Inaugural Amarillo Research Symposium showcases research at TTU

  • April 23, 2024
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The inaugural Amarillo Research Symposium held at TTU School of Veterinary Medicine on April 19, 2024, highlighted the research accomplishments of students and faculty in their respective fields of study with poster and oral presentations in morning and afternoon sessions. Holly Wei, PhD, Dean of TTUHSC School of Nursing, presented the keynote lunch seminar “A Unified Odyssey […]

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Lab outing: Bar Z Wine Run 5k

  • April 19, 2024
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Several members of Fon Tacer lab and others from TTU SVM (group name: Geeks in Sneaks) participated in Bar Z Wine Run 5k on Sunday, April 14th, 2024 in Canyon, TX. This exciting event featured the scenic views of Bar Z Winery and handcrafted, award-winning & distinctly Texan wines – full of flavor and bursting […]

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Fon Tacer graduate students present at 12th Texas Tech Annual Biological Sciences Symposium

  • February 15, 2024
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Fon Tacer lab Ph.D. students presented their research at the 12th Texas Tech Annual Biological Sciences Symposium (TTABSS) in Lubbock on February 9-10, 2024. The goal of TTABSS is to provide a platform for sharing students’ scientific findings, exchanging ideas with peers and academic advisors, and exploring the diverse world of biological sciences. Presentations by Fon […]

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Welcome to Jorge!

  • February 15, 2024
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Jorge Diaz Riaño is a visiting graduate student pursuing his Ph.D. in engineering from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia. He is joining the Fon Tacer lab for a 5-month internship to receive training in single-cell research techniques. On January 23, 2024, we welcomed Jorge with jackfruit and talked about our New Year resolutions. 

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Slovenian news article covers Fon Tacer Lab research and Klementina’s career path

  • February 5, 2024
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For World Cancer Day on February 4th, the Slovenian Press Agency published an interview with Dr. Fon Tacer about her research… “Studying the development of cancer in animals and the comparative biology of cancer opens the door to a better understanding and treatment of this disease in humans as well…Although most research focuses on studying […]

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Dr. Fon Tacer interviewed about research and international collaboration

  • February 2, 2024
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Klementina recently had the honor of talking about her research and international collaboration during an interview on Slovenia’s national public broadcasting organization Radiotelevizija (RTV) Slovenija.  Listen to or watch the full interview here: https://365.rtvslo.si/arhiv/intervju/174992023

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Dr. Fon Tacer featured in TTU International Affairs magazine

  • December 19, 2023
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The first issue of the Global Connections magazine shares a brief history of International Affairs and the International Cultural Center and highlights many of the current programs, accolades, and initiatives made possible through the unwavering support and global vision of the Texas Tech community, international students, faculty, staff, and the dedicated efforts of the International Affairs […]

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Fon Tacer Lab Holiday Fun

  • December 18, 2023
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Together with members of the Rosa lab, Fon Tacer lab members celebrated the upcoming holidays with lunch at a local Mexican restaurant and dinner at Dr. Klementina Fon Tacer’s home. The evening portion included food from lab members’ home countries, gingerbread house decorating, a white elephant gift exchange, and a surprise (early) birthday cake for […]

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Sima and Tara are chess tournament champions

  • December 6, 2023
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Congrats to Fon Tacer lab members Sima Tozandehjani and Tara Bayat, who were finalists in the TTU SVM chess tournament. Out of 21 players, Sima won all her matches to take first place. Tara and Justin (another TTU SVM student) were also finalists. Well done! Thanks to Denis and all the others involved in organizing […]

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