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The number of College of Arts and Sciences students who win major national and international scholarships and fellowships grows every year. What does it take to win one of these major prizes?

The Dr. Larry Krannich Endowed Student Research Scholarship was established to recognize Dr. Krannich's decades of distinguished service to UAB and to provide opportunities for young scientists to gain valuable experience in the research environment.

Chemistry graduate student Miranda Trentle was awarded the Individual Fellowship Incentive Award from the Graduate School.

This active drug-delivery system addresses the limitations seen for the anti-cancer drug BA-TPQ — poor solubility and low bioavailability.
The Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a five-year MIRA R35 grant to Dr. Margaret Johnson, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry.
These microcarriers may offer an entirely different approach to treating solid human tumors of numerous pathologic subtypes by delivering their encapsulated drug cargo to a tumor and protecting against collateral tissue damage.
Bing Xue, a PhD student in the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Department of Chemistry, was awarded a Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research to support her research on biodegradable hydrogel microparticles for cancer therapy.
Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.
Nine Ph.D. students competed for a grand prize of $1,000 and a chance to represent UAB at the 3MT Regional Competition in March 2017
Michael Heaven's biotech business was hatched in a UAB lab, and accelerated by several UAB resources designed to fuel innovation on campus.
October 07, 2016

2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB Finalists

Nine of the 2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition finalists are students in College of Arts and Sciences departments and programs including Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Social Work.
The Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a five-year MIRA R35 grant to Margaret Johnson, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, and coworkers.
Coating insulin-producing cell-clusters with a thin protective layers may be a way to modify and use pig tissue to ultimately treat human diabetes. Testing in mice is the next step.
Chemistry graduate student Miranda C. Trentle received the PMSE Best Poster Award at the 2016 ACS Philadelphia National Meeting.
Kelly Walters relishes her access to scientists, clinicians and research opportunities unavailable to undergraduates at many other universities as she builds toward a career in medicine.
Chang, who was named a 2015 Fulbright Scholar in 2015, is this year one of 57 Phi Kappa Phi fellows selected nationwide.
The Department of Chemistry's Summer 2016 seminars will be held in CHEM 101, 901 14th Street South, at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise noted.
With one of UAB's inaugural President's Summer Research scholarships, undergraduate Marina Triplett is exploring a DNA topology puzzle that could point to better cancer drugs.
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