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UT Health San Antonio Voices on March 30

Don't miss your chance to interact with students from all five schools on March 30. Free dinner.

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Calais Prince Off To Maryland

CGM Alum will be moving to Maryland to start a postdoc at the National Insitute of Aging’s Intramural Research Program (IRP).


NovoThelium selected among the best of the best startups in the nation

NovoThelium, a company created by students Bianca Cerqueira and Lauren Cornell, has been selected among the best of the best startups in the nation.

Say no

How do you say “no”? 11 approaches you can try

We know that sometimes you have to say “no.”

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M.D./Ph.D. students at the Joe R. And Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine Naming

The School of Medicine was renamed "Joe R. And Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine" last week. Here are some photos of our M.D./Ph.D. students at the event.

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Paint DNA Social Event in April

Do you love to paint? We are having a painting event with artist Cyril Panchevre from “Paint With A Zing.”


COSTAR - Open Ph.D. Positions

Two open positions for supporting Ph.D. students under the COSTAR T32 training grant.

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Alumni Spotlight: Florian Muller & His Paper In Nature Chemical Biology

A quick Q&A with our alum, Dr. Florian Muller, who just published a senior author paper in Nature Chemical Biology.

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Thesis & Dissertation Workshop-March 8th

​The Graduate School will host a Thesis/Dissertation Workshop that is required for Graduate Students with a planned or projected degree conferral date in either May or June, 2017.

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Tips When Choosing a Lab

There are a few important things to consider when choosing the lab where you are going to do it.


How I Got My Job: Travis Block, Senior Scientist at StemBioSys, Inc.

One day, we hope science will be central to San Antonio’s identity, like Boston, San Diego, and the Bay Area.

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REMINDER: Regalia Orders for GSBS Commencement Ceremony

The Bookstore is now taking regalia orders for both faculty & students for Spring 2017 graduation.


What Led Me To My Interest in Surgical Oncology

Dr. Carla Zeballos was inspired to become a surgeon after taking care of her relative who had cardiovascular disease requiring multiple surgeries.

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Mom on a Mission

Cellular and Structural Biology alum Dr. Jannine Cody was featured in San Antonio Magazine for her work with the Chromosome 18 Registry & Research Society.


Serve On An Admissions Committee

Help select young scientists for the Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy by serving on an admissions committee.


Fellowship Opportunity: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

​The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seeks applicants for the 2017 class of the CDC Evaluation Fellowship Program.


New UT System Health Biobank to advance scientific discovery

The University of Texas System is developing a biobank so that multiple UT institutions can more efficiently share data and biological samples used for medical research.


Fellowship Opportunity at UMBC

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UMBC invites applications for the Natural Sciences Pre-Professoriate Fellowship. The purpose of the fellowship is to support promising scholars who are committed to diversity in academia and prepare them for a possible tenure track appointment at UMBC.


Science Policy Interest Group Starts On Campus

The new Science Policy Interest group aims to connect trainees curious about getting involved in science policy at any level, whether it’s to learn more about current events or to seriously prepare for a career transition.


Call For Abstracts: Emory University STEM & Career Symposium

Emory University is looking for students to present their research at the STEM and Career Symposium on on Oct. 1-3.

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Interested in Science Communication? Consider These Opportunities.

Interested in science journalism? These two opportunities might be for you.


Coffee & Women Entrepreneurship & Investor Talk on March 1

Dr. Sara Brand and Kelly Rupp will be speaking about women investors and entrepreneurs at two talks on March 1.

Should impact factor matter

Should impact factor matter?

In case you haven’t been paying attention: for a given year, a journal’s impact factor is the mean number of citations to papers published in that journal in the previous two years. This is presumed say something about the average impact of papers in that journal, and in turn, about the journal’s “importance” or “quality.”

Should you appeal when a journal rejects your paper

Should you appeal when a journal rejects your paper?

Everyone who publishes in science gets manuscripts rejected.

When is a review paper worth writing

When is a review paper worth writing?

So when is a review paper worth publishing? I think there are two criteria: a weak one and a strong one.

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For your next conference: poster or talk?

I guess I’ve had conferences on the brain lately but there’s one question about conferences I hear asked more than any other: Should I give a poster or a talk?

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Lessons I Learnt From Switching Careers

​If you are thinking of changing careers you are not alone. People stay in the same job for only 4.2 years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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How I Got My Job: Teresa Evans, Partner, RealCo Accelerator

Dr. Teresa Evans did a Ph.D. in neurobiology before founding the Office of Workforce and Career Development at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. She has now transitioned to being a partner at RealCo Accelerator.

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​Ten Tips From A Scientist Mom

Our family picture on the wall is a pleasant reminder that we love each other unconditionally, we live in chaos and fun, and we are committed to being the best versions of ourselves for the goals of our family.


UT Health San Antonio Featured in Life Science Network

The Life Science Network recently wrote an article about our innovative programs to help young scientists build their careers.


VBTA Conference Allows Scientists To Share Science With Science Teachers

​Over 200 K-12 science teachers attended the 7th Annual Voelcker Biosciences Teacher Academy (VBTA) Spring Conference.

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Janice Smith and Janice Stong Retirement Reception

Photos from the Janice Smith and Janice Stong retirement reception.

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Lecture on Development of Therapeutics

Join next week's INTD 7074 lecture delivered by high level scientists and senior executives.

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Is It Wrong To Record Lectures at Scientific Conferences?

An article in The Scientists questions whether a fundamental form of scientific communication is threatened by modern recording technology.

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Five Common Career Choices For Science Ph.D. Grads

​If you have a life science Ph.D., or are on your way to getting one, and are thinking about what to do next, here are five commons jobs people choose after graduating.

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Final Words with Fernando Barreto de Moura

Fernando Barreto de Moura will be heading to Boston to do a postdoc at Harvard Medical School.

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Need Volunteers For Science Fair Judges and Career Day

Judges are needed to participate in the Alamo Regional Science and Engineering Fair at St. Mary's University and a career day at Hawthorne Academy.