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Greehey CCRI’s Genomic Sequencing Facility to Receive $600,000 NIH Grant to upgrade genomic sequencing capabilities (Lai Lab).

June 15, 2021

Dr. Zhao Lai, Director of the Genomic Sequencing Facility (GSF) at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (Greehey CCRI) at UT Health San Antonio (UTHSA), has been awarded a $600,000 NIH grant to help purchase a new Illumina NovaSeq 6000. Thi …


Texas Public Radio: San Antonio Scientists Uncover One Way The COVID-19 Virus Hides From The Immune System (Gupta)

June 8, 2021

Texas Public Radio | By Bonnie Petrie Published June 7, 2021 at 3:47 PM CDT San Antonio scientists have uncovered one of the disguises used by SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 — to hide from the immune system. They are metal ions that everyo …


Texas Standard: We’ve been living with COVID-19 for a long, hard while now. (Gupta + collaborators)

June 7, 2021

Texas Standard Interview: “We’ve been living with COVID-19 for a long, hard while now. But we’re continuing to learn about it: what some Texas researchers say the virus does to hide in your body.”         Click on the image below to …


Please welcome the Greehey CCRI summer 2021 interns

June 7, 2021

*not all summer program students pictured                     Greehey CCRI would like to welcome the 2021 Donald G McEwen, Memorial Summer Undergraduate Research Program students. Gaby Ruban – Dr. Chen …


Nature Communications: Metal ions help COVID-19 virus to disguise itself (Gupta Lab)

June 2, 2021

SAN ANTONIO (June 2, 2021) — Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (Gupta Lab) and other collaborators have discovered a mechanism by which SARS-CoV-2 exploits changes in metal ion concentrations to disguise itsel …


Shaimar R. González Morales, MS (Pertsemlidis Lab) 2021 Dissertation Ford Foundation Fellowship Award

May 26, 2021

                Congratulations to Shaimar R. González Morales, MS, a graduate student in the lab of Alexander Pertsemlidis, PhD was just awarded a 2021 Dissertation Ford Foundation Fellowship Award, administered …


UT Health San Antonio holds first all-school commencement

May 25, 2021

For the first time in its 53-year history, UT Health San Antonio celebrated a combined, all-school commencement May 22 at the Alamodome.


Adam Kosti (Penalva Lab) to Receive Barbara Bowman Award for Second Consecutive Year

May 25, 2021

                      Congratulations to Adam Kosti from the Luiz O.F. Penalva, PhD Lab on being awarded the Barbara Bowman Endowment In Cellular & Structural Biology Award for the second year …


Shan Qi (Gupta Lab) Receives Hibbs Award for Research Execellence

May 25, 2021

Shan Qi, a 3rd year PhD student in Dr. Yogesh Gupta’s laboratory at Greehey CCRI, received the prestigious Hibbs Award “for Research Excellence is a major award given annually to recognize exemplary achievement and research excellence to a student enro …


Kathryn Crouch (Aune Lab) Among the Winners at the Robert A. Clark Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day

May 21, 2021

  The Robert Clark Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day showcases posters that illustrate completed or ongoing research projects in Translational Science.  This year, due to current gathering restrictions, the event was hosted virtually …