Displaying items by tag: undergraduate neuroscience program

Nathan Larinde, a senior majoring in the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program, writes about his experiences in the program and at UAB.
Amy Stewart, a senior majoring in the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program, writes about her experiences in the program and at UAB.
Jarrod M. Hicks is looking for a smarter way to sharpen aging minds. Combining algorithms and brain scans, this senior math and neuroscience major in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences is trying to understand how cognitive training strengthens neural networks. 
Jarrod Hicks, a senior majoring in the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program, writes about his experiences in the program and at UAB.
Rhiana Simon, a senior majoring in the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program, writes about her experiences in the program and at UAB.
Gavin, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Co-Director of the UAB Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP), teaches for the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program, Science and Technology Honors Program, and the Graduate School.
UAB researchers find that epigenetic changes associated with chronic obesity alter expression of memory-related genes in the brain.
UAB Honors College enrollment has more than doubled since 2012, and new initiatives and programs continue to garner great feedback from students.
Andrew Viegas, a senior majoring in the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program, writes about studying abroad at University College London during the 2015 fall semester.
From rapid diagnostic tools to next-generation therapies, UAB researchers are leading a multidisciplinary effort against traumatic brain injuries.
Sufferers of chronic pain are more susceptible to prolonged and pronounced health issues when practicing poor diet habits, according to new research published by UAB researcher Robert Sorge, Ph.D., and team in the Journal of Pain.
J. David Sweatt, Ph.D., an international expert in the molecular mechanisms underlying learning and memory, explains exciting breakthroughs in the field, including his own lab's work on ways to block, erase and enhance memories.
A group of UAB researchers have set themselves a two-year target — put an interdisciplinary team in place and have the necessary results in hand that will support the development of a Parkinson’s Disease Research Center of Excellence at UAB. 
Allie David of Vestavia and Chirag Patel of Enterprise have been named Mr. and Ms. UAB in one of UAB's oldest Homecoming traditions. Emilee Anders of Owens Cross Roads and Piyush Borse of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, were named first alternates.
September 03, 2015

Roberson Wins Denny-Brown Award

Erik Roberson, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is the winner of the 2015 Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Award from the American Neurological Association.
Nine years ago, UAB created an undergraduate neuroscience major to link the medical and university portions of UAB and produce skilled, young researchers destined for medical school or top graduate programs.
Ten weeks of intensive reading intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder was enough to strengthen the activity of loosely connected areas of their brains that work together to comprehend reading, UAB researchers have found. Hello.
University of Alabama at Birmingham honors student Sadhvi Batra is one of only 40 winners nationwide for the Humanity in Action Fellowship, which supports original research concerning intolerance and democratic values.
Nathan Oluwagbemiga Larinde has been awarded one of two UNCF Merck Undergraduate Science Scholarships given to UAB students this year. Solomon Gibson, a chemistry major and Global and Community Leadership Honors Program student, has been designated an alternate.
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