Please note: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will now be called "UT Health San Antonio."

Filter By Categories

Filter by Program Categories


Daniel bustos

Alumni Spotlight: Daniel Bustos Works As An Ophthalmologist

Alum Daniel Bustos is now a ophthalmologist who performs around 1,000 cataract surgeries per year.


GSBS Alum Collecting Donations For Hurricane Harvey

San Antonio will most likely continue to stay out of the path of Tropical Storm Harvey, gearing up for a second strike sometime later in the week.

New scholarships

Introducing Four New Scholarships

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has launched a special scholarship initiative to recognize the achievements of four outstanding graduate students this summer.


Kristen McConnell and Joseph Roring Recognized at COGS Rep. Appreciation

Radiological Sciences Ph.D. student Kristen McConnell and Doctor of Medical Physics student Joseph Roring were recognized at the COGS Rep. Appreciation for their service.

Health cell

San Antonio Comes Together to Improve Healthcare

San Antonio will continue to be an example to other communities in collaboration and innovation to better the overall healthcare experience.

Gsbs candidacy ceremony

GSBS Introduces New Doctoral Candidates at Candidacy Ceremony

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio hosted a candidacy ceremony on Aug 18 to recognize our new doctoral candidates.

Shelly lane (1) cropped

Shelly Lane: Getting a Ph.D. Made Me Competitive in My Field

Alum Shelly Lane now lives in Australia where she is Professor and Discipline Lead in the School of Health Sciences, Discipline of Occupational Therapy at the University of Newcastle.

Laura solis

Laura Solis receives the Armand J. Guarino Award for Excellence in Master’s Studies

Recent Cell Systems and Anatomy Master of Science student Laura Solis received the Armand J. Guarino Award for Excellence in Master's Studies at this year's convocation.

Int club cropped

GSBS International Club Meeting

​Graduate Students, come join us for the next International Club Meeting on Friday, September 8.

Med center (2)

Three Changes Affecting the Medical Center You Should Know About

Several changes will be happening in the medical center area that you should know about.

Geyer-0223 cropped

20 Questions With Alum Dr. Chris Geyer

20 Questions with alum Dr. Chris Geyer, an associate professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Tshirt design

Call for T-Shirt Designs

We are looking for t-shirt designs for a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences t-shirt which will be featured in the bookstore.

Realco cropped

Startup Reality: Where Entrepreneurs Tell Their Story on August 21

Entrepreneurs will get real about their entrepreneurship journey, sharing both their successes and struggles on August 21 at the Geekdom Event Centre.

Nature masterclasses brochure-med

Nature MasterClasses: Learn how to get published in top journals!

UT Health San Antonio has access to the Nature Masterclasses online course in scientific writing and publishing.


Running 100-mile races therapeutic for S.A. professor

San Antonio professor Tyler Curiel is a decorated ultra-distance runner who uses his 100-mile races as therapy and eternal live lessons anyone, even non-runners, can learn from.

Zebrafish.three  cropped

Zebrafish May Help Scientists Find New Cancer Treatments

Dr. Myron Ignatius is working on research with zebrafish to tackle rhabdomyosarcoma, the most common soft tissue cancer, diagnosed in about 500 American children each year.

Nisd science scholars

A Window Into Science: Northside ISD Summer Mentorship Program

Eight high school students presented their research as part of the 26th annual Northside Independent School District summer mentorship program.

Jacksonjames 4 cropped

Alum James Jackson: Nature, Breast Cancer Tumorigenesis & Surf Fishing

Dr. James Jackson currently works in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Tulane School of Medicine.

What is translational science

Translational Science In Action

As a Translational Science Ph.D. student, one of the most common questions that people often ask, is what kind of language do we translate?


Thinking about applying to GSBS? Grad Fair on Sept. 12

Thinking about applying to UT Health San Antonio Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences? Our admissions professionals will be available on September 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Heather hambright (9) cropped

Heather Hambright Receives Armand J. Guarino Award for Excellence in Doctoral Studies

Recent graduate Heather Hambright, was selected as this year's Guarino awardee. She is now a postdoctoral fellow at the UTHealth MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Moobery lab

Bringing Biology to Chemists: Mooberry Lab takes on the American Society of Pharmacognosy Meeting

Corena Shaffer writes about her experience at the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP) Annual Meeting.

Heather and sealy

Finding Your Soulmate: ​Drs. Sealy and Heather Hambright

The Hambrights came to San Antonio to complete doctoral degrees and left with more than they could’ve imagined.

Food bank

GSBS Office Volunteers at San Antonio Food Bank

GSBS staff volunteering at the San Antonio Food Bank. Special thank you to Marcus Webster for organizing it! We ended up completing 1200 boxes and 25 palettes.

Ruparelshivani cropped

Congratulations to Dr. Shivani Ruparel

Congratulations to an alum of the CSB graduate program, Dr. Shivani Ruparel who just had a R01 funded by National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)!!

Cafe college

Homemade Microscopes and Glowing Germs at Café College

​A group of graduate students from the Initiative on Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) program volunteered on July 25 at Café College.

Mariam and dr. fox

Dr. Fox and Mariam Ishaque’s Research Featured In The News Twice

M.D./Ph.D. student Mariam Ishaque's dissertation which she completed in the lab of Dr. Peter Fox was featured in The San Antonio Express-News.