Benefits of the Undergraduate Research Program

Research Experience at UT Health San Antonio

  • Average of 15 hours per week during the academic year.
  • Average of 40 hours per week during the summer program.
  • Course Credit can be obtained for the research experience from your home campus.
  • Excellent real world experience in a biomedical setting to strengthen Graduate School/Medical School applications.

Variety of Research Programs

  • 23 Professors within the Department of
    Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics
  • Research fields of study that include, but are not
    limited to, immunology, autoimmune disease,
    inflammatory diseases, microbial pathogenesis and
    immunity, and vaccines against microbial

Advantages of Participation

  • Research experience that will set you apart when
    applying for entrance to graduate or professional schools.
  • UT Health San Antonio investigators will provide influential letters of
    recommendation for advanced degrees.