UAB Talks & Conferences

 Learn more about next-gen sequencing and services Jan. 28

Manny Buschmann of Clontech Laboratories will deliver a training presentation, and Associate Professor Mike Crowley, Ph.D., will discuss next-gen services available through the UAB Genomics Core noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in Shelby 105. Lunch provided. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Ledbetter at

Deciphering Neural Circuits That Control Appetite - February 2 at Noon.

The UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center presents Richard Palmiter, PhD Professor of Biochemistry Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Adjunct Professor of Genome Sciences University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.  February 2 from 12-1, UAB Learning Resources Center, room 210.  For more information call 205-9759675 or visit the CNC website at

Research Methods and Secondary Data Analysis Seminar Series - February 4 at 11:45

"Evidence-Based Evaluation Personality, Process and Performance in Interprofessional Teams" presented by Anthony C. Hood, PhD Assistant Professor, UAB Collat School of Business Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 11:45 am—1:15 pm Speaker will begin at 12:00 pm UAB—Medical Towers 634 and by Video Conference connection at your office or HDRTP Partner Sites if requested.  Lunch will be served RSVP to by 12:00 noon, Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Sponsored by UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC), Deep South Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR), and UAB Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education (COERE)

The Visual Brain Core Seminar Series - February 5 at 3:30

"The future of FMRI in cognitive neuroscience" presented by Russle Poldrack, PhD from the Department of Psychology at Stanford University. February 5 at 3:30 in the Civitan International Research Center Conference room.  For more information, please contact

11th Annual Health Disparities Research Symposium - Call for Abstracts - Due February 22

The UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium: The Science of Health Disparities highlights the work of undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral and faculty investigators in basic science, clinical, behavioral, social and community-based research related to health disparities. April 21-22 Double Tree Hotel, Birmingham, AL.  For more information click here.


The UAB Center to Teaching & Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning is open to all faculty and is focused on supporting excellence in teaching that promotes learning through a commitment to pedagogical best practices, appropriate and effective use of technology, and innovative collaboration. Click here to learn more about their programs.

CCTS offers specialized programs and training opportunities

The UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is here to sharpen your science by helping to facilitate all of the processes that make-up research and innovation. As needs arise for a program, resource, collaboration, or conversion - They create solutions to help meet them. Your science should be inspiring.  Contact them today to see how they can help.

  CTS Training Program
8 am – 10 am
Every Wednesday
   Biostatistics Drop-In Clinic
10 am - 2 pm
Every Monday 
Edge of Chaos
11:30 am – 1 pm

Every Wednesday
   CCTS - CTO Research Seminar Series
12 pm – 1 pm
Every first and third Thursday
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Every month, second Thursday 
     Professional Skills Development Series
11 am – 12 pm
Every month, second Thursday

Children's of Alabama Grand Rounds

The Continuing Medical Education program at Children's of Alabama provides educational opportunities for pediatric providers and specialists throughout the southeast.  Their goal is to offer practical and dynamic CME courses on a variety of pediatric health care topics.  As the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School, they have more than 200 specialists conducting research and clinical trials on the cutting edge of medicine.  Grand Rounds are held each Thursday at 12 noon in the Bradley Lecture Center, 4th Floor of the Children's Center for Research & Innovation.

UAB's prison lecture series
Get Involved! Volunteers willing to speak on any subject that would appeal to a general audience — from Expressionist art and medieval pilgrimage to advances in robotics and Antarctic biology — are encouraged to contribute to UAB's prison lecture series.

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