May 16, 2024

Research Assistant Professor Chris Mackenzie Receives John Freeman Faculty Teaching Award

Ronald “Chris” Mackenzie, an assistant professor of research, is the 2024 recipient of the John H. Freeman Award for Faculty Teaching. This award is chosen by the senior class, and must exemplify enthusiasm and drive toward effective teaching, have a…

August 4, 2023

Kim Trinh Nguyen Q&A

Our very own Kim Trinh Nguyen was featured by GSBS in a Q&A! Be sure and read the entire article here: Kim Trinh Nguyen Q&A

December 22, 2022

Research Assistant Professor Chris Mackenzie Receives Inaugural Rebecca Lunstroth Faculty Service Award

Ronald “Chris” Mackenzie, an assistant professor of research (and all-around expert), has been honored with the inaugural Rebecca Lunstroth Faculty Service Award. This award recognizes faculty members outside of the McGovern Center who volunteer for multiple teaching activities with the…

October 21, 2022

MMG’s Garsin and Lorenz labs discover novel therapy for fungal infections

Huge congratulations are in order for a recent paper published in Nature Communications by a collaboration between the Danielle Garsin, PhD and Michael Lorenz, PhD labs in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. “Antifungal drug development is particularly challenging…

August 22, 2022

Student Jennifer Hurtig Awarded the Jess Hay Chancellor’s Graduate Student Research Fellowship

The prestigious Jess Hay Chancellor’s Graduate Student Research Fellowship from The University of Texas System has been awarded to our very own Jennifer Hurtig, a doctoral student in The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Houston Graduate School…

August 10, 2022

Postdocs Shantanu Guha, PhD and Pratick Khara, PhD Earn President’s Awards – Research

Congratulations are in order for two of our very own postdoctoral research fellows, Shan Guha and Pratick Khara. Shan was awarded 2nd place in the 2022 President’s Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research, while Pratick Khara was one of 2…

May 19, 2022

Postdoc Pratick Khara, PhD Wins Poster Award at Structural Biology Symposium

Congratulations to Patrick Khara, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, on winning a poster award at the 26th Structural Biology Annual Symposium April 30, 2022 in Galveston, Texas. For more information about UTMB’s SCSB…

February 21, 2022

Chair Theresa Koehler, PhD Named 2021 AAAS Fellow

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named Theresa Koehler, PhD as part of their 2021 Class of AAAS Fellows. To read more about this honor, please visit the original article in The Scoop.

January 18, 2022

MMG Postdoc Posters Win 1st and 2nd at 2022 MBID Research Retreat

This year, the MBID Research Retreat featured a socially-distanced, mask-encouraged, outdoor poster session with great success! The graduate student and postdoctoral research fellow categories were each eligible for a 1st and 2nd place winner, judged by various volunteer faculty and…

December 16, 2021

MBID Research Retreat set for Jan. 6-7

Original article appeared in McGovern Medical School’s Scoop Registration is open for the 2022 Molecular Basis of Infectious Disease (MBID) Retreat. The annual event will be held in a hybrid format Jan. 6-7, 2022. The retreat, which began in 2008, aims to foster…