News

9/8/17

Seventy-six student-scientists presented projects during the 2017 Buffalo Summer Research Day, an interdisciplinary forum marking the culmination of their summer research in Buffalo.

9/8/17

Three residents provided presentations concentrating on retinal diseases and treatment at a symposium sponsored by the Department of Ophthalmology and the Ross Eye Institute.

8/30/17

Trainees and a student in the departments of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Biomedical Engineering and Pediatrics have received awards for their research. 

7/20/17

Mark R. O’Brian, PhD, professor and chair of biochemistry, has discovered a near instantaneous evolution in certain bacteria.

7/18/17

Mary Canty, Richard Izzo, Brentyn Mendel and Yiyun Zhou — all students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences — are four of 25 University at Buffalo students honored as Western New York Prosperity Fellows for 2017-2018. 

7/7/17

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD ’84, has received a SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities and has been inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Microbiology.

6/27/17

The PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences (PPBS) held its first white coat ceremony to recognize 13 students from the Class of 2016-2017 who completed their first year in the program and are moving on to their research laboratory match.

6/6/17

A dozen faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology participated in the Experimental Biology 2017 meeting.

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.

5/9/17

Researchers at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (HJKRI) are highlighting the critical role of a metabolic checkpoint kinase pathway in Schwann cells for the formation of myelin sheaths.

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.

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.

4/12/17

The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) has selected Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, to lead its Division for Behavioral Pharmacology.

3/27/17

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