Students in UAB's Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program
(funded by US Dept of Ed), encouraging students to pursue doctoral study. Back row, from left: Doella Miller(UAB), Rickey Powell (UAB), Kevin Gibbs (UAB), William Woodfin(UAB), Duriel Garner (UAB), Vikki Hull (UAB), Brandon Smith (UAB), Victor Martin (UAB), Quinton Murry (Talladega College), Justin Gibson (UAB), Linda Oniah (UAB), Sandrine Niyongere (UAB). Front row, from left: Marina Reid (UAB), Jennique Robinson (UAB), Christi Culpepper(Tuskegee University), Alice Irby (Tusskegee University), Masheika James (UAB), Samantha Sterling (UAB), Bridgett Hill (tan dress, UAB), Notalsia Whiting (UAB), Jessica Williams (UAB), Victoria "Katie" Gibbs (UAB). Not pictured is Juanita Titrud (UAB).
Students from UAB's program to build Bridges to the Baccalaureate
(funded by NIH), encouraging students to pursue doctoral study.
Winners in the catagory of Public Health: From left, Victor Martin (1st Place)
, Sociology, "Risk of Acquiring Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among African American Males"; Christi Culpepper (3rd Place)
, Psychology, "Assessment of Quality of Life in Persons With Spinal Cord Injuries"; Bridgett Hill (2nd Place)
, Psychology, "A Comparison of Subjective and Objective Reports of Bullying-Victimization: Findings From the Birmingham Youth Violence Study."
Winners in the catagory of Life Sciences: From left, William Woodfin (3rd Place)
, Biology, "hTERT Transcription and Telomerase Activity in Terminally Differentiating Human Leukemia Cells"; Vikki Hull (2nd Place)
, Mechanical Engineering, "Evaluation of Novel Murine Model of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Diffuse Axonal Injury"; Duriel Garner (2nd Place)
, Biology, "Using Histology as a Method of Determining the Sex Ratio of Hatchling Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles From Nests Laid in Mexico in 2002"; Sandrine Niyongere (1st Place)
, Biology, "Elevated Levels of BLyS in Patients with Wegener's Granulomatosis."
Keynote speaker Dr. Milton L. Brown, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia
, talks with students after his speech.