An amateur collector donates fossils, leading to the discovery of a new ancient sea turtle species.
April 03, 2018

They Persisted

Despite complex social, cultural, and professional trends that keep women from academic careers in the sciences and mathematics, a small percentage of female research faculty stay the course.

April 03, 2018

Across the Spectrum

Four female faculty members in the Department of Psychology study and treat Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The Undergraduate Immunology Program launched in fall 2017. What drew its founding students to invest four years in the study of the immune system, and UAB? Four UIP students share their thoughts.

Students from underrepresented groups and from schools with limited research opportunities get stipends and do hands-on research in high-risk, high-reward projects.
A jaw reconstruction surgery completed in the School of Dentistry has impacted the life of a professor in UAB Theatre.

"Humans will over time become even more vulnerable to such attacks," warns Dr. Nitesh Saxena of UAB's Department of Computer Science.

Follow the UAB in Antarctica blog to learn more about research and what it is like to travel to Earth's southernmost continent.
By developing a standardized set of aging resilience tests, a UAB biologist aims to identify predictors of long healthspan.
This understanding could help commercial crops resist pathogens and drought.

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from Dr. Trygve Tollefsbol.

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from Dr. Jeffrey Morris.

Dr. Magdalena Szaflarski has written the cover story in the December issue of HIV Specialist.

For the past five years, PhD student and graduate research assistant Kendra Royston has studied how nutrition can impact disease development, particularly with breast cancer.

At UAB, Alexa Wade found inspiration, open lab doors and an adept mentor.
Heating a mixture of gases to furnace temperatures is one way to make a diamond film, nature’s hardest substance. Adding boron to the gas mixture may create new materials.
As temperatures drop, take a trip to the beach—and visit a UAB course that uses the sunny, sandy Alabama Gulf coast to teach neuroscience. Faculty and students shed light on the subject’s unique links to the sea, and explain how the three-week experience builds knowledge and camaraderie for scientific success.
Along with UAB’s existing programs, a new undergraduate degree and a new postdoctoral research fellowship complete the training pipeline in genomic science.

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from Dr. Stacy Krueger-Hadfield.

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from Dr. Nicole Riddle.

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