Sea-change? As reported recently by Sean Gallagher in the April 4, 2014 edition of Forbes Magazine, as well as according to many in the profession of providing doctoral education in the biomedical sciences, we are on the verge of a major transformation (B. Alberts et al, “Rescuing US biomedical research from its systemic flaws”; Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. early edition). Programs are in high demand that offer options for individuals who wish to pursue careers in the biomedical sciences without the ordeal of applying to, and graduating from doctoral programs. The Master of Science in Immunology & Infection (MSI&I) degree program offers such an option.
Graduates of the MSI&I degree program will compete effectively for:
FROM: Rescuing US biomedical research from its systemic flaws
B. Albertsa, M.W. Kirschnerb, S. Tilghmanc, and H. Varmusd
FROM: In Defense Of The Master's Degree
SOUTH TEXAS Regional PARTNERS and potential employers
Consistent with UTHSCSA’s long history of serving the South Texas region, the MSI&I degree program is likely to make a significant contribution to regional efforts on both the employment and educational fronts, including two new regional medical schools as they come online. Furthermore, the UTHSCSA has become nationally recognized as a hub of translational (bench-to-bedside) research, aging research, and cancer research, and a growing center of employment opportunities for individuals with appropriate training. MSI&I graduates would be perfect candidates for positions in laboratories associated with:
Other San Antonio-based UTHSCSA partners that contribute to our ability to stand out in the biotech and healthcare missions of the state and may provide additional local employment opportunities include: