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Dec 04, 2017, 18:21 ET Southern Research Develops Gasifier Technology To Unlock Coal's Potential

Southern Research has been selected to receive nearly $1.7 million in U.S. Department of Energy funding (DOE) to develop a new, cost-efficient...


Oct 11, 2017, 08:15 ET Biotech Veteran Jay Liu Joins Drug Discovery Division

Southern Research announced that Jay Liu, Ph.D., an experienced biotech industry innovator and entrepreneur, has joined its Drug Discovery division...


Oct 05, 2017, 14:58 ET Entrepreneur Steven Puckett Joins Prosperity Fund Leadership

Business consultant and serial entrepreneur Steven Puckett has been named managing director of Southern Research's Prosperity Fund, a $2.4 million...


Oct 02, 2017, 14:58 ET Southern Research-Bionetix Collaboration Seeks Novel Cancer Drug That Targets A Genetic Switch

Southern Research and Bionetix Inc., a South Korea-based biotech firm, have signed a research and license agreement to develop a new anti-cancer...


Sep 20, 2017, 13:12 ET New Drug Discovery Collaboration Targets Novel Treatments Against Diseases

Southern Research and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have formed a partnership to advance promising research that could...


Sep 08, 2017, 08:05 ET Southern Research Expands STEM Education Outreach With New Hire

Southern Research today announced plans to expand the scope of its longtime educational outreach efforts with the hiring of a STEM educator to...


Aug 17, 2017, 13:17 ET Southern Research To Play Key Role In Low Cost Carbon Fiber Project

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) recently announced that Western Research Institute...


Aug 03, 2017, 14:35 ET Southern Research Expands Efforts In Parkinson's, Alzheimer's And Other Neurodegenerative Diseases With New Hire

Southern Research said Rita Cowell, Ph.D., has joined the Birmingham-based organization as Chair of the Neuroscience Department as it expands...


Jul 18, 2017, 12:17 ET Southern Research Technology To Yield Unique Look At Sun During Eclipse

A high-definition imaging system developed by Southern Research and deployed on NASA aircraft flying nearly 10 miles above Earth will give...


Jul 12, 2017, 12:09 ET Southern Research taps Mark Patterson for aerospace business development role

Mark Patterson, an engineer and innovator with broad experience across a sweeping range of technology disciplines, has joined Southern Research's...


Jun 15, 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...


May 31, 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...


May 04, 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...


Mar 15, 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...


Mar 03, 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...


Feb 15, 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)...


Jan 25, 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...


Jan 12, 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...


Dec 21, 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...


Dec 13, 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...


Dec 12, 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...


Dec 06, 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...


Nov 28, 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...


Nov 17, 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...


Oct 31, 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...