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Two GSBS students receive national travel awards

February 11, 2013

Tracey Barnett


The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences would like to congratulate Nandini Rambahal and Antonio Tito on their recent travel award achievements. 

Rambahal received a travel award to present her cancer research at the Biophysical Society’s 57th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia on February 2-6. The Biophysical Society was founded in 1958 to encourage development and dissemination of knowledge in biophysics. It has 9,000 members that work in academia, industry, and in government agencies throughout the world. Rambahal is affiliated with the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program and her advisor is Alemayehu Gorfe, Ph.D. 

Tito received the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) MARC Travel Award to attend the 54th Annual Drosophila Research Conference in Washington, DC from April 3-7. FASEB was founded by three independent scientific organizations in 1912 to provide a forum to hold educational meetings, develop publications, and disseminate biological research results. It is the nation’s largest coalition of biomedical researchers, representing 26 scientific societies and over 100,000 researchers from around the world. Tito is affiliated with the Neuroscience Program and his advisor is Sheng Zhang, Ph.D.