Research Highlights

Our research teams have made significant basic science contributions to the study of infectious disease-causing organisms and are paving the way for new therapies.

1/23/19

Elsa Bou Ghanem, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, is conducting a four-year study on how white blood cells function against bacterial infections.

8/29/18

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

8/22/18

Imagine a pathogen that infects completely healthy people and can cause blindness in one day and flesh-eating infections, brain abscesses and death in just a few days. Now imagine that this pathogen is also resistant to all antibiotics.

7/26/18

Decades of work on chronic obstructive pulmondary disease (COPD) at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System have yielded extraordinary information about the bacterial pathogen that does the most harm to patients.

7/3/18

Noreen Williams, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, has received the 2018 Stockton Kimball Award for outstanding scientific achievement and service.