students on campus



Profile for Brandt Schneider, PhD

Brandt Schneider

Brandt Schneider, PhD

  • Co-Director, Institute of Anatomical Sciences
  • Dean (Tenured), Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Mail Address: 3601 4th St Stop 6525
Lubbock TX 79430-0002

Positions:

  • Co-Director, Institute of Anatomical Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas 2019-Present
  • Dean (Tenured), Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas 2013-Present
  • Professor (Tenured), Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas -2018
  • Professor (Tenured), Department of Medical Education, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas -2018
  • Associate Professor (Tenured), Associate Professor of Medical Education, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas 2014-2015

Post Doctoral Education:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1998
  • NIH NSRA Fellowship: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory , 1997
  • Long Island Biological Association Fellowship: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1995

Education:

  • PhD: University of Arizona, 1993
  • BS: University of Washington , 1986

Summary of Scholarly Activity:

    2016-01-01

    In 2016 I hosted the Nobel Prize Laureate for 2016 Student Research Week. I also oversaw sunset of the El Paso GSBS Program.


Selected Publications:

  • Smith J, Schneider BL. A Budding Topic: Modeling Aging and Longevity in Yeast. Elsevier 2018.
  • Smith J, Wright J, Hua H, Schneider BL. Sir2 and Cell Cycle Controls Modulate Yeast Lifespan. 2015.
  • Wright J, Dungrawala H, Hua H, Smith J, Schneider BL. The Impact of Size and Growth on Longevity. 2015.
  • Schneider BL, Lee VH. Training Better Medical Students: A 2015 Update of the Graduate Medical Sciences Master's Program at TTUHSC. 2015.
  • Wright J, Dungrawala H, Hua H, Smith J, Tishler H, Stilwell J, Schneider BL. Cell Growth per Generation is a Major Determinant of Longevity. 2014.
  • Koshti D, Wright J, Yan J, Hua H, Schneider BL. Cellular Hypertrophy: A Major Mediator of Cellular Lifespan?. 2014.
  • Wright J, Dungrawala H, Hua H, Stilwell J, Smith J, Schneider BL. Growth Control in Cellular Proliferation and Aging. 2014.
  • Smith J, Wright J, Zahner C, Hua H, Stilwell J, Tishler H, Schneider BL. In Silico Yeast Simulators Offer Insight into the Role of Growth Control in Longevity. 2014.
  • Schneider BL, Shoujaa A, Sessions B, Lee VH. The Pre-Medical Sciences Master's Program at TTUHSC: Training Better Medical Students. 2014.
  • Stilwell J, Wright J, Hua H, Zahner C, Schneider BL. TYRE: An in silico analysis of cell growth and proliferation. 2014.
  • Lee VH, Schneider BL. Ultrasound imaging in clinically oriented anatomy: a supplement to dissection. 2014.
  • Wright J, Stilwell J, Zahner C, Hua H, Schneider BL. TYRE: An in Silico Simulator of Population Dynamics. 2014.
  • Wright J, Schneider BL. Cell Growth: When less means more. Current Biology 2014;24(7):R283-5.
  • Wright J, Schneider BL. Cell size control is Sirtuin(ly) exciting. Molecular Systems Biology 2013;9:706-707.
  • Schneider BL, Lee VH. The Texas Tech System (TTS) for student peer teaching in anatomy: didactic small group sessions. 2013.

Selected Presentations:

  • Schneider BL, Kaur G., Poster, Annual Meeting, American Association of Clinical Anatomists, 2019.
    Can Formative Assessments Preemptively Identify “At Risk” Medical Students?
  • Schneider BL., Podium, National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2019.
    Cell Size and Growth Rate can contribut.e to Lifespan Variation
  • Lee VH, Higgins K, Gates M, Schneider BL., Poster, Annual Meeting, American Association of Clinical Anatomists, Atlanta, Georgia 2018.
    Formative Assessments in Anatomy: Promoting Self-Directed Learning with Self-Assessment.
  • Lee VH, Higgins K, Gates M, Schneider BL., Poster, Annual Meeting, American Association of Clinical Anatomists, San Diego, California 2018.
    Formative Assessments in Anatomy: Two-year Quality Improvement Study of Self-Assessment Resources for Didactic Material.
  • Smith JT, White JW, Dungrawala H, Hua H, Rajan A, Tates I, Schneider BL., Poster, CSHL Mechanisms of Aging, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York 2018.
    Hormesis in aging—Roles for SIR2 and cell growth.
  • Smith J, Hua H, Tates I, Schneider BL., Poster, Student Research Week, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas March 2018.
    SIR2 and Cell Growth Can Promote Longevity or Aging.
  • Smith J, White J, Hua H, Rajan A, Bates B, Schneider BL., Abstract, Annual Meeting, Cancun Fusion Interventions in Aging, 2017.
    A Sizeable Contribution: Cell Cycle Controls Modulate Yeast Lifespan.
  • Lee VH, Higgins K, Schneider BL., Podium, Annual Meeting, Experimental Biology & American Association of Anatomists, 2017.
    Formative Assessments in Anatomy: Promoting Self-Directed Learning with Self-Assessment.
  • Andolsek KM, Schneider BL, Lee VH, Rodriguez JE., Podium, Annual Meeting, Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA), 2017.
    Post-baccalaureate Programs: Pipelines to Success for Students and Schools.
  • Bates B, Smith J, Hua H, Rajan A, Schneider BL., Abstract, Student Research Week, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 2017.
    A Sizeable Contribution: Cell Cycle Controls Modulate Yeast Lifespan.

Selected Contracts and Grants:

  • CH Fdn, Role of TPD52 in Cancer Cell Growth and Metastasis
    2013-2013

    $75,000.00 [Total Cost]
    Principal Investigator
  • NIGMS
    2006-2013
    Role of cell size and G1-phase Cdks in cell growth control
    $1,300,000.00 [Total Cost]
    Principal Investigator

  • 2011-2012
    Core Digital Imaging Grant
    $170,000.00 [Total Cost]
    Principal Investigator
  • NIH, ARRA Supplement
    2009-2011
    Role of cell size and G1-phase Cdks in cell growth control
    $160,000.00 [Total Cost]
    Principal Investigator
  • The Ted Nash Long Life Foundation
    2006-2009
    Towards understanding the genetic pathways that limit lifespan and lead to cancer
    $200,000.00 [Total Cost]
    Principal Investigator
  • CH Fdn
    2006-2006
    Role of G1-phase cyclins in Breast Carcinogenesis
    $20,000.00 [Total Cost]
    Principal Investigator
  • Southwest Cancer Research and Treatment Center
    2005-2006
    Role of cell size and G1-phase Cdks in carcinogenesis
    $15,000.00 [Total Cost]
    Principal Investigator
  • Am Heart Assn Natl
    2002-2006
    G1-phase cyclins and the control of the initiation of cell division
    $260,000.00 [Total Cost]
    Principal Investigator
  • South Plains Fdn
    2004-2005
    A novel system for the regulation of protein function
    $10,000.00 [Total Cost]
    Principal Investigator
  • NIH
    2003-2005
    Human Ovarian Steroidogenesis-Inducing Protein Co-investigator
    $100,000.00 [Total Cost]
    Co-Principal Investigator

Selected Awards:

  • Dean's Basic Science Teaching - Yr 1 Award, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, 2019.
  • Biology of Cells and Tissues Teaching Award, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, 2017.
  • Dean's Departmental Special Recognition Award, TTUHSC, School of Medicine, 2014.
  • Special Recognition at School of Pharmacy Students at Research Day, TTUHSC, School of Pharmacy, Amarillo, 2014.
  • Special Recognition by El Paso GSBS Students, TTUHSC GSBS in El Paso, 2014.

Selected Scheduled Teaching:

  • GANM6620 Advanced Cell Biology - Fall 2018
  • MSCI5102 Biology of Cells and Tissues - Fall 2018
  • MSCI5106 Patients, Physicians, and Populations (P3) - MS1 - Fall 2018
  • MSCI6109 Patients, Physicians, and Populations (P3) - MS2 - Spring 2018
  • GANM6620 Advanced Cell Biology - Fall 2017

Selected Directed Student Learning:

  • Dissertation Committee Chair 2013 - Present
  • Dissertation Committee Member 2013 - Present
  • Dissertation Committee Member 2013 - Present
  • Dissertation Committee Member 2011 - 2017
  • Dissertation Committee Member 2012 - 2016

Selected Non-Credit Instruction Taught:

  • Educational Activities for the Lay Public - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, High School Science Camp, An Insight into Aging and Longevity, 2018
  • Seminar - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Honors Lunch Discussion Seminar, Minimizing Stress in Anatomy, 2018
  • Small Group Conferences - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Student Government Association, Values-Based Culture and You, 2018
  • Small Group Conferences - Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health Symposium, What’s a Telomere Got to Do with It?, 2018
  • Educational Activities for the Lay Public - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, High School Science Camp, Using Yeast to Understand Aging, 2017
Date last updated: 10/15/2019