Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology

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Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology

The Department of Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology is a vibrant department of scientific discovery and academic excellence. A key to our success has been our ability to recruit dynamic faculty at both the senior and junior levels, thus ensuring that our research and educational programs will continue to grow in excellence with an infusion of new ideas and energy.

Our mission is to conduct high impact internationally recognized research and to educate and train the next generation of leaders in biological sciences. As a department of neuroscientists, and developmental and regenerative biologists, we focus on understanding organismal, tissue and cellular function from molecules to behavior in health and disease.

We congratulate the following students who successfully defended their Doctoral dissertations this semester:

Mylea Echazarreta, Ph.D.

Cell and Molecular Biology Program
Mentor: Karl Klose, Ph.D.

"Vibrio cholerae interaction with the commensal fungus Candida albicans"

Amandine Grenier, Ph.D.

Neuroscience Program
Mentor: Nicole Wicha, Ph.D.

"The meaning of multiplication: electrophysiological evidence of semantic memory access an organization in children"

Jacquelyn Messenger, Ph.D.

Cell and Molecular Biology Program
Mentor: Andrew Cap, Ph.D.

"Evaluating the efficacy of GPVI receptors on stored platelets as an indicator of platelet viability for vascular hemostasis"

Matthew Wood, Ph.D.

Neuroscience Program
Mentor: Nicole Wicha, Ph.D.

"Challenging the gold standard in lifespan cognitive neuroscience: 'Electrophysiological studies of how we do arithmetic as we grow and comprehend sentences as we age'"

News

Dr. Isabel Muzzio

University Excellence Award winner:
Teaching Excellence Award - Dr. Isabel Muzzio
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Merridee Lefner

Neuroscience PhD student Merridee Lefner '15 to become two-time UTSA alumna
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researcher

UTSA's NDRB program receives million-dollar gift to support doctoral student research
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Interested in Applying to the CMB or Neuroscience Doctoral Program?

UTSA is moving to a new system to process graduate admissions.
Application for Fall 2022 admission can be submitted starting September 1, 2021.
Application Deadline for Fall 2022 is December 1, 2021.
Online Graduate Application

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