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Pathology & Immunology

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Pathology and Immunology
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Educational Awards

Excellence in education awarded to Rick Sifers, Ph.D.

Rick Sifers, Ph.D.Rick Sifers, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Pathology and Immunology, is the recipient of the 2010 Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr., Presidential Award for Excellence in Education, Baylor’s most prestigious, college-wide, award for faculty Educational Service. The honor includes Dr. Sifers’ induction into the BCM Society of Presidential Educators.


Tom Cooper Laboratory graduate students win awards

The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Student Symposium awarded two graduate students from Tom Cooper's Laboratory.

Amanda Ward, Ph.D.

Amanda Ward, Ph.D., received the third place prize in the Poster Presentation category.

Yannis Grammatikakis

Yannis Grammatikakis received the second place prize in Platform Presentation category.


Sifers awarded Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award

Rick Sifers, Ph.D.On Dec. 5, 2008, Rick Sifers, Ph.D., associate professor, Pathology, was the recipient of the Fulbright & Jaworski L. L. P. Faculty Excellence Award (in the category of Teaching and Evaluation), which recognizes distinguished educators for their exemplary teaching contributions, mentoring and achievements (both locally and internationally). He taught in both the medical and graduate schools at BCM and served as a course co-director in the latter. The award includes a 5-year membership in the Academy of Distinguished Educators. He will be inducted as a member at a luncheon Jan. 23, 2009. In recent years, Dr. Sifers received awards as co-director for the best graduate course and best lecturer (for two consecutive years) in the BCM graduate school's core curriculum.


20th Annual Graduate Student Symposium winners

The 20th Annual BCM Graduate Student Symposium was held Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, in the Cullen Auditorium. Pathology's faculty and students received awards for:

8-Stranded Beta-Barrel Jelly Roll Awards

Best Course – Gene Regulation

Thomas Cooper, M.D.
Thomas Cooper, M.D.
Professor

Best Teaching Assistant

Chris Bland, Ph.D.
Chris Bland, Ph.D.
Student, Dr. Cooper Laboratory

Best Lecturers

Richard Sifers, Ph.D.
Richard Sifers, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

and

Graeme Mardon, Ph.D.
Graeme Mardon, Ph.D.
Professor

Deborah K. Martin Award

James Orengo, M.D., Ph.D.
James Orengo, M.D., Ph.D.
Student, Dr. Cooper Laboratory

John Trentin Award

Amanda Ward, Ph.D.
Amanda Ward, Ph.D.
Student, Dr. Cooper Laboratory


Gresik selected as outstanding educator

Vicky Gresik M.D., professor, Pathology and Pediatrics, was selected as an outstanding educator for 2008 for her excellent teaching skills and is to be commended for her dedication to the training of our students.

The Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson Jr. Presidential Award for Excellence in Education award will be presented at noon, Wednesday, April 30, 2008, in Cullen Auditorium. Following the awards presentation, David C. Leach, M.D., retired chief executive officer of the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education, will present the 2008 Education Awards Lecture. Dr. Leach is a nationally and internationally known educator who has led the way toward establishing competency-based education across the continuum of medical training.

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