Microbiology PostDocs Win AwardsThe Office of Postdoctoral Education and the UAB Postdoctoral Association announced the winners for the 2013 Postdoctoral Research Day. Three postdocs from the Microbiology Department received awards:
1st Place – Rakesh Bakshi
2nd Place – Davide Botta
3rd Place – Colin Reily
These outstanding trainees were among approximately 50 entrants from UAB and SRI (Southern Research Institute). Each submitted a 300-word abstract and presented a 12-minute talk about their research project. Research Day was divided into six sessions with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards for each session. Microbiology postdocs presented in session 4.
Infectious Diseases, Global Health and Vaccines Requests ApplicationsTravel Awards: Apply by March 15, 2013 for travel awards between UAB and the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) in Durban, South Africa. Faculty, post-doctorates or senior students at both UAB and K-RITH with research interests related to tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, including prevention sciences, are eligible to apply.
Pilot Project Awards: Apply by August 1, 2013 for Pilot Project Awards to develop collaborative projects between the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) in Durban, South Africa. Faculty (at all levels) with research interests aligned with K-RITH investigators in the fields of tuberculosis or HIV/AIDS, including prevention sciences, are encouraged to apply.
Full instructions are available at the Infectious Diseases, Global Health and Vaccines Strategic Initiative website.
Prevelige Discusses Research in February 2013 BioTechniques
|UAB Microbiology Professor Peter Prevelige, Ph.D., is noted for his research into viral capsid assembly and his contributions to the field of nano-biotechnology. In an interview in the February 2013 issue BioTechniques Dr. Prevelige discusses his research focus and the potential impact of his current projects.|