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Biology Alumnus Thrives in Graduate School at Yale
University of St. Thomas - Houston biology alumnus Christopher Anderson

UST Biology grad Christopher Anderson shares his successes so far, following his graduation in June 2015. Now in his second year of graduate school at Yale University, he’s excited to delve further into studying the biological and biomedical sciences.


Biology Grad Accepted to Baylor College of Medicine Program
University of St. Thomas Ė Houston biology grad Emily Erwin accepted to Baylor College of Medicine program

Many UST students will soon march into the workforce with their coveted degrees, while others will continue their education. Emily Erwin plans to attend medical school, and her acceptance into Baylor College of Medicine’s Post-Baccalaureate Program will help pave the way. 


Biology Program Benefits from New Science Center
Biology major at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX

The newly opened Center for Science and Health Professions brings together STEM education and nursing degree programs at Houston’s University of St. Thomas. As the STEM education center makes its presence on campus felt, students, faculty and alumni from the biology department reflect on their experience of science at the University of St. Thomas, while sharing their thoughts about the future.


Students Study Genetics, Neuroscience in SMART Program
STEM student Antoinette Martinez with pipettes at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas

For several years in a row, University of St. Thomas students have attended a prestigious summer research program at Baylor College of Medicine. 


Veteran Pursues Biology, Business to Research Cure for Sonís Disease
Chris Guardado

U.S Army veteran Chris Guardado loved science since he was a child, but he wasn’t sure he would ever have the opportunity to study it.


Bioinformatics Students Get Hands-On Research in SMART Program
Luke Hebert

Two UST bioinformatics students, Luke Hebert and Nicholas Hayden participated in Baylor College of Medicine’s prestigious Summer Medical and Research Training program.


UST Presents Bioinformatics Tool at Chinese DNA Conference
Dr. Albert Ribes, professor of Biology at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas

Dr. Albert Ribes, professor of biology, traveled to Nanjing, China, to present bioinformatics research data to the international scientific community at the Sixth World DNA and Genome Day. The data is a product of a bioinformatics tool Ribes developed with Dr. Maia Larios-Sanz and two undergraduate students.


Biology Graduate to Attend Yale PhD Program
Holly Merta

Yale University, has an overall acceptance rate of 6.9 percent as of the 2014-2015 academic year. Only 600 of the more than 10,400 applicants to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences gain acceptance.


Sports Doctor Gives Back Through Mentorship and Service
Andrew Li

Andrew Li ’05 can still be seen around the University of St. Thomas campus on an almost weekly basis even though he graduated more than a decade ago. Now, between working with clients as a sports medicine doctor for UT Physicians Orthopaedics, he spends his time investing in future generations as a mentor with USTinsights. He also volunteers his time working with Andrew Crane, UST’s athletic trainer, to make sure UST’s student athletes have the best healthcare available.