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

Graduate School News

From "gobbledygook" to getting it: Sharing science with a lay audience

oliverThis summer, UAB graduate student Kathryn Oliver will share her cystic fibrosis research through public talks at the Homewood and Hoover libraries. Her presentations are part of the UAB Graduate School’s Discoveries in the Making program.  Read more ...

UAB doctoral student using satellites to find precious metals on Earth

mix reda elarafyPh.D. candidate in the UAB School of Engineering’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Reda El-Arafy, is using satellites to find precious metals on Earth. Read more ...

Oxygen fuels the fire of life, but sometimes we need firefighters, and in this case we need them desperately

2008 wallStephanie Wall, is a post-doctoral student in the UAB Department of Pediatrics with a research focus in neonatal lung development.  Read more ...
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