TAMEST Names Texas A&M Health’s Dr. Yun Nancy Huang for its Inaugural Mary Beth Maddox Award and Lectureship

TAMEST is pleased to announce Yun Nancy Huang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Texas A&M Health Institute of Biosciences and Technology, as the inaugural recipient of the Mary Beth Maddox Award and Lectureship. Dr. Huang was chosen for contributing prominently to the field of cancer epigenetics leading to improvements in cancer diagnosis and prognosis.

Now Rescheduled: 2022 TAMEST Annual Conference

Given the elevated risks of convening in-person during this time, TAMEST is rescheduling our 2022 Annual Conference to June 20–22, 2022, at the Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio. We know this is a disappointment, but we hope by moving the event to June we can best experience the stellar program in person together.

2022 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Awards Recipients

Mapping and altering coronavirus spike proteins to create COVID-19 vaccines. Utilizing polymers to provide degradable and reusable solutions for organic batteries and energy storage. Replicating the brain’s unique capabilities through tunable electronic materials. Integrating digital electronic automation into oil and gas wellbores to provide faster and safer drilling at depths never seen before. These are the discoveries by Texas’ rising stars in research being honored with the 2022 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards by TAMEST.

TAMEST Announces Recipient of the 2022 Kay Bailey Hutchinson Distinguished Service Award

TAMEST is pleased to announce that John L. Junkins, Ph.D. (NAE), Founding Director of the Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M University, is the recipient of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Junkins is recognized for attracting and nurturing top-tier research talent in Texas through the Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M University.

TAMEST Conversations on COVID-19

TAMEST hosted the “Forward Texas: TAMEST Conversations on COVID-19 ” series to explore how Texas can move ahead during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Yun Nancy Huang, Ph.D.

TAMEST Member Profile: In-Depth Conversation with TAMEST Board President David E. Daniel, Ph.D. (NAE)

TAMEST Board President David E. Daniel, Ph.D. (NAE) is a former Deputy Chancellor of the University of Texas System and previously served as the fourth president of The University of Texas at Dallas from 2005 to 2015. In 2000, he was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering for his “leadership in developing the geoenvironmental engineering field, and major contributions to engineering practice involving landfills and waste containment systems.”

TAMEST connected with Dr. Daniel to hear more about his varied career path and leading TAMEST.

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Yun Nancy Huang, Ph.D.

TAMEST Names Texas A&M Health’s Dr. Yun Nancy Huang for its Inaugural Mary Beth Maddox Award and Lectureship

TAMEST is pleased to announce Yun Nancy Huang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Texas A&M Health Institute of Biosciences and Technology, as the inaugural recipient of the Mary Beth Maddox Award and Lectureship. 

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TAMEST Annual Conference: Rescheduled to June 2022

Given the elevated risks of convening in-person during this time, TAMEST is rescheduling our 2022 Annual Conference to June 20–22, 2022, at the Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio. We know this is a disappointment, but we hope by moving the event to June we can best experience the stellar program in person together.

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News Roundup

TAMEST Members News Roundup- January 2022

From award nominations to media interviews, TAMEST loves to share the accolades of our membership. Read the January compilation of our membership’s recent accomplishments, research breakthroughs and more.

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TAMEST Names Four 2022 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards Recipients

Mapping and altering coronavirus spike proteins to create COVID-19 vaccines. Utilizing polymers to provide degradable and reusable solutions for organic batteries and energy storage. Replicating the brain’s unique capabilities through tunable electronic materials. Integrating digital electronic automation into oil and gas wellbores to provide faster and safer drilling at depths never seen before.

These are the discoveries by Texas’ rising stars in research being honored with the 2022 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards by TAMEST:

  • Medicine: Jason McLellan, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
  • Engineering: Jodie L. Lutkenhaus, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • Science: Sarbajit Banerjee, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • Technology Innovation: Ashers Partouche, Schlumberger Limited

Learn more about our 2022 O’Donnell Awards recipients >

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TAMEST Welcomes Class of 2022 Protégés Ahead of January Conference

TAMEST is pleased to welcome 52 talented early-career researchers ahead of our TAMEST 2022 Annual Conference: Forward Texas—Imperatives for Health, as TAMEST Protégés. The protégé program gives TAMEST members an opportunity to invite an early-career researcher to accompany them to the conference, participate in our TAMEST Protégé Poster Challenge and engage with our highly accomplished members.

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