Daniel C. Bullard, Ph.D., has been named assistant dean for Undergraduate Biomedical Programs in the School of Medicine, a new position created to oversee established joint undergraduate degree programs and develop new biomedical undergraduate majors.
Ashley Cannon, Ph.D., is the first individual in the UAB neurofibromatosis program to have received this significant honor.
Korf served on the Society’s Board of Directors from 2004-2005 and received its annual Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education in 2009.
UAB and HudsonAlpha have been awarded a National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award to train postdoctoral fellows who have earned an M.D. and/or a Ph.D.
Cystic fibrosis lung cells were restored to 50 percent of healthy function in work that provides the first evidence that novel therapeutic strategies for human patients can be identified based on yeast studies.
Eleven outstanding faculty members were named recipients of the 2016 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an honor recognizing exceptional contributions made by School of Medicine faculty in service, teaching, research, diversity enhancement and mentorship.
Customized deep-coverage, next-generation sequencing will replace the current state-of-the-art approach.
Open-access videos from the chair of UAB's Department of Genetics focus on the latest treatment approaches for critically ill children in all settings.
Chen, who joins UAB on April 1, has spent more than 20 years advancing the use of bioinformatics in academic, industrial and entrepreneurial efforts.
One major goal is the discovery of new genotype/phenotype correlations — how a particular mutation indicates that some symptoms in patients are unlikely to develop with age.