Behringer named 2013 Paul E. Darlington Mentor Award recipient

February 20, 2014

Tracey Barnett


The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston would like to congratulate Richard Behringer, Ph.D., for being named the recipient of the 2013 Paul E. Darlington Mentor Award for GSBS Faculty. 

Behringer, a professor in the department of genetics at MDACC, has been a GSBS faculty member since 1990. He obtained his Ph.D. in biology from the University of South Carolina-Columbia in 1986, and has won several awards including Faculty Achievement Award, Basic Research Award - MDACC (1997); Educator of the Month - MDACC (2001) and the Pioneer in Reproduction Research Leadership Award, NICHD (2011). He is affiliated with the Genes and Development Program at GSBS.

The Darlington Award provides an honorarium of $1,500 and was created to honor Paul Darlington, Ph.D., former GSBS Associate Dean, to recognize a current faculty member who has made an exceptional impact, as a mentor, on both students and faculty. 

An award presentation will be held on Friday, April 25, at 5p.m.