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Steven Austad, Ph.D., chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Biology, will kick off this year’s Theodore Haddin Arts and Sciences Forum on Friday, Sept. 26.
A UAB/Vivo Biosciences/Birmingham Business Alliance team will be participating in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) new Innovation Corps Program.
Justice Sciences' Chair Dr. John Sloan has received a $24K grant from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Social and Economic Sciences (SES) Directorate to support a conference on ethics and digital forensics next May at NSF headquarters in Bethesda, MD.
The Department of Biology invites Biology Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, and Friends to attend its annual Welcome Back Picnic.
September 03, 2014

Fall Aging Symposium

The Department of Biology has teamed with UAB College of Arts and Sciences, School of Medicine, and Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging to bring you its fall Aging Symposium entitled: "The Basic Biology of Aging and The Future of Human Health.”
September 03, 2014

Biology Seminar Speaker Series

Fall is here, which means it is time for the Department of Biology Seminar Speaker Series. Join us as we host weekly talks over the course of the fall semester to open up the discussion on topics prevalent to the cutting-edge scientific community.
August 19, 2014

Liquid Chemistry

If you’ve never heard of zymurgy, you aren’t alone. But if you’ve ever tasted a beer, you’ve experienced it: Zymurgy is the science of fermentation.
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.
NASA recently announced the selection of seven instrument proposals for inclusion on the next rover to be sent to Mars in 2020. Among the proposals selected, Dr. Luther Beegle, UAB physics alumnus and Research Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA, is the principal investigator for the Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman & Luminescence for Organics and Chemicals (SHERLOC).
Biology major Quincy Jones and two other undergraduates were awarded prestigious Merck Fellowships for their research on aging and the brain.
Five college faculty members have been chosen as Edge of Chaos Scholars along with 21 other UAB faculty and staff members. In their new role, they will be making presentations throughout the coming academic year on the problems our society has struggled to solve.
Pedestrian injuries are a leading cause of death in children in the United States and around the world, and a pedestrian simulator developed by University of Alabama at Birmingham psychology professor David Schwebel is helping area children learn how to cross the street in a safe environment.
Amy Morgan, Ph.D., has been named the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s first master teacher for UABTeach, a program designed to nurture and train a new teaching force of highly qualified instructors in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering, and math.
Can making movies make you a better chemist? UAB chemistry professor Joe March and graduate student Mitzy Erdmann have proven that it does. Their research-tested approach is now implemented across UAB's introductory General Chemistry curriculum.
What's the fastest thing you can imagine? How about the smallest? Well never mind, because there really is no way to wrap your head around what's going on in David Hilton's laser lab in the UAB Department of Physics.
UAB’s Yogesh Vohra, Ph.D., a University Scholar, professor in the Department of Physics, and associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, “grows” diamonds by mixing methane with hydrogen in a process called microwave plasma chemical vapor deposition.
The Internet has opened up a world of educational opportunity for billions of people. But you need more than a web browser to take advantage of the Information Revolution.
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