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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 726
Research Writing & Style

3 credit hours
Instructor: Dr. Jennifer L. Greer (jlgreer1@uab.edu) 996-6355

Designed for those who are new to research communications, including 5th year master's students and international students. Writers select their own topics. Course offers instruction, practice and feedback in essential writing structures and skills, plus small-group interaction, instructor review, and self-editing.  Spring.  Pass/No Pass.

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

Designed for individuals writing research and review papers.  Writers select their own topics. Course offers instruction in essential strategies and techniques, practice, peer review, and instructor feedback. Note: Self motivated? Working from home? Take GRD 727 online. Spring, Summer and Fall.  Pass/No Pass.

GRD 728 
Professional Writing & Publishing
3 credit hours
Instructor: Dr. Jennifer L. Greer at jlgreer1@uab.edu 996-6355

Designed for advanced graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and researchers seeking to write and publish professionally. Writers select their own topics. Includes writing in field, peer review, self-editing, and coaching.  Spring and Summer.  Pass/No Pass.

GRD 729 
Writing a Journal Article in 12 Weeks
3 credit hours
Instructor: Dr. Jennifer L. Greer at jlgreer1@uab.edu 996-6355

For students and scholars with a working paper to revise and target for article publication.