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Texas A&M

Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT)


Mission: To advance knowledge and technology in bioscience and the health professions through innovative research and education to improve human health and quality of life for Texans, the nation and the world.

Established in 1986 in the Texas Medical Center – the world’s largest medical center – the institute was designed to foster creative research related to medicine, agriculture, animal sciences and engineering.


The building, named in honor of generous philanthropists Albert and Margaret Alkek,  is 11-stories. 

No Food or Drinks are allowed in the auditorium!
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2121 W. Holcombe Blvs., Houston, TX 77030

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By Houston Metro - TMC Transit


Parking @ The Texas Medical Center

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E. Lisako Jones McKyer, PhD, MPH, FAAHB

Executive Director
Health Disparities, Education, Awareness, Research & Training Consortium (HDEART-C)
Professor, D
epartment of Health Promotion & Community Health Sciences

Texas A&M University School of Public Health (TAMSPH)

College Station, Texas

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