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Shahad Abdulsahib – GSBS Presidential Ambassador!

April 9, 2024

Congratulations to Shahad Abdulsahib, in Manjeet Rao’s lab, for being named the GSBS Presidential Ambassador.


Desirae Morales – 2024 PESTOLA Annual Conference!

April 9, 2024

Desirae Morales, first-year Ph.D. student in Dr. Dong’ lab, delivered an oral presentation at the 2024 PESTOLA Annual Conference today. She distinguished herself as one of this year’s Top 3 Abstract Award Winners, chosen by the Pediatric Endocrine Society’s annual conference committee. During her presentation, she received recognition with an award certificate and a monetary […]


Bess Frost – Promotion to Professor with Tenure!

April 8, 2024

Congratulations to Bess Frost!  Her promotion to Professor with tenure was approved!


LSOM Research Day Congratulations – Santosh Timilsina & Tolga Delibasi!

March 28, 2024

Congratulations to Santosh Timilsina, a postdoc in Manjeet Rao’s lab, and Tolga Delibasi, a medical student working in Juli Bai’s lab, for being selected to give the only oral presentations in the categories postdoctoral fellow and medical student, respectively, during the LSOM Research Day today. Congratulations also to the mentors!


Ellen Kraig – New IIMS Pilot Translational Research Grant!

March 25, 2024

Congratulations to Ellen Kraig for receiving a new IIMS pilot translational research grant!


Phuc Sheryl Vu – 2024 Outstanding MS Student Research Award!

March 20, 2024

It is our pleasure to announce that Phuc Sheryl Vu, 2nd year student in the department’s Master of Science program, has been selected by the GSBS as the winner of the 2024 Outstanding MS Student Research Award! The committee was impressed by her exemplary work and commitment to scientific research: from learning new techniques, to […]


Ms. Desirae Morales & Ms. Maia Smith – Recent Success of Two Students Mentored by CSA Faculty Lily Dong!

March 12, 2024

Ms. Desirae Morales: She was Dr. Dong’s MSc student and is currently in her first year as a Ph.D. student in the Cell Biology, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine Discipline at UTHSA. We just learned she was selected as one of this year’s Top 3 Abstract Award Winners by the annual conference committee for the Pediatric […]


Dr. Carrie Elzie, Dr. Laura Johnson & Dr. Oyajobi – STAR Educators Recipients!

December 18, 2023

Congratulations to our CSA STAR Educators Recipients – Carrie Elzie, Laura Johnson and Kay Oyajobi!


Russ Reiter – Ranked one of the Best Scientists in the world!

December 11, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Russ Reiter on being ranked at 102 nationally and 145 internationally as one of the Best Scientists in the world by Research.com! In recognition of this achievement, he is also distinguished with 2023 Best Scientist Award!


Rebecca Aristotelidis & Francesca Toscano – Osteopathic Medicine Programs!

November 20, 2023

Congratulations to two former preprofessional students, Rebecca Aristotelidis (1st cohort) and Francesca Toscano (2nd cohort), for acceptances into Osteopathic Medicine Programs!