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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Kenneth M. Baker, M.D., professor and director of the Division of Molecular Cardiology at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, was recently appointed new Chair of the American Heart Associations National Research Committee, effective July 2005.