PhD Student Says Studies Let Him Be ‘Friends with Geniuses’


When asked why he likes being a doctoral student and working in a lab at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Christopher Pitzer says, “I just kind of casually get to be friends with geniuses.” Pitzer is in his final year in the molecular and translational physiology track of the Biomedical Sciences Program in… Read More

Students to Compete in UTHSC’s Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition


Students looking for a challenge and a chance to share their research will participate this month in the Three Minute Thesis competition at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The competitors will have three minutes and one PowerPoint slide to present their thesis and research. Typically, an 80,000-word thesis takes nine hours to present.… Read More