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Faculty Spotlight with Dr. Rama Sharma

Did you know that by age 50, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will experience a bone fracture? Read more about Dr. Rama Sharma's research.


Entrepreneurship Workshop Series

Attend this FREE workshop series taught by expert speakers from industry and academia who will share insights on how to take your idea to the next level and more. Each workshop will provide business fundamentals and networking opportunities.


SACNAS Launch Event Teaches Students How To Communicate Science with Theatre

Sacnas UT Health SA chapter invited Dr. Bernadette Hamilton-Brady, a theater professor from St. Mary’s, to UT Health to share her expertise on effective communication.

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Genetics position

The Biology Department at Virginia State University is looking to hire a Geneticist Tenure-Track.

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Mentor Day Recognizes Mentors from the IMSD Program

The Initiative on Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) program held a “IMSD Mentor Appreciation Lunch” on Jan. 17 to celebrate the importance of mentor relationships in helping students succeed.

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Life After Graduation: Dr. Alicia Avelar Finds a Postdoc At Marshall University

Dr. Alicia Avelar is now a postdoc at Marshall University in West Virginia.

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Aaron Horning’s first-author manuscript published in Cancer Research!

Congratulations to Aaron Horning, one of our recent PhD graduates, whose first-author manuscript “Single cell RNA-seq reveals a subpopulation of prostate cancer cells with enhanced cell-cycle related transcription and attenuated androgen response” was just accepted for publication in Cancer Research!

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Community Engagement Manager, AAAS, Washington, D.C.

The American Association for the Advancement in Science (AAAS) has a exciting full-time opportunity for a Community Engagement Manager in their Washington, DC office.

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Paul Ernst Joins the Career Advisory Council

Paul Ernst, lead product manager of USAA joins the Career Advisory Council.


Mayor Nirenberg Talks Science With Neil DeGrasse Tyson in Live Q&A

Mayor Ron Nirenberg met with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson for a brief Q&A session Wednesday before his talk at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Their conversation was livestreamed as part of Nirenberg’s weekly “Ask Ron” session on Facebook live.

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Greehey Institute begins 2018 with new faculty studying children’s cancer

The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio is on an impressive and rising trajectory as 2018 begins. This includes the recruitment of seven new faculty members, further bolstering the Alamo City’s thriving biosciences sector.

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San Antonio Tech: Seizing the Momentum on Tuesday, February 20

Please use the promo code "UTHSCSA" for 50% off the student rate.


15 Strategies for Self-Care in Graduate School

Self-care in graduate school? If you have brushed your teeth and are wearing kind-of clean clothes, you are taking care of yourself, no? Let’s not talk about the nights when you stay working until 4 am, or the dinners that consist of chips from the vending machine…. Well, maybe we should talk about those habits.


Eithan Kotkowski First Author Paper is Now Online

Eithan Kotkowski, a student in the M.D./Ph.D. program first author paper has just been published in NeuroImage.

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In memoriam: Beth A. Goins, Ph.D.

Beth A. Goins, Ph.D., a biochemist and professor/research in the Department of Radiology, passed away Jan. 6 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 58.


​New Three Course Series on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Professionalism

The new "​Scholar Series: Engaging in effective communication, leadership, and professionalism" is a three-part interactive series starting in March.


National Cancer Institute’s National Graduate Student Recruitment Program (GSRP)

The Graduate Student Recruiting Program is a competitive program that aims to facilitate senior graduate students obtaining postdoc positions at NCI.

Dental science symposium

Not an oral health scientist? Think twice.

The Dental Science Symposium offers the perfect opportunity to learn about the latest research findings directly from the source and to network with current and future colleagues.


M.D./Ph.D. Program To Host American Physician Scientist Association South Regional Meeting

UT Health San Antonio will host this year's South Regional Meeting for the American Physician Scientists Association.

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GSBS Spring 2018 Travel Award

​The Graduate School is accepting applications for the Spring 2018 Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) Travel Award. Awardees will receive $1,500 to help defray travel expenses to a scientific conference.


Launch Event Offers Free Membership to SACNAS

Students, postdocs and faculty who come to the launch event will receive a free SACNAS membership to the national organization.


Merck emd Innovation Cup competition-DEADLINE: Jan. 15, 2018

The annual competition is a unique opportunity for graduate students and postdocs to experience an intensive immersion in pharmaceutical R&D innovation and be mentored by senior industry leaders.


Call For Judges for Feb 3 and March 2

​Judges are needed for the Alamo Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) and the Alamo Regional Science and Engineering Fair (ARSEF). About 90 judges for AJAS and over 250 judges for ARSEF. Please consider being a judge.


SA doctors researching if jellyfish can help screen for cancer

Jellyfish could hold the key to helping doctors find and treat cancer.


Local UT Health S.A. updates tobacco-free policy

No more using e-cigarettes — or “vaping” — on school grounds, say UT Health San Antonio officials.


EPA awards University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for waste prevention

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio was awarded as the "Texas Partner of the Year" by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for sustainable materials management practices to prevent and reduce municipal and select industrial waste.

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Health Cell State of the Industry Event

The Health Cell State of the Industry will be on Tuesday, February 6.

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Dr. Teresa Evans Named on the 40 Under 40 List

Congratulations Dr. Teresa Evans for being named on the San Antonio Business Journal 40 under 40 list.


Scientists win $6 million grant for breast cancer drug development

UT Health San Antonio received $3.2 million of those funds to conduct preclinical testing of a therapeutic antibody.

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Jeffrey Cooney’s First Author Paper Has Just Been Published Online

Congratulations to one of our M.D./Ph.D. (MS-4) students Jeffrey Cooney (Cancer Biology track) whose first author paper has just been published online in Clinical Cancer Research! "Synergistic targeting of the regulatory and catalytic subunits of PI3Kδ in mature B cell malignancies."