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  • UAB researchers uncover protein SRSF1’s uncommon ability to bind and unfold RNA G-quadruplexes
    Appearing in both DNA and RNA sequences, G-quadruplexes’ relationship with the protein SRSF1 demonstrates the unexplored broader implications of SR proteins in RNA splicing and translation.  
  • UAB researchers awarded prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Awards
    The National Science Foundation has awarded UAB assistant professors Abdollah Mirbozorgi, Ph.D., and Hui-Ting Lee, Ph.D., its Faculty Early Career Development Program’s CAREER awards.
  • UAB nurse turned student again: Ashouri’s commitment to health care brings her back to UAB for third degree
    With a passion for health care, Sarah Ashouri learned that two degrees were not enough to provide the patient care she genuinely deserved to give.
  • Atoms, Engineers, and Reactors: My Journey at UAB
    Logan Alexander Burnett, a graduating senior majoring in physics and minoring in mechanical engineering, chemistry, and mathematics, shares his UAB experience in this personal reflection.
  • 2024 winners of the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching
    The Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes full-time, regular faculty members of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching.
  • ALG6 acts as a modifier gene in the inherited genetic eye disease retinitis pigmentosa 59
    A modifier gene is one that changes the observable characteristics, called the phenotype, or molecular expression of other genes.
  • Bayles selected as American Chemical Society’s undergraduate liaison at 2024 Leadership Institute
    Bayles attended the 2024 ACS Leadership Institute, where he was chosen as the 2024 undergraduate student liaison, one of the only undergraduate student positions within the national organization.
  • Faculty go to Washington for leadership roles at NSF
    Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D., of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Molly Wasko, Ph.D., of the Collat School of Business, are serving as program directors at the National Science Foundation through a program that brings practicing scientists into the heart of the country’s scientific decision-making.
  • An enhanced brain delivery of antibodies heightens the potential to treat brain diseases
    The site-directed addition of a polymer on the antibody trastuzumab helped this cancer-fighting antibody cross the blood-brain barrier.
  • UAB expands research courses thanks to new $76 million science building
    The unveiling of the new Science and Engineering Complex is helping “Forge the Future” of research at UAB.
  • Lacey Johnson wins 2024 Miss UAB Scholarship Competition
    The competition is an official preliminary to the Miss Alabama and Miss America competitions. Johnson, captain of the UAB Blazerettes, also won the Spirit Award.
  • 2024 Mr. and Ms. UAB are John Goodman and Natalie Vital
    Started in 1981, the Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition is one of UAB’s longest-standing Homecoming traditions presented by the UAB National Alumni Society.
  • Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship names winners of 2023 Innovation Awards
    Vivek Lal, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UAB Heersink School of Medicine and the founder of both ResBiotic Nutrition and Alveolus Bio, was given the 2023 Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship.
  • From labs to operating rooms: My SHPEP summer of healthcare exploration
    My name is Jada Williams, and I am a junior majoring in public health with minors in chemistry and art studio. This summer, I had the incredible opportunity to be an intern with the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • How one UAB student is using her passion for the environment to create practical solutions for the future
    University of Alabama at Birmingham student Margaret Birks is researching how methane can be used as a more economically and environmentally friendly energy source for low-income and rural communities.  
  • Department of Energy awards nearly $1.75 million to two UAB early career scientists
    From cancer to supercomputing, UAB researchers will make an impact across disciplines using the grant from the Department of Energy.
  • “I want to save a million lives.” UAB spring 2023 graduate set to start Post-Baccalaureate Intramural Research Training with the National Institutes of Health.
    Jeydi Gonzalez-Guzman, a spring 2023 graduate of the UAB Department of Chemistry, was recently awarded a post-baccalaureate position with the NIH.
  • The teacher becomes the student: UAB Chemistry Ph.D. graduate set to research microplastics in Hawaii as a postdoctoral fellow
    Initially set on education, a UAB chemistry Ph.D. graduate is letting his first passion fuel his next adventure as he sets off to Hawaii for a postdoctoral fellowship.
  • ‘It’s been more than eye-opening’: UAB Ph.D. graduate acknowledges the culture shock of coming to America and the new view of his future he gained from it
    Maksim Dolmat is a 29-year-old international student who will be graduating from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a doctorate in chemistry Aug. 11.
  • A glimpse of how I am turning my passion for the environment into a practical solution
    In this guest article, NASA Alabama Space Grant Consortium Scholarship Recipient Margaret Birks shares her goal of creating clean, no waste energy sources for communities in need.

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