Graduate School News

Meet Your Student Leaders: Nirzari Gupta, president of GSG

1. Nirzari Alokkumar PresidentThe Graduate School has launched another new series called "Meet Your Student Leaders." This series will provide graduate students and postdoctoral fellows an opportunity to get to know the students who run the various graduate student organizations. This week's featured student leader is Nirzari Gupta, president of the Graduate Student Government.
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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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Session 1 – Arts and Humanities
3rd Place – Art History – Jamie Boullt
2nd Place – History – James Hurst
1st Place – English Literature – Anne Bégin Myer

Session 2 – Science and Engineering
3rd Place – Biology – Steve Padgett-Vasquez
2nd Place – Biomedical Engineering – Adinarayana Andukuri
1st Place – Public Health – Taylor Poston

Session 3 – Mathematics and Computer & Information Sciences
2nd Place – Computer & Information Science – Liping Zhou
1st Place – Applied Mathematics – Roger Nichols

Session 4 – Life Sciences
3rd Place – Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics – David Stella
2nd Place – Cell Biology – Lauren Stevenson
1st Place – Environmental Health Sciences – Asaf Stein

Session 5 – Life Sciences
3rd Place – Molecular and Cellular Pathology – Scott Tanner
2nd Place – Microbiology – Sabarish Indran
1st Place – Physiology and Biophysics – Matthew Phipps

Session 6 – Physical Science and Engineering
3rd Place – Chemistry – Jason Hudson
2nd Place – Interdisciplinary Engineering – Kenneth Walls
1st Place – Chemistry – Samantha Hastings

Session 7 – Life Sciences
3rd Place – Microbiology – Olusimidele Akinsiku
2nd Place – Pharmacology and Toxicology – Ali Zamani
1st Place – Biomedical Engineering – Joel Anderson

Session 8 – Public Health and Social & Behavioral Sciences
2nd Place – Medical Psychology – Trista Perez
1st Place – Medical Psychology – Kelly Ross

Session 9 – Life Sciences
3rd Place – Cell Biology – Amber O’Connor
2nd Place – Physiology and Biophysics – Amanda Swindall
1st Place – Chemistry – Zhengrong Yang

Session 10 –Mathematics and Computer & Information Sciences
2nd Place – Computer & Information Sciences – David O’Gwynn
1st Place – Applied Mathematics – Debra Mimbs

Session 11 – Public Health and Social & Behavioral Sciences
2nd Place – Environmental Health Sciences – Shaun Crawford
1st Place – International Health – Faisal Shuaib

Session 12 – Life Sciences
3rd Place – Cell Biology – Wes Edmonds
2nd Place – Pharmacology and Toxicology – Heather Tinsley
1st Place – Cellular and Molecular Physiology – David Mayhew

Session 13 – Life Sciences
3rd Place – Cell Biology – Wen-I Yeh
2nd Place – Genetics and Genomic Sciences – Paige DeBenedittis
1st Place – Nutrition Sciences – Amy Ellis

Session 14– Physical Science and Engineering
3rd Place – Biomedical Engineering – Dina Halwani
2nd Place – Chemistry – Dwayaja Nadkarni
1st Place – Chemistry – Jason Freeman