Dr. Vladimir Parpura has been elected to the International Society for Neurochemistry (ISN) as a Council Member-Elect (2019 - 2023).  The online voting elected six new council members.

ISN is a nonprofit membership organization and the only global society focused on neurochemistry.  With a proud history dating back to its establishemnt in 1965, ISN strives to promote all relevant aspects of molecualr and cellular neuroscience. 

Dr. Parpura is a professor in the Department of Neurobiology and a senior scientist at the Civitan International Research Center.
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Mary Phillips, has been chosen to receive the 2019 GBS/JHS Outstanding Student Award. 
 
The award will be presented officially at the UAB Honors Convocation which will be held at the Alys Stephens Center on  April 16, 2019.  Mary's achievements as a graduate student will be recognized during the event and her accomplishments will be highlighted in an upcoming edition of the Graduate School newsletter.

Mary is a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Lucas Pozzo-Miller.

Join us in congratulating  her on this honor! 
 

 Robinson Holly 2 Holly Robinson

Holly Robinson, an undergraduate researcher studying Rett Syndrome, was selected as an institutional nominee for the
Barry Goldwater Scholarship (highest honor national undergraduate scholarship for research). She conducted much of her research over the summer as a participant in the Honors Neuroscience Summer Research Academy which is partially sponsored by the Civitan International Research Center. 

Congratulations, Holly!

Passions that help pave the way!

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Farah Lubin uses her career to help students accomplish their goals.  She was featured in the  February 18, 2019 edition of Kaleidoscope.  For the complete article visit: Passions

Farah Lubin, Ph.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology and a scientist at the Civitan International Research Center.
Kaleidoscope 3 What really happens when enamored?

Dr. Farah Lubin's research was highlighted in the February 11, 2019 edition of Kaliedoscope, the UAB undergraduate student led newspaper.  Lubin's memory research indicates "...emotional memories are very strong and plan an important role downstream in having a lasting effect on your DNA."  For the complete article visit:  Chemistry of Love

Dr. Lubin is an associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology and a scientist at the Civitan International Research Center.