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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 Daniel Tapia for successfully being admitted to candidacy for his PhD! Daniel works in Dr. Torres' lab in the Microbiology and Immunology Program.

Special Seminar Announcement

On February 27th, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Sigma Xi will host a special seminar presented by Dr. Teresa M. Evans, PhD, from UT Health San Antonio.  Dr. Evans and colleagues recently reported a high prevalence of anxiety and depression in graduate trainees that has prompted a call for greater institutional support and a cultural change within academic institutions

  • Dr. Evans will discuss their findings and recommendations for interventions at 2:00 p.m. in Levin Hall South Auditorium: "The Brain on Academia: The Data and Strategies for Graduate Education."  All students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty are encouraged to attend.

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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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