Student Profiles

Lukas Farbiak

“UT Southwestern offers the unique combination of both basic science graduate and professional health care schools on one campus. What this ultimately means is that a large amount of scientific research performed at UT Southwestern has the potential to be highly translatable.”

Lukas Farbiak

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program
Research Topic: Gene Editing & Nanotechnology

Elizabeth Polsdofer

“It is incredible to see how our research in the laboratory is able to translate to patients undergoing therapy, as well as being able to use clinical data to better understand the mechanisms driving biological responses to radiation.”

Elizabeth Polsdofer

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program
Research Topic: Heavy Ion Radiotherapy

Alex Treacher

“Being part of a medical institution, UT Southwestern offers a unique opportunity to focus on medical research with input from both world class research as well as physicians. This inspires the production of clinically relevant and medically meaningful research.”

Alex Treacher

Computational and Systems Biology Graduate Program
Research Topic: Neurodevelopment Diseases