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QS Program ranks #13 in Biostatistics on U.S. News & World Report list

The GSBS Program in Quantitative Sciences at MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School was recently ranked #13 in the list of Best Biostatistics Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
May 17, 2022
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Hu named 2022 McGovern teaching award winner

GSBS student have selected Jian Hu, PhD, as the recipient of the 2022 John P. McGovern Award for Outstanding Teaching. The award recognizes excellence in teaching based on the following criteria: ...
May 11, 2022
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GSBS staff Tanieka Young

Graduate School welcomes Tanieka Young to diversity & student affairs

Tanieka Young, MBA, MSHRD, joined the diversity and student affairs office at the GSBS on May 2. In her new position, she will oversee all aspects of recruitment, outreach, and retention. Young...
May 11, 2022
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GSBS PhD student Mabel Perez-Oquendo receives NIH/NCI F31-Diversity fellowship

GSBS PhD student Mabel Perez-Oquendo receives NIH/NCI F31-Diversity fellowship

Student Mabel Perez-Oquendo received an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31-Diversity)...
April 27, 2022
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GSBS staffers Salinas, Spitzenberger named 2021-2022 Melva S. Ramsay awardees

Every year at the GSBS, the dean's office acknowledges and rewards a GSBS administrator for exemplary service to students, faculty, and staff with the Melva S. Ramsay Award. This year, because of the pandemic...
April 27, 2022
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Announcement: A new era for MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School

After a decade of exceptional leadership at MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mike Blackburn, PhD, has announced his plan to step down as dean later this year. ...
April 20, 2022
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GSBS faculty member Karen Lu, MD, honored by AACR for contributions to cancer research

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has honored GSBS faculty member Karen Lu, MD, as one of the inaugural recipients of the Victoria’s Secret Global Fund for Women&rsquo...
April 19, 2022
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Q&A with GSBS MID MD/PhD student April Nguyen

April Nguyen is a fifth year student in the school’s MD/PhD Program and is studying how some bacteria (enterococci ) become resistant to last-resort antibiotics in the Microbiology and Infectious...
April 13, 2022
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Q&A with GSBS MID Alumnus Lance Shaner, PhD

Lance Shaner, PhD, earned his degree in microbiology and molecular genetics from the Graduate School in 2006. From there, his career journey took off in unexpected ways. Read how Shaner went from ...
April 13, 2022
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Frost named GSBS assistant dean of graduate education as of April 1

Frost named GSBS assistant dean of graduate education as of April 1

Assistant Dean of Graduate Education Jeffrey A. Frost, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. At the Graduate...
April 13, 2022
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