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State Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday May 03, 2020 ( 6 items )  

Auburn University Partners With U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission for Live Virtual Event
AUBURN, Alabama, April 28 -- Auburn University issued the following news article: Following its official report on cybersecurity strategy and policy recommendations in March, the U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission will partner with Auburn University's McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security on Wednesday, April 29, for a 90-minute live event titled "Is Deterrence Possible in Cyberspace?". The virtual event will begin at noon CT, and will be livestreamed at aub.ie/deter  more

Troy University Foundation Names Three New Members to Board of Directors
TROY, Alabama, April 28 -- Troy University issued the following news: The Troy University Foundation has announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. The new members are Joseph W. "Billy" Jones Jr., of Monroeville, Jeffrey D. Kervin of Troy, and Dr. Martha Wingard Tack of Wetumpka. "We are pleased to welcome Mr. Jones, Mr. Kervin and Dr. Tack as members of the Troy University Foundation Board," said Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor. "All three are TROY alumni, who h  more

University of Alabama Birmingham Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology Ranks Fourth in Nation for NIH Funding
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, April 28 -- The University of Alabama Birmingham campus issued the following news: The Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham continues its rise in the top tier of U.S. anatomy/cell biology departments. The department's 2019 National Institutes of Health funding of $16,479,206 is ranked No. 4 in the nation out of 79 anatomy/cell biology basic science departments, according to a newly released report. Marcas Bam  more

University of Alabama Birmingham: Gender Identity Plays a Role in the Amount of Pain Experienced by Individuals With Chronic Pain
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, April 29 -- The University of Alabama Birmingham campus issued the following news: Research has shown that chronic pain is a major health concern with ever-increasing costs. But the burden is not equal, according to a study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The study, published in the Journal of Pain Research, shows that gender identity may play a more significant role in pain sensation than does genetic sex. "Our research shows that treatment of individuals wi  more

University of Alabama Birmingham: Minority Students Will Expand Knowledge of Science Through Sigma Xi Diversity Grant
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, April 29 -- The University of Alabama Birmingham campus issued the following news: The University of Alabama at Birmingham chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society, has received funding for a Diversity Grant application to connect students in low-income areas with UAB scientists. UAB's Sigma Xi chapter is one of only two recipients of this competitive grant from across the country. This is the first grant the chapter has received since its inception, says  more

University of Alabama Birmingham: Poverty, Location and Insurance Status Play Major Role in Epilepsy Care
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, April 29 -- The University of Alabama Birmingham campus issued the following news: Treatment of epilepsy in America varies depending on several social factors, including income, insurance and region, according to new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham published online on April 12 in Epilepsy and Behavior. Using data from the 2013, 2015 and 2017 National Health Interview Survey administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the researcher  more