Displaying items by tag: department of biology

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. 

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.
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.
Elizabeth Bevan receives $15,000 award to continue marine research in pursuit of doctoral degree at UAB.
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.
Aileen Jong, senior in philosophy, Michelle Nguyen, senior in neuroscience, and Clara Wan, senior in biology, are bringing attention to a little-discussed issue: menstrual hygiene management.
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