Microbiology News

  • 2015CapitolHillDayMicrobiology professor Dr. Louis Justement and three other UAB professors were among 50 scientists from 27 states to meet with congressional staff during Capitol Hill Day, April 14, 2015.

    “The annual Capitol...

  • 2015FacultyRetreatOnce a year, faculty members of the microbiology department join for a day-long retreat to discuss developments in their current research and plans for continued study. This year’s meeting included...
  • Tyler StewartaCongratulations to Tyler Stewart (Novak lab) who received a Hiramoto Travel Award to assist in his travel to the Society for Glycobiology Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

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Susan Roberts Dubay Endowed Lecture
Date: September 1, 2015
Speaker: Eric Hunter, Ph.D.

24th Annual Microbiology Research Retreat

November 13 - 15, 2015
Keynote Speaker: Flavius Martin, Ph.D.

Bertram M. Marx Lecture
March 15, 2016
Speaker: Roy Curtiss, III, Ph.D.

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Beckman2013

Timothy Fernandez, Dhruv Patel, and Michael Longmire presented their research at the three-day symposium.

Fernandez, one of UAB's three inaugural Beckman Scholars, was one of six students out of a nationwide pool of Beckman Scholars chosen earlier this year to give a plenary 30 minute presentation at the conference. His mentor, Jamil Saad, Ph.D., introduced Fernandez at the symposium. Saad also represented the 15 Beckman UAB mentors at this year's symposium.

In photo left to right: Roxanne Lockhart (Biology, UHP), Bliss Chang (Chemistry & Biology, STHP); Dr. Jamil Saad, (Microbiology), Timothy Fernandez (Biology, Chemistry; UHP; UASOM), Bliss Chang (Chemistry & Biology, STHP), Michael Longmire (Chemistry & Biology), and Dhruv Patel (BME, STHP)


Read more about UAB’s Beckman Scholars in July 2013 UAB Magazine .