Tag: Department of Biological Sciences


Small Wetlands the Focus of UA Effort to Boost Resource Management

From the UA News Center | Working with a national laboratory, researchers at The University of Alabama are investigating how the role of the patchwork of small drainage spots across the Southeast is changing as flooding becomes more frequent. The data collected from small, inland wetlands by the research team will be used to enhance […]

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UA, Harvard Researchers Identify Potential Parkinson’s Therapeutic

From the UA News Center | Researchers at The University of Alabama were part of a national investigation that identified a new candidate therapeutic target for Parkinson’s Disease, according to recently published results. The discovery is part of a movement within the biological and medical research communities to find promising avenues to treatment after decades of […]

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A&S Junior Creates Group to Combat Vaccine Misinformation

From the January 2022 Desktop News | In December 2020, junior biological sciences major and McCollough Pre-Medical Scholar Kyle Boden heard that a new vaccine was becoming available to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic. He, like many others around the country, was excited by the prospect. But this was quickly dampened by the spread of […]

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