Capers and Singleton will have opportunities to share information on teaching, mentoring and research, as well as on building a career in higher education.
Fast, inexpensive gene sequencing needed to make possible personalized medicine.
Tanik brings vast experience in multidisciplinary studies and rapid-development prototype research to the department as it continues to expand.
Grant will allow UAB researchers to study novel therapies for pulmonary fibrosis, a deadly lung disease with no approved treatments.
Sumler, of Flora, Miss., was awarded $2,200 in scholarship money, after winning the Miss UAB title and the talent award for her vocal performance.