and keep up to date with current literature in their field.


Garden Health Interest Group Unites All Five Schools

The UT Health Science Center Garden Health Interest Group has created a healing and meditation garden in front of the school. The group hopes to expand and create a vegetable garden in the local San Antonio area.


K-12 Teachers Visit UT Health Science Center

​A group of K-12 teachers from Region 20 visited UT Health Science Center at San Antonio and listened to presentations from our trainees.

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Congratulations Dr. Nu Zhang On Receiving Two Awards

Dr. Nu Zhang has been awarded the Rising STARs in addition to the Young Investigator Award.


Annual Mikiten Research Forum Allows Students to Share Their Science

The 7th Annual Mikiten Forum showcased poster presentations along with oral presentations from Taylor Fitch, Rohit Jadhav, Nathan Mitchell, Krystle Blanchette, Aparna Gorthi, and David Aguilar.


Jobs in Academia: Tips For Future Academic Scientists

Dr. Veronica Galvan, Dr. Charlie Wilson, Dr. James Lechleiter, Dr. William P. Clarke, and ​Dr. Phil LoVerde shared their personal path along with career advice during the Career Advisory Council workshop on careers as an academic scientist.


Volunteer Event With Habitat For Humanity on June 20

Join the Graduate School on June 20 by building homes with ​Habitat for Humanity.


QEP Retreat Picks Four Topic Teams

More than 60 faculty, students, and staff from the Health Science Center and members of the San Antonio healthcare community participated in the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Retreat and decided on four topic teams.

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Farewell Dr. Sophie Piña!

​Dr. Sophie Piña, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) will be leaving her position in our Health Science Center to take a leadership position at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) effective July 1, 2015.


UT System Commits to Boosting Investment in Groundbreaking Research

Chancellor William H. McRaven announced the creation of the Governor’s University Research Initiative – a mission to attract world-class researchers, including Nobel laureates, to Texas public universities.


Final Words: M.D./Ph.D. David Melton Reflects on His Time in the Biology of Aging Track

Congratulations David Melton, an ​M.D./Ph.D. student in the ​Biology of Aging track for successfully defending your dissertation on "​MiRNA Regulation of Macrophage Polarization."

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Mikiten Research Forum on June 11

The Graduate Student Association is hosting the 7th Annual Mikiten Research Forum on Thursday, June 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (GCCRI) atrium.


Neuroscience Graduate Student Mateen Ahmad Haroon wins Outstanding Student Presentation Award

Congratulations to Neuroscience graduate student Mateen Ahmad Haroon on receiving an Outstanding Student Presentation Award at the UTHSCSA 2015 Physiology Graduate Student Symposium!


Career Advisory Council Video Out Now

​The Career Advisory Council video is out now. Watch how leaders in the biomedical science community of San Antonio have come together to help mentor students at UT Health Science Center.


Bringing Science to the Community: GSBS Volunteers With Children with Hearing Loss

​A group of graduate students volunteered at Sunshine Cottage, a school for children with hearing loss, to teach science.


Operations Manager Walter Mejia Featured In Our Stories

Walter Mejia’s role as operations manager at the South Texas Research Facility is to facilitate the work of scientists, and he plays a crucial role in often groundbreaking research.


Dr. Jose Salinas from the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Joins Career Advisory Council

Dr. Jose Salinas, the research task area manager for the Comprehensive Intensive Care Research program at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, joins the Career Advisory Council.