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HSC Partner in Texas Institute for Genomic Medicine

July 16, 2005

The Texas Enterprise Fund has awarded $50 million for the creation of the Texas Institute for Genomic Medicine, a non-profit organization founded by two members of The Texas A&M University System—The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) in Houston’s Texas Medical Center and Texas A&M University in College Station—and Lexicon Genetics Incorporated in The Woodlands.

IBT Receives West Foundation Grant to Study Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

June 23, 2005

The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) recently received a grant of $100,000 from the Neva and Wesley West Foundation. The grant funds will support studies of bacterial infections caused by an antibiotic-resistant form of the Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. IBT is located in Houston in the renowned Texas Medical Center.

IBT’s Finnell Leads Special Issue of Medical Genetics Journal

June 14, 2005

Richard H. Finnell, Ph.D., is one of two guest editors of a special issue of American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part C, Seminars in Medical Genetics. This issue is called Neural Tube Defects and is an offshoot of the third International Neural Tube Defects Symposium, held in 2003.

IBT Scientist Will Represent A&M Health Science Center at Stem Cell Summit

June 10, 2005

Robert Schwartz, Ph.D., associate director of the Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT), is representing The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center at a gathering of national and international specialists that will discuss stem cell research.

IBT Scientist Takes Leadership Role in Stem Cell Summit

June 8, 2005

Robert D. Wells, Ph.D., director of the Center for Genome Research at the Institute of Biosciences and Technology, is taking a leading role in a gathering of national and international specialists that will discuss stem cell research.

IBT Cancer Researchers Focus on Genetic Instability

May 25, 2005

Professor Wallace McKeehan spent the last twelve years of his scientific career trying to develop cancerous tumors using growth-promoting genes in specially designed laboratory animals. This spring he heralds a new phase in his research with three scientific papers that focus instead on tumor suppression.

Edwards to Announce Earmarking of Research Funds for RCHI and CMDD Project

May 12, 2005

Congressman Chet Edwards, Chancellor Robert McTeer and Dr. Nancy Dickey to Announce Federal Funding Earmarked for A&M Health Science Center Programs on Friday, May 13

GSO Symposium on April 14

April 7, 2005

The 10th annual GSO Symposium will be held Thursday, April 14 at the Joe H. Reynolds Medical Building, on Texas A&M University's West Campus, in College Station.

Schwartz Named IBT Associate Director

February 11, 2005

Robert J. Schwartz, Ph.D., has been appointed as associate director for the Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT), which is located in Houston in the Texas Medical Center and is a component of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center. In addition, Dr. Schwartz will direct the newly established Center for Molecular Development and Diseases at IBT.