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Discoveries: When breathing isn’t so easy

IMG 8159Courtney Petty, a graduate student in the Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology theme of the Graduate Biomedical Sciences program, researches new therapeutics that could potentially improve the lives of people living with cystic fibrosis.
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Not just a postdoc, not just a soldier

DSC 0919Samir Rana, a postdoctoral fellow from Nepal, has spent the past two years balancing life as a postdoc and as a solder in the U.S. Army Reserve.
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Discoveries: Does living longer always equal better?

IMG 8199Leigh Ann Bray is a Ph.D. student in the School of Nursing with a research focus on helping those with cystic fibrosis have a better quality of life.

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Training at UAB often involves interdisciplinary efforts that combine the expertise of faculty from many departments. Participating students gain exposure to a wider field of experiences and possibilties—and complete part of the requirements for a PhD.

NIH Training Grants at UAB, with predoctoral & postdoctoral positions

Cancer Prevention and Control
Sponsored by Nutrition Sciences and Public Health

Cardiovascular Pathophysiology
UAB graduate training program

Cellular and Molecular Biology
Offered jointly by Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Neurobiology

Integrative Biomedical Sciences
Offered jointly by Physiology & Biophysics, Molecular & Cellular Pathology, Pharmacology & Toxicology, and Environmental Health Sciences

Neuroscience
An interdepartmental effort that bridges basic and clinical science departments

Toxicology Training Program
Degrees may be completed in Biology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pathology, Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences, or Nutrition Sciences