Three UAB researchers are among 391 nationwide to be recognized for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
Shahid Mukhtar was awarded a grant for his latest research with plant systems biology to better understand how pathogens cause plant disease.
The evidence found suggests the earliest ancestors of modern sea turtles may have come from the Deep South.
Two UAB professors, Amber Genau, Ph.D., and Nicole Riddle, Ph.D., will receive funding from an elite program honoring young researchers.

The Explorers Club chose UAB’s James McClintock for a fellowship in international exploration for significant scientific contributions. 

Articles published today by UAB and its Geroscience Network collaborators explore new interventions in aging processes as part of an effort to increase the healthy, independent years of life for the elderly. 

Nearly 1,400 students will graduate this summer, and an estimated 700 are expected to walk in the summer commencement ceremony at Bartow Arena.
Kids often acquire S. mutans, a cavity-causing bacterium from nonfamily members, researchers report at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting.
The zebrafish is making its mark in the field of biomedical research, becoming one of the fastest-growing models of human disease.
The partnership will provide scholarships and a reverse transfer agreement with Jefferson State to help deserving Alabama students realize their fullest potential.
A survival advantage for female humans stands out in a UAB review of sex differences in longevity across many species. Understanding why could inform treatments to extend healthy lifespans.
Two UAB students will travel to other institutions and take part in a research project as part of the Amgen Scholars program.
Joining SARA enables the university to expand access to online programs and open doors for more students to take classes at UAB.
Sophomore David Kovakas and freshman Dionna Walker will travel to Japan this summer to study abroad.
Elizabeth Bevan receives $15,000 award to continue marine research in pursuit of doctoral degree at UAB.
Courtney Walker becomes UAB’s 21st Goldwater Scholarship recipient.
Sophomores Kevin Lee and Daniel Mendoza will study abroad at the American University in Dubai this summer.
The innate immune systems of plants and plant pathogens are in a biological arms race, and if plants lose, food sources may diminish. Mukhtar probes the genetics and molecular mechanisms of plant immunity.
UAB researchers use novel approach with historic film to discover just how endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles are.
Rebecca Massey, a sophomore biology major, plans to pair undergraduate student mentors from UAB with underprivileged high school students from Birmingham City Schools.
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