Graduate School Events

March 1 - 31, 2024

Friday, March 1

De-Stress Power Hour: The Power of Co-Working

Who: All trainees (graduate and medical students, postdocs, residents, and fellows) Benefits: Free lunch sponsored by GSG (first come, first served) and...

Dissertation Defense - Seth Bollenbecker

Phosphate Drives Pulmonary Inflammation Through FGFR1/MAPK/ERK and AKT Signaling

Monday, March 4

Tuesday, March 5

Dean Martin's Coffee Hour with Program Directors/Admins

Graduate program directors and managers/coordinators are invited to join Dean Martin for her monthly "Coffee Hour with PDs." This informal hour-long event is...

Thesis Defense - Pranit Bora

Crown Fatigue Resistance and Enamel Wear of 3D Printed Resin Compared to Lithium Disilicate

Dissertation Defense - Riham Alsultan

Teacher Perspectives on the Impact of Interactive Read-Aloud Strategies for Comprehension Skills of Saudi Kindergarten Students: A Mixed Method Study

Wednesday, March 6

Pop-Up with the Dean

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are invited to join Dean Martin for her monthly Pop-Up with the Dean. This hour-long informal event gives students...

Thursday, March 7

Thesis Defense - Brinkley Thornton

Characterizing the Reproductive System of Avrainvillea in Hawaii

Monday, March 11

Dissertation Defense - Miriam Miles

Pray About It: Religious Coping, Chronic Stress and Masked Hypertension in African American Adults: The Jackson Heart Study

Tuesday, March 12

Shelby Gantt's Defense Flyer

Shelby Gantt will present her public PhD Defense - "Environmental Influence on the Physiology of Cnidarians and Their Symbionts"

Dissertation Defense - Shelby Gantt

Environmental Influence on the Physiology of Cnidarians and Their Symbionts

Thursday, March 14

Dissertation Defense - Li Zhang

Predictive Modeling Using Clinical Data and Compositional Microbiome Data

Dissertation Defense - Sarah Bowler

Access to and Service Utilization of Alabama Medicaid's Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Program

Monday, March 18

Dissertation Defense - Katie Wheeler

Exploring the Associations Between Cognitive Training, Social Determinants of Health, and Driving Behaviors: A Longitudinal Analysis of the ACTIVE Study

Tuesday, March 19

Dissertation Defense - Sahaj Anilbhai Patel

The Efficiency Impact of Gershgorin Circle Theorem for Feature Extraction in Computer Vision and Biomedical Signal Analysis

Thesis Defense - Samantha Way

Identification of the Synthetic Cannabinoids BZO-Poxizid and MDA-19 using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

Wednesday, March 20

Thesis Defense - Ann Mulherin

"Then let them use us well": How the Folger Edition of Shakespeare's Othello Limits Sexuality and Character Agency

Thursday, March 21

Thesis Defense - Haley Wells

Knocking at the Door: The Life and Legacy of Dr. James Montgomery

Friday, March 22

Dissertation Defense - Anastasia Smith

Prevention of Spina Bifida through Fortification of Iodized Salt with Folic Acid

Dissertation Defense - Kelsey Clearman

Novel Roles of Rab35 in Development and Disease

Monday, March 25

Thesis Defense - Maizonne Fields

Associations of Religious Involvement and Cultural Justifications with Depressive Symptoms and Burden among Caregivers

3/25 9am
Virtual Event
Thesis Defense - Shirlacia Gray

Using the Social Ecological Model to Assess the Correlates of Unprotected Sex Among African American Emerging Adults

3/25 12:30pm
Virtual Event
Dissertation Defense - Sachin Budhathoki

Physiologically Relevant Cardiac Tissue Chip Models for Disease Modeling

Tuesday, March 26

Thesis Defense - Nadia Farias Machado

Physical and Optical Properties of Materials used for Injection Molding

Wednesday, March 27

Dissertation Defense - Lucinda Hall

The Modification of Single Domain Antibody Framework and Variable Regions to Impart Novel Pharmacodynamic and Pharmacokinetic Properties

Thesis Defense - Taillk Goncalves Gomes

The Effect Bioactive Materials have on Tooth Demineralization

Thesis Defense - Brynnen Hendrix

The Effect of the Chemical and Physical Properties of Cotton on the Retention of Spermatozoa

Thursday, March 28

Thesis Defense - Jacob Kennedy

Barbara Dane: The Forgotten Activist

Friday, March 29

Thesis Defense - Dana Dawson

Mixed Martial Arts, Meaning, and Behavioral Peace: Examining Social Relationships in a Diverse Environment

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.