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11/15/19

The University at Buffalo has officially launched the UB Biorepository, a critical new facility in the Clinical and Translational Research Center that will serve as a powerful resource in driving biomedical innovation in academia and industry regionally and throughout the state.

10/30/19

Fresh off conducting research for two years at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), fourth-year medical student Alison Treichel has published an article in a top-ranked medical genetics journal.

10/23/19

Research by Andrew M. Gulick, PhD, associate professor of structural biology, that solved the structure of two proteins that produce antibiotic agents is featured in papers in back-to-back months of Nature Communications.

7/22/19

Hundreds of students presented their work at a capstone event that was part of a project designed to expand opportunities for students from groups underrepresented in science and technology fields.

3/8/19

Richard M. Gronostajski, PhD, professor of biochemistry, says the unconfirmed claims of genetically modified humans being developed in China is a source of concern for biologists and bioethicists around the world.

3/1/19

Students from laboratories affiliated with the Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics graduate program (GGB) shared their findings during the fifth annual GGB Research Day.

6/18/18

Two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members have been named recipients of 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

6/13/18

More than 230 high school students from 20 area schools presented projects on genomics and bioinformatics at a May 22 capstone event.

5/2/18

The state of genetic research and related ethical concerns was the topic of a panel discussion April 26 at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

4/20/18

The Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM) is offering conference grants to a limited number of UBMD primary care physicians.

4/20/18

Work by John E. Tomaszewski, MD, and Steven D. Schwaitzberg, MD, to transform the way students and others study the human body is coming to fruition.

3/30/18

Preclinical research led by Zhen Yan, PhD, professor of physiology and biophysics, shows how specific social deficits in autism can be reversed.

3/22/18

A total of 37 original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2018 Medical Student Research Forum.

11/8/17

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).

6/5/17

Erik Van Roey, a graduate of the master’s program in genetics, genomics and bioinformatics (GGB), has been awarded a bioinformatics fellowship to conduct research for a year at U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) laboratories in Atlanta.

4/26/17

Three studies focused on improving our understanding of the human microbiome were awarded funding through the second round of research pilots supported by the Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM).

4/6/17

Stanley A. Schwartz, MD, PhD, UB Distinguished Professor of medicine, pediatrics and microbiology and immunology, has received a $749,000 grant from Kaleida Health to investigate the feasibility of targeting and treating metastasized prostate cancer with nanoparticles.

3/27/17

UB researchers have found that adult skin cells can be converted into neural crest cells without any genetic modification.

1/17/17

Researchers from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have won Clinical Research Achievement Awards in a competition that recognizes promising advances in clinical research.

12/14/16
Researchers have identified a critical step in myelination after birth that has significance for treating neurodegenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS).