Matt Windsor

Matt Windsor

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With a $1 million-plus grant from the National Science Foundation, Shahid and Karolina Mukhtar, associate professors in the Department of Biology, will use machine learning to identify new ways to boost crop production and train high school science teachers in cutting-edge gene studies.
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.”
A new program from the UAB Career Center has reached more than 160 faculty and staff with information on how to best support students in achieving post-graduation success.
Senior leaders responded to queries on returning to campus, working from home, vaccine requirements and safety, and more.
Research by Amy Amara, M.D., Ph.D., explores the ways deep sleep improves cognition and resistance exercise boosts deep sleep. With a new grant, she is studying the best exercise prescription for people with Parkinson’s.
Drew Sayer, Ph.D., is a pioneer in the use of sequential multiple-assignment, randomized trials, known as SMARTs, for weight-loss research. His studies test several interventions at once to speed the search for solutions tailored to specific groups.
Bertha Hidalgo, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology, explains how she is using WhatsApp and Facebook in two current studies and shares advice on using social media for research.
Enrollment in Eddie Nabors’s course on Poverty and Human Capability has more than tripled in the past year. Why? He gives students the chance to help the working poor receive thousands of dollars each and avoid scammers — even during a pandemic.
When use of an obscure antidepressant exploded across the state, William Rushton, M.D., who directs UAB’s medical toxicology program and the state’s poison control hotline, began an investigation that led the Alabama Department of Public Health to halt sales.
Are you Analytical or an Enthusiast? Amiable or a Controller? Find helpful advice for any workplace personality in Handling Workplace Change as an Employee, a free on-demand course for UAB employees through LinkedIn Learning.
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