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  • Leon RuizMicrobiology assistant professor Beatriz León-Ruiz, Ph.D., has been named the junior faculty winner of the 2015 Dean’s Excellence Award in Research. This honor recognizes exceptional contributions made by School of...
  • 2015CapitolHillDayMicrobiology professor Dr. Louis Justement and three other UAB professors were among 50 scientists from 27 states to meet with congressional staff during Capitol Hill Day, April 14, 2015.

    “The annual Capitol...

  • 2015FacultyRetreatOnce a year, faculty members of the microbiology department join for a day-long retreat to discuss developments in their current research and plans for continued study. This year’s meeting included...

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Susan Roberts Dubay Endowed Lecture
Date: September 1, 2015
Speaker: Eric Hunter, Ph.D.

24th Annual Microbiology Research Retreat

November 13 - 15, 2015
Keynote Speaker: Flavius Martin, M.D.

Bertram M. Marx Lecture
March 15, 2016
Speaker: Roy Curtiss, III, Ph.D.

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Save the Date!

24th Annual Microbiology Research Retreat

November 13 - 15, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Flavius Martin, Ph.D.





The UAB Microbiology Retreat is a three-day event in an informal setting for students and postdoctoral trainees to present and discuss their research with the Microbiology faculty. Attendees take advantage of the opportunity to share their diverse experiences and knowledge. The retreat schedule is filled with student and faculty presentations, and often includes an opportunity to honor a distinguished Microbiology Department alumnus. The retreat concludes with an awards presentation.


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2014 Retreat

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2013 Retreat

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2012 Retreat

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