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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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GRD 727
Writing & Reviewing Research
3 credit hours
Instructor: Dr. Jennifer L. Greer (jlgreer1@uab.edu) 996-6355

Designed for individuals constructing research projects, preparing literature reviews, writing summaries and critiques, GRD 727 offers essential strategies and techniques for working more effectively, ethically, and efficiently; assignments include practice, feedback, peer review, and self-editing. Special emphasis is placed on analysis of research texts, outlining, drafting, and citing for more productive and independent writing. Note: Self motivated? Working from home? Take GRD 727 online. Spring, Summer and Fall.  Pass/No Pass.