Translational & Cardiovascular Biology

Research Activities The Department of Translational and Vascular Biology promotes translational cardiovascular and pulmonary vascular research. The mission is to develop, promote, and accelerate cardiovascular and pulmonary research. This includes both basic and translational research that will advance our knowledge in the mechanisms involved in the onset and propagation of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease process and […]

Master of Science in Biotechnology at UT Tyler Health Science Center: The Advantage

<iframe src="” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”> What is the UTHSCT Advantage?   Great Value UTHSCT offers the master of Science in Biotechnology at just a fraction of the cost of other institutions; we encourage you to compare our cost to other institutions.* At just $246 per credit hour for Texas residents, UTHSCT is one of the […]

Pulmonary Immunology

The major focus of the Department of Pulmonary Immunology at UT Health Science Center is to study immune responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis) and influenza virus infections. These studies are aimed at delineating the basic mechanisms by which these pathogens cause diseases, as well as applying scientific advances to improve patient diagnosis and treatment. […]

Our Researchers

Barbara Brown-Elliott, MS, MT(ASCP)SM Richard J. Wallace Jr., MD The Gardner Middlebrook Award honors scientists who have made significant lifetime contributions in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of mycobacteria. Only a small cadre of microbiologists are chosen by their peers to receive this international award. Dr. Richard Wallace received the highly coveted Gardner Middlebrook Award. […]


The Department of Microbiology at UT Health Science Center conducts clinical and basic research of nontuberculous mycobacteria and the other aerobic actinomycetes. Under the direction of Dr. Richard J. Wallace Jr., and Barbara A. Brown-Elliott, MS, MT(ASCP) SM, our laboratory has achieved a worldwide reputation for excellence in susceptibility testing, identification, and treatment.   Researchers […]

Master of Science in Biotechnology

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Forms & Certifications

Certifications College of American Pathologists Accrediation CLIA Pennsylvania Permit for Importation & Transportation Forms Pathology Referral Form Patient Isolate Requisition Form Price List Shipping and Packaging Label Changes Shipping and Packaging Instructions Please be advised that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the United States Postal Service (USPS) have made regulatory changes about the […]

School of Medical Biological Sciences Dean’s Welcome

<iframe src="” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”> Dean's Welcome Greetings and welcome to the School of Medical Biological Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler! As the only academic medical center in Northeast Texas, we are proud to be able to combine clinical care, internationally recognized scientific research, and high-quality student learning opportunities. […]

Cellular & Molecular Biology

Research Activities Our research within the department of Cellular and Molecular Biology emphasizes basic and translational science as well as the development of therapeutic interventions. To achieve our scientific goal, we employ the following multi-disciplinary approach: Molecular genetics Cell biology Cellular and molecular imaging Biochemistry Biophysics Immunology Animal model, including KO mouse Our research utilizes […]