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RCMI a Sponsor of the 2014 UTSA College of Sciences Research Conference

UTSA's RCMI program was a platinum sponsor at the 2014 UTSA College of Sciences Research Conference "Excellence in Basic and Translational Science Research" held on Friday, October 3, 2014 at the UTSA HEB University Center. This year’s research conference featured a keynote by renowned HIV researcher, Dr. James E.K. Hildreth.
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RCMI a Sponsor of the 2013 UTSA College of Sciences Research Conference

The College of Sciences annual research conference was held on UTSA's main campus on October 18, 2013. In addition to supporting this day long event as a sponsor, several students from RCMI-funded labs presented their posters.
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RCMI Nanotechnology Core Leader Partners in Science of Quantics Exhibit

Dr. Miguel Jose-Yacaman, Core Leader of UTSA's RCMI Nanotechnology and Human Health Core facility, and well-known sculptor Sebastián collaborated on the Science of Quantics exhibit - a display of the visual comparison of artistic and scientific work showing the character of the art of science. The exhibit opened on October 10, 2013 at McAllen's International Museum of Art & Science.
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RCMI Hosts Dr. Sidney McNairy, Jr. Seminar

As part of its Seminars in Translational Research (STRECH) activity, UTSA's RCMI program hosted a seminar presented by Dr. Sidney McNairy, Jr., Former Associate Director of NCRR and Former Director of the Capacity Building Branch in NIGMS.
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RCMI Program Awarded Supplemental Grant

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded UTSA $191,146 to fund the purchase of additional equipment for the RCMI program's Nanotechnology and Human Health Core.


RCMI Nanotechnology Core Leader Is One of 24 Scientists Honored by CONACYT

Dr. Miguel Jose-Yacaman, Core Leader of the RCMI Nanotechnology and Human Health Core at UTSA, was awarded the Mexican Scientific Council's Highest Distinction of Scientific Emeritus.
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2012 RCMI Symposium

UTSA had 30 attendees and presented 38 abstracts at the 13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities that convened in San Juan, Puerto Rico on December 10-13, 2012.
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RCMI Program Awarded Supplemental Grant

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded UTSA $171,000 to fund the purchase of additional equipment for UTSA's RCMI program.


RCMI Nanotechnology Core Leader Receives SACNAS 2012 Distinguished Scientist Award

Dr. Miguel Jose-Yacaman, Core Leader of the RCMI Nanotechnology and Human Health Core at UTSA, was selected to receive the 2012 Distinguished Scientist Award by the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS). He will receive the award at the 2012 SACNAS National Conference in Seattle.
» UTSA Today Article


RCMI Program PI Named AAAS Fellow

Dr. Andrew Tsin, Principal Investigator of the RCMI program at UTSA, 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.
» UTSA COS Today in Science Article


RCMI PI Receives U.S. Presidential Mentoring Award

Dr. Andrew Tsin, Principal Investigator of the RCMI program at UTSA, 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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RCMI Co-Hosts Health Disparities Seminar

On November 8, 2011, the RCMI program, the Center for Research and Training in the Sciences (CRTS), 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.
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RCMI Nanotechnology Core Microscope Featured in UTSA Student Newspaper

The $3 million JEM-ARM200F electron microscope housed in the RCMI Nanotechnology and Human Health Core was highlighted in The Paisano, UTSA's student newspaper.
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2011 RCMI Open House

The UTSA RCMI Open House was held on September 30, 2011 in conjunction with the 2011 UTSA College of Sciences (COS) Research Conference. Over 450 people attended the day-long conference and the RCMI Biophotonics Core and Nanotechnology Core provided tours of their facility to student groups.
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RCMI Co-Hosts "Write Winning Grants" Seminar at UTSA

UTSA's RCMI and MARC/RISE programs hosted Dr. David Morrison's grant writing seminar on May 16, 2011. Over 180 people attended the day-long event that provided information and strategies for successful proposal writing and submission.


2010 RCMI Symposium

UTSA had 22 attendees and presented 18 abstracts at the 12th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities that convened in Nashville, TN on December 6-9, 2010.
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RCMI Program Awarded Renewal Grant

The National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded UTSA $12,657,170 to fund the five-year RCMI Center for Interdisciplinary Health Research (CIHR) program.
» UTSA News Release