The state arts agency gave grants for “The Essentials: Bebop,” an ASC original series honoring the history of jazz, and for LOCAL, a free community music and family-friendly event.
During the past few years, technological innovations have opened up an entirely new way to approach scientific questions. Data-driven research starts with massive information sets — the genomic profiles of thousands of patients, for example, or millions of spam emails — and then searches for emerging patterns in that data. In the latest issue of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s "Business Horizon Quarterly", UAB President Ray Watts, M.D., explains the way data-driven research at UAB is being applied to find novel treatments for disease, create new products and businesses and train the next generation of innovation-savvy students.
editing the brain
Epigenetic changes are implicated in a host of neural conditions, from Alzheimer's-related memory loss to depression. Now, a revolutionary set of molecular editing tools are allowing scientists to alter the epigenome like never before. In The Mix, UAB neuroscientist Jeremy Day, Ph.D., explains how he uses these techniques in his lab, and why they could lead to an entirely new kind of therapy.
All 14 undergraduates participating in CGIU are students in the UAB Honors College. Seventeen UAB students will attend.
School of Engineering and Collat School of Business program to help ensure students understand what it means to collaborate, innovate and develop solutions.
The Best Medicine Show highlights UAB medical students’ creative talents as they host an evening of song, dance and comedy.
The NAS will honor 25 UAB alumni-owned or alumni-operated businesses March 10; applications will be accepted through Feb. 13.
The evening’s program will include Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert, Mendelssohn and Brahms; the second half by Dvorak, Ravel and Shostakovich.
UAB, a founding member of the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, will send five people to study urban life at its collaborative national summit.
New strategies for acquiring objective data are in their infancy, and support for better tools is needed, say experts in the International Journal of Obesity.
UAB’s Ferniany assumes leadership position with board of AAMC.
Pediatric glaucoma is a rare, but dangerous eye disease. Learn more about this potential blinding condition and how ophthalmologists at UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital saved the vision of one young boy.
UAB’s masters of Accountancy and Science in Management Information Systems rank highly among those singled out by U.S. News & World Report.
Robert Cerfolio, M.D., chief of Thoracic Surgery, to launch program at Sidney Lanier to introduce students to the broad field of medicine Jan. 13.
Pauline Jolly, Ph.D., is a dedicated teacher, researcher and mentor who equips people with the knowledge and competencies to make the world a better place for all.
UAB is one of 51 universities nationally and the only one in Alabama to be classified for its high research activity and community engagement.
This PNC-sponsored performance will feature Grammy Award-winning Marsalis starring in the ASC’s own original series, which focuses on the rich history of jazz.

The lecture by Laverne Cox has been postponed due to her filming schedule with the new CBS legal drama "Doubt."

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry and Laverne Cox of “Orange is the New Black” will speak at UAB during its 2015 Lecture Series.

Roadmap of early differentiation genes points to key role for dmrt1 in how the egg incubation temperature determines the sex of a hatchling.
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