The Graduate School would like to recognize first-year Ph.D. student Suman Shrestha for receiving the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) Career Development Award from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. This award creates an opportunity for early career investigators and trainees with an interest and aptitude in childhood cancer survivorship research to develop and complete an initial research study. He will be working with the Medical Physics Program and Rebecca Howell, Ph.D., on this research.
The Association of Minority Biomedical Researchers will be featuring interviews with its members as a way to highlight GSBS students and life inside and outside of the lab. This feature will be posted on the group's website and Facebook page. AMBR’s third spotlight features an interview with GSBS Master’s Student Ángel Garcés conducted by AMBR Event Coordinator Celso Catumbela.
Graduate School faculty Valentin Dragoi, Ph.D., of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been awarded a three-year, $1.6 million award from the National Institutes of Health’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative.
Student Nabina Paudyal received a Houston Area Molecular Biophysics Training Program (HAMBP) Fellowship. Paudyal is affiliated with the Program in Biochemistry and Cell Biology and her advisor is Vasanthi Jayaraman, Ph.D.