Barbara Bowman Distinguished Texas Geneticist Award
Congratulations to Dr. Mark Kirkpatrick, the 2021 Barbara Bowman Distinguished Texas Geneticist Award recipient. Barbara Bowman was a founding member of the Texas Genetics Society and this award was established to recognize outstanding geneticists who have made major contributions to the field of genetics and have been affiliated with a Texas institution.
Texas Genetics Society Distinguished Service Award
Congratulations to Dr. Tina Gumienny, recipient of the 2021 Texas Genetics Society Distinguished Service Award for service to the Society.
The Board of Directors of the Texas Genetics Society has established an Emeritus Membership to recognize retirees who have contributed significantly to the success of the Society. Congratulations to the 2018 inductees, Dr. Jim Womack and Dr. Joe Angel:
Congratulations to the following trainees who received awards for their presentations at the 48th annual meeting held virtually.
Claudia Castillo-Gonzalez of Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. PROTECTION OF TELOMERES 1b regulates chromatin structure to prevent genomic oxidative damage during development in Arabidopsis thaliana
Rene Solano Fonseca of UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Astrocyte-mediated glycolytic preconditioning via electron chain deficits mitigates trauma-induced neurodegeneration
Naomi McCauley of Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. The role of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 6 in placental development under gestational diabetes
Michelle Jonika of Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Not all centromeres are equal, or are they?
Abigail Sequeira of Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Fitness Effects of a Potentially Selfish Mitochondrial Deletion in Caenorhabditis elegans
Kielen Zuurbier of UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. The dopaminergic stress response limits dopamine oxidation and toxicity following mechanical stress by preventing cytosolic dopamine accumulation
Mia Jin Hibner of Austin College Sherman, TX. The Impacts of Pesticide Exposure on Zebrafish Development
Mandy Eckhardt of Austin College Sherman, TX. Determining the function of the transcription factor Cmr3 in wild type Saccharomyces cerevisiae and its role in the spt4Δ-mediated rescue of pgm2Δ phenotypes