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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

This hands-on course introduces international students to research writing standards and processes, familiar text structures, strategies for second language writers, peer review, and revision. Based on guided activities, practice, and small-group work, it is the first of two courses on writing research papers. Special emphasis is placed on ethical paraphrase, citation, and scholarly integrity, which are essential skills for completion of graduate course work, writing up, and publishing research.  Spring, Summer and Fall.  Pass/No Pass.