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Here you can browse the latest press releases and view executive bios and research initiatives while learning about the Institute's philosophy, history, and international awards program.

2019 Vine to Table Award Dinner and Fundraiser Cancellation

After months of planning and hard work by many, we must regretfully cancel our 2019 Vine to Table Award Dinner and Fundraiser due to the high probability of severe storms with hail . Our heartfelt thanks to all of our patrons for their generous support. Please consider joining our online auction, which is live and will continue until Wednesday , April 17, 8:30 pm: Thank you. Event Planning Committee
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UNTHSC and BRIT teaming up to create new research and educational opportunities

FORT WORTH, Texas -- The Botanical Research Institute of Texas and UNT Health Science Center have entered into an agreement to collaborate on research, educational activities and community programs. The memorandum of understanding is a great opportunity that benefits both institutions, said Ed Schneider, PhD, BRIT’s President and Executive Director. With more than 1.5 million species of plants, endless volumes of books and a large collection of illustrations, BRIT provides a rare opportunity for UNTHSC’s medical and pharmaceutical students, Dr. Schneider said. Both institutions are expected to benefit from sharing research as well as having access to lab space, facilities and scientific equipment, said Robert McClain, PhD., Associate Vice President for Research & Innovation at UNTHSC. The...
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