Research Resources

UAB Faculty – Research Resources Guidebook

PDF guide covering research for all areas of the University

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development (OVPRED)

Leadership for all administrative research units serving the research enterprise at UAB. OVPRED oversees Core Facilities, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, and Institutional Review Board.

Integrated Research Administration Portal (IRAP)

Electronic submission of funding applications and compliance forms for future research initiatives.

Research Data Management

UAB investigators will be required to submit data management plans (DMPs) with grant proposals and insure that copies of publications and the associated data are deposited as required by the granting agency.

UAB Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The nexus for UAB innovation, entrepreneurial educational models, applied research, and management of intellectual property.

Funding Sources and Grant Opportunities

Presentations and general information related to effective grant writing.

Office of Postdoctoral Education

UAB is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists.

Conflict of Interest Review Board (CIRB)

Charged with the ongoing development of policies and procedures related to conflicts of interest in sponsored research, review of disclosures of financial interests submitted by investigators, and the development of conflict of interest management plans.

Research News

Activated T-cells drive post-heart attack heart failure
Activated T-cells drive post-heart attack heart failure
The findings suggest targeting specific T-cell subsets may be a therapeutic approach to prevent heart failure after a heart attack.
Using protons to fight cancer: the science behind the UAB Proton Center
Using protons to fight cancer: the science behind the UAB Proton Center
A 90-ton machine called a cyclotron will accelerate protons to very high speeds to impact human tumors.
GARP2 accelerates retinal degeneration in a mouse model
GARP2 accelerates retinal degeneration in a mouse model
The function and structure of protein GARP2 in rod cells of the retina is still not clear, but researchers have shown that GARP2 accelerates retinal degeneration in mice, and have made an important step toward creating a standardized nomenclature between mice and humans for a measurement of retinal degeneration.
A “release and kill” strategy may aid treatment of tuberculosis
A “release and kill” strategy may aid treatment of tuberculosis
Tuberculosis kills 1.8 million people a year, and 10 million more are infected. Development of host-cell directed therapies that could restore cellular function during M. tuberculosis infection, such as a “release and kill” strategy, could shorten drug treatment of TB patients.
Brain plasticity: How adult-born neurons get wired-in
Brain plasticity: How adult-born neurons get wired-in
It appears that new cells compete to ‘win’ synapse connections away from old cells, which promotes network plasticity.

Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching

The Ingalls/Alumni Award is presented annually to a full-time regular UAB faculty member who, throughout his/her career at UAB, has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to teaching. To receive the Ingalls/Alumni Award, the faculty must be a former recipient of the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching and have served UAB for 20 or more years as a full time regular faculty member.

Nominations are now open. The final date for nominations is Wednesday August 31, 2016.

Nomination Form

Past Recipients

2016 – Robert Centor
2015 – Joseph G. Van Matre
2014 – Pauline Jolly
2013 – Gregg Janowski
2012 – Alan Eberhardt
2011 – Robin Foley
2010 – Charles Watkins
2009 – Peter Anderson
2008 – Ferris J. Ritchey
2007 – Rosalia N. Scripa
2006 – S. Jean O'Neal