Texas Science Stories that Wowed Us in 2021

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Potential New Gene Editing Tools Uncovered

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UT Austin Harnesses Power of Biology in Partnership with Army Research Laboratory

Early last year, Jimmy Gollihar was deep into building a unique facility on the Forty Acres, what he calls "the biological foundry" – a turbo-charged, biotech...

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A Celebration of Science and Health Heroes

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Molecular Biosciences Professor Honored for Outstanding Teaching

Janice Fischer is honored for her outstanding teaching as a professor of molecular biosciences and director of the Biology Instructional Office at UT Austin.

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McLellan Honored for Contributions to COVID-19 Vaccines

Jason McLellan, UT Austin molecular biosciences professor, has received the 2021 Shirley Bird Perry Longhorn Citizenship Award

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