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GSBS 50-for-50 InitiativeThe GSBS "50 For 50" Initiative!

The "GSBS 50 for 50" is an alumni-led initiative to raise $50,000 in graduate program specific support to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the GSBS in 2019. Ideally, the initiative will result in the establishment of a graduate program specific endowment for every graduate training program in the GSBS.

Candidacy Milestone Event

  • Please join us in congratulating Shatoi King for successfully being admitted to candidacy for the PhD! Shatoi works in the Graduate Nursing Program, studying linguistic barriers to acclimation for Nigerian nursing students in Western countries.

  • Please join us in congratulating Juanita Norton for being admitted to candidacy for the PhD! Juanita is in the Graduate Nursing Program. She is examining factors influencing the utilization of Bedside Shift Reports by nurses working with vulnerable populations.

Student Fellowship Winners

Please join us in congratulating Maggie Hsu and Anthony Bilotta for their recent F30 fellowships.

Maggie's fellowship is from the NCI, to study the initiation of cancer due to cytosine to thymine mutations. Anthony's fellowship is from the NIDDK, to study how certain microbiota metabolites promote intestinal epithelial healing.

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The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) advances human understanding and knowledge through scholarly teaching and research in the biomedical sciences, promoting excellence in academic pursuits and activities, and developing individual leadership, communication, motivation, and scholarship in all students.

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