|Amber Buel (mentors: Patrizia De Sarno, Ph.D. and Chander Raman, Ph.D.) and Jocelyn Hauser (mentor: Janet Yother) were honored on Friday, March 8, 2013, at the UAB Graduate School Awards Luncheon in the Bartow Arena Green and Gold Room. Buel’s presentation, “Lithium Controls Central Nervous System Autoimmunity through Modulation of IFN-γ Signaling,” received third place in Session 14, and Hauser’s presentation, “Modulation of Capsule Production in Streptococcus pneumoniae by SpxB and Hydrogen peroxide,” received third place in Session 11.
|The annual UAB Graduate Student Research Day competition is open to all degree-seeking UAB graduate students enrolled during the semester in which the competition is held. Each participant is limited to 12 minutes for their presentation, with 3 additional minutes for questions from the judging panel. Judges include faculty and post-doctoral fellows, representing a diverse group of scholars.|
UAB alumnus revolutionizes tuberculosis research
Bill Jacobs, Ph.D., cracked one of the great problems in infectious disease using a mathematician's heart, a molecular biologist's training and a handful of dirt. Discover how the combo helped the former UAB doctoral student target tuberculosis in new ways — and earn a spot in the National Academy of Sciences.
Licensing deal marks coming of age for UAB-UW nanopore sequencing technology
UAB microbiology professor, Michael Niederweis, Ph.D., and Jens Gundlach, Ph.D., a professor of physics at the University of Washington, have developed nanopore DNA sequencing technology that will make DNA sequencing faster and cheaper. Read more...
|primary faculty and more than $15.8 million in active NIH grant support, the Department of Microbiology is dedicated to excellence in research, teaching and training.|
In 2010 the National Research Council ranked UAB Microbiology 11th for number of publications, citations, grants, diversity and number of PhDs.