Marc S. Halfon, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has received a grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to study ways to manipulate the genes and regulatory sequences of DNA in malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
Five research projects that aim to improve our understanding of the human microbiome have been selected to receive the first round of funding from the Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM).
Gil I. Wolfe, MD, professor and Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of neurology, is co-director of an expert panel that has published the first international treatment recommendations for patients with myasthenia gravis.
As part of the state-funded $105 million collaboration between the University at Buffalo and the New York Genome Center (NYGC), the year-old Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data Analytics (BIG) is helping to develop upstate New York as a national center for genomic medicine research.
University at Buffalo biochemist and genomics entrepreneur Norma Jean Nowak, PhD, professor of biochemistry, has been promoted to executive director of UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).
The University at Buffalo’s Institute for Healthcare Informatics will play a key role in the new state-funded genome research center — part of a statewide public-private partnership designed to accelerate advances in genomic medicine into clinical care.