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(PhD Molecular and Cell Biology, UT Dallas, 1977) on the award of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for having mapped and explained how the cell repairs its DNA and safeguards its genetic information. Dr. Sancar began his research on DNA repair as a PhD student at the Department of Biological Sciences. He is also recipient of the UT Dallas Distinguished Alumni award.
Through the Green Fellows Program, undergraduates majoring in science, math or engineering experience immersive research at UT Southwestern Medical Center for an entire semester. read more
Dr. Aziz Sancar, who earned his PhD in molecular and cell biology from UT Dallas in 1977, is one of three scientists who received the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. read more
The University is offering $5,000 scholarships for completing challenges in "Polycraft World", which was developed by a team of faculty, alumni and students who are also bringing the video game to classroom. read more
About 1,000 family members have registered for Saturday's campus festivities, which will include crafts for children, a catered lunch, a volunteer project and live entertainment. read more