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15 Jun, 2017, 09:07 ET Prosperity Fund Targets Revitalization, Job Growth In Alabama Coal Counties

With backing from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), Southern Research is launching The Prosperity Fund, a $2.4 million initiative...


31 May, 2017, 15:28 ET Southern Research Taps Lillie Ryans As Director Of Contracts

Southern Research announced today that Lillie Ryans has joined the Birmingham-based organization as director of contracts, following an extensive...


04 May, 2017, 16:20 ET Southern Research Initiates Intensive TrainSafe Biosafety Training Program

Newswise -- Southern Research is launching a new biosafety training center as the centerpiece of an advanced program called TrainSafe to teach...


15 Mar, 2017, 09:00 ET Kaul Foundation $100,000 Gift Boosts Economic Development Mission

The Hugh Kaul Foundation, which has funded many worthy programs in the Birmingham region, is supporting Southern Research's wide-ranging economic...


03 Mar, 2017, 09:07 ET Southern Research Project Advances Novel CO2 Utilization Strategy

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy has awarded Southern Research nearly $800,000 for a project that targets a more...


15 Feb, 2017, 10:30 ET Johnson Space Center Selects Southern Research For SEAM Contract

Southern Research has been selected by NASA's Johnson Space Center for work under a specialized engineering, aeronautic, and manufacturing (SEAM)...


25 Jan, 2017, 08:27 ET Robert R. Meyer Foundation Gift Boosts Southern Research's Drug Discovery Efforts

Birmingham's Robert R. Meyer Foundation is supporting Southern Research's Drug Discovery program with a $500,000 gift that aims to accelerate...


12 Jan, 2017, 10:07 ET Southern Research Hires Michael Catalano As VP And General Counsel

Southern Research announced today the hiring of Michael Catalano as vice president and general counsel. In this role, he will lead both the...


21 Dec, 2016, 09:07 ET Southern Research names new members to board of directors

Southern Research announced today that C. Ray Hayes, chancellor of the University of Alabama System, and Nancy E. Dunlap, M.D., Ph.D., an...


13 Dec, 2016, 11:34 ET Drug discovery scientist Mark Suto named to National Academy of Inventors

Mark J. Suto, Ph.D., vice president of Drug Discovery at Southern Research, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in...


12 Dec, 2016, 10:28 ET Southern Research tapped by NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE for global independent validation of carbon dioxide utilization technologies

NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE and Southern Research's Energy & Environment (E&E) division today announced a partnership to help with the...


06 Dec, 2016, 12:44 ET Daniel Foundation supports Southern Research with $225,000 gift

The Daniel Foundation of Alabama is supporting Southern Research's economic development activities with a $225,000 grant, building on the...


28 Nov, 2016, 10:00 ET National Cancer Institute Awards Major Contract to Southern Research

Southern Research has been awarded a new, five-year Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the National Cancer Institute...


17 Nov, 2016, 11:21 ET Southern Research awarded $500,000 U.S. Department of Commerce grant to expand medical device innovation and commercialization

Southern Research announced today the Alliance for Innovative Medical Technology (AIMTech) has won a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to...


31 Oct, 2016, 12:40 ET Southern Research Recognizes Innovation With IP Awards

Southern Research honored the innovative work being conducted in its laboratories and facilities with the organization's Intellectual Property...


05 Oct, 2016, 13:26 ET National Cancer Institute Awards Major Contract To Southern Research

Newswise - Southern Research has been awarded a five-year IDIQ contract with a potential value of $19 million from the National Cancer Institute...


14 Sep, 2016, 10:22 ET Southern Research hires VP of Quality and Compliance

Southern Research is pleased to announce the hiring of Greg Furrow as Vice President of Quality and Compliance. As vice president, Furrow joins the...


06 Sep, 2016, 10:18 ET Southern Research acquires Houston-based aerospace firm Curved Skies

 Southern Research announced today it has acquired the assets of Houston-based aerospace professional services company Curved Skies LLC....


17 Aug, 2016, 11:49 ET Southern Research Hires Jim Pannucci to Lead Infectious Disease Research

 Infectious disease research veteran Jim Pannucci, Ph.D., has joined Southern Research as senior director for infectious disease research, the...


10 Aug, 2016, 12:39 ET Industry Vet Tim McGrath Tapped as New VP of Drug Development for Southern Research

Concluding a national search, industry veteran Tim McGrath has been named as the new vice president of Drug Development for Southern Research....


08 Aug, 2016, 13:30 ET Southern Research wins $10M NASA contract for AIRS technology

Southern Research was awarded a 5-year sole source contract renewal from NASA in the amount of $9.95 million to provide continued support of the...


15 Jun, 2016, 09:30 ET Southern Research launches 'Gen IV' nuclear power effort with key hire

Southern Research, which has engaged in energy-related work for decades, is expanding its focus in the field to incorporate the development of a...


01 Jun, 2016, 12:00 ET Southern Research engages community with philanthropic outreach as anniversary milestone approaches

 Southern Research, a non-profit organization marking its 75th year of operation in 2016, today launched a broad-based philanthropic outreach...


07 Apr, 2016, 09:01 ET Southern Research appoints Paul Bushdid to direct DART program

Paul Bushdid, Ph.D., has joined Southern Research to lead its Developmental & Reproductive Toxicology (DART) program, which performs complex...


23 Nov, 2015, 10:33 ET Southern Research Names Tom Blasey New Director of Intellectual Property

Today, Southern Research announced that Thomas Blasey has been named director of intellectual property. Blasey will lead Southern Research's IP...