BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 6, Issue 7
July 2009

BCM employees sampling desserts from around the world


Fair spotlights BCM diversity

The Diversity Fair, held June 17, featured desserts from around the world and information from different student groups. View photos from the event.

In This Issue

Breast Center researchers join cancer initiative's 'dream team'

A group of researchers from Baylor College of Medicine's Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center has been selected to join a national breast cancer research 'dream team.'

Friedlander helps craft Scientific Foundations for Future Physicians

A redesign is in the works for premedical and medical school curricula, and Baylor College of Medicine neuroscience professor Michael Friedlander, Ph.D., is at the forefront of it all.

Medical students have opportunity to explore space medicine

First-year medical students had their first opportunity to take a space medicine elective that exposed them to advances in biomedical science, health care for human space exploration and the positive impacts for life on Earth.

Grant to further research into genomic instability of osteosarcoma

A grant from the Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative allows a BCM researcher and his team to explore the role of the gene CDC5L in the development of osteosarcoma, the most common bone cancer in children.

Middle-schoolers raise funds for breast center and genetic testing

Students from Fort Settlement Middle School in Sugar Land are contributing to the fight against cancer by raising money for the Cindy Dawson Memorial Fund at the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center.

Attention BCM artists: Submit your work for good cause

The Graduate Student Council is accepting submissions for the 8th annual BCM Art Show to be held Aug.17 - 21. The show will feature art from the entire BCM community, with 30 percent of all proceeds benefiting the Arts in Medicine Program at the Texas Children's Cancer Center.

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