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Congratulations to Amanda Muñoz on the publication of her first author review

Congratulations to one of our recent Cancer Biology graduates Dr. Amanda Muñoz whose first author review on pancreatic cancer has just been published!


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12 tips on how to make small talk

Find yourself hiding in a corner during a networking event? These tips are for you.


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How To Build Your Network and Communicate Self Confidence

A few tips to communicate self confidence and build your network.


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Expense-paid trip to Stanford to explore PRISM postdoctoral training

Stanford PRISM is a recruitment opportunity for late stage graduate students from diverse backgrounds to explore postdoctoral training in the biosciences at Stanford.


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Call for Science Judges For Jan 10!

Call for Science Judges! The event is on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 8 am to 3 pm at Holy Spirit Catholic School - San Antonio, Texas.


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Chancellor William H. McRaven to step down in 2018

Chancellor William H. McRaven announced that he will step down in 2018.


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The Effect of the Tax Reform (and Iterations) on Graduate Students

Many of you have no doubt heard about the tax reform bill (H.R. 1) that Congress passed (November 16 and December 1 by the House of Representatives and Senate, respectively). You have probably also heard about the potential impact it may have on graduate students, effectively raising their tax rates.


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Students Learn About History of Chocolate From Chocollazo’s Owner

Mary Collazo, owner of Chocollazo, came to campus to teach students about the history of chocolate and how to decorate chocolate truffles in time for the holidays.


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Looking back on giving away my kidney

Alum Travis Block explains why he donated his kidney.


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Library Hours

Briscoe Library's public access hours over the break.


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Call for Submissions for UT Health San Antonio’s literature and visual arts journal

Connective Tissue, UT Health San Antonio’s literature and visual arts journal, is seeking entries for the 11th volume to be published in 2018. Students, faculty, staff, patients, and friends are invited to submit original 55-word stories, poems, prose, art, and/or photography.


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Graduate School Raises Tuition To Support Career Development Services

​The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has set forth a five-year plan for tuition increases which will take effect Fall 2018.


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Need For Mentors For San Antonio Youth

There is a waiting list of at least 1,000 youth looking for mentors.


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Dr. Weintraub named a 2017 AAAS Fellow

​Susan Weintraub, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry & structural biology at UT Health San Antonio, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.


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NOW OPEN: 2018 L’Oreal USA For Women in Science Program Applications

​Applications for the 2018 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program are NOW OPEN and are due by February 2, 2018.


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Scicomm South Conference in Austin

Interested in science communication? This conference might spark your interest.


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Dr. José E. Cavazos Honored With 2017 Distinguished Service Award

Dr. José Cavazos was presented with the American Epilepsy Society’s (AES) “2017 Distinguished Service Award” during its annual meeting in Washington, D.C.


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Improve Your Networking and Small Talk Skills Workshop on Dec 13

Come learn the essential skills for scientists to successfully network in a variety of environments.


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Volunteer Opportunity: Science Judges Needed on Dec. 15

​The Science Dept. of Hobby Middle School is looking for volunteer judges for the science fair on Friday, Dec. 15th, from 8:30-noon.


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Fun Event: Learn the Science Behind Truffle Making on Dec 8

Join us at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 8 to learn the chocolatier secrets to truffle making! Mary Collazo from Chocollazo will showcase her truffle techniques and show you the magic behind truffle creation.


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Dr. Ralph DeFronzo Named 2017 Hamm Prize Laureate

Congrats Dr. Ralph DeFronzo on being named the 2017 laureate of the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center International Prize for Diabetes Research!


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7 tips when you are expecting a baby during your PhD or during your academic career

​You’re expecting a baby during your PhD or during your academic career – congratulations! As parent-to-be, you will go through cycles of delight (OMG! I am going to be a mom! I’m so excited to meet this new human!) and cycles of worry (Am I suitable for this? How am I going to do this? How is this going to affect my career?).


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Pooja Yadav Receives Travel Award and Will Give An Oral Presentation At The Keystone Symposia

Congratulations to one of our students Pooja Yadav (IBMS Cancer Biology discipline) who has been selected, based on her highly ranked abstract, to give an oral presentation at the 2018 Keystone Symposia on DNA and RNA Methylation.