On Wednesday April 27, mission commander and UTMB alumnus Kjell Lindgren (GSBS/MPH Program), pilot Bob Hines, mission specialist Jessica Watkins of Lafayette, Colorado, and mission specialist Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency successfully launched to the International Space Station on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft atop a Falcon 9 rocket. https://youtu.be/TSHGHIXzxEM
Read more at https://blogs.nasa.gov/commercialcrew/2022/04/27/nasas-spacex-crew-4-underway-as-freedom-journeys-to-station/
GSBS alumnus Dr. Thomas Marshburn will be making his third trip to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on October 31, 2021. To read more, visit https://utmb.us/66a.
Congratulations to GSBS graduate Dr. Julia Bohannon for receiving the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). Dr. Bohannon is a graduate of the UTMB Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program and conducted research in the lab of Dr. Tracy Toliver-Kinsky. Dr. Bohannon is an assistant professor of anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, and received her first R01 grant in 2017. Click here to read more.
GSBS alumnus Dr. Thomas George recently
received an unexpected 80th birthday gift. Dr. George’s daughter,
Caroline George Schaefer, and her husband David made a gift to American
University Washington College of Law to create the Thomas W. George
Courtroom in honor of Dr. George who is a 1970 an alumnus of American
University Washington College of Law and a graduate from the UTMB
Medical Humanities Graduate Program. This gift was made to celebrate her
father’s eightieth birthday, his esteemed legal and academic career,
and his passion for and commitment to AUWCL. Click here to read more.
Jesse Erasmus, PhD, a 2016 Human
Pathophysiology and Translational Medicine program graduate, was
featured this week in Newsweek. He is currently the director of Virology
at HDT Bio, and acting assistant professor at the University of
Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. Read more ...
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