Mission / Vision

Our mission is to develop innovative therapies for cancer and related conditions as well as educate the next generation of scientists and healthcare professionals.

The vision of the Department of Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology is to be a leader in precision oncology therapeutics through cutting-edge interdisciplinary research.

About Us


Abilene Interdisciplinary Symposium on Cancer & Biomedical Research

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This event is a wonderful opportunity for researchers to come together from all the local universities and colleges to talk about research and build collaborations and friendships. The symposium consists of keynote addresses, podium presentations and poster presentations by students.

Administrative support for this event will be handled by Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology staff. The program is being handled by the Abilene Research Coalition.

For more information, you can read the symposium page that we made just for you. Better yet, you can register to participate!

For questions please email: abileneimmunobiotech@ttuhsc.edu.

Abilene's Dr. LaBeck honored

Dr. Irenee LaBeckIn conjunction with his annual State of the University Address Nov. 7 in Lubbock, TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., recognized 25 university faculty members for their exceptional efforts in the clinic and the classroom.

Honorees from the Abilene campus included Irene LaBeck, Pharm.D., who received the President’s Early Career Investigator Award. In addition, the President’s Excellence in Interprofessional Teamwork went to Ruth Bargainer, MSN, R.N., April Beckling, BSN, R.N., Terran Keidl, R.N., and Kathryn Whitcomb, DNP, R.N., from the School of Nursing and Bethany Ibach, Pharm.D., Young Lee, Pharm.D., Chephra McKee, Pharm.D., from the School of Pharmacy.

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Texas Tech University HSC
Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology
1718 Pine Street
Abilene, TX 79601-3044


Dr. Srivastava

Sanjay K. Srivastava, Ph.D.
Department Chair


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