Stephen T. Koury BS MT (ASCP), MS, PhD

Stephen Koury

Stephen T. Koury
BS MT (ASCP), MS, PhD

Research Associate Professor

Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Cell growth, differentiation and development; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; RNA

Contact Information
26 Cary Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-5188
Fax: (716) 829-3601
stvkoury@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • PhD, Anatomical Sciences, University at Buffalo (1987)
  • MS, Cell Biology, State University of New York at Albany (1983)
  • BS, Medical Technology, State University of New York at Albany, Cum Laude (1979)

Employment:

  • Research Associate Professor, Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University at Buffalo (2015-present)
  • Research Assistant Professor, Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University at Buffalo (1999–2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University at Buffalo (1992–1999)
  • Research Assistant Professor, Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Medicine (1990–1992)
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Medicine, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine (1987–1990)
  • Graduate Student, Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, University at Buffalo (1982–1987)
  • Electron Microscopy Technician, Pathology, Albany Medical College (1981–1982)
  • Clinical Microbiology Lab Technician, Veterans Administration Medical Center (1979–1980)

Awards and Honors:

  • Northeast Association of Graduate Schools (2011)
  • Teacher of the Year Award (2007)
  • Teacher of the Year Award (2006)
  • Teacher of the Year Award (2006)
  • Teacher of the Year Award (2005)
  • Teacher of the Year Award (2004)
  • Teacher of the Year Award (2004)
  • Teacher of the Year Award (2002)

UB 2020 Strategic Strengths:

  • Molecular Recognition in Biological Systems and Bioinformatics

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • June 2014–May 2019
    Western New York in Genetics and Health Care Partnership
    National Institutes of Health
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $1,268,962
  • May 2013–July 2016
    WNY Genetics in Research Partnership: Expanding Exposure, Career Exploration and Interactive Projects in Basic Genome Analysis and Bioinformatics
    National Science Foundation
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $1,136,572
  • July 2010–December 2012
    Effects of Ethanol Exposure during Involution on Post-Partum Breast Cancer
    NIH
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $432,950
  • July 2010–June 2012
    Targeted Chemoprevention of Parity-Associated Breast Cancer
    NIH
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $432,950
  • July 2010–June 2012
    Effects of Ethanol Exposure During Involution on Post-Partum Breast Cancer
    NIAAA
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $275,000
  • March 2010–February 2012
    High Density Lipoprotein in Follicular Fluid and Fertility Outcomes
    NIA
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $275,000
  • January 2008–December 2010
    Clinical Lab and Manufacturing Teacher Education
    NYS Dept. of Labor
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $228,573

Journal Articles:

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Professional Memberships:

  • American Society for Clinical Pathologists (1979–2012)

Presentations:

  • "The Western New York Genetics in Research Partnership" Summer 2014 NYS STEM Education Collaborative Institute, NYS STEM Education Collaborative Institute, Poster Session (2014)

Service Activities:

  • Board Member, Niagara Frontier Chapter of the New York State Society for Clinical Laboratory Science; Board Member (1996–2000)
  • Health Related Professions Research Committee; Member (1996–2000)
  • Director of Graduate Studies; Director (1995–2012)
  • Graduate Curriculum Committee; Chair (1995–2012)
  • Health Sciences Divisional Committee; Member (1994–2012)
  • Health Related Professions Grievance Committee; Member (1994–1996)
  • Health Related Professions/Nursing Relocation Subcommittee; Health Related Professions; Member (1994–1995)
  • J. Warren Perry Scholarship Committee; School of Health-Related Professions; Member (1994–1995)
  • Biosafety Committee; Chair (1993–1996)
  • Reviewer for various journals; Served as reviewer for the following journals: American Journal of Physiology, Blood, European Journal of Physiology, Experimental Hematology, The Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry, Kidney International, Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), Immunologic Investigations; Reviewer (1993–2012)

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Contact Information

26 Cary Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-5188
Fax: (716) 829-3601
stvkoury@buffalo.edu