OPE Courses

Each year, the UAB Office of Postdoctoral Education sponsors courses in Lab Management (Fall), Grant Writing (Winter), Translational Science (Spring), and Job Skills (Summer).  There are no tuition fees for these courses and they are open to all UAB postdoctoral scholars. The Grant Writing and Job Skills courses are also open to senior graduate students at UAB.

For more information on each of these courses, click on the links below.

Lab Management

Grant Writing

Translational Science

Job Skills

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UAB News

  • Schwartz, a veteran and nurse, is the keynote speaker for this year’s Mental Health Summit, held Aug. 22.Linda S. Schwartz, nominee for assistant secretary of Veterans Affairs for Policy and Planning at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will be the guest of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing and the Alabama Statewide Area Health Education Center Program on Aug. 21-22 and will address staff, students and visitors as part of the...

  • Artist, art historian and curator Nzewi will lecture on “The Dak’Art Biennial and 20th Century Black Cultural Politics of Visibility.”Artist, art historian and curator Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, Ph.D., has been selected for the 2014 Edward M. and Hermione C. Friend Lecture at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. Nzewi’s lecture is “The Dak’Art Biennial and 20th Century Black Cultural Politics of Visibility.” It is presented by the UAB Department...

UAB Research News

  • UAB researchers are investigating game-based verification that may improve computer security and reduce user frustration compared to typical “type-what-you-see” CAPTCHA tools that use static images.CAPTCHA services that require users to recognize and type in static distorted characters may be a method of the past, according to studies published by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. CAPTCHAs represent a security mechanism that is often seen as a necessary hassle by Web services providers — necessary...

  • UAB Distinguished Professor’s editorial highlights research efforts exploring low-sodium intake guidelines and implications on cardiac disease and mortality.Recent studies suggest national dietary guidelines for sodium intake are unrealistic, and that the recommended level of sodium could be associated with a higher risk of cardiac disease and mortality. In an invited New England Journal of Medicine editorial, “Low Sodium — Cardiovascular Health Benefit or Risk?” University of Alabama at Birmingham Distinguished Professor of Medicine Suzanne Oparil, M.D.,...