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The College of Arts and Sciences is proud that three of the five honorees are our graduates.

Immunology has traditionally been studied at graduate levels, but faculty at UAB think that giving undergraduates the ability to study this interdisciplinary field will lead to greater numbers of immunologists entering the field. You can read their study in Frontiers of Immunology.

Cahaba Brewing is one of the most popular and successful breweries in Birmingham. “When I began brewing, I started looking at what the science of brewing is,” says Eric. “A lot of people relate brewing beer more to cooking than anything else, but there’s so much more to it.

The UAB Graduate Dean's Excellence in Mentorship Award recognizes full-time regular UAB faculty members who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments as mentors of graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows.

In August 1971, Janice Roberts became the second woman to graduate with a master’s degree from UAB’s Department of Biology.

On June 5, 1971, Nancy Love became the first woman to receive a master’s degree from the Department of Biology.

In 1986, Dr. Vithal Ghanta joined the Department of Biology as an Associate Professor, making her the department’s first female tenured faculty member. In 1989, she was promoted to full professor. Dr. Ghanta has spent the past 33 years advancing the department’s research and teaching.

In June 1970, Mary Shepherd received her diploma from UAB, making her the first woman to ever graduate with a bachelor’s degree from the Department of Biology!

Established in 2018, the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes full-time regular faculty members of College of Arts and Sciences who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching.

UAB Department of Biology professors Dr. Charles Amsler and Dr. Jim McClintock, along with co-PIs Dr. Katrin Iken (University of Alaska, Fairbanks), Dr. Aaron Galloway (University of Oregon), and Dr. Andrew Klein (Texas A&M University), secured a $880,000 NSF grant to investigate brown macroalgae in the northern portion of the western Antarctic Peninsula region.

We are proud to announce that eight College of Arts and Sciences alumni were honored as members of the 2018 class of the UAB Excellence in Business Top 25.

New degrees in the College prepare students for emerging fields of personalized medicine, advanced manufacturing, and more.

Underrepresented minorities make up about 30% of the U.S. population but only 5% of U.S. science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) doctorates.
Dr. Stacy Krueger-Hadfield, assistant professor in the Department of Biology, and colleague secure a $60,000 Binational Science Foundation Start-Up Grant to investigate the response to temperature and ocean acidification in the Levantine region of the Mediterranean Sea.
Dr. Stacy Krueger-Hadfield, assistant professor in the Department of Biology, was selected as the 2018 Norma J. Lang Early Career Fellow from the Phycological Society of America.

Stephen A Watts has been selected to chair the organizing committee for the ORIP/DPCPSI/OD-NIH workshop on “Defining Nutrition in Zebrafish and other Biomedical Research Diets: Needs and Challenges.”

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from The Krueger-Hadfield Lab.

UAB will launch a new Bachelor of Science degree program in bioinformatics this fall.

UAB Disability Support Services (DSS) named this year’s winners of the Spring 2018 Faculty Awards. They are Mickie Powell (Ph.D.) and Robin Lorenz (M.D., Ph.D.).

Follow our new series on research happening in the Department of Biology. Today's installment features recent papers from the Sun Lab.

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