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Samiksha Raut, Ph.D., associate professor of biology at UAB, is beginning a two-year fellowship where she will undergo leadership training with the intent of positively impacting underrepresented leaders in the field of STEM.

The largest coalition of biological and biomedical research associations in the United States, known as FASEB, advocates for the basic biomedical research community.

The McWane Science Center and UAB are partnering to provide students a unique research opportunity at World of Water Aquarium.
Jim McClintock, Ph.D., shares his support for the UAB Sustainability Office’s energy plan, “20 by 25,” which aims to convert 20 percent of UAB’s electrical energy to renewable energy by 2025.
Birmingham-based Protective Life Corporation and its parent company, Tokyo, Japan-based Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc., committed $3.5 million of gifts locally in 2015 when Dai-ichi acquired Protective. The dedication to being part of building a strong community has continued since that time with $25.9 million of community contributions.
A bilingual speaker of Japanese, Leanna Miku Crafford volunteered with a nonprofit health care clinic, did research in microbiology and led the Japanese Culture Club. She will graduate May 1 with honors magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.
A College of Arts and Sciences student selected for the prestigious Posters on the Hill event will have her research showcased to lawmakers in Washington, D.C.
A UAB researcher has received a grant to develop novel, single-cell tools for studying microbial population genetics.
Darwin Day 2021 will be virtual and will feature speakers Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D., director of UAB’s Division of Infectious Diseases; Paul Goepfert, M.D., professor of medicine; and Nathan Erdmann, M.D., assistant professor of medicine.
The chapter received the award for the seminar “Wetumpka Impact Crater — Alabama’s Greatest Natural Disaster” by James Lowery, a UAB retiree and member of Sigma Xi for 22 years.
Alice Kim and Ryleigh Fleming each created projects to improve student mask safety, hygiene, and access to health care facts and necessities that were selected by the Clinton Global Initiative University COVID-19 Student Action Fund.
The UAB Nathan Shock Center received a $4.5 million grant renewal from the National Institute on Aging to further engage in cutting-edge research focused on comparative bioenergetics and aging.
A study identifying biomarkers for certain neuroendocrine cancers demonstrates a novel approach for identifying and detecting tumor drivers, giving this diagnostic-therapeutic coupled system a broad translational potential.
Students from UAB continue to help advance research opportunities for the state and beyond through the highly competitive Alabama EPSCoR Graduate Research Scholars Program awards.
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, UAB students developed a project to help inform the Birmingham community and beyond.
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