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Nov 04, 2014, 10:26 ET Southern Research Institute and UAB Partner to Develop Life-Changing Medical Devices

 Southern Research Institute, developer of seven FDA-approved cancer drugs, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a leading research...


Oct 02, 2014, 10:43 ET Southeastern Solar Research Center Named Project of the Year, Wins Sustainability Award

 Southern Research Institute's Southeastern Solar Research Center (SSRC) was named Project of the Year in My Green Birmingham's 2014...


Sep 25, 2014, 15:28 ET NASA Leadership Visits Southern Research Institute

Michael Gazarik, Ph.D., associate administrator of NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD), visited Southern Research Institute's...


Aug 21, 2014, 10:00 ET Department of Energy Announces $5.9 Million Funding Award Opportunity for Southern Research Institute

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Southern Research Institute has been selected for negotiation for an award of up to $5.9...


Aug 13, 2014, 13:55 ET Governor Robert Bentley and Governor Chris Christie Visit Southern Research Institute

 Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited the headquarters of Southern Research Institute today, where...


Aug 05, 2014, 10:41 ET Join Southern Research Institute at the 2014 Space & Missile Defense Symposium August 11-14, 2014

 Southern Research Institute announced today that representatives of the Engineering Division will be exhibiting at the 2014 Space &...


Jul 28, 2014, 10:00 ET Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., Named President of Controlled Release Society

Southern Research Institute today announced that Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., President and CEO of Southern Research Institute, has been named...


Jun 05, 2014, 14:21 ET U.S. Department of Energy Signs $1.05 Million Cooperative Agreement With Southern Research Institute To Develop Advanced High-Temperature Solar Thermal Storage System

Southern Research Institute today announced that it has signed a jointly funded cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as...


May 20, 2014, 10:27 ET Positive Results Presented At AACR Validate Assay To Predict Anti-Cancer Drug Activity In Humans

Southern Research Institute today announced a new service offering - a novel in vitro 12-cell line panel assay designed to predict drug activity...


May 06, 2014, 10:30 ET Southern Research Institute Names John M. Gerdes, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, Drug Discovery

Southern Research Institute today announced that John M. Gerdes, Ph.D., has been named Senior Research Fellow, Drug Discovery.  In this role,...


May 05, 2014, 13:33 ET Southern Research Institute To Exhibit At 2014 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference

Southern Research Institute, an organization that provides comprehensive contract research services in basic discovery research, in vitro and in...


Apr 29, 2014, 14:00 ET Southern Research Institute Appoints Vice President and General Counsel

Southern Research Institute today announced the appointment of M. Allison Taylor as vice president and general counsel.  Ms. Taylor has more...


Apr 22, 2014, 15:17 ET Southern Research Institute Develops Novel Screening Capability For Discovery Of Therapeutics To Address Highly Pathogenic Agents

 Researchers from Southern Research Institute and their colleagues at Galveston National Laboratory announced today that they have jointly...


Jul 23, 2013, 08:00 ET Southern Research Institute To Develop Water Treatment System For Shale Gas Hydraulic Fracturing

$1.8 million award from the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America could aid in the production of NPDES quality water from...


Jun 17, 2013, 11:53 ET Southern Research Institute Names Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D. President and CEO

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., has been...


Jan 07, 2013, 12:24 ET Southern Research Institute Wins $1.5 Million Dept. of Energy Award to Economically Produce Liquid Fuels from Coal and Biomass Mixtures

Research could make new alternative coal fuel processes more environmentally and economically competitive with petroleum-based processes...


Jul 02, 2012, 10:00 ET Southern Research and LSU Health Sciences Center Study Validates Using Imaging to Study the Progression of Parkinson's Disease in Preclinical Animal Studies

Using preclinical molecular imaging, scientists from Southern Research Institute and LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport have published data...


May 02, 2012, 08:15 ET Southern Research and Galveston National Laboratory to Develop High-Throughput Screening Platform in Biosafety Level-4 Laboratory

Southern Research today announced that it will collaborate with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to develop and validate a...


Apr 25, 2012, 13:15 ET Southern Research Signs Agreement with Apath, LLC to Conduct Preclinical Studies with Virus-Based HCV Screenings

Southern Research today announced that it has signed an agreement with Apath, LLC  which will allow Southern Research to conduct laboratory...


Apr 23, 2012, 10:19 ET Southern Research Wins Sub-Contract from BANC3 for Army's Warrior Enabling Broad Sensor (WEBS) Project

 Southern Research today announced that it is on the winning team with prime contractor BANC3, a rapidly growing technology and engineering...


Apr 02, 2012, 07:15 ET Southern Research Seeks Innovative Ideas from Established Investigators and Researchers

Have a new research idea?  Southern Research may be interested in hearing about it.  The Birmingham-based not-for-profit research...


Mar 26, 2012, 10:36 ET Daniel Foundation and Alabama Power Foundation Donate to Southern Research

Southern Research Institute today announced that it has received financial gifts from the Daniel Foundation of Alabama and the Alabama Power...


Jan 17, 2012, 11:27 ET Southern Research Prepared to Help the Coal-Fired Utilities Industry Address New Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Cost-Effectively

Southern Research Prepared to Help the Coal-Fired Utilities Industry Address New Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Cost-Effectively Southern...


Dec 13, 2011, 08:00 ET Southern Research Signs Agreement with BioLeap for Fragment-Based Drug Design Technology

Southern Research Institute today announced that it has signed an agreement with New Jersey-based BioLeap to apply its computational fragment-based...


Nov 21, 2011, 15:48 ET Southern Research to Construct and Operate SCR Catalyst Test Facility in Alabama

Independent SCR catalyst testing facility to open mid-2012 Southern Research Institute, an independent, not-for-profit scientific research...