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Bridges to Biomedicine

What is Bridges to Biomedicine?

Bridges to Biomedicine is a program that provides support for Alamo Colleges students who are interested in a career in biomedicine.

Student participants gain valuable research experience while earning income during the fall and spring semesters in biomedical research labs in the San Antonio area. Summers are spent working full time in research labs at Texas Sate University in San Marcos.  In addition to these paid research opportunities, students are provided with professional development opportunities and intensive advising and support to get and keep the student on-track for transfer and on-time bachelor's degree completion.

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Bridges program personnel:

Texas State Univ logo     Anne Tomasso, Acting Program Coordinator


Texas State University, San Marcos - Centennial 419


San Antonio College Logo     Dr. Krishnan Madappat, SAC Program Coordinator


San Antonio College campus, Chemistry-Geology Building (CG 107), (210)486-0054

Northwest Vista College logo     Dr. Prakash Nair, NVC Program Coordinator


Northwest Vista campus, Live Oak Hall (LOH 306A), (210)486-4397

Admin Assistant Erica Arcos: (210)486-4067


Texas State Univ logo     Dr. Ron Walter, PI


Texas State University, San Marcos - Centennial 419



National Institute of General Medical Sciences logo Funding through the NIH Bridges to Baccalaureate program

We are grateful to NIGMS for funding through the R25 Bridges to the Baccalaureate program (GM107759, PI Ron Walter).