Department of Molecular Medicine
 

morris James L. 'Jay'  Morris, Jr.Ph.D.

Assistant Professor/Research


Profile and Contact Information | Research


Education and Training

Institution and Location
Degree
Year
Field of Study
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
B.S.
1999
Food technology
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
M.S.
2001
Food technology
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Ph.D.
2007
Molecular and environmental plant science
Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
NSRA Training Fellow
2010
Cancer therapeutics
Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Postdoctoral Fellow
2012
Cancer prevention and molecular pharmacology

Position and Employment

2012 Assistant Professor / Research, Department of Molecular Medicine / Institute of Biotechnology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Honors and Awards

2010 NPA Travel Award: National Postdoctoral Association 8th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA
2008 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS): Science membership and journal award, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) College of Graduate Studies. Nominated by Dr. Ed Krug.
2008 Distinguished Graduate Student Award: Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
2007 Molecular & Environmental Plant Sciences (MEPS) Travel Award: Molecular & Environmental Plant Science Program, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
2006 First Place Poster: Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center Biannual Meeting, Poster Competition, College Station, TX
2005 Travel Award: American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA
2004 Summer Assistantship Award: Horticulture Department, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
2002 Molecular & Environmental Plant Sciences (MEPS) Program Assistantship Award: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
1999 Outstanding Food Technology Student: Animal Science & Food Technology Department, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Email: MorrisJL@uthscsa.edu
Department: Molecular Medicine
Office Phone: 210-567-8389
Lab. Phone: 210-567-8662
Fax: 210-562-4161
Mail Code: 8257
Address: Mailing:
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Department of Molecular Medicine/Institute of Biotechnology
South Texas Research Facility, MC 8257
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX, 78229-3900

Physical Address:
Robert F. McDermott Clinical Science Building
8403 Floyd Curl Drive
Office Room 5.322; Lab Rooms 5.336 / 5.330
San Antonio, TX, 78229-3904