Academy of Master Teachers Shoutout!
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Daniel Jupiter for being recognized by Peers and Students as the Educator of the Month for June 2020!
Daniel Jupiter, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Jupiter teaches courses across many of the programs in the Graduate School, from first year students who will be working in labs, to our Master of Public Health students,
to PhD students in Population Health. He also mentors students one on one, and teaches individual reading courses.
His research focuses on lower extremity complications of diabetes, including ulceration, amputation, and infectious diseases such as osteomyelitis. He works closely with clinical collaborators in studying the epidemiology of, risk factors for, and treatment of these diseases.
GSBS Blog for Trainees
A new blog is now available where trainees can discuss and exchange opinions about current events and issues in science and education. The blog is an initiative between the UTMB Chapter of Sigma Xi and the GSBS. To access the blog, click here.
New Vaccinology Track!
The UTMB Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has recently approved the Vaccinology Track for current and prospective PhD students in the HPTM graduate program plus graduate students in other graduate programs who have passed their qualifying exam. For full details, please follow this link.
Congratulations to Amie Hufton for advancing to candidacy in the PhD ! Amie is in the Population Health Sciences program, mentored by Dr. John Prochaska.
Congratulations to James Fisher! James is now a candidate for the PhD ! James is supervised by Dr. Lynn Soong, and
is a student in the Microbiology and Immunology program.
Congratulations to Paige Downer ! Paige is now a candidate for the PhD ! Mentored by Dr. Rebeca Wong, Paige is in the Population Health Sciences Program.
Congratulations to Yazmin Martinez for becoming a PhD candidate! Yazmin is in the Microbiology and Immunology program, mentored by Dr. Janice Endsley.
Congratulations to Corisa Rakestrwa for advancing candidacy in the PhD ! Corisa in the Medical Humanity program, mentored by Dr. William Winslage.
Congratulations to Megan Files for advancing candidacy in the PhD ! Megan is in the Human Pathophysiology and Translational Medicine program, mentored by Dr. Janice Endsley.
Congratulations to Kelli Peterman for advancing to PhD candidacy! Kelli is in the Nursing program mentored by Carolyn Phillips.
Congratulations to Emily Mantlo for becoming a PhD candidate! Emily is in the Microbiology and Immunology Program, in the lab of Dr. Paessler.
Congratulations to Lorenzo Ochoa for advancing to PhD candidacy! Lorenzo works with Gracie Vargas in the Neuroscience program.