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Stephen                        Koury

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

Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Research Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Apoptosis and cell death; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Cytoskeleton and cell motility; Gene Expression; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; RNA

 

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–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
Email: stvkoury@buffalo.edu


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