> Extensive expertise
Explore this comprehensive list of more than 350 UAB faculty who offer graduate research training in highly diverse areas of the biomedical sciences. Most faculty research interests span multiple GBS thematic discipline areas, facilitating flexibility of theme affiliation.
> Competitive success
Our faculty ranks among the nation's best funded and conduct more than $500 million in extramural research. UAB ranks 20th in funding from the National Institutes of Health (10th among public universities) and 32nd nationally in federal funding.
> Collaborative by nature
UAB pursues groundbreaking research and scholarship among disciplines, with schools and departments sharing resources, labs and knowledge to produce an intensely collaborative, interdisciplinary culture.
> Respected by peers, honored by students
Members of our faculty hold some of the highest honors in their respective fields, such as election to the National Academy of Sciences, top national posts in medical and scientific associations and membership on federal and international advisory committees. As importantly, they are recognized as skilled mentors in addition to their research acclaim.
> Far-reaching connections
Here in Alabama, UAB partners with drug-discovery and biotechnology institutes Southern Research and HudsonAlpha, but our investigative reach also extends to sponsored research in more than 60 countries and Antarctica.