Salter earned his master’s and doctoral degrees from UAB and returned as a faculty member in 1978.
The chair was established through gifts from the ROAR initiative of the Southeast Cancer Foundation, matched by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation.
This unique Creativity is a Decision competition, now in its third year, is open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff.
Two join UAB's CDIB
Etty (Tika) Benveniste will be president of the American Society of Neurochemistry through 2015.
The competition is designed to encourage students to conduct original research and to be reviewed by their peers.
Professor says he has never had an intro-level sudent answer every question correctly for an entire semester.