Texas Biomedical Research Institute

About Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Eradicating infectious diseases has remained constant throughout our history and the values on which Texas Biomed was built: Teamwork, Integrity, Diversity, Excellence and Safety.

As a national leader among independent research institutes working exclusively on infectious diseases, Texas Biomedical Research Institute is discovering and sharing critical breakthroughs needed by scientists to help protect you, your families and the global community from the threats of infectious diseases.

Since its founding in 1941 by Thomas B. Slick Jr., the Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed) has gained worldwide recognition in scientific and academic communities for the quality of its basic research.

The Institute’s combination of unique resources, including its more than 75 PhD scientists, is powering a new approach to research that is accelerating the development of diagnostics, therapies and vaccines for the world’s deadliest infections.

Texas Biomedical Research Institute is dedicated to the advancement of human health through basic and translational research into the nature, causes, prevention and eradication of diseases. Our scientific programs and research resources are focused in the following areas:
Scientific Programs: Host-Pathogen Interactions; Disease Intervention & Prevention; Population Health
Research Resources: Scientific Cores; High Containment; Southwest National Primate Research Center


Volunteer Student Researcher

June 2018 - August 2018 San Antonio, TX
“I enjoyed gaining experience and skills in the immunology research field, especially in the privatized research environment at Texas Biomed. In addition, I enjoyed the atmosphere present at the institute as they encouraged not only collaboration but also gave opportunities for personal development and presentation of in progress works to colleagues for the purpose of gaining critical feedback. ”
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