Department News

9/19/19

In preparing to host Biomedical Sciences Career Day & Vendor Show, Thomas Melendy, PhD, wanted to expose students and trainees in the biomedical sciences to the numerous opportunities available to them.

9/17/19

Eighty-four student-scientists presented projects during the Ninth Annual Buffalo Summer Research Conference, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

9/9/19

Laurie K. Read, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology, is using National Institutes of Health funding to study the unique RNA biology of human parasites.

8/26/19

An innovative researcher and others who have made significant contributions to their fields and to the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored with 2019 Faculty-Staff Recognition Awards.

8/1/19

Ten students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored for outstanding achievements during the University at Buffalo’s 2019 Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

7/1/19

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) conducted its third annual white coat ceremony to recognize 19 students from the Class of 2018-2019 — 14 doctoral students and five MD-PhD students — who completed their first year in the program and are moving on to their research laboratory match.

6/11/19
More than 70 students and researchers shared their findings in 24 oral presentations and 19 poster presentations during the annual conference, held May 16th and 17th.
6/6/19
More than 140 students and researchers shared their findings during the annual conference, held May 15th.
6/5/19

Twenty-nine doctoral, 36 master’s and 154 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May commencement ceremony.

5/28/19

Students from laboratories affiliated with the Department of Biochemistry shared their findings during the department's annual Research Day.

4/29/19

What had previously been only an idea — a literary arts magazine for the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences — is now a reality.

4/17/19

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD, senior associate dean for research and graduate education, and professor of microbiology and immunology and medicine, has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

4/2/19

A medical device under development aims to reduce the number of joint replacement infections by using electrical stimulation.

3/14/19

James D. Bangs, PhD, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology — the world’s oldest and largest life science organization.