Postdocs in UAB News

  • Tollefsbol will donate the $5,000 award to a graduate student award fund.A biology professor in the College of Arts and Sciences has been awarded the 2015 Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction as a result of the quality of his scholarship and impact on his field. Trygve Tollefsbol, Ph.D., a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Biology, is a leader in the growing field of epigenetics. Tollefsbol is...

  • The commission will present awards for 2015’s Outstanding Women and present a free lecture by leadership expert Betsy Myers.Betsy MyersSeven women will be honored as outstanding for 2015 and a renowned author will speak on leadership as the University of Alabama at Birmingham Commission on the Status of Women celebrates Women’s History Month. The UAB Commission on the Status of Women is dedicated to enhancing options for women at every stage of their educations and careers. Work-life...

UAB Research News

  • Researcher’s approach allows the phone’s weakest security component — the user — to become its strongest defender.University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have developed simple but effective techniques to prevent sophisticated malware from secretly attacking smartphones. This new malware defense is being presented at the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, or PerCom, today in St. Louis. As mobile phones increase in functionality, they are becoming increasingly ubiquitous in everyday life. At the same time,...

  • Lisa Tamiris Becker directs a research center like no other at UAB—the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, which explores the meaning, context, and history of art from around the world. Get to know Birmingham’s newest cultural ambassador as she pursues artistic breakthroughs and previews upcoming exhibitions in UAB Magazine.