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Translational Research Seminar Series



Faculty Workshops

Translational Research Seminar series

UTHealth & UTB College of Biomedical Sciences and Health Professions Dept. of Biomedicine - Translational Research Seminar Series
Fridays at 11:00 am  RAHC Building/ SPH N1.130
​February 13, 2015​ ​Topic: Masculinity, Messaging and Promoting the Health of Minority Men​ - Speaker: Dr. Derek Griffith, Associate Professor of Medicine, Health and Society. Associate Professor of General Internal Medicine & Public Health, Health Policy, and Sociology.​ Director, Institute for Research on Men’s Health. Vanderbilt University - Host: Dr. Belinda Reininger
February 20, 2015 Topic: ​Mechanics of surface-attached bacterial systems on single-cell and multi-cellular lengthscales - Speaker: Dr. Vernita Gordon​ Assistant Professor Dept. of Physics. University of Texas at Austin - Host: Dr. Ahmed Touhami - Sponsor: MBRS-RISE
February 27, 2015 Topic: ​Optimizing Cellular Uptake of Magnetic Nanoparticles - Speaker: Jose Mario Rodriguez. Summer Research. Center for Radiation. Oncology Research. MD Anderson Cancer Center (PI: Sunil Krishnan, MD, FACP),
& Topic: Synergistic effect of HDAC inhibitor and NK cells in the treatment of pediatric brain tumors - Speaker: Cecilia Orta. Summer Research. Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology and the Department of Pediatrics. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; PI: Dr. Vidya Gopalakrishnan - Host: Dr. Sue Anne Chew
March 6, 2015​​ Topic: ​Leveraging cognitive biases for STEM education: An introduction to 'educational neuroscience' - Speaker: Dr. Manuel Saldivar. Program Coordinator A-PRIME-TIME Program. Dept. of Biomedicine University of Texas at Brownsville - Host: Dr. Sue Anne Chew
March 20, 2015 Topic: Biomaterial-based Approaches for Craniofacial Tissue Regenerat​ion - Speaker: Dr. ​F. Kurtis Kasper, Assistant Professor School of Dentistry. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - Host: Dr. Sue Anne Chew - Sponsor: MBRS-RISE
March 27, 2015​​ Topic: - Transcriptional programming of adipocytes - Speaker: Dr. Claudio Villanueva, Assistant Professor ​Department of Biochemistry. University of Utah School of Medicine - Host: Dr. Saraswathy Nair - Sponsor: MBRS-RISE
​April 3, 2015​ Topic: Nano based contrast agents for preclinical imaging - Speaker: Dr. Anton Liopo, Senior Scientist TomoWaveLaboratories Inc. - Host: Dr. Boris Ermolinsky - Sponsor: MBRS-RISE
​April 10, 2015 Topic:​ TBA - Speaker: Dr. Stefan Pukatzki, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology. University of Alberta - Host: Dr. Daniel Provenzano - Sponsor: MBRS-RISE
April 17, 2015 Topic:​ Diabetes and Tuberculosis:  the pandemic of the 21st century - Speaker:  Dr. Susan P. Fisher-Hoch, MB, BS, MSc, FRCPath, MD
April 24, 2015​ Topic: MRI-Assisted Radiosurgery (MARS) for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer - From Vision to Reality - Speaker: Dr. Steven Frank, Medical Director - MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center Associate Professor - Radiation Oncology Director of Advanced Technologies, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
May, 1, 2015​ ​Topic: Seniors' Presention - Speakers: Marco Arriaga (MBRS-RISE), Ivan Avila & Victoria Vento (MBRS-RISE), Miguel Gonzalez (MBRS-RISE), Rolando Hernandez (MBRS-RISE/HDSP), Emmanuel Rosas (MBRS-RISE/HDSP) - Host: Dr. Sue Anne Chew/ Ms. Bianca Farrell - Sponsor: MBRS-RISE/ HDSP

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​​BMED Student Workshops​ ​​
​January 23, 2015​​ Title: Back to Basics - Location: BRHP 1.222 - Time: 2:00PM - 3:00PM​​
​​TBA Title: Assess Your Learning​ - Location : TBA - Time: TBA

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Spring Commencement 2015​​​
​May 9, 2015 University of Texas at Brownsville last Spring Commencement​​​ 2015
Winter Commencement​​​​
​December 13, 2014 ​University of Texas at Brownsville Winter Commencement​​​ 2014

Biomedicine Induction Ceremony​

​Sept. 2014 Induction Ceremony for all NEW Biomedical scholarsGran Salon

Fresehman Convocation

​August 29, 2014 All first-year students are invited to the Freshman Convocation, marking the beginning of your university life.​ 
Gran Salon 4:00pm - 6:00pm

​ Research Symposium
April 4, 2014​ 16th Annual UTB Research Synposium​ at El Gran Salon

Faculty Workshops

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Biomedical Research
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