Department News

5/21/20

Twenty-seven doctoral, 58 master’s and 192 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May 17 virtual commencement ceremony.

4/28/20

Terry D. Connell, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, is leading research into the capacity of several bacterial molecules (LT-IIa, LT-IIb) to modulate immune responses to foreign antigens.

4/27/20

Thirty-four original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2020 Medical Student Research Forum.

4/22/20

With COVID-19 tests and testing materials in short supply across the nation, researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have joined together to help compensate for the shortage.

4/2/20

Due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has transitioned to a distance learning model for student instruction to reduce density in the campus environment.

1/9/20

Fifteen students in the MD-PhD program at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences presented posters at the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Research Day last fall at the Jacobs School building in downtown Buffalo.

1/7/20

Michael W. Russell, PhD, professor emeritus of microbiology and immunology, has been awarded the distinction of fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

1/7/20

The Participate in Research portal is a new online tool that lists and updates every active clinical trial throughout the University at Buffalo.

12/12/19

Eight faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 16th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

12/5/19

Garwood Medical Devices, LLC, has been granted “Breakthrough Device” designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the company’s BioPrax device, a tool it is developing to help eliminate biofilm infections on prosthetic knee implants.

10/8/19
When people think of infectious microbes, they typically think of bacteria and viruses. There is, however, another enormous group of organisms that can affect our health: fungi.
9/19/19

In preparing to host Biomedical Sciences Career Day & Vendor Show, Thomas Melendy, PhD, wanted to expose students and trainees in the biomedical sciences to the numerous opportunities available to them.

9/17/19

Eighty-four student-scientists presented projects during the Ninth Annual Buffalo Summer Research Conference, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

9/9/19

Laurie K. Read, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, is using National Institutes of Health funding to study the unique RNA biology of human parasites.