Displaying items by tag: research and innovation

A potent compound discovered by UAB researchers in Antarctic waters could be a new weapon against a bacterial infection that kills thousands each year.
Aaron Landis will work with researcher Robert Sorge and explore Birmingham as one of the inaugural recipients of the President's Summer Research scholarships.
UAB researcher Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., has already shown the world how to find ancient sites from space. Now her graduate student is using remote sensing data to find a different kind of hidden treasure: uranium.
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.
A treatment used for depression, Parkinson’s disease and autism shows promise to alleviate obesity in binge-eating disorder patients.
The facility will enable new distracted-driving research, addressing a major public health issue that is a leading cause of highway and traffic-related injuries and death.
Gary Warner’s and his students' work has been cited by Congressman Palmer in his recent Facebook Post.
UAB researchers uncover new information about drivers’ likelihood to participate in risky roadway behavior.
UAB serves as host site of National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence workshop to develop best practices to safeguard customer profiles.
Superjumbo shrimp—some nearly the length of an adult human hand—grown in a UAB lab could provide one solution to feeding the world’s growing appetite.
The innate immune systems of plants and plant pathogens are in a biological arms race, and if plants lose, food sources may diminish. Mukhtar probes the genetics and molecular mechanisms of plant immunity.
This mass spectrometry method can locate where molecular changes occur in a thin slice of tissue, and it has broad applicability to biomedical research.
Developmentally appropriate activities conducted by parents with their child during the first three years after birth reduce childhood cognitive delays in low-resource families.
Zina Trost, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the 2016 John C. Liebeskind Early Career Scholar Award from the American Pain Society.
Dr. Charles Amsler, Professor in the Department of Biology, has been named the 2016 winner of the Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
Study shows that, although ZEBRA, a system intended to enable prompt and user-friendly deauthentication, works very well with honest people, opportunistic attackers can fool the system.
Bhavitavya Sonia Nijampatnam, a graduate student in the UAB Department of Chemistry, has been named the recipient of a National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research pre-doctoral fellowship.
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