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The Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance (ADDA), a funding agency and a pharmaceutical company rolled into one, is teaming with Southern Research and UAB’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE), to help UAB investigators who are on the road to marketing their discoveries. Fran Lund, Ph.D. (pictured above), who joined UAB as Department of Microbiology chair in 2012, says, “the opportunity to even apply for an ADDA grant was a big factor in my decision to come to Birmingham.”


Microbiology Seminar Series

Dec
2

12:00pm

Dec
9

12:00pm

Dec
16

12:00pm


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Yother was then selected by a panel convened by the Dean to be the nominee from the School of Medicine. Yother's application packet included a complete description of the significance and impact of her work to promote diversity in science education and training. The letters of support that her students provided were outstanding and speak volumes to her ability to both welcome minorities into science and mentor them to become successful scientists in their own right.

The UAB Diversity Awards Selection committee will pick from the finalists across the entire university and the award recipients will be announced at a public ceremony during UAB Community Week in January.