Department of Biological Sciences

UA Researchers Examining Parkinson’s Resilience

From the September 2018 Desktop News | Diseases have a spectrum of risk, even those partially embedded in genes such as Parkinson’s disease. Less than 10 percent of those with Parkinson’s can pinpoint their genes as the only culprit, while scores of others with some genetic markers are diagnosed with the disease. Still others have markers […]

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A&S in the News: July 29-August 4, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for summer commencement, research on Parkinson’s disease, a theatre to treat autism, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: July 22-28, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for MothFest, research on voter fraud, the Forensic Science Camp, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: July 15-21, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive, research on sleep behavior, the upcoming runoff election, and more. […]

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Disease Afflicting Frogs Becoming Deadlier

  From the July 2018 Desktop News | A disease-inducing fungus in amphibians worldwide could become deadlier as different genetic variations emerge, according to research led by The University of Alabama. Biologists tested the harmfulness of a Brazilian hybrid form of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, known simply as Bd or the amphibian chytrid fungus, as well as both […]

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A&S in the News: July 1-7, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for an exhibit inspired by the recent “Black Panther” film, research on black holes, the Alabama Blues Project, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: June 24-30, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for an exhibit at the Gorgas House Museum, research on deadly fungus, the bombings in Austin, and more. […]

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