In 2010 the National Research Council ranked UAB Microbiology 11th for number of publications, citations, grants, diversity and number of PhDs.
Bird flu: to fear and not to fearhttp://themixuab.blogspot.com/2013/04/bird-flu-to-fear-and-not-to-fear.html
"Dr. Ming Luo's lab is working on fusion inhibitors that target a viral protein called hemagglutinin, and by blocking it, take away the ability of a virus to enter into human cells."
Massive computing power needed to unravel gut bug/cancer link
The Mix: Research News at UAB interviews Microbiology Professor Elliot Lefkowitz, Ph.D., as he describes some of the challenges involved in microbiome data analysis.