Four studies focused on improving our understanding of the human
genome and microbiome have been awarded funding through the third
round of research pilots supported by the Community of
Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM).
A newly patented technology developed as a collaboration in the
departments of Biomedical Engineering, Orthopaedics, and
Microbiology and Immunology is at the heart of an Office of Naval
Research (ONR) grant focused on preventing and treating orthopaedic
Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD ’84, has received a SUNY
Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative
Activities and has been inducted as a fellow into the American
Academy of Microbiology.
Thomas A. Russo, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the
Division of Infectious Diseases, has received the 2017 Stockton
Kimball Award for consistent academic accomplishment, significant
research discoveries and contributions to the progress of the
university and the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical
RNA EXO-Codes: A novel way to reprogram pathological exosomes. Piero Bianco (Co-Investigator), Juliane Nguyen (Principal Investigator). National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioenengineering. $1,582,675. 7/1/2017-4/1/2021.
Identifying Critical Interactions in the Unique Trypanosoma brucei 5S Ribonucleoprotein Complex and their Role in Ribosome Biogenesis. Noreen Williams (Co-Investigator). NIH. 7/1/2017-6/1/2021.
Stress responsive reprogramming of translating mRNA pools in C. neoformans. Yijun Sun (Co-Investigator). NIH. $2,000,000. 5/1/2017-4/1/2022.