Professor of Microbiology David Briles, Ph.D., and Professor of Optometry Lawrence DeLucas, O.D., Ph.D., will be inducted into the NIA, professional distinction accorded to academic inventors.
The new 1,600-square-foot Central Alabama High-Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility provides state-of-the-art sensitivity and resolution for biomedical research and drug discovery.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the James K. Kirklin, M.D., Endowed Lectureship and other faculty appointments during its Nov. 8 meeting.
Researchers found differences in polymerase chains thought to be similar, potentially opening new pathways toward cancer drug development.
Louise Chow, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and senior scientist at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, was elected a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences for excellence in original scientific research.
Ameen Barghi of Birmingham and Miranda Collier of Dothan were named 2013 Goldwater Scholars by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in Excellence in Education Foundation.