Department News

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.

8/26/19

An innovative researcher and others who have made significant contributions to their fields and to the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored with 2019 Faculty-Staff Recognition Awards.

8/1/19

Ten students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored for outstanding achievements during the University at Buffalo’s 2019 Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

7/1/19

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) conducted its third annual white coat ceremony to recognize 19 students from the Class of 2018-2019 — 14 doctoral students and five MD-PhD students — who completed their first year in the program and are moving on to their research laboratory match.

6/11/19
More than 70 students and researchers shared their findings in 24 oral presentations and 19 poster presentations during the annual conference, held May 16th and 17th.
6/6/19
More than 140 students and researchers shared their findings during the annual conference, held May 15th.