Explore UAB

We're Hiring! The UAB Department of Biology invites applications for four faculty positions.

Department of Biology

Want to be a doctor, dentist, optometrist, pharmacist, ecologist, genetic counselor, or a professor? Do you want to cure cancer, Ebola, or Alzheimer’s disease? Maybe you want to help endangered species, discover new viruses, work in a biotech company, be a science journalist, design eco-friendly gardens, or save the environment from the consequences of climate change. UAB’s Biology Department is the place for you.
Learn about Careers in BiologyMajors & MinorsGraduate ProgramsOur Faculty

“My UAB undergraduate major in Biology was my key to getting into medical school."

Greg Flippo, MD UAB Biology, Class of ’82

Latest News

  • UAB’s 12 new construction and renovation projects transforming campus, supporting strategic initiatives
    UAB’s strategic planning continues to blaze its path to improve more lives by leveraging construction projects that include new and enhanced facilities across the institution, blooming green spaces and art installations.
  • UAB nurse turned student again: Ashouri’s commitment to health care brings her back to UAB for third degree
    With a passion for health care, Sarah Ashouri learned that two degrees were not enough to provide the patient care she genuinely deserved to give.
  • UAB CORD cancer research program molds future leaders through experience and fostering of community
    The UAB Center for Community Outreach Development RACE21 program has equipped seniors James Walts and Sarah Elimam with years of lab and youth outreach experience to become well-rounded researchers of the future.