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Analyzing gene sequencing data and prescriptions for more than 3,300 participants in the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative, UAB researchers estimate 98.6% of Alabamians have actionable genotypes and “a significant proportion are currently prescribed affected medications.”
Five faculty who are principal investigators of major cohort studies explain how COVID-19 forced them to rethink and respond — and how their projects are contributing to the fight.

Learn how UAB bioinformaticist Jake Chen, Ph.D., and computer scientist Da Yan, Ph.D., shifted their venerable gathering online and aided the fight against COVID-19.

Colleagues explain say retiring Animal Resources Program Director Samuel Cartner, DVM, Ph.D., has helped shape the institution’s research.

Gene Siegal, M.D., Ph.D., interim chair of Genetics and executive vice chair of Pathology, is one of 20 named Fellows of the scientific research honor society for his distinguished contributions as a physician scientist, scholar and leader in academic medicine.

In a new paper, Keshav Singh, Ph.D., outlines the case for the “powerhouse of the cell” as a hideout and unwitting ally for SARS-CoV-2.

Scientific journals tackle the tough questions with rigor. Learn the questions consuming these thought leaders in sociology, pathology, civil engineering and surgery.

Single-cell sequencing enables researchers to study disease as never before — even skipping through time to follow crucial populations. UAB experts explain what all the fuss is about and how to get started in single-cell research — a field that is wide open for discovery.

What can you do with a gene-editing tool like CRISPR? Laura Lambert, Ph.D., who builds one-of-a-kind models in UAB’s transgenic core facility, gives the lowdown along with researchers who took her heavily attended CRISPR workshop.

The proposals, which support new approaches to instruction and learning in a team environment, reflect the "incredible diversity of creative scholarship" at UAB.

Sandra Pilkinton has been named February’s Employee of the Month.

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