Making Medicines:  The Process of Drug Development eLearning Course
Sponsored by Eli Lilly, this online course is for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows about drug development free of charge! It presents all aspects of drug development including basic science, marketing, and clinical trials. Please see the course outline for more details. Successful completion results in a certificate. Space is limited. If interested or have questions, email Jessica Linton (

AMEXCID - Merit Awards for International Students
On behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) invites foreign citizens who are interested in studying for a specialization, master's degree or doctorate, conducting graduate or postdoctoral research, or taking part in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic mobility program, to participate in the 2019 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students.

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.