GSBS held its 50th Anniversary Super Panel on November 8 at the Onstead Auditorium. From left to right: Moderator Bob Tillman, Ph.D.; Panelist Eugene Gerner, Ph.D.; Panelist Cathy Wicklund, M.S., C.G.C.; Panelist Cherie Butts, Ph.D.; Hugo Barrera Saldana, Ph.D.; and Moderator Marenda Wilson-Pham, Ph.D.
From left to right: Dr. Michael E. McClure, Dr. Suzanne Fuqua, Dr. Danny R. Welch and moderator Mr. Eric Solberg participate in a panel discussion entitled Conversations about Past/Present/Future in the Biomedical Sciences during the 2013 Alumni Reunion held on November 8. GSBS hosted two panels featuring seven alumni. Click here to read all about the alumni panelists who participated in these events.
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More than 300 GSBS faculty, staff and students participated in a unique art photograph shoot by artist Syd Moen which will be morphed to create PlanetGSBS. Participants who attended the photo shoot on August 16 can find themselves in the image by visiting go.uth.edu/wearePlanetGSBS.
This original artwork was be unveiled at the GSBS 50th Anniversary Kick-off Celebration on Thursday, October 3, from 3-5 pm at the Onstead Auditorium in the George and Cynthia Mitchell Basic Sciences Research Building (Mitchell BSRB).
Here is the finished art piece:
Thursday, October 3, 2013, 3-5p.m.: 50th Anniversary Kick-off Celebration: The University of Texas Health Science Center President Giuseppe Colasurdo, M.D., and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center President Ronald DePinho, M.D., will be speaking; introduce the time capsule, anniversary cake, Planet GSBS unveiling; Onstead Auditorium and Forum, 3rd floor, Mitchell Building, BSRB, 6767 Bertner, Houston, TX 77030. See photo from the event here.
Friday, November 8, 2013, 3-5p.m.: 50th Anniversary Super Panel: Noted alumni and faculty researchers will offer insight and fielding questions; 3rd floor, BSRB, Onstead Auditorium, Forum. Panel discussion: 3-4:30p.m.; Reception: 4:30-5p.m.
Friday, November 8, 2013, 6:30-10p.m.: 50th Anniversary Alumni Reception and Reunion Dinner for alumni, early faculty, deans, notable others; Asia Society Museum. (This event is invitation only.)
Decades of doctorate degrees by Lori Baker
*This story was reprinted with permission from Messenger, the employee publication from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.