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Entered: 2013
MS, Dankook Univ-South Korea

Please join us in welcoming our 2014 Incoming Class:
  Maigen Bethea
  Michael Berlett
  Jessica Boni
  Shara Legg
  Ashley Richey
  Kevin Stoltz
  Crystal Taylor
  Rachel Underwood
  Hala Zein-Sabatto
Welcome to the Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology (CMDB) PhD Theme, a part of the Graduate Biomedical Sciences program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. The CMDB theme is designed to provide maximum flexibility that results in students who are prepared to launch into a career in the emerging biomedical science field. Our graduates have exciting careers in scientific research in both academic and industrial settings; scientific-related writing, business, law, bioterrorism, forensics, administration, and education. 

About Us: CMDB is a cross-disciplinary theme at a leading research University in the sunny south, consisting of a diverse group of scientists and physicians who have a collective interest in fundamental processes in cell, molecular, and developmental biology and how alterations in these processes result inhuman diseases and birth defects.

About UAB: We are consistently one of the top 25 NIH funded research institutions in the U.S. and with faculty from over 30 departments across campus there are many opportunities for you in new and exciting areas of biomedical research. And, UAB is a leader in innovative technology such as whole genome sequencing, electron microscopy, mass spectrometry, crystallography, flow cytometry, drug discovery and others.

Contact Us: We are always searching for the brightest and most dedicated students to join our highly competitive CMDB theme and experience firsthand our cutting edge science. This is your personal invitation to explore the many possible opportunities offered by CMDB at UAB. Please explore this web site and apply today!
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Title: American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting
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Date: 12.19.2013
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  • Established by Birmingham artist Amy Pleasant, Rapid Fire Birmingham gathers the city’s creative professionals for informal presentations, idea sharing and creative conversation.Rapid Fire, a gathering of artists and thinkers designed to help build community and foster dialogue, will be hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Art and Art History on Friday, Sept. 5. Established by Amy Pleasant, a Birmingham native and internationally renowned artist, Rapid Fire gathers Birmingham creative professionals from a wide range of disciplines. The event includes short, informal presentations by invited participants as well as idea sharing and creative conversation. Presenting at Rapid Fire XII are: the Birmingham Museum of Art’s curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Wassan Al-Khudhairi; UAB Associate Professor of Graphic Design Doug Barrett; director of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts Lisa Tamiris Becker; visual artist and curator Dan Bynum; former curator of African...

  • HudsonAlpha and the UAB Cancer Center establish joint cancer research consortium focusing on cancer genomics, with multiple hires expected.Researchers at both institutions will bring genomics to the forefront of cancer health care.The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center have established a joint cancer research consortium that will combine pioneering efforts to diagnose, treat and care for patients and families affected by cancer. As a demonstration of each institution’s commitment to tackling the second leading cause of death in the United States, both organizations announced their intention to hire multiple faculty investigators in cancer genomics. Genomics is the study of the entirety of deoxyribonucleic acid within a living organism. DNA contains the instructions for the development and function of all living organisms and many viruses. As such, the molecular basis for a great deal of human disease is believed to be in the genome. “We...

  • An exploration of race, a student’s original take on women and war, a stimulating study of hysteria, the annual short play fest, and a heart “felt” Tony Award-winning comedy are in store this season.Scene from last season's production of the musical "Urinetown"This season the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Theatre will tackle weighty and witty plays on race relations, warfare and sexual liberation, along with a coming-of-age musical puppet parable and the annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays. Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play “Clybourne Park” will kick off the season Oct. 15-19, followed by “Women of War,” an original work created by Kennedy Center honors student Rebecca Harper and Professor Karla Koskinen, Nov. 12-15 and Nov. 19-22. Theatre UAB will present “In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)” for mature audiences only, Feb. 18-22, 2015. The 12th annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays is set for March 9-14, 2015, and the...

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