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The Department of Biology at UTSA invites applications for the following:

  • Lecturer I/II (Anatomy & Physiology)
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  • Lecturer I/II (Biology)
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  • Lecturer I/II - Biology (Cell Biology/Neurobiology)
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Student News
news image Biology graduate Bharath Ram has been awarded a Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship » read more
news image Dr. Vanesa Nieto Estévez receives a $50,000 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the American Epilepsy Society » read more
news image Dr. Althea Campuzano is a born-and-bred UTSA scientist » read more
news image UTSA expands research opportunities for doctoral students in areas of combat casualty care and infectious diseases » read more
Faculty News
news image Dr. Todd Troyer's research shows a bird’s practice really makes perfect » read more
news image Dr. Bernard Arulanandam inducted into the National Academy of Inventors » read more
news image Dr. Jurgen Engelberth's research on stress in plants points to surprising benefits » read more
news image Dr. Matthew Wanat and post-doctoral fellow Idaira Oliva uncover the disconnect between the brain’s dopamine and cocaine addiction
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The BioBeat is a monthly newsletter created by the Biology Department.

faculty spotlight

This month's Faculty Spotlight features Dr. Floyd Wormley Jr.
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