UAB's Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics Graduate (GGB) PhD Theme
|The GGB provides students with an outstanding, flexible, didactic training experience to prepare them for independent and innovative careers in research. We emphasize a broad approach to the fundamental principles of genetics and genomics, and offer a large pool of mentors with expertise in a wide variety of research areas. We invite you to explore our Web site today.|
Save the date -- for the 10th Annual Research Scientific Retreat, hosted by the UAB Department of Genetics in conjunction with HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. The retreat will be held Friday, November 13, 2015, at the UAB Alumni House. The Keynote address will be presented by: Howard Jacob, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Medical Genomics and Chief Medical Genomics Officer, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.
Congratulations to Jacob Watts, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation and graduated this summer. Jacob is shown in the photo with his mentor, Dr. Lisa Guay-Woodford.
Check out this article on some of the latest news regarding personalized medicine...
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine has been created by the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, to accelerate discoveries in genomics and propel those discoveries into clinical practice. Read the full article here.
Discovery reveals more of inherited risk for rare disease. UAB GGB PhD candidate, Jing Xie, is a co-author on this new and exciting paper.
UAB launches Undiagnosed Diseases Program. This new UAB clinical program will tackle cases where a diagnosis has not been made despite extensive efforts by the referring physician. Click here to read more.
Lean more about our exciting partnership: Our students may now perform lab rotations and do their thesis work in laboratories of HudsonAlpha investigators in Huntsville, AL. The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is the cornerstone of a 150-acre biotech campus strategically located in Cummings Research Park, the nation’s second largest research park. Researchers at HudsonAlpha are making discoveries and transforming new knowledge into solutions to make significant advancements in health, wellbeing, and livelihood. Read more about this partnership.