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Academic Update

Volume 1, Issue 4          November 19, 2010

Spring 2011 Registration Now Open!

The Spring 2011 Schedule of Classes is currently available on the Registrar’s website. You can also check the SBMI website for the course offerings and textbook information.

SBMI Spring 2011 Course Offerings
SBMI Spring 2011 Textbook List

Registration is open now for the School of Biomedical Informatics.

Open registration: Nov. 20 – Jan. 7; payment due: Jan. 7
Late Registration:
Jan. 10 – Jan. 14 ($15 late fee)

Fall Poster Presentation  

Dr A's lecture in second lifeIt is time for the Poster Session again! If you have done a project or multiple projects during the Fall 2010 semester you are welcome to attend the poster session and present your work to an audience of peers and faculty.

Location: 14th floor of the UCT Building
Time: Monday, December 13, 4-6 p.m.

For those who have never attended a poster session, please check the Poster 101 webpage for more information.

For those who cannot come to Houston for the poster session, we provide the option of doing virtual poster presentation in Second Life. Please send an e-mail to if you are interested in presenting your work virtually.

Welcome Our Assistant Director of Admissions

Join us in welcoming our new Assistant Director of Admissions, Carolyn Elliott. Ms. Elliott provides leadership in the development and implementation of admissions, recruiting, and marketing strategies to attract and enroll a talented and diverse student population. She also assists potential students from their initial inquiries about our programs through their application to enrollment. She can be reached at (713) 500 3476 or by e-mail

SBMI Second Life Teaching Story on FOX News

Dr A's lecture in second lifeWatch online a story on a virtual class offered online by the School of Biomedical Informatics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Ananth Annapragada, Ph.D., is teaching graduate students how to apply nanotechnology to medical issues in the Second Life virtual world on the UTHealth SBMI Island. Annapragada, right, is pictured with award-winning, general assignment reporter Ned Hibberd. Watch here...


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