Graduate Student Spotlight: Patrick Suess

This month’s Graduate Student Spotlight highlights Patrick Suess. A student in the Gomer Lab, Patrick studies the signalling function of inorganic polyphosphate in the eukaryote Dictyostelium and in human immune cells.

I was born in and grew up in Houston. During freshman year of high school, I really raised eyebrows with some outstanding play for the JV soccer team, however the success bred arrogance, and ultimately led to an underwhelming varsity career.  I did my undergrad in Austin at St. Edward’s University where I graduated with a BS in biology. From there I went on […]

2017-12-11T08:36:02+00:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Graduate Student Spotlight|

Faculty Spotlight: Jennifer Dulin

This month’s Faculty Spotlight highlights Dr. Jennifer Dulin ’05.  A former Aggie (Biochemistry) and current Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology, Dr. Dulin studies the pathophysiology of spinal cord injuries and potential new therapies to improve the quality of life in people with these types of injuries.

Jennifer Dulin received her B.S. in. Biochemistry from Texas A&M University in 2005. She then entered the field of Neuroscience and joined the lab of Dr. Raymond Grill at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for her Ph.D. studies. While in the Grill lab, […]

2017-12-04T15:50:19+00:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: Faculty Spotlight|Tags: , , |

Fall Marine Biology Study Trip

The Department of Biology holds a Marine Biology course each Fall (BIOL 440), where student get hands-on experience studying marine organisms in the field studying with their Professor, Dr. Mary Wicksten. The year’s crew of students went aboard the R/V Earl Milan to do trawls and tows to study the fish and other organisms in Galveston Bay. The boat trip is only one part of the field trip taken each year, and is often the student’s favorite event of the semester. Pictured below is the class of Fall 2017.


2018-01-15T18:47:57+00:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |