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Exectuive Director Dr. Norma Nowak and Integrated Science Education Manager Dr. Sandra Small at Genome Day 2015

Discover everything that’s happening at UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (CBLS) — the center of Buffalo Niagara’s life sciences community. We have programs for researchers, industry, educators, students and the general public. Pick a program that appeals to you and join us!

Critical Path, a VilCap Communities Life Sciences Accelerator Program, and partnership among the UB, Launch NY, InBN and WIN, is designed to assist scalable life sciences startups with mentorship from industry and investment experts. Participating companies will use a peer selection process to provide each other feedback on their businesses and choose two companies to receive a $50,000 investment each from the Launch NY Seed Fund.
What does it mean to be part of Buffalo Niagara's renaissance?
UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (CBLS) and its partners provide numerous opportunities to help you grow your ideas and accelerate your business plan. No matter what stage you are in as an entrepreneur, we have the resources to help you achieve your vision. 

Operate your business 100% tax-free for 10 years. This groundbreaking initiative gives companies the opportunity to operate state and local tax-free on (or near) a UB campus.