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The Texas Medical Center remembers David M. Underwood, chairman of the Board of Directors

Aug 31, 2015

The Texas Medical Center remembers David M. Underwood, chairman of the Board of Directors

“A multifaceted man with many dimensions, David M. Underwood’s extraordinary life can never be fully summarized. Across his spectrum of accomplishments, as a celebrated philanthropist, business leader, husband, father and friend—David’s passion for helping others has left a lasting imprint and his legacy will transcend generations. His immeasurable scope of…
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Aug 31, 2015

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K. Muniyappa, Ph.D.: Molecular Insights into Meiotic Chromosome Pairing from Single Molecule Analysis

In humans, defects in meiotic chromosome pairing and segregation result in aneuploidy leading to miscarriages and genetic disorders. An evolutionarily conserved meiosis-specific proteinaceous structure, the synaptonemal complex (SC), is required for normal pairing of meiotic chromosomes. However, very little is […]
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Aug 31, 2015

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Houston Methodist Hospital Lay Minister Application Deadline

The Department of Spiritual Care and Education at Houston Methodist Hospital will offer a five session training course for new lay ministers in October 2015. Lay Ministers are gifted men and women from many different faith communities in the metropolitan […]
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Sep 1, 2015

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Rice Owls Volleyball vs Lamar

Come to the Tudor Field House on the evening of Tuesday, September 1st, for the Rice Owls Volleyball team’s first home game against the Lamar Big Red following their performance at at the University of Texas Tournament.
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Sep 1, 2015

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Boltzmann’s Dog and Darwin’s Finch: The Statistical Thermodynamics of Self-Replication and Evolutionary Adaptation

Abstract: Living things operate according to well-known physical laws, yet it is challenging to discern specific, non-trivial consequences of these constraints for how an organism that is a product of evolution must behave. Part of the difficulty here is that […]
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