Downtown Campus News


Two hundred UB medical residents received their long white coats in a ceremony symbolizing they have graduated from medical school and earned the title of physician.

The John R. Oishei Foundation today announced grants totaling $9 million to the three partners in the Buffalo Life Sciences Complex. The University at Buffalo, which previously received $1,542,000 for the recruitment, salaries and research of top-level scientists at the UB Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics, will receive an additional $2 million for those purposes. Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute each will receive $3.5 million for buildings being constructed as part of the complex.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo and First Niagara Financial Group Inc. announced today that First Niagara has given to UB a parcel of land to be used in the construction of the university’s new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. 
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Improving life in Buffalo’s Fruit Belt is the goal of 24 residents, business owners, parishioners and property owners in the neighborhood who are graduating from a leadership training program provided by the University at Buffalo, the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc., Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Kaleida Health.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Leaders from across the City of Buffalo and UB joined together Wednesday to congratulate the graduates of a leadership training program offered to two-dozen members of the city’s historic Fruit Belt neighborhood near the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Ten budding entrepreneurs in the life sciences and high-tech fields will evaluate their ideas in a risk-free environment at a Pre-Seed Workshop hosted by the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) opened its new home today, a move that allows the center to take a greater role in serving Buffalo’s downtown community and expand programming for students who may not have access to traditional educational resources.

The Regional Summit on Higher Education and Economic Development will feature an interactive discussion session on how academic institutions can help create new jobs and encourage the growth of industry.


Leaders from seven regional academic and economic development institutions today participated in a panel discussion about the role of higher education in spurring new economic growth.


On Friday, Aug. 2, more than 100 student scientists from across the country will convene in downtown Buffalo to show off posters describing the results of research they completed in regional labs.