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  • Southern Research Names Jim Tucker Director of Materials Research
    Monday, July 13, 2015

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Southern Research announced, today, that James R. Tucker joined its Engineering division as director of materials research. Tucker will lead a team of engineers and experimentalist technicians who specialize in materials characterization and precision testing of materials and structures for industrial, aerospace, and military applications.

  • Southern Research Awarded New $22 Million NIAID-DAIDS Contract to Support Ground-Breaking HIV Cure Research
    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Southern Research has been awarded a seven-year contract of up to $22 million to support research that could contribute to the cure of HIV disease. Under this contract, Southern Research will develop and standardize assays that quantitate latent reservoirs of HIV.

    “This is a revolutionary area in HIV research that is opening up new avenues for us in infectious diseases,” said Southern Research President and CEO Art Tipton, Ph.D. “It supports our 24-year legacy in HIV drug discovery and development for government and pharmaceutical clients.”

  • Bill Grieco Joins Southern Research as Vice President of Its Energy & Environment Division, Where He Will Lead Efforts in the Growing Field of Clean Energy
    Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    Birmingham, Ala.— Southern Research announced today that William Grieco, Ph.D., has been named vice president of the research institute’s Energy & Environment division.

    Given the ever-increasing importance of these areas, the organization now has a senior leader on board to solely focus on energy and environment.

    Southern Research has a long history in these disciplines, from pioneering technologies to reduce pollution from coal combustion in the 1970s, to the recent launch of the Southeastern Solar Research Center.

Alliance for Innovative Medical Technology (AIMTech)

Southern Research Institute and the University of Alabama at Birmingham have partnered to develop new medical devices to improve healthcare in the U.S. and around the globe.

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Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance

The Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance (ADDA) is a collaboration to facilitate and expedite the discovery and development of new drug therapies by leveraging the significant research strengths of Southern Research Institute and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

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Southern Research will have representatives at professional conferences throughout the year. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you.

  • Society of Toxicology (SOT)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

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