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Diversity Student Profiles

Ana Henriquez

“I wanted to learn how to ask important biological questions and develop experiments that could elegantly answer them.”

Ana Henriquez

Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program

Research Topic: Toxoplasma gondii

Mauricio Antonio Marquez Palencia

“In order to become a good scientist, you need to put all your effort and passion to achieve it. However, working alone is not enough to succeed. In this type of career, you always need guidance and support from others to fully accomplish your goals and be successful.”

Mauricio Antonio Marquez Palencia

Cancer Biology Graduate Program
Research Topic: Metastasis

Joshua Robinson

“The biochemistry department here at UTSW has a rich history, including multiple Nobel Prize winners. I believe the program has stayed so strong and one of the top in the country because the same drive that led to Nobel prizes still resides here today.”

Joshua Robinson

Biological Chemistry Graduate Program
Research Topic: Lipid nanoparticles

Dagimhiwat Legesse

“The open and collaborative environment, in combination with cutting-edge science, makes UTSW one of the top graduate programs in the country. Being able to discuss experiments with any of the faculty or students, and receive valuable feedback, makes UTSW a wonderful place to pursue a Ph.D.”

Dagimhiwat Legesse

Molecular Biophysics Graduate Program

Research Topic: GABA-A Receptors