UAB alumnus revolutionizes tuberculosis research
Bill Jacobs, Ph.D., cracked one of the great problems in infectious disease using a mathematician's heart, a molecular biologist's training and a handful of dirt. Discover how the combo helped the former UAB doctoral student target tuberculosis in new ways — and earn a spot in the National Academy of Sciences.
Licensing deal marks coming of age for UAB-UW nanopore sequencing technology
UAB microbiology professor, Michael Niederweis, Ph.D., and Jens Gundlach, Ph.D., a professor of physics at the University of Washington, have developed nanopore DNA sequencing technology that will make DNA sequencing faster and cheaper. Read more...
|primary faculty and more than $15.8 million in active NIH grant support, the Department of Microbiology is dedicated to excellence in research, teaching and training.|
In 2010 the National Research Council ranked UAB Microbiology 11th for number of publications, citations, grants, diversity and number of PhDs.