Integrating synthetic biology, protein engineering, and high throughput imaging to advance neuroscience research.

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Since its debut in 2015,

the St-Pierre Lab has endeavored to develop tools that accelerate biomedical research.

We are currently situated in the Baylor College of Medicine department of Neuroscience -- a flourishing research hub conveniently enveloped by the largest medical center in the world -- that has been making top-five rankings for NIH Funding since 2018.

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 WHY HOUSTON? 

WORLD'S LARGEST MEDICAL CENTER

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Baylor College of Medicine is located in the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the world's largest medical center. The high density of both basic and clinical researchers offers unprecedented opportunities for training and collaboration.  

MOST DIVERSE BIG CITY IN THE U.S.

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Houston slightly edges New York City as the most culturally and religiously diverse city in the USA according to this report by WalletHub.


 

GREAT SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT

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Houston has six major league teams: the Astros (baseball), the Texans (football) the Rockets (basketball), the Dynamo (soccer), Dash (soccer), and the SaberCats (Rugby). There are also top-ranked collegiate sport teams at U of H, A&M, and Texas Tech.  

ACADEMIC POWERHOUSE

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BCM is located adjacent to Rice University, the top-ranked university in Texas with globally recognized strengths in science and engineering. BCM is also located minutes away from the University of Houston and McGovern School of Medicine. 

DELICIOUS AND AFFORDABLE FOOD

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The diversity of Houston translates into a diversity of cuisine: Cajun (crawfish boil pictured left), Vietnamese, Mexican, Chinese, Jamaican, Indian, Ethiopian, Persian, and more. And let's not forget our southern staples: BBQ and soul food! 

ABUNDANT ARTS & CULTURE

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Houston has a thriving cultural scene. The Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Natural Science, and the Children's Museum are minutes away from BCM. Houston is also home to The Houston Symphony, Houston Grand Opera, and multiple theater companies. 

How to Reach Us

Main address:

1 Baylor Plaza, S636A

Houston, TX, 77030

6th floor lab: S636B

5th floor lab: T500A

5th floor office: T500B

Follow our twitter @stpierrelab!