News & Awards
Genetics Hall of Fame
Richard R. Behringer, Ph.D.
Shawlot W, Behringer RR. Requirement for Lim1 in head-organizer function. Nature 374(6521):425-430, 3/30/1995. PMID: 7700351.
Benoit DeCrombrugghe, M.D.
Nakashima K, Zhou X, Kunkel G, Zhang Z, Deng JM, Behringer RR, de Crombrugghe B. The novel zinc finger-containing transcription factor osterix is required for osteoblast differentiation and bone formation. Cell 108:17-29, 1/2002. PMID: 11792318.
June 2014 Faculty Educator of the Month Award
Andrew Gladden, Assistant Professor
Dr. Andrew B. Gladden, Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics and at The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston (GSBS), has been named the June 2014 Faculty Educator of the Month.
2014 Recipient of the American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant
Swathi Arur, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
The American Cancer Society awards research grants to promising early-career scientists with unique hypotheses for cancer study, fostering the next generation of cancer research and creating a strong foundation of preliminary evidence to make scientific advancements.
Texas Genetics Society 2014 Barbara Bowman Award Recipient - Distinguished Texas Geneticist
Guillermina "Gigi" Lozano, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
The Distinguished Texas Geneticist Award is given to recognize outstanding contributions to genetics in Texas.
2013 Paul Darlington Mentor Award Recipient
Richard Behringer, Professor
The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston recognizes Dr. Richard Behringer as the 2013 outstanding mentor. The Darlington Award was created to honor Paul Darlington, Ph.D., former GSBS Associate Dean, to recognize a current faculty member who has made an exceptional impact, as a mentor, on both students and faculty.