Research Resources

UAB Faculty – Research Resources Guidebook

PDF guide covering research for all areas of the University

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development (OVPRED)

Leadership for all administrative research units serving the research enterprise at UAB. OVPRED oversees Core Facilities, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, and Institutional Review Board.

Integrated Research Administration Portal (IRAP)

Electronic submission of funding applications and compliance forms for future research initiatives.

Research Data Management

UAB investigators will be required to submit data management plans (DMPs) with grant proposals and insure that copies of publications and the associated data are deposited as required by the granting agency.

UAB Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The nexus for UAB innovation, entrepreneurial educational models, applied research, and management of intellectual property.

Funding Sources and Grant Opportunities

Presentations and general information related to effective grant writing.

Office of Postdoctoral Education

UAB is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists.

Conflict of Interest Review Board (CIRB)

Charged with the ongoing development of policies and procedures related to conflicts of interest in sponsored research, review of disclosures of financial interests submitted by investigators, and the development of conflict of interest management plans.

Research News

Using protons to fight cancer: the science behind the UAB Proton Center
Using protons to fight cancer: the science behind the UAB Proton Center
A 90-ton machine called a cyclotron will accelerate protons to very high speeds to impact human tumors.
GARP2 accelerates retinal degeneration in a mouse model
GARP2 accelerates retinal degeneration in a mouse model
The function and structure of protein GARP2 in rod cells of the retina is still not clear, but researchers have shown that GARP2 accelerates retinal degeneration in mice, and have made an important step toward creating a standardized nomenclature between mice and humans for a measurement of retinal degeneration.
A “release and kill” strategy may aid treatment of tuberculosis
A “release and kill” strategy may aid treatment of tuberculosis
Tuberculosis kills 1.8 million people a year, and 10 million more are infected. Development of host-cell directed therapies that could restore cellular function during M. tuberculosis infection, such as a “release and kill” strategy, could shorten drug treatment of TB patients.
Brain plasticity: How adult-born neurons get wired-in
Brain plasticity: How adult-born neurons get wired-in
It appears that new cells compete to ‘win’ synapse connections away from old cells, which promotes network plasticity.
UAB study shows children and parents over-report leukemia medication adherence
UAB study shows children and parents over-report leukemia medication adherence
Research from UAB suggests that nearly half of children with the most common type of leukemia or their parents say they took more medications than they actually did.
Recognizes online courses that exemplify best practices and innovation in online education, developed by full-time UAB faculty.
Recognizing those who develop and nurture working relationships between faculty and staff across the UAB campus.
The Beckman Foundation is interested in funding students engaged in research in the areas of biology, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, chemistry, neuroscience and related disciplines.
The Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Award and Phi Kappa Phi Artist Award honor those individuals who demonstrate the ideals of the Society.
Love of Learning Awards will help fund post-baccalaureate studies and/or career development for active Phi Kappa Phi members.
Grant funding to Phi Kappa Phi chapters and individual members to fund ongoing literacy projects or to create new initiatives.
Fellowships support women scholars completing doctoral dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research, or finishing research for publication.
Monetary award for untenured faculty members whose academic work contributes to the understanding of the principles, practices, and institutions necessary to a free society or to the understanding of the classical liberal or libertarian tradition.
Annual award and research directorship program available to all faculty members
Funding in all fields for those interested in Scandinavian based research
Science and engineering minority students and faculty
Must have advanced the frontiers of science or otherwise made a significant contribution to the health of people, or made an outstanding contribution to the Academic Health Center through education, research, or public service.
Recognizing faculty who have rendered outstanding service in the Birmingham community.
Applauds faculty in the field of the Arts and Sciences for notable achievements
Award recipients are chosen from each of the schools by a school-established selection committee. Honorees receive a cash award and a remembrance of achievement.