Dr. Gary Kunkel and Dr. Mary Bryk are once again coordinating a summer research experience for undergraduates who come from all over the United States. We have been very fortunate to have a few of these students make a decision to further their education and apply to our graduate program. We truly hope they all… Read More →
Ashley Holt Joins an Elite Group of Astronaut Scholars
Ashley Holt is a Biomed Engineering Student who works in the Center for Phage Technology in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Texas A&M University. She has been selected by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation to join an elite group of Astronaut Scholars for the 2018/2019 academic school year. As a part of this honor,… Read More →
Exciting News from Kurouski Lab
We love to share the excitement of our faculty. Pictured in this photo is Charles Farber and Dr. Dmitry Kurouski and the excitement can only be heard directly by the words of Dr. Dmitry Kurouski who reports as follows: “I’m glad to share this exciting news with you: my group just showed that using a… Read More →
Xiuren Zhang’s Publishes in Nature
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0135-x AgriLife scientists uncover a new face of a famous protein, SWI2/SNF2 ATPase
Dr. Mary Bryk Recognized during the Annual UAC Banquet
Dr. Mary Bryk won the 2018 Margaret Annette Peters Advising Award during the annual University Advisors Banquet that was held on Monday, May 7, 2018. This award recognizes faculty and administrators who embody the spirit of caring, compassionate and genuine concern for the welfare of individual students. She is pictured with Mr. Vince Hernandez who… Read More →
Rafael in the Spotlight, again!
We are so super proud of Rafael Almanzar for being one of the twenty-five staff that were recognized during the President’s Meritorious Service Award ceremony that was held on April 23, 2018. This is a very prestigious award given by our university, sponsored by the Office of the President, and funded by the Association of… Read More →
Keya Mukherjee-Outstanding Student Indeed!
Keya Mukherjee, one of our Biochemistry majors working in Dr. Frank Raushel’s lab, was recognized as an outstanding student at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Convocation through her participation in the Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy (ANRP) program. It’s through ANRP that she will be working with the Food and Agriculture Organization of… Read More →
What, Another Title for Dr. Young?
That is right, he is still here, “young” enough to retire and do other things, but still loving his work here and enjoying his career at Texas A&M University. Dr. Ryland F. Young, III was just recognized as a Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University. In 2016, he was named Regents Professor and in 2006… Read More →
2018 U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship Awards
We celebrate with Karl Gorzelnik who received a U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship in April 2018. The Senator Phil Gramm fellowship was established to promote, encourage and reward outstanding teaching and research by doctoral students whose command of their respective disciplines exemplifies the meaning of scholar/mentor in the highest sense. Karl is currently a… Read More →
Rafael Almanzar….Who can keep up with this guy?
On Feb. 22, 2018 Rafael was the recipient of the 2018 NACADA Region 7 Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Advising, Primary Role. On Feb. 28, 2018 Rafael received a TEXAAN Scholarship for 2018. On March 1, 2018 he learned, along with Rebecca Hapes and Gail Rowe, that their publication was accepted and published in… Read More →