I13008—Oral Biology

Contact:

MentorHui Wu, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Mailing address: UAB SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY, SDB 802,1530 3RD AVENUE SOUTH BIRMINGHAM AL 35294-2170 Telephone: (205) 996-2392 Fax: (205) 975-4431 E-mail: hwu@uab.edu


Postdoctoral Positions Available

Postdoctoral positions are available for self-motivated individuals to work in the area of bacterial genetics and pathogenesis. One project investigates bacterial protein glycosylation and secretion mechanisms, and another project aims to develop small molecule inhibitors for bacterial biofilms. Experience with microbiology, glycobiology and/or structural biology is highly desirable. Interested candidates please send your resume including past and current research activities, names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references to: Hui Wu, Ph.D.,  hwu@uab.edu.

UAB News

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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...

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