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The office of Postdoctoral Education is here to help you plan and succeed during your training and growth at UAB. Please let us know how we can help you. We are here to support you. 

          Lisa M. Schwiebert, Ph.D. grow image
          Associate Dean
          205.934.3970

          Linda R. Luck
          Program Manager I
          205.975.7020

          Jami K. Armbrester
          Career Development 
          205.934.6809

         Alana L. Keith
         Administrative Associate
         205.975.7021


UAB Office of Postdoctoral Education
1825 University Blvd.
Shelby Building Room 171
Birmingham, AL 35294-2282
postdocs@uab.edu 

Contact the UAB Postdoc Association at UABPDA@uab.edu

Postdocs in UAB News

  • Poster sessions and guest lecturers celebrate Darwin’s legacy.To honor the 206th birthday of legendary evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin, the University of Alabama at Birmingham will host Darwin Day on Thursday, Feb. 12, and Friday, Feb. 13. The events will celebrate scientific research in evolutionary biology and other disciplines. “Charles Darwin’s great discovery, the principle of natural selection, is more relevant to science than ever before,” said Steven Austad, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Biology. “For...

  • Precious time is lost waiting for laboratory test results for people battling this infection. With the help of medical device startup Kypha Inc., one UAB researcher’s work could change this.Theresa Ramos and Scott BarnumMeningitis research efforts two decades in the making could soon come to fruition through a partnership between investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a medical device startup, with assistance from the UAB Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Laboratory test results...

UAB Research News

  • A UAB researcher is looking for clues in the cell walls of fungi to alleviate severe fungal reactions in patients with asthma.Many persons with asthma are also allergic to common fungi and mold, and a reaction to those allergens can exacerbate asthma symptoms. Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have received a $1.75 million, four-year grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, one of the National Institutes of Health, to better...

  • In celebration of Black History Month, the talented students of ArtPlay’s Make It Happen Performing Ensemble will perform the original play “The Clever George Washington Carver.”Birmingham teens will pay homage to a giant in Alabama history with the premiere of the ArtPlay original play “The Clever George Washington Carver” on Saturday, Feb. 21. The talented young actors of ArtPlay’s Make It Happen Performing Ensemble will celebrate the life of Carver, who was born into slavery in...