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Bioinformatics & Life Sciences

The CBLS is home to over 250 scientists and research staff with biological, physical and computational expertise, all of whom are engaged in interdisciplinary biomedical research with collaborators from across the region, the country and the globe.

Innovation. Acceleration. Collaboration. At UB's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (CBLS), we connect high-potential partners to a vast array of resources. Whether you are a scientist looking for world-class facilities, or a company that needs R&D assistance, we can help. 

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Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences Events

Commercialization Lecture Series: UB’s NYS Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI) Update
4:00 p.m.
Bruce A. Holm Commons, 2nd floor | 701 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203
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Partner Events

SMBS Event: VCAMP Pitch-In
5:30 p.m.
Algonquin Studios 200 Brisbane Building | 403 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203
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Innovative tests, treatments & cures

The rich history of discovery among scientists at the CBLS research institutions includes:

  • BAC Libraries for Sequencing the Human Genome
  • Platinum Coil for Inoperable Cranial Aneurysms
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test
  • Surfactant Replacement Therapy for Neonatal Respiratory Distress
  • Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer
  • Beta-Interferon Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy
  • Sickle Cell Screening Test
  • High-Throughput Crystallization Method
  • Timed-Release Insulin Therapy

Successful collaborations

In recent years, we have worked with many industry leaders, including:

  • Abbott
  • Bausch & Lomb
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Dell
  • Genetech
  • Greatbatch
  • Illumina
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Labvantage
  • Medtronic
  • Merck
  • Moog
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer
  • Roche
  • ScriptPro
  • Sequenom
  • Toshiba