San Antonio Life Sciences Institute

Collaborative Engine for a Knowledge Based Economy

SALSI drives the expansion of new scientific knowledge throughout Texas and the world. It enhances the research, teaching and service missions of The University of Texas at San Antonio and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

This collaboration enables joint doctoral programs and research projects. It drives initiatives that stimulate the growth of the biomedical and biotechnology industries in San Antonio. It fosters the commercialization of the products of research with institutional partners such as the Southwest Research Institute and Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Reserach.

New Educational Programs

SALSI leverages resources to develop new joint programs:

Research Initiatives and Collaborations

The success of SALSI has been expanded to other collaborative initiatives including:

Computational Biology/Bioinformatics Program

Provides the necessary infrastructure to significantly advance collaborative bioscience research

Biomedical Engineering

Experiencing exceptional growth in students and in development of new intellectual property

The Central Texas Aging Consortium

Led by the Barshop Institute, it is recognized as an international leader in aging studies

South Texas Technology Management

Collaboration between UTSA, the Health Science Center, UT Pan American and UT Brownsville to develop intellectual property and technology transfer

San Antonio Vaccine Development Center

Partnership in research and academic areas pertaining to vaccine research and development

Regenerative Medicine/Trauma

Partnership with the United States military for treatment of wounded warriors

Please monitor the SALSI website for future funding opportunities.
For more information contact:
Jaclyn Shaw
Office of the Vice President for Research
Research Support
Faculty Development Coordinator
University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249
Office (210) 458-6767