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Genetics - Graduate Program

Houston, Texas

Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics - Graduate Program
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Student Highlights

  • Liubin Yang is a 2012 Fellowship Recipient of the Pediatric Oncology Student Training Program (POST) of the Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation.

  • Zongxiao He, Ruchi Masand, Xia Wang and Yijie Zhai were named Fellows in The Houston Laboratory and Population Sciences Training Program in Gene-Environment Interaction 2012-2014.

  • Zongxiao He was a semifinalist for the 2012 ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Research.

  • Dr. Rodney Samaco, who was a student in the MHG program, is one of 10 researchers nationwide to receive a NIH Director’s Early Independence Award.
  • Laura Heckman received a NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual Predoctoral National Research Service Award (NRSA) from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
  • Caressa Lietman received a NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual Predoctoral National Research Service Award (NRSA).

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