Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.
Isabella Mak of Dothan and Eli Ussery of Columbus, Georgia, have been named Mr. and Ms. UAB, and Lakshmi Subramani of Madison and Daniel Alejandro Mendoza of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, were named first alternates.
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Coating insulin-producing cell-clusters with a thin protective layers may be a way to modify and use pig tissue to ultimately treat human diabetes. Testing in mice is the next step.

The partnership will provide scholarships and a reverse transfer agreement with Jefferson State to help deserving Alabama students realize their fullest potential.
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Hunter Drinkard of Creola, Samantha Fry of Mobile and Cailet Hardtmann-Huckabee of Huntsville will attend UAB this fall after earning four-year scholarships.
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More than 30 demonstrations will showcase basic science principles to local elementary and middle school students.
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Summa cum laude graduate John Wesley Chancellor has been selected to serve in the Peace Corps, joining others from UAB in a longstanding tradition of involvement in the program.
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Joining SARA enables the university to expand access to online programs and open doors for more students to take classes at UAB.
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Courtney Walker becomes UAB’s 21st Goldwater Scholarship recipient.
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This mass spectrometry method can locate where molecular changes occur in a thin slice of tissue, and it has broad applicability to biomedical research.
Aseel Dib, senior in neuroscience and chemistry and Mallack Jaber, senior in neuroscience, will work with student organizations at UAB to engage in dialogue about issues of Islamaphobia and xenophobia in Birmingham.
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Twenty-one students who have established themselves as leaders and innovators will travel to California in April for additional mentoring and support for their projects.
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The properties of cubic or spherical shape and solid or elastic stiffness affect the fates of polymer microcapsules meant to carry chemotherapy to a tumor.
Approximately 600 students apply for the Hertz Fellowship each year; only 15 percent are invited for a first-round interview.
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The winners of the 34th annual Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition will be announced at UAB’s Hoops on the Haasephalt event set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, on the Campus Green.
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E. coli ClpB is a bacterial enzyme that untangles proteins. Such tangles are hallmarks of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. A study led by UAB's Aaron Lucius, Ph.D., offers new insight on this amazing molecular machine, and could eventually point toward new treatment approaches.

UAB researchers discover a new protein interaction from the 1918 flu strain that may help influenza circumvent the host immune response that would fight viral infection.
Here’s a look at the many fellowships, scholarships, honors and awards earned by the talented 2015 spring graduates at UAB.
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UAB yields two-plus winners for fourth consecutive year for national undergraduate research scholarship program.
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The commission will present awards for 2015’s Outstanding Women and present a free lecture by leadership expert Betsy Myers.
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