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CRTS Director Named President of Local Alamo Chapter of Sigma Xi

Dr. Andrew Tsin, director of the CRTS, was elected to a one-year term as President of the local Alamo Chapter of Sigma Xi. Sigma Xi was founded in 1886 to honor excellence in scientific investigation and encourage a sense of companionship and cooperation among researchers in all fields of science and engineering. The Alamo Chapter of Sigma Xi was founded in 1977.


CRTS Director Named AAAS Fellow

Dr. Andrew Tsin, director of the CRTS, was honored by his peers by being named a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Tsin will be presented with an official certificate and a gold rosette pin at the 2012 AAAS annual meeting in Vancouver.

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CRTS Director Receives U.S. Presidential Mentoring Award

Dr. Andrew Tsin, director of the CRTS, was selected to receive the U.S. Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. In addition to being honored at the White House, Dr. Tsin will receive an award of $25,000 from the National Science Foundation to advance his mentoring efforts.

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Health Disparities Seminar Held on November 8, 2011

CRTS, the RCMI program, and the College of Sciences (COS) hosted the one-hour seminar "An Overview of Our Community’s Health: A Paradox of Success and Disappointment." The speaker was Dr. Fernando Guerra, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio and former Director of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District. Over 70 people attended this seminar.


"Write Winning Grants" Seminar Held on May 16, 2011

Over 180 people attended Dr. David Morrison's grant writing seminar hosted by CRTS' RISE and RCMI programs. The day-long event addressed practical and conceptual aspects important to the proposal-writing process, providing information and strategies for successful proposal submission. Participants came from a various areas, such as the COA, COE, COEHD, COLFA, COPP, COS, and the UTHSCSA. Overall response to the seminar was very positive.


MARC-U*STAR, RISE, and SCORE Programs Celebrate 30 Years at UTSA

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RCMI Progam Awarded Renewal Grant

UTSA received a five-year $12.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish the Center for Interdisciplinary Health Research (CIHR).

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