Statement on COVID-19 by TAMEST

A Message From TAMEST Board President Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH and TAMEST Board Vice President David E. Daniel, Ph.D.

TAMEST Conversations on COVID-19

TAMEST is hosting the “Forward Texas: TAMEST Conversations on COVID-19 ” series to explore how Texas can move ahead during this crisis.

Texas Research Community Works Together to Combat COVID-19

Researchers in Texas have answered the world’s call and stepped up to partner with the greater research community to help combat the spread of the COVID-19. From reworking a vaccine meant to combat SARS nearly 20 years ago, to collaborating with other labs in Texas and around the world, to trying to secure new answers on how COVID-19 spreads and how communities should react, our state’s scientific leaders are working around the clock to find answers and mitigate harm.

Nine Texans Elected to The National Academy of Sciences

TAMEST is proud to welcome eight new members and congratulate one current member recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).  The nine elected, including two of our past TAMEST Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards recipients, were among 120 members and 26 international members elected to the NAS in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

2020 New National Academy of Sciences Members

TAMEST Conversation on COVID-19 Modeling and Testing in Texas

TAMEST hosted a conversation on COVID-19 modeling and testing in Texas on Thursday, May 14, 2020 as part of its Forward Texas Digital Series. TAMEST members and the greater Texas research community joined vaccine expert and TAMEST Member Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D. (NAM), Baylor College of Medicine, for a conversation with noted epidemiologists Rebecca Fischer, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, and Lauren Ancel Meyers, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, to explore what the science says the next steps of the pandemic response should be in Texas.

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2020 New National Academy of Sciences Members

Nine Texans Elected to The National Academy of Sciences

TAMEST is proud to welcome eight new members and congratulate one current member recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).  The nine elected, including two of our past TAMEST Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards recipients, were among 120 members and 26 international members elected to the NAS in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

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TAMEST Board with North Texas University Leadership

TAMEST Member Profile: Dr. Florence Haseltine Comes out of Retirement to Innovate Health Technology at UTA

Florence P. Haseltine, M.D., Ph.D. (NAM), came out of retirement last year to join the faculty at The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). TAMEST connected with the acclaimed women’s advocate to hear more about her move to Texas and what research looks like in the midst of a pandemic.

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TAMEST Board with North Texas University Leadership

United States Senator John Cornyn and TAMEST Convene Texas Academic and Industry Leaders for Conversation on COVID-19

TAMEST (The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas) hosted a virtual conversation on COVID-19 with United States Senator John Cornyn and Texas research leaders on Thursday, April 9, 2020. TAMEST member institution chancellors, presidents, vice presidents of research, provosts and schools of medicine deans attended the virtual meeting to learn more about the Congressional response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including three bills recently passed that support universities and health care facilities in their efforts against the virus.

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TAMEST Board with North Texas University Leadership

Texas Research Community Works Together to Combat COVID-19

Researchers in Texas have answered the world’s call and stepped up to partner with the greater research community to help combat the spread of the COVID-19. From reworking a vaccine meant to combat SARS nearly 20 years ago, to collaborating with other labs in Texas and around the world, to trying to secure new answers on how COVID-19 spreads and how communities should react, our state’s scientific leaders are working around the clock to find answers and mitigate harm.

Learn More>

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