Graduate School News

Discoveries: The sweet science behind mending muscle

IMG 0174Rylie Hightower, a third-year graduate student in the Graduate Biomedial Sciences neuroscience program, studies proteins and other factors that contribute to the progression of muscular dystrophy. 

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Link to Leadership: Dr. Lisa Schwiebert, Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs

GRAD logo without taglineEmbarking on the graduate school journey can be a challenging experience, but it helps if you understand the major players involved in that experience. This new series, "Link to Leadership," features Q&As with UAB's Graduate School leaders and an opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to get to know these leaders on a deeper level.
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Graduate Student Organization Spotlight: Graduate Student Government

Grad Student Organization Spotlight graphicThe University of Alabama at Birmingham offers numerous ways for graduate students to enhance their leadership skills, one of which is joining a student organization. But how do you decide which organization is the right fit for you? This Spotlight series will highlight all of UAB's graduate student organizations, as well as the benefits of joining each one.  Read more ...

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Session 1 – Education and Social & Behavioral Sciences
2nd place – Billy Mann – High School Education
1st Place – James Munger – Public Administration

Session 2 – Bio-Sciences and Public Health
3rd Place - Jennifer Ingram – Biology
2nd Place - Amanee Salaam – Biomedical Engineering
1st Place - Anna Sorace – Biomedical Egnineering

Session 3 – Public Health and Social & Behavioral Sciences
3rd Place - Payal Patel – Public Health
2nd Place - Suguna Badiga – Nutrition Sciences
1st Place - Yulia Khodneva – Health Education/Health Promotion

Session 4 – Life Sciences
3rd Place - Michael Alberti – Pathology
2nd Place - Paul Bonvallet – Cellular & Molecular Physiology
1st Place - Rachel Gill – Cell Biology

Session 5 – Life Sciences
3rd Place - Ravindra Boddu – Cell Biology
2nd Place - Vishnu Cuddapah - Neurobiology
1st Place - Baldeep Khare – Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Session 6 – Physical Science and Engineering
2nd Place - John Tipton- Materials Engineering
1st Place - Thomas Anthony – Computer Engineering

Session 7 –Physical Science and Engineering
3rd Place - Shaun Crawford – Environmental Health Sciences
2nd Place - John Smith – Materials Engineering
1st Place - Jiabei Lin – Chemistry

Session 8 – Life Sciences
3rd Place - Hadiya-Nicole Green - Physics
2nd Place - Jason Ashley – Pathology
1st Place - Jonathan Huang - Biology

Session 9 – Life Sciences
3rd Place - Bonnie Culpepper – Biomedical Engineering
2nd Place - Chris Freeman – Biology
1st Place - Brian Dizon – Microbiology

Session 10 – Mathematics and Computer & Information Sciences
3rd Place - Kendrick White – Applied Mathematics
2nd Place - David O’Gwynn – Computer & Information Sciences
1st Place - Sagar Thapaliya – Computer & Information Sciences

Session 11 – Life Sciences
3rd Place - Katherine Tuggle – Environmental Health Sciences
2nd Place - Julie Schram – Biology
1st Place - Michelle McClure – Genetics & Genomic Sciences

Session 12
3rd Place - Marla Hertz – Microbiology
2nd Place - Roberta Challener – Biology
1st Place - Kurt Zimmerman - Pathology