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

Student Spotlight- Benjamin Owusu

Benjamin Owusu Student Spotlight Portrait 2Benjamin Owusu has been very busy during his time as a doctoral student at UAB. Read about all he has accomplished and why he is so deserving of being in the Graduate School's "Student Spotlight".  Read more ...

Exploring the mystery of bacteria that cause cavities and their role in overall human health

Stephanie Momeni squareStephanie Momeni, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biology at UAB, seeks to understand whether we can identify those strains of bacteria associated with tooth decay and whether we can determine how and when they are acquired. Read more ...

Are older adults receiving acute stroke treatment?

Karen Albright squareKaren Albright, DO, MPH, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Epidemiology, found that while older adults (aged 65+) accounted for 68 percent of ischemic stroke discharges at hospitals across the U.S., they only make up approximately half of the stroke patients receiving acute treatment. Read more ...
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