Posts written by TEI Team
Congratulations to Neuroscience Graduate Student Allie Vaiana for receiving a Society for Neuroscience 2020 Trainee Professional Development Award.
January 8, 2021
Congrats Allie Vaiana! Biography Alexandra is investigating the effect of age on the cognitive changes associated with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for prostate cancer. Clinical studies have shown that men who undergo this treatment have significant deficits in a number of cognitive domains, particularly spatial memory and executive function. Hometown Boerne, Texas Hobbies and Interests Baking, […]
Pharmacology’s Teacher Enrichment Initiatives Program’s Newest Paper has been Published in the Journal of STEM Outreach!
August 13, 2020
Teacher Enrichment Initiatives’ (TEI) newest paper titled, “Teacher Enrichment Initiatives: Supporting Teachers who are at the Frontline of our Nation’s Future”, has been published in the August 2020 issue of the Journal of STEM Outreach (Special Issue – Sustainability)! The abstract and link to the full paper are listed below. ABSTRACT: Teachers are charged with […]
August 20, 2019
Pharmacology’s own Heather Hunter was selected as this year’s Debbie Canales Yrle Distinguished Service Award recipient! Heather’s willingness to go above and beyond in support of the educational mission of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and its programs shines through, even beyond the Pharmacology department. The award will be presented during the convocation ceremony […]
Congratulations to Teacher Enrichment Initiatives (TEI) on being Published in the Journal of STEM Outreach!
August 15, 2019
A big congratulations are in order for Pharmacology’s own Teacher Enrichment Initiatives (TEI) program and Teacher Enrichment Leadership Academy (TELA) on being published in the Journal of STEM Outreach! The paper is titled ‘Engaging the Community through Science Nights: An Elementary School Case Study.’ We are so proud of the TEI team and TELA leaders […]
April 23, 2019
On April 23, 2019, Pharmacology graduate student Christopher Tschumi (pictured above) presented his dissertation defense titled: ‘Neurotensin-Induced Plasticity of Inhibitory NeurotransmissioniIn Midbrain Dopamine Neurons’ to a lecture hall audience, whose members included his defense committee. He then went through a review of his dissertation and a question and answer process with the defense committee, […]
April 22, 2019
On April 22, 2019, Neuroscience graduate student Allison Garrison (pictured above) presented her dissertation defense titled: ‘The Role of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Modulating Neuroinflammation’ to a lecture hall audience, whose members included her defense committee. She then went through a review of her dissertation and a question and answer process with the defense committee, […]
April 11, 2019
Congratulations to Vanessa Minervini, Ph.D. who won first place in the Behavioral Pharmacology Division of ASPET poster competition in Orlando, Florida! Vanessa works in Dr. Charles France‘s lab and will be moving in July for a tenure-track assistant professor position at Creighton University.
April 5, 2019
FACULTY CATEGORY 1st place: Flavia Carreno, Ph.D. Poster title: Mechanisms contributing to the sustained antidepressant-likeresponse of L-655,708 Honorable Mention: Juli Bai, Ph.D. Poster title: cGAS-STING Pathway Suppresses Thermogenesisby Inhibiting PKA Signaling GRADUATE STUDENT CATEGORY 1st place: Sijia He Poster title: Lrg1: A Novel Adipokine Mediating Obesity-inducedInsulin Resistance
March 27, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Susan Mooberry for being selected as a Fellow of the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP). Fellows of the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP) are chosen because of their continuing, high level contributions in the field of natural products and records of sustained achievement within their sub-disciplines. The status of ASP Fellows differ […]
Assistant Professor Teresa Evans, Ph.D., featured in Nature, 'More than one-third of graduate students report being depressed'
March 26, 2018
Graduate students are more than six times as likely to experience depression and anxiety as compared to the general population, according to a comprehensive survey of 2,279 individuals conducted via social media and direct email. The research team including Teresa Evans, Ph.D., and Lindsay Bira, Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio describe their results in […]