- Published on July 27, 2015
An annual event since 1996, the Argus Awards and ceremony allows UAB medical students a tangible way to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education. Faculty members are nominated by course evaluations, and students vote to select award winners in each category.
The Argus Awards Ceremony to honor the 2015 Argus Award recipients and nominees will be held Friday, October 2, at 5:30 p.m., in Children’s Harbor.
- Published on June 04, 2015
- UAB Medicine News, June 04, 2015
- 2015 Honors Ceremony
- Published on May 29, 2015
Microbiology 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 Hill day represents an ongoing effort by The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), its constituent societies and individual scientists to communicate directly with legislators and their staffs regarding the importance of biomedical research in terms of the economic impact and benefits to the health of the country,” says Justement, who serves as chair of the FASEB subcommittee on Policy and Government Affairs.
This year, researchers proposed a specific funding strategy to more than 100 congressional offices. That strategy involves a five-year commitment to a five percent annual funding increase in support of science research and development. The researchers believe this plan would help maintain the country’s leadership in science and restore the purchasing power of the NIH budget, which has decreased by 25 percent since 2003.
“The good news is that the efforts of FASEB and other advocates for biomedical research are indeed having an impact on how legislators view the NIH, NSF and other federal research entities. Recently, there has been a clear indication that legislators realize that NIH and the biomedical research community across the country are struggling to keep pace and that we risk losing a generation of new scientists. Hopefully, this will translate into increased support for biomedical research in the near term,” says Justement.
Pictured are: UAB professors David Pollock, Ph.D.; Mary-Ann Bjornsti, Ph.D.; Louis Justement, Ph.D.; and Elizabeth Brown, Ph.D.
- Published on May 26, 2015
- Published on May 21, 2015
- Published on April 28, 2015
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- Bliss Chang Receives College of Arts and Sciences 2015 Dean’s Award
- Bliss Chang Is UAB’s Newest Fulbright Scholar
- Padgett Receives 2015 AAI-Thermo Fisher Trainee Achievement Award
- Julie Decker Named Employee of the Month
- Micro Postdocs Win Research Day Awards
- Microbiology Students Receive Hiramoto Awards
- Microbiology Assistant Professor Named Among the First Pittman Scholars
- Micro Researchers Partner with Kypha, Inc. to Develop First Rapid Test for Bacterial Meningitis
- Ramos UAB’s First “Corporate Postdoctoral Fellow”
- Micro Wins Awards in 2014 CFAR Research Day Poster Competition
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- Microbiology Researchers Work to Find a Cure
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- 23rd Annual Microbiology Research Retreat
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- Saad and Steyn Receive Promotion
- UAB Microbiology Department Welcomes New Faculty Member
- Faculty Retreat to Birmingham Botanical Gardens
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