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Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD
5/10/17

A National Institutes of Health (NIH) training grant aimed at providing professional development resources and mentoring for doctoral students in several UB schools has been renewed for another five years.

Yijun Sun, PhD
4/20/17

Yijun Sun, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, has been awarded a three-year $973,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop advanced algorithms to address computational challenges in microbiome research.

Nadav Weinstock, Danielle Twum, Lucie Kafkova and Chong Zhang
4/20/17

Four graduate students from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among the 15 finalists of UB’s inaugural 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

Stelios Andreadis, PhD
3/27/17

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

Justin Siemian; Craig Werner, PhD; Jennifer Martin; Zi-Jun Wang, PhD; Rathipriya Viswanathan; Lakeisha Lewter; Jianfeng Liu, PhD; and Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD.
3/16/17

Graduate students and trainee researchers in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and the neuroscience program presented research talks and posters at the 2017 Behavior, Biology and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction conference.

James D. Bangs, PhD
2/27/17

James D. Bangs, PhD, Grant T. Fisher Professor and chair of microbiology and immunology, has received National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to continue his study of human African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness.

Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD, Anthony Jones and Margarita Dubocovich
1/31/17

Anthony J. Jones, a doctoral student in the neuroscience program, has received a two-year fellowship award in pharmacology/toxicology from the PhRMA Foundation.

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD, ’84
6/6/16

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD ’84, senior associate dean for research and graduate education, has received the 2016 Stockton Kimball Award for outstanding scientific achievement and service.

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD and pharmacology graduate students and trainees.
3/28/16

Graduate student and trainee researchers and their mentors in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology received positive feedback on in-depth studies they presented at the 2016 Behavior, Biology and Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction meeting.

Meaghan Paganelli, PhD, and Gabriela Popescu, PhD
6/3/15
Two expert reviewers for the global literature review service F1000Prime have recommended a University at Buffalo paper identifying molecular mechanisms affected by the local anesthetic bupivacaine.
Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD
4/6/15

The Graduate School has recognized Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD ’84, professor of microbiology and immunology and medicine, with an Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award.

Fraser J. Sim, PhD
3/6/15
University at Buffalo researchers are the first to identify solifenacin as a drug target to promote stem cell therapy for myelin-based disease, such as multiple sclerosis.
Jonathan F. Lovell, PhD
1/26/15

An international team led by Jonathan F. Lovell, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has created a nanoparticle that may pave the way for “hypermodal” imaging — the ability to merge results from six different imaging modes using one contrast agent.

Ulas Sunar, PhD
1/22/15
University at Buffalo researchers have designed a biomedical device that could make chemotherapy more efficient, reduce its side effects and improve how doctors treat some of the most deadly forms of cancer.